Ozzy Osbourne is a singer, songwriter and actor from the United Kingdom, who is one of the founders of “Black Sabbath” band releasing their debut album in 1970. Ozzy Osbourne is currently touring across the whole world. Now let’s have a close look on Ozzy Osbourne’s net worth in 2018.
Ozzy Osbourne Early Life
John Michael Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948 in Aston in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. His father John Thomas Osbourne worked at the General Electric Company making tools but he died in 1977, and his mother Lillian Osbourne worked for some time at a factory but she died in 2001.
Ozzy Osbourne has 5 siblings. His 2 brothers are Tony Osbourne and Paul Osbourne, and his 3 sisters are Gillian Osbourne, Jean Osbourne and Iris Osbourne. Ozzy Osbourne lived with his family in a small house at his hometown. He dropped out of school at the age of 15.
For his marriage life, Ozzy Osbourne was first married to Thelma Riley. They met in a nightclub where she worked, married in 1971 and maybe got divorced in 1982. Ozzy and Thelma gave birth to 1 son and 1 daughter, Louis John Osbourne and Jessica Starshine Osbourne, Thelma also had another son prior to meeting Ozzy and his name is Elliot Kingsley.
Ozzy Osbourne married the TV host and the multi-talented woman Sharon Osbourne in 1982. Ozzy and Sharon gave birth to 1 son and 2 daughters, actor, producer and media personality Jack Osbourne, actress and composer Aimee Osbourne and the singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer Kelly Osbourne.
Ozzy Osbourne Career, Awards & Achievement
Ozzy Osbourne mentioned that a song by The Beatles titled “She Loves You” was one of the things that inspired him to become a musician. By the end of 1967, he got invited by Geezer Butler to join his first band “Rare Breed” as their vocalist, they went on a couple of shows before breaking up. Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler got back together and invited Tony Iommi and Bill Ward to form “Polka Tulk Blues”, which got renamed to “Earth” before “Black Sabbath”.
Black Sabbath’s first album was a self-titled album released in 1970. Their second album “Paranoid” was released in the same year and it debuted at 1 on 2 charts including the Dutch Albums chart and the United Kingdom Albums chart. Ozzy Osbourne had left and rejoined because he was working on a solo project.
Ozzy Osbourne left Black Sabbath upon fighting with Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi. Ozzy’s solo project was a band called “Blizzard of Ozz”. His debut album with the band was a self-titled album released in 1980, followed by “Diary of a Madman”.
Awards & Achievements
Ozzy Osbourne has received numerous great award winnings and nominations. According to the Grammy Awards website, he won 3 and got nominated for 8. Ozzy Osbourne Grammy Award winnings including 2 Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance “God Is Dead?” and “Iron Man”, and the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance with Vocal “I Don’t Want To Change The World”.
Other award winnings by Ozzy Osbourne including the MTV Europe Music Award for Global Icon, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Personality, NME Award – Godlike Genius Award, and others.
Net Worth of Ozzy Osbourne
The estimated net worth of the singer, songwriter and founder of Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne is $230 million. He made his hundreds of millions from the albums that he released, sold and performed. Ozzy Osbourne earned more than $6 million for “Blizzard of Ozz” album and around $4.5 million for “Diary of a Madman” album.
Ozzy Osbourne is one of the greatest rock and heavy metal vocalists of all time. He is one of the founders of “Black Sabbath” band, whom sold over 100 million album copies. Ozzy Osbourne is currently married to Sharon Osbourne and they are happily living together with their children.