Sharon Osbourne was bornon 9 October 1952 in Brixton, South London, England, British, is Television host. Sharon Osbourne is a celebrity wife turned media personality and businesswoman. She came into view of the public eye when she married the famous heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne. A reality television show, ‘The Osbournes’ following the life of their family was aired on MTV following which she became a prominent public figure. Leveraging on her new found celebrity status she became a talent show judge and appeared on shows like ‘The X Factor’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’. The daughter of a music promoter and manager, she grew up surrounded by music and musicians. She had a difficult childhood marked by her mother’s indifference and her father’s alcoholism and violence. In spite of making a lot of money her father was a poor financial manager and the family often struggled in poverty. This taught young Sharon an important lesson—to manage finances wisely. She began managing Ozzy, a former client of her father’s and also started dating and eventually marrying him. Appearing on ‘The Osbournes’ gave her greater visibility and she went on to carve a niche for herself as an individual, separate from her identity as a celebrity wife. Her autobiography ‘Extreme’ became a No.1 ‘Sunday Times’ bestseller and sold in excess of two million copies. This gutsy woman is also a cancer survivor.
version of the show was aired on ITV in 2006 and taken off air in 2007
Her autobiography, ‘Extreme’ which she co-wrote with Penelope Dening was published in 2005
She was a judge on British talent show ‘The X Factor’ from 2004 till 2007 and was on the judging panel on the second season of ‘America's Got Talent’ which aired in 2007
version of ‘The Sharon Osbourne Show’ was a syndicated show that ran for one season in 2003-04
In 2002, the show, ‘The Osbournes’, following the life of singer Ozzy and his family was aired on MTV
She managed her husband’s successful career throughout the 1980s and 1990s
Ozzy was fired by her father in 1979 after an episode of substance abuse