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Jo Mersa Marley’s Wife Qiara Marley Bio, Late Husband, Child

Jo Mersa Marley’s Wife Qiara Marley Bio, Late Husband, Child

Facts of Qiara Marley

Full Name: Qiara Marley
Gender: Female
Country: Jamaica
Husband Jo Mersa Marley
Married Jo Mersa Marley
StatusSingle
NationalityJamaican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
Kids Sunshine Marley
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Qiara Marley grabbed the spotlight as the wife of a late Jamaican reggae artist Jo Mersa Marley. 

What Nationality is Qiara Marley?

Qiara Marley was born somewhere in Jamaica. By looking at her picture, she must be in her 30s. Qiara’s public knowledge is limited because she hasn’t shared much of her information with the public.

Similarly, she holds Jamaican citizenship as a nationality and belongs to white ethnic background. Moreover, she follows Christianity as a religion.

Who was Qiara Marley married to?

Qiara was a married woman but after her husband’s death, she is single currently. She was married to Jo Mersa Marley. Qiara and Jo Mersa have not made any details about their relationship public, such as when they first met and when did they tie their wedding knot.

Qiara Marley with her husband Jo Mersa Marley and daughter
Caption: Qiara Marley with her husband Jo Mersa Marley and daughter (Photo: Geniuscelebs)

Their relationship was only made public in May 2022, when Jo wished his wife a Happy Mother’s Day by posting a photo of Qiara and their daughter on Instagram with the caption:

“Your strength knows no boundaries and you love unconditionally #happymothersday #Qiara.”

Who was Jo Mersa Marley?

Jo Mersa Marley was Qiara’s husband. Her husband was a Jamaican reggae artist. Jo Mersa opened his eyes to this beautiful world on March 12, 1991. He was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He was also famous as the son of reggae musician Stephen Marley and the grandson of Bob Marley.

Qiara Marley's husband Jo Mersa Marley
Caption: Qiara Marley’s husband Jo Mersa Marley (Photo: Genoiuscelebs0

Marley made his debut in 2014 when he released the EP Comfortable on iTunes and Spotify. Furthermore, Jo Mersa had released three discographies, and they are Eternal in 2021, Comfortable in 2014, and EP Everlasting (Remixes) with Minj in 2020. He dedicated a song to his daughter Sunshine titled Nothing’s Gonna Harm You, which was released in February 2020.

Do Qiara Marley and Jo Mersa Marley have a child?

Yes, Qiara and Jo Mersa have a daughter together. Their daughter’s name is Sunshine Marley. Sunshine was born on January 27, 2016. As of 2023, she is 7 years old.

Qiara Marley with her daughter Sunshine Marley
Caption: Qiara Marley with her daughter Sunshine Marley (Photo: The Sun)

What was Jo Mersa Marley’s Net Worth?

Jo Mersa had an estimated net worth of $5 million at the time of his death. Jo Mersa earned this million amount from his primary source of income as a Jamaican musician. According to some online resources, the average salary of Jamaican musicians is $2794351 per year.

Jo Mersa Marley inside his car
Caption: Jo Mersa Marley inside his car (Photo: Instagram)

When did Jo Mersa Marley die?

Qiara Marley’s husband, Jo Mersa Marley passed away on December 27, 2022. He died in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States of America at the age of 31. The cause of his death was asthma. According to South Florida radio station WZPP, Jo Mersa died in his car from an asthma attack.

Following the news, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness posted on Twitter,

“I am deeply saddened by the news that artiste Joseph Marley, son of Reggae star Stephen Marley and grandson of Reggae super star Bob Marley, has died.”

Also, he added,

“I extend my deepest condolences to Stephen, Jo’s mom, Kerry, the Marleys and other family members,” Holness continued. “My heartfelt sympathies to Joseph’s friends and associates and to the reggae music fraternity and fans everywhere. His untimely passing at the young age of 31 is a huge loss to the music as we look to the next generation.”

FAQs of Qiara Marley

Who was Stephen Marley to Qiara Marley and Bob Marley?

Stephen Marley was Qiara Marley’s father-in-law while Bob Marley was his father. Similarly, Stephen is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer and Bob was a Jamaican singer.

Was Jo Mersa Marley related to Bob Marley?

Yes, Jo Mersa Marley and Bob Marley were related to each other. They were related through blood relationship as Bob was the grandfather of Jo Mersa.

What was the death cause of Jo Mersa Marley?

Jo Mersa Marley passed away on December 27, 2022. He died in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States of America at the age of 31. He died because of an asthma attack.

Who was Jo Mersa Marley’s father?

Jo Mersa Marley’s father’s name was Stephen Marley. Stephen is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer.