The eminent singer and American based actor best known for formerly being a teen idol and a prominent radio personality. Donny is also recognized for his ecstatic versatility as an author, record producer as well as the host of a popular game show. Along with four elder brothers, he was reputedly known as “The Osmonds” by the mid of the 1960s.
Donny Osmond is also known for “Go Away Little Girl” and “Puppy Love” in 1970 and “Soldier of Love” in 1989. Besides, his performances were also praised as the lead in the play “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Let’s find out more about how much is Donny Osmond’s net worth in 2018.
Donny Osmond Early Life
Donny Osmond was born on the 9th of December in the year 1957 in Ogden, Utah, to parents Olive May and George Virl Osmond. Acknowledged as the seventh son in the Osmond family, Donny along with his siblings was also included as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Donny in his younger days had also possessed a ham radio license which is known as KA7EVD.
Donny Osmond Career, Awards & Achievement
Gravely impressed by the performance of Osmond Brothers in Disneyland, Andy Williams had specifically invited the team for the audition round of The Andy Williams Show. The cast was chosen because of his father’s advice as he was initially against including child artists. Donny had officially joined the show in 1963 at the age of five for the song “You Are My Sunshine.” The group continued to shine in the 60s and 70s henceforth which they had attained global success by holding a record of 80 million sold copies within 12 months. Donny had emerged as a teen idol alongside too and was also featured in Tiger Beat magazine in the 1970s. The first solo hit by Donny was a cover of 1958’s “Sweet and Innocent” which had glorified the 7th position in the US in 1971. This victory was followed by “Go Away Little Girl” in 1971, “Puppy Love” in 1972, “Hey Girl/I Knew You When” in 1972, as well as “Too Young” and “I’ll Never Fall In Love.”
Donny Osmond had henceforth decided to pave a different way for himself and had chosen to voice in Jeff Beck’s creation “Ambitious” in 1985. After that, he had also appeared in “Runaway” in 1986. Donny was paired with Peter Gabriel by Steven Machat which had led him to break the Billboard Hot 100 at No.2 with “Soldier of Love” and top 20 with “Sacred Emotion.” In 1990, Donny had also performed “Go Away Little Girl” for KLOS-FM.
In 1991, Donny Osmond was featured as a guest in Zappa’s album entitled as Confessions which was taken over by several eminent guitarists. “No One Has To Be Alone” by Donny was also played at the end of “the Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water.” He also holds credit for “I’ll Make a Man Out of You.”
Donny along with his sibling Marie had also been a week’s host for The Mike Douglas Show after which they had gone ahead, to begin with, a popular show in Las Vegas entitled “Donny & Marie” which has eventually proved to be a huge success by garnering several praises and awards.
Besides, Donny Osmond has been a popular host in the prominent shows such as Pyramid, The Great American Dream Vote, Identity, Entertainment Tonight as well as Dancing with the Stars.
Donny Osmond is also praised for the lyrics for Department of Youth in welcome to my Nightmare.
Besides voicing in the animation sequences of Johnny Bravo, Donny had appeared in Friends, Hannah Montana, Diagnosis: Murder and The Wild Women of Chastity Gulch.
Awards & Achievements
Donny Osmond has been graced by the victorious winnings of TV Land Awards in 2006. Besides, he was also nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2003, 2001 and 2000, DVD Exclusive Awards in 2003 and Online Film & Television Association in 2003.
Net Worth of Donny Osmond
Donny Osmond has been an immensely popular and versatile actor who has shone throughout with great perseverance. Walking straight on the pathway of his elder siblings, he had soon chosen to surface himself in other fields and had successfully emerged as a versatile personality which has eventually led to a whopping net worth of $17 million.
Donny Osmond stands out to be the lovable personality shining perfectly among the prominent stars. With a melodious gifted and inherited voice, Donny has also tried out as an actor, author, and producer. He is also known for his pristine humble nature which is the sole reason for garnering fame and recognition from all corners of the world.