Zion David Marley is the eldest son of Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill and Jamaican entrepreneur, Rohan Marley. He is the grandson of the reggae and cultural icon Bob Marley.

Lauryn first rose to stardom as the vocalist of the hip hop group Fugees. The group’s second album, The Score, became a multi-platinum and Grammy-winning success. After the disbanding, Hill went on to enjoy a successful solo career.

How old is Zion David Marley?

Zion David Marley is currently 25 years old. He was born on August 3, 1997, which makes his zodiac sign, Leo.

Marley is the son of Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley. He is of American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

His father Rohan is the son of Jamaican singer-songwriter, Bob Marley and Janet Hunt, who are Zion David’s paternal grandparents.

His maternal grandfather Mal Hill worked as a computer and management consultant while his maternal grandmother was an English teacher.

He was raised alongside four siblings and he is the eldest among his siblings.

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Zion David Marley‘s Parents and Siblings

Zion is the oldest child of Lauryn Hill and her former long-term partner Rohan Marley.

Lauryn and Rohan met in the summer of 1996 and subsequently began dating. Zion grew up in Hill’s childhood house in South Orange, New Jersey.


Zion David Marley with his parents and siblings

Hill and Marley have five children, including Zion. They have two daughters: Selah Louise Marley, born on November 12, 1998, and Sarah Marley, born in 2008. They have three sons: Zion David, Joshua Omaru Marley, born on January 26, 2002, and John Nesta Marley, born in 2003.

Zion has three half-siblings from his father’s side; Eden, born in 1994, Nico, born in 1995, and Maria Fialho Marley, born on August 1, 2019.

Moreover, he has one half-sibling from his mother’s side, Micah Hill, born on July 23, 2011.

His maternal grandmother, Valerie Hill, worked as an English teacher, and his maternal grandfather, Mal Hill, was a computer and management consultant.

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Welcomed First Child at 19; Who is his Baby Mama?

Lauryn Hill, who penned the single, “To Zion,” for then two-year-old Zion, became a grandmother at the age of 41 in 2017.

Zion welcomed his first child, a son, Zephaniah Nesta Marley, with his girlfriend, on February 19, 2017. His father, Rohan, shared the news on his Twitter with pictures of him and Zion holding the baby.


Zion David Marley with his son

His father also thanked Zion’s girlfriend by sharing her photo with the caption,

“Another super strong woman in my life right here! Zephaniah’s mother. Thank you for bearing him and putting up w everything I put you thru.. idk how you do it, but you deserve all the love and all the respect.. you are a WARRIOR bringing in little Zeph Curry.”


Zion David Marley’s Girlfriend Tania

He became the father of his second child daughter Azariah Genesis Marley in March 2021.

The mother of Zion’s children is reported to be a girl named Tania, however, there are no details about her.

Earlier in 2015, Zion attended the high school prom with his partner Kristen Richardson. He wore an off-white suit, blue shirt and blue loafers and attended the prom on his Rolls Royce.

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Net Worth of Zion David Marley

While Zion Marley has not revealed his net worth, as per various online sources, it is estimated to be around $1 million.

His father is the co-founder of Marley Coffee, an organic coffee plantation and farming business that runs on a 52-acre estate in Portland Parish.

On the other hand, Lauryn Hill’s net worth is estimated at $8 million. In her heyday, she reportedly earned $25 million from the album sales, merchandise, and tours.

In 2013, Hill served three-month prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges a year earlier. She had failed to pay over $1 million in taxes between 2005-2007.