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Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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Birth Name

John Michael Osbourne 

Nickname

Ozzy

Place of Birth

Aston, Birmingham

Date of Birth

3rd December, 1948

Age

71 Years

Nationality

British

Ethnicity

English

Occupation

singer, songwriter and television personality

Marital Status

Married

Spouse

Sharon Arden

Children

Aimee, Kelly, Jack, Jessica, and Louis

Height

5.1 Ft

Weight

78 Kg

Hair Color

Dark

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Net Worth

$ 250 million

Who is Ozzy Osbourne?

Ozzy Osbourne is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality who came to the limelight as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band “Black Sabbath”. He later departed Black Sabbath and launched his solo career where he released 11 studio albums, 7 of which have been awarded multi-platinum certifications in the US.

Away from music, Osbourne is also a top reality television personality who makes an appearance on the “Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour” as well as “The Osbourne’s reality show. Osbourne’s accomplishments and longevity have earned him numerous awards and accolades as well as being inducted into various Halls of Fame. Some of the hit albums that the Black Sabbath released during his time as a member include “Paranoid”, “Iron Man”, and “Master of Reality” among many others.

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What Kind of a Life did Ozzy Osbourne Have?

Ozzy Osbourne was born John Michael Osbourne on the 3rd of December 1948 in Aston, Birmingham. He is the fourth born of the six children of Lilian Unitt and John Thomas. His father was a toolmaker at the General Electric Company whereas his mother was a factory worker. Osbourne has three older sisters, Jean, Iris, and Gillian, and two younger brothers, Paul and Tony.

Osbourne was nicknamed “Ozzy” back in the days he was in primary school. At school, the future-to-be worldwide musician suffered dyslexia and was quite unfortunate since he got subjected to sexual abuse from school bullies when he was 11 years old. During his school days, Osbourne participated in various school plays including “HMS Pinafore” as well as “Gilbert and Sullivan‘s The Mikado”.

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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At the age of 14, Osbourne became a big fan of “The Beatle” with the song “She Love You” inspiring him to become a musician. Ozzy dropped out of school at the age of 15 and was employed to do odd jobs like being a construction site laborer, apprentice toolmaker, and trainee plumber before his big break came knocking. 

What Professional Highlights Describe Osbourne’s, Career Journey?

Ozzy Osbourne’s music career officially kicked off in 1967 after he together with Geezer Butler formed the band “Rare Breed”, his very first band. Though this band broke up after two years of existence, the duo, teamed up with guitarist Tony Iommi and drummer Bill Ward to form another band to form yet another band, which they named “Earth”. In 1969, the group renamed the band into Black Sabbath and focused on playing heavy blues music style. 

Black Sabbath debuted with the album “Black Sabbath” in February 1970 before getting motivated to release their second album, “Paranoid” in September the same year. This second album had hit songs like “Paranoid”, and “Iron Man” which turned out to be the group’s signature songs. The third album, “Master of Reality” came in 1971 and it made it to the top ten in both U.S and U.K. charts.

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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Black Sabbath’s fourth album was “Black Sabbath Vol. 4” and was released in 1972 and “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” came through as album number five in 1973. Each of these times, the band added more musical instruments to their orchestral setup as well as improving their style of musing bit by bit. In 1975, 1976, and 1978, the band released the albums, “Sabotage”, “Technical Ecstasy”, and “Never Say Die” respectively.  

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In 1979 however, Osbourne was expelled from the band following a drug addiction problem he had developed thereby affecting his performance in the group’s activities. Following the occurrence, Osbourne launched his solo music career debuting with the album “Blizzard of Ozz” in 1981, an album which turned to be a commercial success and went multi-platinum in the U.S. His second solo album, “Diary of a Madman” came through the same year, 1981, whereas his third album, “Bark at the Moon” was released in 1983 and was certified Gold in the U.S.

His other solo career credits include, “The Ultimate Sin” (1986), “No Rest for the Wicked” (1988), “No More Tears” (1991), and “Ozmossis” (1995) among many others.

Switching gears to television, Osbourne together with his wife and children have made an appearance on the reality television show, “The Osbournes” (2002-2005) aired on MTV.

Who has Osbourne had Affairs with?

Ozzy Osbourne is a family man. Throughout his life, Osbourne has been married twice. His marriage life kicked off in 1971 when he married Thelma Riley who came into the marriage with her son, Elliot Kingsley. The couple was blessed with two children, Jessica and Louis. His excessive dependency on drugs and absence from his wife and children led to their divorce. 

Following the divorce with Riley, Osbourne tied the knots with his manager, Sharon Arden, on the 4th of July 1982. The couple has since been living happily together and has been blessed with three children namely, Aimee, Kelly, and Jack. 

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Ozzy Osbourne Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

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What Physical Body Stats Describe Ozzy Osbourne?

Ozzy Osbourne has an average body type with an impressive height of 5.1 feet, which is, 178 cm. The musician has a decent weight of 73 Kg. His hair color is black whereas his eye color is dark brown.

What Net Worth does Ozzy Osbourne Have?

  • Ozzy Osbourne’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $ 250 million.
  • Hundreds of millions of his net worth come from the sale of his albums, live performances, and tours.
  • From his album, “Blizzard of Ozz”, Osbourne earned over $ 6 million while “Diary of a Madman” gave him around $ 4.5 million.
  • The combination of his album sales while at the Black Sabbath and his solo career yielded more than 100 million-copy sales across the world.
  • His television career is another booster of his net worth.

What Achievements has had Ozzy Osbourne?

  1. In I994, Osbourne won a Grammy Award for the Best Metal Performance for the track “I Don’t Want to Change the World”.
  2. The year 2005 marked Osbourne’s induction into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame both as a solo artist and member of the Black Sabbath band.
  3. In 2006, Osbourne, alongside his former Black Sabbath bandmates were inducted into the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  4. Osbourne received the Global Icon Award in the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards.
  5. In 2015, Osbourne received the Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors.

What are the Laser Known Facts about Ozzy Osbourne?

  1. The initials in Osbourne’s song, “S.A.T.O” stand for Sharon Arden who by then was his manager, Thelma Osbourne who was his first wife.
  2. After dropping out of school at the age of 15, Osbourne did some odd jobs such as being a construction site laborer, apprentice toolmaker, and trainee plumber.
  3. He doesn’t like watching himself on “The Osbournes”
  4. He is a big fan of Johnny Cash music.
  5. He is so strict with punctuality.
  6. The boat is his favorite mode of transport.

 

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