Ozzy Osbourne Net worth, Money and More
NET WORTH: $ 140 MILLION
Ozzy Osbourne is a legendary English Singer and Songwriter. He is often regarded as the ‘Godfather of Heavy metal’. He was born on 3 December 1948. He was born in Aston, Birmingham, England. He was a member of the legendary Heavy metal band, Black Sabbath. After leaving the band in 1979, Ozzy established a very prosperous solo career. He has sold more than 100 Million albums worldwide. He has been inducted in the U.K. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
Ozzy osbourne lived in Birmingham, England. As a child, he suffered from dyslexia and Attention Deficit Disorder. After hearing, ‘She loves you’ by the Beatles, Ozzy decided to pursue a career in music. He left school at the age of 15 and became a construction worker. He tried his hands at Burglary as well and had to spend 6 weeks in prison. In 1969, Ozzy Osbourne along with a few friends formed a band named, The Earth. A different band with the same name was already in existence. Therefore, they changed their band name to Black Sabbath. Their debut album, Black Sabbath was a huge hit. The band was known for its guitar riffs, dark vocals and frightening theme. Another album named Paranoid was released by the band. It was an instant hit. Their next album, Master of Reality, was an instant hit as well. Though it received negative reviews from critics, it managed to be a hit. Black Sabbath’s next album was Volume 4. It achieved a status of gold in 30 days. It sold more than a million copies. In 1973, Black Sabbath released an album named- Sabbath bloody Sabbath. It received a critical acclaim. It was a commercial success as well. Sabotage was released in 1975 and was again a commercial as well as a critical success. Technical Ecstasy was released in 1976 and was met with mixed reviews from the critics. After a dispute among the band members, Ozzy Osbourne was fired from the band in 1979. He began his solo career after that. He released his first solo effort, Blizzard of Ozz, in 1980. It received a quadruple Platinum Status by 1997. His second album, Diary of a madman, was released after that. It was a massive success. It is Ozzy Osbourne’s personal favorite album. His next album, Bark at the moon, sold about 3 Million copies in the United States. In 1991, he released an album named ‘No more coming home’. The single, ‘Mama I’m coming home’ was a huge success. He even won a Grammy for the album. In 1996, he released Ozmosis and it was a huge hit. It was granted the double-platinum status by the end of the year. In 1997 Ozzy Osbourne organized the Ozzfest. He re-united with the Black Sabbath members and occasionally performed with them. About five million people have attended the ozzfest. About 100 Million dollars were earned from the event. In 2010, he released an album named, Scream. It was a moderate success. In 2013, Ozzy and the Black Sabbath members re-united and released an album named 13. It was a huge success and topped the charts.
Ozzy osbourne has been married 2 times. He has 6 children. He first married Thelma Riley and has 2 children with her. He married Sharon Osbourne in 1982. They have 3 children named- Aimee, Kelly and Jack. Ozzy and Sharon are one of the richest couple of U.K. They earn about 100 Million Euros annually. Ozzy Osbourne has 15 tattoos on his body. He has been involved with drugs and alcohol for the most of his life. Excessive drugs were the reason he was fired from Black Sabbath.
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