Donny Osmond is a well known American actor, dancer, and musician, who has a net worth of $20 million US dollars. He initially rose to fame with his in 1960’s when he with his four elder brothers started a band called ‘The Osmond’s’. In 1970’s he became a well-known solo artist, with his covers of ‘Puppy Love’ and ‘Go Away Little Girl’. Donny is also popular as a radio personality.
Donny Osmond Biography
Donald Clark Osmond was born in 1957 on 9th December to mother Olive May and father, George Virl Osmond. He is the seventh kid in the family. Together with his brothers, Alan, Merril, Jay, Wayne and Donny, he created a popular band called The Osmond’s. Donny was born and brought up as a Catholic in Utah. His family life was also documented by a BBC Wales Program called ‘Donny Osmond Coming Home’. Donny is also a trained piano player.
Donny married his teenage sweetheart Debra Glenn in 1978. Together the couple has five sons, named Donald Clark Jr, Jeremy James, Brandon Michael, Joshua Davis and Christopher Glenn Osmond.
Donny’s two eldest brothers and nephew were born with 85% deafness. His deaf brothers were also a member of his group, and he often acknowledged how his brother has better taste in music than his entire family. He also talks about how they were easily able to perform, using the sign language during most of their performance.
Osmond doesn’t oppose same sex marriage, he just opposes the idea of homosexual people diving into lust and sinning all the time. He feels that church should accept celibate homosexuals.
Donny started off his career with his brothers, forming a group called ‘The Osmond’s’. Later he started a solo career in 1970. He has made over 20 albums with his brothers and in his solo career.
He first featured on the big screen in 1978, with ‘Goin Coconuts’. He has also done movies like ‘The Wild Women of Chastity Gulch’, ‘Ambitious’, ‘Mulan’, ‘White and Nerdy’, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, and ‘College Road Trip’.
Donny made his television debut in 1962 with ‘The Andy Williams Show’. He has also appeared on shows like ‘Hannah Montana’, ‘Donny & Marie’, ‘Johnny Bravo’, ‘Diagnosis Murder’, ‘Handy Mandy’, and ‘Dancing with the Stars’.
He has worked with popular labels Decca and Universal.
He is known for making R&B, pop, bubblegum pop, blue-eyed soul, comedy and musical theater genres.
He also starred in 2014 season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and came second.
Donny has been nominated for multiple prestigious awards for his contribution to the entertainment industry. He has received over 5 Daytime Emmy Awards, 1 DVD Exclusive Awards, 1 Online Film & Television Association nominations in his career. Donny is the winner of TV Land’s Favorite Singing Sibling Award.
Donny Osmond Net Worth & Income Profile in 2017
Donald Osmond has a net worth of over $20 million US dollars as of 2017. He made most of his empire, with his musical career. He has also made a few million as an actor, appearing in movies and shows. It is estimated that Donny made $100,000 in 2013 through his endorsement deals, which must have increased now.
Donny Osmond is without a doubt one of the most potential artists in Hollywood. The singer is a package who can dance, sing and act, all at the same time. He is responsible for blessing us with some of the most amazing music videos of all time. He is one of the most loved singers of 60’s. Women loved his angelic husky voice. We just hope that Donny is able to bless us with more of his creativity before retiring from the music industry.