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Donny Osmond is a TV Actor, and he was born on 9 December - 1957(65 years old) in Utah. Donny Osmond zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Donny Osmond given below.
About Donny Osmond
He is most known for hosting a variety program alongside his sister Marie, a pop performer and former teen star. He gained fame along with four of his older brothers as The Osmonds, which was a segment of The Andy Williams Show. In 2009, he won the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars.
He played Joseph in a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Toronto in 1992.
Donny Osmond before fame
After performing with his brothers at Disneyland, he got discovered.
Achievement of Donny Osmond
In 1992, he played Joseph in a Toronto production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Net Worth 2020
$18 million (2016)
Donny Osmond family life
In 1978, he married Debra Glenn. In 2005, the couple became grandparents after having five boys.
Associations of Donny Osmond
Michael Jackson advised him to change his name in order to obtain popularity.
Donny Osmond Physique Measurements
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Family Members of Donny Osmond
|Jimmy Osmond||Brother||$8 Million||Pop Singer|
|Jay Osmond||Brother||$2 Million (Approx.)||Drummer|
|Merrill Osmond||Brother||$5 Million||Rock Singer|
|Wayne Osmond||Brother||$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)||R&B Singer|
|Alan Osmond||Brother||$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)||Rock Singer|
|Marie Osmond||Sister||$20 Million||TV Show Host|
|Christopher Glenn Osmond||Son||N/A|
|Donald Clark Osmond, Jr.||Son||N/A|
|Brandon Michael Osmond||Son||N/A|
|Joshua Davis Osmond||Son||N/A|
|Jeremy James Osmond||Son||N/A|
Donny Osmond Timeline
Osmond was born on December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah, the seventh son of Olive May (nu00e9e Davis; 1925u20132004) and George Virl Osmond (1917u20132007). He is the brother of Alan, Jay, Jimmy, Merrill, Wayne, Marie, Tom, and Virl Osmond. Alan, Jay, Merrill, Wayne, and Donny were members of the popular singing group The Osmonds (known as the Osmond Brothers before Donny joined them). Osmond was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah along with his siblings. Osmond has traced some of his family ancestry back to Merthyr Tydfil in Wales; his journey was documented in a BBC Wales program, Donny Osmond Coming Home. On the BBCu0027s The One Show, a plaque was unveiled in the town to commemorate u0027the ancestors of Donny Osmond.u0027 In his youth, Osmond held a ham radio license, KA7EVD.
Andy Williamsu0027 father, Jay Emerson Williams, saw the Osmond Brothers (Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay) perform on a Disneyland televised special as a barbershop quartet. In short order, the group was invited to audition for The Andy Williams Show. Williams initially had reservations about featuring children on the program, however, encouraged by his father to try them out, they proved in a short period of time to become an asset to the program, and soon became regulars on the show and gained popularity quickly. In 1963, Donny Osmond made his debut on the show at the age of five singing "You Are My Sunshine". The brothers continued to perform on the show throughout the 1960s along with a visit from their sister Marie. Osmond became a teen idol in the early 1970s as a solo singer, while continuing to sing with his older brothers. Osmond was one of the biggest "Cover Boy" pop stars for Tiger Beat magazine in the early 1970s. His first solo hit was a cover of Roy Orbisonu0027s 1958 recording of "Sweet and Innocent", which peaked at No. 7 in the U.S. in 1971. Osmondu0027s follow-ups "Go Away Little Girl" (1971) (U.S. No. 1), "Puppy Love" (U.S. No. 3), and "Hey Girl/I Knew You When" (U.S. No. 9) (1972) vaulted him into international fame, further advanced by his November 20, 1972 appearance on the Hereu0027s Lucy show, where he sang "Too Young" to Lucyu0027s niece, played by Eve Plumb, and sang with Lucie Arnaz ("Iu0027ll Never Fall in Love Again").
In 1974, Osmond and his sister Marie co-hosted The Mike Douglas Show for a week. Fred Silverman offered them a show of their own, The Donny & Marie Show, a television variety series which aired on ABC between 1976 and 1979. In honor of their impact on American pop culture, Donny and Marie received the Pop Culture Award at the 2015 TV Land Awards. In the past, Osmond has expressed regret that the show was canceled, not that he and Marie decided when to end the show.
