Who is Sharon Osbourne and what is her net worth 2018? Sharon Rachel Osbourne is a popular face of English entertainment industry, who is a woman with many talents. She is known as talent competition judge, author, modern impresario, promoter, music manager and a media personality. She is best known internationally as the judge of ‘The X Factor’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’. She is amongst the richest female celebrity in the world.
Sharon Osbourne was born in Brizton, London as Sharon Rachel Levy. She is the daughter of a former rock and roll entrepreneur and producer, Don Arden and Hope. She also has a brother named David.
She married Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath vocalist in 1982, and they have three beautiful children named Aimee, Jack, and Kelly. Sharon and Ozzy had been dating since 1979, soon after he was fired from his band. Ozzy claims that Sharon played a significant role in making his solo career, such a big hit.
Sharon was diagnosed with cancer in 2002, which she battled successfully. Her struggle with the disease motivated her to write an autobiography named ‘Extreme’ that contained to her life troubles, stating everything from her childhood insecurity, her life with a celebrity husband. The biggest reason for the success of her autobiography can be credited to the heartfelt emotions that it delivers. It contains every this from her cosmetic surgeries to drug use to the plane crash she witnessed in her life. Her book became one of the best-selling books that year.
Sharon entered entrainment industry, with ‘The Osbournes’, which was an MTV reality show, that depicted everyday life of her family on national television. She is often credited for transforming his husband from a metal icon, into a mainstream celebrity. This show started in 2002 when she was also got diagnosed with cancer. She was able to survive the disease and help film the last episode of this show in March 2005. This show was bringing high rating on MTV from both Britain and America.
Later she filled the seat of the judge in ‘UK’s X Factor’ reality show from 2004 to 2007. In the first season, she mentored Tabby Callaghan, who became the third runner up on the show.
In 2007 she joined the judging panel of ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Sharon has won multiple awards in her career, for her amazing work and for being the inspiration that she is. Here are just a few.
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne have won the Silver Clef Award, for their contribution in the music world, during a royal ceremony in London. In 2003, Sharon was honored by her fans and was voted to as the ‘most amazing woman’ that year, in a survey conducted by Hondbag.com. She has also won a Creative Arts Emmy for ‘The Osbourne’, for the best reality TV show. In 2006, Sharon was voted as the Celebrity Mother of the Year by Freemans. She even won a British Book Award for her autobiography in 2006. She is honored by Madame Tussauds and has a wax figure in their museum.
Sharon Osbourne Net worth
Sharon Osbourne is a woman with vision, has been making millions through her various career prospects. She has an astonishing net worth of $240 Million. In 2009’s Sunday Times, list of the richest celebrities, Sharon was ranked as the 25 richest female in Britain. She has made bucks, through her judging gigs, where she was paid millions per episode for shows like ‘The Talk’, ‘The X Factor’, and ‘America Got Talent’.
Sharon is a true inspiration, who is idealised for the way she over comes all the battles in her life. She doesn’t preach glamour but talks about charity and the real issues of the world. She is also an extraordinary businesswoman who has managed to build a net worth, that is enough to full fill an entire family for ages.