Who is Ozzy Osbourne?

Ozzy Osbourne is an English singer, actor, songwriter, as well as a reality television star. He was born on December 3, 1948, in Aston, Birmingham, England. He became popular being the lead vocalist for the rock band, Black Sabbath.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameOzzy Osbourne
ProfessionSinger, Actor, Songwriter, and Reality television star
Birth DateDecember 3, 1948
Birth PlaceAston, Birmingham, England
Star SignSagittarius
ParentsFather: Jack Osbourne
Mother: Lillian Osbourne
Siblings4; Gillian, Iris, Jean, Paul, and Tony
Height5 feet 10 inches
SpouseSharon Arden (Present)
Thelma Riley (Divorced)
Net Worth$220 million


Ozzy was born to Jack Osbourne and Lillian Osbourne as John Michael Osbourne. He was born with the birth sign of Sagittarius. He is grown up with his four siblings; Gillian, Iris, Jean, Paul, and Tony. With the height of 5 feet 10 inches, he has been able to maintain his body fit. He holds British nationality.

Ozzy Osbourne

Early Life

In his childhood, he suffered from many learning disabilities like attention deficit disorder and dyslexia. However, he went to school, and later left when he was 15 years old. Then, he searched for jobs and worked in menial jobs like plumber, laborer, and apprentice toolmaker. Also, he went to Winson Green Prison for attempting a burglary. During the time, his father did not pay to make him out as he wanted to teach him a lesson.

Personal Life of Ozzy Osbourne

FIrstly, Ozzy married Thelma Riley. They together have three children; two biological children and one adopter son Elliot Kingsley. However, the couple separated. Later, he married Sharon Arden in 1982. They have three children together.

Ozzy Osbourne


Ozzy started his career joining up with Geezer Butler in 1967 forming a band, Rare Breed. Firstly, they together performed two songs. Then, they joined with the guitarist Tony Iommi and drummer Bill Ward. They formed another band named black Sabbath in August 1969. The band released their first album in February 1970, named “Blac Sabbath”. The album became a success commercially, however, got negative feedback from the critics.

The band then released their second album, “Paranoid” in September 1970. Besides, “Iron Man” and “Paranoid” of the album became the signature song of the band. Likewise, in 1971, they released a third album, “Master of Reality”. The album was able to reach the top ten in both the US and UK. Meanwhile, in 1972, they released the album “Black Sabbath Vol. 4”. In the album, they experimented using many sensitive approaches to the music.

In 1973, they released “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”, their fifth album, adding more musical instruments. The album gained many good reviews from the critics. Likewise, then, they released several albums like “Sabotage”, “Technical Ecstasy” and”Never Say Die”. During the time, Ozzy consumed drugs which became a serious issue as he was out of the band.

More About His Career

Then, since 1981, he started his solo career releasing the album, “Blizzard of Ozz”. The album became a success so he released a second album, “Diary of a Madman”. In 1983, he wrote and released his next album, “Bark at the Moon”. Moreover, it became certified Gold in the US. Then he released other albums like “The Ultimate Sun”, “No Rest for the Wicked”. Also, he released “No More Tears”, and “Osmosis”. Ozzy Osbourne

Furthermore, he along with his wife organized an annual festival tour, “Ozzfea”. In the event, many bands played numerous genres of music like alternative metal, hardcore punk, and gothic metal. Also, he and his wife along with kids have featured in the reality show, “The Osbournes”. The first episode was in 2002, and the last episode in March 2005.

Net Worth of Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne has earned massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, he has also been able to earn a handsome amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $220 million.