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Ozzy Osbourne

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Net worth 2018: $220 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Aston, Birmingham, England
Country: British
BirthDay: 3 December 1948
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.78 m
BIOGRAPHY

Ozzy Osbourne was bornon 3 December 1948 in Aston, Birmingham, England, British. John Michael Osbourne, better known as Ozzy Osbourne, is a Grammy Award winning musician who rose to fame as the lead singer of the hard rock band Black Sabbath. The singer-cum-songwriter struggled through several childhood problems to become one of the most popular hard rock stars of his times. While in school he suffered from dyslexia and did not even complete his studies as family circumstances demanded he earn money. He formed his first musical band Rare Breed with Geezer Butler, but the band broke up after giving just two performances. The duo decided to try again and recruited guitarist Tony Iommi and drummer Bill Ward and together formed a band initially called Earth. Eventually they renamed this band as Black Sabbath and decided to follow the style of heavy blues music with melancholy lyrics and music. The band became an instant success with their debut album ‘Black Sabbath’ which peaked at number eight on the U.K. Albums Chart. They released the albums, ‘Paranoid’ and ‘Master of Reality’ in quick succession, both of which became smash hits with the fans - ‘Master of Reality’ went Double Platinum. Although a highly successful music artist, Osbourne has abused drugs and alcohol for most of his life.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$220 Million

TIMELINE
2007

He is still active in giving musical performances and his recent works include ‘Black Rain’ (2007) and ‘Scream’ (2010)

2005

The program became the most viewed show on MTV in its first season and ran till March 2005

2002

Osbourne and his family starred in a reality show, ‘The Osbournes’ which premiered on MTV in 2002

1991

His solo album, ‘No More Tears’ (1991) included his Grammy Award winning track ‘I Don’t Want to Change the World’

1990

He had planned to retire during the 1990s but he later had a change of heart

1986

His albums ‘The Ultimate Sin’ and ‘No Rest for the Wicked’ released in 1986 and 1988 respectively

1983

His album ‘Bark at the Moon’ released in 1983 and was the first album in which he was credited to have written all the songs himself

1982

He tied the nuptial knot for the second time with Sharon Arden in 1982

1981

He began his solo career in 1981 with his debut album, ‘Blizzard of Ozz’

1979

By this time Osbourne was having serious issues with drugs and was expelled from the band in 1979

1975

Over the next few years they released ‘Sabotage’ (1975), ‘Technical Ecstasy’ (1976) and ‘Never Say Die’ (1978)

1973

In their fifth album ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’, released in 1973, the band added more musical instruments to their orchestral set up

1972

In 1972, they brought out the album ‘Black Sabbath Vol

1971

‘Master of Reality’, the band’s third album, hit the stores in 1971, reaching the top ten in both the U

1970

His band’s second album, ‘Paranoid’ (1970) was the work that defined the band’s music

1969

They renamed the band black Sabbath in August 1969, and chose to play a heavy blues style of music with underlying occult themes

1967

In 1967, Osbourne teamed up with Geezer Butler to form his first band, Rare Breed

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