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Cindy Breakspeare

Biography

Jamaican Performing & Recording Artists

Date of Birth (DOB): 10/24/54
From: Jamaica
Best Known for: Miss World 1976, Mother of Bob Marleys youngest son Damian Marley

Bio: Born in Toronto to a Canadian mother and a Jamaican father, Cindy moved to Kingston at the age of 4 and considers herself a Jamaican. She attended the Catholic school Immaculate Conception. After her parents divorced in 1975 she moved into an apartment at 56 Hope Road, and became romantically involved with another famous resident, a singer by the name of Bob Marley. The following year Breakspeare won the Miss World title for Jamaica.

After the Miss World pageant Breakspeare lived in London for sometime spending much of it with Marley. Marley left Jamaica after being shot first stopping in Nassau, Bahamas where he recorded “Is This Love” which was reportedly inspired by his relationship with Breakspeare. On July 21, 1978 Breakspreare gave birth to Marley youngest son Damian Marley.

Breakspeare has recorded as a vocalist and performed in the 1993 Reggae Sunsplash concert. She also appeared in the movie Kla$h. She is the founder of Ital Craft a Rastafarian Craft store in Kingston.

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