In 1978, he appeared in Goinu0027 Coconuts with sister Marie. His future wife Debbie made a cameo appearance at the end of the film.On May 8, 1978, Osmond married Debra (nu00e9e Glenn) of Billings, Montana, in the Salt Lake Temple. Together they have five sons: Donald Clark Osmond Jr. (b. 1979), Jeremy James Osmond (b. 1981), Brandon Michael Osmond (b. 1985), Christopher Glenn Osmond (b. 1990), and Joshua Davis Osmond (b. 1998). The Osmonds first became grandparents in 2005 and have ten grandchildren.
Osmond states that he has had a tremendous public-image struggle since Donny & Marie ended in 1979. Reviews from Allmusic noted that while Osmond remained a gifted singer, a series of creative missteps in the late 1970s led to his virtually disappearing from the public eye during the 1980s. He was described in the 1980s as having an "unhip image", and he said he was embarrassed that the Osmond name was not considered cool. A publicist suggested that Osmond purposefully get arrested for drug possession in order to change his image.
His first foray into Broadway musical theater was the lead role in a revival of the 1904 George M. Cohan show Little Johnny Jones. Osmond replaced another former teen idol, David Cassidy, who left the show while it was on its pre-Broadway tour. After 29 previews and only one performance, the show closed on March 21, 1982.In the animated television series Johnny Bravo, Osmond voiced himself as a recurring character. He has also done guest spots on numerous other television shows such as Friends, Diagnosis: Murder and Hannah Montana. He also appeared in a Pepsi Twist commercial during the Super Bowl with his sister, Marie, and Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. In 1982, he co-starred with Priscilla Barnes and Joan Collins in the television movie The Wild Women of Chastity Gulch for Aaron Spelling.
In the 1980s, all of the Osmonds abandoned their earlier image that had originally been crafted to appeal to young viewers, hoping to reach a more adult audience. While his brothers moved toward country music to modest success, Donny was able to revive his career in popular music. He made an unlikely appearance as one of several celebrities and unknowns auditioning to sing for guitarist Jeff Beck in the video for Becku0027s 1985 single "Ambitious" u2013 which was produced by Paul Flattery and directed by Jim Yukich u2013 followed in 1986 by an equally unlikely cameo in the animated Luis Cardenas music video "Runaway". He spent several years as a performer, before hiring the services of music and entertainment guru Steven Machat, who got Osmond together with English singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel to see whether Machat and Gabriel could turn the TV Osmondu0027s image into a contemporary young pop act. They succeeded, returning Osmond to the US charts in 1989 with the Billboard Hot 100 No. 2 song "Soldier of Love" (originally announced on radio stations as "from a mystery singer") and its top twenty follow-up "Sacred Emotion". Launching an extensive tour in support of the Eyes Donu0027t Lie record, he enlisted Earth Wind & Fire and Kenny Loggins guitarist Dick Smith along with keyboardist Mark Jackson.
Osmond was often reluctant to perform his earliest songs, in particular "Go Away Little Girl", but was convinced to sing the song live for KLOS-FMu0027s Mark & Brian Christmas Show on December 21, 1990. Now he embraces his initial recording period with fondness, and recognizes that his many fans around the world are always excited and appreciative to hear his earliest chart successes.
Osmond was the guest vocalist on Dweezil Zappau0027s star-studded version of the Bee Geesu0027 "Stayinu0027 Alive" which appeared on Zappau0027s 1991 album Confessions. The song also included guitar solos from Zakk Wylde, Steve Lukather, Warren DeMartini, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tim Pierce. Osmond sang "No One Has To Be Alone", which was heard at the end of the film The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water. He also sang "Iu0027ll Make a Man Out of You" for Disneyu0027s Mulan.
Osmond found success in musical theater through much of the 1990s when he starred as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for over 2,000 performances beginning in July 1992 in the Elgin Theatreu0027s Toronto production. He relocated to Chicago where Joseph played for 16 months in 1993u201394. During his performances for the musical, he suffered from social anxiety disorder, which caused him to feel light-headed and extremely nervous during his performances. In 1997, Osmond left his starring role in the tour to participate with his family in the cast of the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Creator Andrew Lloyd Webber later chose Osmond to star in the 1999 film version.
