Jean Watt Wiki – Jean Watt Bio
Jean Watt is best known as the wife of reggae legend Neville “Bunny Wailer” Livingstone. He made headlines after his disappearance on May 23, 2020, offering one million Jamaican dollars to recover with his family, or valid information that led to Sister Jean’s safe return.
She is also known for her contributions as a Jamaican reggae artist she. She was once part of I Three, the three backing vocalists of Bob Marley & The Wailers after Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer split.
Bunny Wailer also credits Jean for some recordings of the early 70s. He gained credit for writing “Hallelujah Time” and “Pass It On”, which were released in 1973 on The Wailers album Burnin.
Jean Watt Age
She was 70 years old.
Jean Watt Missing
Jean Watt, a 70-year-old Jamaican woman, disappeared on May 23, 2020. A missing report described it as follows;
‘Sister Jean has dreadlocks, about five feet three inches tall, and was last seen wearing a black top, a brown bottom and sandals in Washington Gardens, St. Family, her safe and sound.’
Renowned Jamaican entrepreneur and writer Wayne Chen made a public appeal on his Twitter account in the hope that Jean would be found. He said: “I first met Jean Watt in 1973 as the songwriter / composer of ‘Hallelujah Time’ while playing The Wailers’ album ‘Burnin’ over and over. He prays for his safe return. ”
I first came across Jean Watt in 1973 as the songwriter/ composer of ‘Hallelujah Time’ when I played, over and over, The Wailers’s ‘Burnin’ album. Praying for her safe return. pic.twitter.com/NZIwCMDi6X
— Wayne Chen (@wcchen) May 27, 2020
Bunny Wailer Death & Cause
In October 2018, Wailer suffered a minor stroke, which caused speech problems. Wailer died in Jamaica at the age of 73 on March 2, 2021.
In 2017, the Government of Jamaica awarded Bunny Wailer the Order of Merit, the country’s fourth highest honor. The government re-recognized his contribution to Jamaican music with the Reggae Gold Award in February 2019.