Ozzy Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is a famous actor, singer, songwriter, vocalist, and television personality from Birmingham, England. Ozzy holds the position of a lead vocalist to perform heavy metal music in his band named “Black Sabbath”.
This band was one of the most popular bands in the 1970s. He was kicked out from band in the year 1979 because he got into the bad habit of drinking alcohol and drugs.
Osbourne gets inspired to become a singer from the famous 50’s band named “Beatless”. He grew up listening to the songs on the radio. In 1968, he creates a band named “Black Sabbath”.
In this band, there are four members including him. Ozzy was the main vocalist of the band and Bill Ward was drummer, Tonny Iommi was guitarist, and Greezer Butler holds the position of bassist. This band released so many albums and performed live stage shows.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Trivia
John Michael Osbourne took birth to his parents on 3 December 1948 (age 71 years, as in 2019) in Birmingham city in England. He is a Christian.
His father “John Thomas Osbourne” was a tool mechanic who worked in an electric company. His family condition was not good that’s why his mother “Lilian Osbourne” also worked in a factory.
Osbourne has five siblings in the family. He is younger than his all three sisters “Jeaon Osbourne”, “Iris Osbourne”, and “Gillian Osbourne”. Ozzy has two younger brothers named “Tony Osbourne” and “Paul Osbourne”.
Ozzy completed his education from a primary school in his home town. He studied only high school and left the studies at 15 years old. In 1963, he was suffered from dyslexia and left the studies in between. After that, he did not start education again.
After that, Osbourne used to work as a plumber and toolmaker in a factory to earn money. When he was in school, he used to listen to the beat songs of “The Beatless”. He is a great fan of opera and loves to listen to the opera of HMS Pinafore and The Mikado.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More
At the age of 71, Ozyy is very active and full of energy. Ozzy Osbourne’s tall height is measured at 5 feet 11 inches (1.78 m). His weight is around 168 pounds which is equal to 76 in Kg. He believed in vampires and always make his looks resembles a vampire.
He loves tattoos so much and his body is inked with more than 16 tattoos. Ozzy keeps long hair. He has a fair skin tone with green color eyes.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
Osbourne gets married twice. After forming the band, he met a lady named “Thelma Riley” in a concert. He falls in love with her and got married to her in the year 1971. The couple blessed with two kids Louis and Jessica were born earlier. Before this, he adopted a child named Elliot.
In the year 1978, he gets in the bad habit of drugs. He used to behave badly with his family. That’s why in 1982 his first wife took her children by herself and left him alone. She said to her kids that, their father is a bad man.
In the year 1982, Ozzy Osbourne got married to his second wife named “Sharon Arden”. Sharon was the manager of Ozzy. He lived a happy married life with his partner from 1982 to the present.
The couple has three children named “Aimee Osbourne”, “Kelly Osbourne”, and “Jack Osbourne”. He set the career of all three kids and now lives happily.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ozzy Osbourne
|Real Full Birth Name||John Michael Osbourne.|
|Profession||Singer, Actor, and Songwriter.|
|Famous as||The The Godfather of Heavy Metal.|
|Age (As of 2019)||71 years old.|
|Date of Birth||3 December 1948.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House Location||Georgia, Europe.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 76 Kg.
Pounds: 168 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: John Thomas Osbourne.
Mother: Lilian Osbourne.
|Siblings||Brothers: Tony Osbourne and Paul Osbourne.
Sisters: Jeaon Osbourne, Iris Osbourne, and Gillian Osbourne.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife||1. Thelma Riley (1971-1982).
2. Sharon Arden (1982-Present).
|Kids||Son: Jack Osbourne.
Daughter: Aimee Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne.
|Social media||Instagram: @ozzyosbourne (3.5 million + folowers).
Facebook: Ozzy Osbourne.
|Highest Qualification||High School.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Career & Wealth|
|Discography||Blizzard of Ozz (1980).
Diary of a Madman (1981).
1. Bark at the Moon (1983).
2. The Ultimate Sin (1986).
3. No Rest for the Wicked (1988).
4. No More Tears (1991).
5. Ozzmosis (1995).
6. Down to Earth (2001).
7. Under Cover (2005).
8. Black Rain (2007).
9. Scream (2010).
10. Ordinary Man (2020).
|Filmography||Trick or Treat (1986).
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988).
The Jerky Boys: The Movie (1995).
South Park (1999).
Little Nicky (2000).
Moulin Rouge! (2001).
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).
Dame Edna Live at the Palace (2003).
Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (2007).
Brütal Legend (2009).
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011).
Fish Hooks (2011).
Howard Stern on Demand (2013).
Bubble Guppies (2015).
The 7D (2016).
Sherlock Gnomes (2018).
|Net worth (approx.)||$220 million USD (As in 2020).|
Songs, Music Albums, Career & Net worth
In 1979, he was ejected from the band because of his addiction to drugs and alcohol. After that, he breaks down totally and decided to make his solo career.
In 1980, he launched his first solo album named “Blizzard of Ozz”. After that, he became famous. He released so many singles and albums. In 2020, Ozzy Osbourne earned the Net worth of $220 million US Dollars.
Apart from singing, he is a good actor. He performed a lead role in the show named “The Osborne Series” on MTV. He is interested in horror a film that’s why he performed the role of Rev. Aaron Gilstrom in the film named “Trick or Treat”.
He has appeared in so many television series and movies like The Jerky Boys: The Movie, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Ghostbusters, etc. his new upcoming album “Ordinary Man” is on trending. He does a lot of struggles in his life.
- At the age of 16, he went to Winson Green Prison for burgling the television and clothes from stores.
- He inked his first tattoo on his fingers by himself.
- In 1994, he won his first Grammy Award.
- Osbourne lives in a luxurious house in Georgia.
Ozzy Osbourne’s son, Jack Osbourne married “Lisa Stelly” on 7 October 2012 in Hawaii. However, this couple separated on 18 May 2018 and divorced on 5 March 2019.
- He is also known as “The Godfather of Heavy Metal”.
- Ozzy Osbourne always wears a christ signed pendant on his neck.
- In 2006, he was honored by Roll Hall of Fame and US Rock.
- He took birth under the horoscope of Sagittarius.
- The branded T-shirts of his name sold worldwide.