Joseph “Jo Mersa” Marley, son of musician Stephen Marley
and the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley, has reportedly died. The Jamaican
American artist was allegedly found unresponsive in a vehicle, according to an
initial tweet by journalist Abka Fitz-Henley on Tuesday. South Florida radio
station WZPP wrote on Instagram that it had confirmed Jo Mersa’s passing and
said he died of an asthma attack.

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Jo Mersa Marley’s age:

Marley was born on March 12, 1991, in Kingston, Jamaica. He
died at 31 years of age on December 27, 2022.


He debuted in 2014 and released an EP, Comfortable, through
iTunes and Spotify. The six-song EP featured fellow Jamaican reggae stars
Jemere Morgan and Wayne Marshall. Joseph was also featured on the
Grammy-winning album Strictly Roots by Morgan Heritage.

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His second album, Eternal, was released in 2021 and also
included six singles with artists like Melii, Black-Am-I, Busy Signal, and
Kabaka Pyramid. Throughout the year, Marley would go on to appear in songs with
artists like Farruko, Jesse Royal, and his father, Stephen.

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The singer is survived by his father Stephen, wife Qiara,
and daughter Sunshine. Stephen was the fourth-born child and second-born son of
Bob Marley. He is an eight-time Grammy Award winner for his solo work, family,
collaborations, and production work. He grew up in Kingston, Jamaica.

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His grandfather, Bob Marley, was a pioneer in the reggae
movement and is known for songs including Everything’s Gonna Be Alright, Get Up
– Stand Up, Is This Love, I Shot the Sheriff, No Woman – No city, and more. Bob
died in 1981 of melanoma at age 36. He had 11 children with seven different

Net Worth:

According to, the famous Reggae
singer had an estimated net worth of $5 million.

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Cause of death:

Joseph died of an asthma attack, according to a report from
South Florida radio station WZPP. The official autopsy reports for his death
have not yet been revealed.