Ozzy Osbourne

Date of Birth: 03/12/1948
City: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom
Occupation: Singer/songwriter



Career: Ozzy found fame as the lead singer of heavy metal band Black Sabbath. They released their self-titled debut album in 1970 and their third album, Master of Reality, was a top ten hit in the US and the UK. He started his solo career in 1978 and enjoyed more success in 1980 with the album Blizzard of Ozz. In the 1990s he created the annual festival Ozzfest, and achieved celebrity status in 2002 when he starred in the MTV reality show The Osbournes.

Relationships: Ozzy was married to Thelma Riley from 1971-1982 and they had three children: he adopted her son Elliott Kingsley, and they had two more children, Jessica Starshine Osbourne Hobbs, born 1972, and Louis John Osbourne, born 1975. He married Sharon Arden on 4th July 1982 and they have three children: Aimee Osbourne, born 2nd September 1983, Kelly Osbourne, born 27th October 1984, and Jack Osbourne, born 8th November 1985.

FYI: In 1984 Ozzy toured with Mötley Crue. The tour is known as one of the craziest and most drug-fuelled in the history of rock. While intoxicated, Ozzy is rumoured to have snorted a line of ants.