Donny Osmond Career and Net Worth
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Donny Osmond is an American singer, musician, actor, dancer, radio personality and ex teen idol. Donny has about $18 million in net worth as of this writing. His career started when he joined the ranks of The Osmonds -an American family music group that became famous during the 70s. Donny also had a very successful solo career. The multi-talented Donny co-hosted the variety TV show Donny & Marie.
Donny Osmond Early Life
Donny Osmond was born on December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah. Donny was brought up together with 8 siblings. His family belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He later joined The Osmonds and began his music career in earnest.
Donny Osmond Music Career
The Osmonds came strongly into the minds of the masses after their appearance at The Andy Williams Show. He appeared on the show in 1963 with a solo performance of the song “You Are My Sunshine”. He endeared himself quickly with the masses being the youngest member on the team -becoming a teen idol. Donny’s career was on the path of success after he released a cover of Roy Robinson’s “Sweet and Innocent” in the early 1970s. Donny’s sterling performances earned him an appearance on the “Here’s Lucy Show”. He made a switch to Country Music by the 1980s- after doing pop as a solo artist. He had the rebranding process a tough one until 1989 when he came out as a successful pop act with the single “Soldier of Love” It made it to number two spot on the US charts.
Donny Osmond Film and Television
Donny enjoyed a successful career both on television and music. He made the first giant step when he hosted “The Mike Douglas Show” with his sister. They siblings impressed the then producer Fred Silverman who asked to give the siblings their own show- The Donny & Marie Show. The show ran from 1976 to 1979 and it was successful. Who is the richest Osmond? Marie Osmond is the richest.
Donny Osmond Theatre
Donny started his Broadway career in the early 80s- replacing David Cassidy in the musical Little Johnny Jones. The show was unfortunately withdrawn after just one performance. He found more success in playing Joseph in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Donny Osmond Personal Life
Donny married his wife Debra in 1978. The couple had five sons together. As of 2020, they have 10 grandchildren.