Bob marleys Father married his mother when he was 50 years old and she was only 18. His mother is caller Cedella Booker. Shortly after getting married they had a son, Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley). He was born a on Wednesday morning, February 6, 1945. He was born in his grandfather’s house. An internationally popular reggae singer during the 1970s, sung about political activism, Rastafarianism, and the legalization of marijuana. The biggest reggae influence ever.