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Cindy Breakspeare

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Name  Cindy Breakspeare
Role  Model
Grandchildren  Elijah Marley

Cindy Breakspeare with curly hair, wearing a red cap, brown top, and white shorts together with Bob Marley wearing a yellow and red hat and a colorful jacket.

Full Name  Cynthia Jean Cameron Breakspeare
Born  October 24, 1954 (age 65)Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1954-10-24)
Title(s)  Miss World 1976(Winner)
Children  Damian Marley, Leah Tavares-Finson, Christian Tavares-Finson
Spouse  Tom Tavares-Finson (m. 1981–1995), Rupert Bent II
Parents  Marguerite Cochrane, Louis Breakspeare
Siblings  John Spence, Steven Breakspeare
Similar People  Damian Marley, Bob Marley, Rita Marley, Leah Tavares‑Finson, Tom Tavares‑Finson

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Cynthia Jean Cameron Breakspeare (born October 24, 1954) — known as Cindy Breakspeare — is a Canadian-Jamaican jazz musician and former model. She was crowned Miss World 1976. She is the mother of Grammy-winning reggae musician Damian Marley, through her relationship with reggae legend Bob Marley, who remained married to Rita Marley until his death. Bob is said to have written the songs "Waiting in Vain", "She Used To Call Me Dada" and "Turn Your Lights Down Low" about her and their love.

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Biography

Cindy Breakspeare wearing earrings and a black top.

Breakspeare was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to a Jamaican father, Louis Breakspeare, who was a British-Jamaican of multiracial ancestry, and a White Canadian mother of British origin, Marguerite Cochrane. Cindy has three brothers and one sister. She moved to Jamaica when she was four years old, and attended the Immaculate Conception Preparatory School. As a teenager she participated in beauty pageants, including Miss Jamaica Body Beautiful and Miss Universe Bikini. She was invited to participate in the Miss World competition in 1976 held in London, and won the title on November 19, 1976, becoming the second Jamaican to do so.

Cindy Breakspeare with smiling face, wearing earrings and a red dress with Bob Marley with a mustache and beard, wearing a cap and a black shirt.

Breakspeare had an infamous relationship with the legendary reggae musician Bob Marley. From their relationship she gave birth to a son, Damian Marley (aka Jr. Gong), in 1978. However, 3 years later she married senator and attorney Tom Tavares-Finson in 1981 with whom she has a son Christian (1982) and a daughter Leah (1986). Breakspeare and Tavares-Finson divorced in 1995.

Cindy Breakspeare with curly hair, wearing a red cap, brown top, and white shorts together with Bob Marley wearing a yellow and red hat and a colorful jacket.

She is currently married to musician Rupert Bent II. Breakspeare has been pursuing her career as a recording artist and entrepreneur. She founded a Rastafarian craft store called "Ital Craft" in Jamaica. Breakspeare has four grandsons from her three children.

Filmography

Cindy Breakspeare with a smiling face and curly hair, wearing a crown and a sash while holding a scepter.
  • Marley (2012), interviewee

  • Cindy Breakspeare with a smiling face and curly hair, wearing a crown, a white shirt, and holding a cup of coffee.
    Michaela Waters with dreadlock hair playing the role of Cindy Breakspeare in "Marley", a world-premiere musical.
    Cindy Breakspeare wearing a red cap, a brown top, and white shorts while hugging Bob Marley wearing a yellow and red hat and a colorful jacket.

    References

    Cindy Breakspeare Wikipedia


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