Ozzy Osbourne Net Worth
Who is Ozzy Osbourne?
John Michael Osbourne is a famous singer, actor and a songwriter from England. He is best recognized by Ozzy Osbourne. This famous musician was born on 3rd December 1948. He came into the limelight during the 70s when he became the lead vocalist of “Black Sabbath” – a heavy metal band. After being fired from Black Sabbath in 1979, Ozzy then tried to pursue a solo career and that was a huge success too. He consecutively released 11 studio albums. All the first 7 albums were multi-platinum certified in the US and won several awards. After being reunited with “Black Sabbath” he then recorded the album “13” in the year of 2013. He has earned the title – “Godfather of Heavy Metal” from his millions of fans and critics. Osbourne has won several awards including a Grammy Award in 1994 for “I don’t want to change the world”. In 2004, Ozzy was introduced into the “UK Music Hall of Fame” as the member of Black Sabbath and as a solo musician.
Ozzy Osbourne Net Worth:
This British singer and songwriter has an approximate net worth of $220 million as of now. He has earned his wealth as a popular and talented musician in his 40 years career span. The total sales of his albums, combining as a solo artist and the member of Black Sabbath, are more than 100 million. Osbourne has also earned huge money from his musical tours worldwide. He has made lots of money from his film career too.
Ozzy Osbourne Life History:
Ozzy Osbourne was born in England in the Aston area of Birmingham. He was the son of Lilian and John Thomas “Jack” Osbourne. His mother was a factory worker and a non-observant Catholic whereas his father was a night-shift worker at “General Electric Company”. Ozzy has 2 younger brother and 3 elder sisters. During his school days, he had to fight with dyslexia. He also had to suffer sexual abuse at the age of 11. Osbourne became a fan of “The Beatles” at the age of 14 when he first heard their song. The band’s song “She Loves You” inspired him to become a musician.
Ozzy Osbourne is known for:
In 1967, Geezer Butler has formed a new band where Osbourne has joined as the main vocalist. Their debut album “Black Sabbath” and “Paranoid” has earned a huge success. Just after 5 months of “paranoid”, they have released “Master of Reality”. It also was a huge success in the US and UK. The album ranked in top 10 charts in both the countries. Within 2 months, this album got the gold certification. “Sabotage”, “Technical Ecstasy” – these are other hit albums of this band.
Ozzy was really successful in his solo career. “Blizzard of Ozz” is a massive hit in Osbourne’s solo career. The album achieved multi-platinum status and has entered into the “top 100 selling albums in 1980”. “Diary of a Madam” was his second solo album including the songs “Flying High Again” and “over the Mountain”.
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Osbourne has acted in lots of movies including “Trick or Treat” in 1986, “The Jerky Boys: The Movie” in 1995 and many more.