In 1998, Osmond was chosen as the singing voice of Shang in Disneyu0027s Mulan. He sang "Iu0027ll Make a Man Out of You".
Also in 1999, he starred as Joseph in the movie version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Andrew Lloyd Webberu0027s request who said, "to me, there is no better selection."
Donny and Marie also co-hosted an eponymous and syndicated talk show Donny & Marie from 1998 to 2000. They would occasionally perform with musical guests. Though they received back-to-back nominations for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 2000 and 2001, the show was canceled.
In 2002 he sang "No One Has to Be Alone" for the end credits of The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water.
In the 2000s, he released a Christmas album, an album of his favorite Broadway songs, and a compilation of popular love songs. In 2004, he returned to the UK Top 10 for the first time as a solo artist since 1973, with the George Benson-sampling "Breeze On By", co-written with former teen idol Gary Barlow, from the 1990s UK boy band Take That, reaching number 8.
He returned to Broadway on September 19, 2006, in the role of Gaston in Disneyu0027s Beauty and the Beast. He was scheduled to perform for nine weeks, but due to popular demand, he extended his run through December 24. Liz Smith of the New York Post wrote, "I am here to tell you he is charmingly campy, good-looking and grand as the villain u0027Gastonu0027, patterned after our old friend Elvis", and noting "Donny is divine". On July 29, 2007, Osmond played Gaston again for the final performance of Beauty and the Beast.
Following Marieu0027s stint on Dancing with the Stars in 2007, the pair teamed up for a limited six-week engagement in Las Vegas. The residency began in September 2008, but proved so successful that it was ultimately extended for an eleven-year run through November 2019. Donny and Marie performed at the 750-seat showroom at the Flamingo Hotel. "Donny & Marie" was a 90-minute show. The singing siblings were backed by eight dancers and a nine-piece band. Donny and Marie sang together at the beginning and end of the show, and had solo segments in between. The Flamingo Hotelu0027s showroom was updated in 2014 and renamed the Donny and Marie Theater.For two seasons in the US, Osmond hosted Pyramid (2002u20132004), a syndicated version of the Dick Clark-hosted television game show. He reprised hosting for a British version of Pyramid on Challenge in 2007. For his performance on Pyramid, Osmond was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Shown Host in 2003; the award went to Alex Trebek.Osmond returned to ABC as host of The Great American Dream Vote, a primetime reality/game show that debuted in March 2007. After earning lackluster ratings in its first two episodes, the program was canceled.He appeared on Entertainment Tonight as a commentator covering the ABC show Dancing with the Stars during his sister Marieu0027s run as a contestant on the 5th season of the American version of the show in 2007.
On April 11, 2008, he hosted the 2008 Miss USA Pageant in Las Vegas with his sister Marie.
In March 2010, Osmond criticized Lady Gaga and Beyoncu00e9 for using profanity and sex in their "Telephone" video.
Osmond and the show earned three of the Las Vegas Review-Journalu0027s Best of Las Vegas Awards in 2012 including "Best Show", "Best All-Around Performer" (Donny & Marie), and "Best Singer". Osmond earned "Best Singer" for a second time in the Las Vegas Review-Journalu0027s Best of Las Vegas Awards in 2013.
Osmond and his sister Marie starred in a holiday production called Donny & Marie u2013 A Broadway Christmas, originally scheduled to play on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre December 9u201319, 2010. The show extended until December 30, 2010, and again until January 2, 2011. Donny & Marie u2013 Christmas in Chicago played the Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre in Chicago from December 6u201324, 2011. It was similar to the 2010 Broadway show. In December 2014, they again performed a similar Broadway show, receiving very positive reviews.On Season 18, he guests judged week five on Disney Night. Again, in October 2014 he guests judged on the British version of the show, Strictly Come Dancing, on week 3 (movie week) of the 12th series.
In February 2019, he was revealed to be the Peacock on The Masked Singer where he was the runner-up.
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