About Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne is one of the most well known names in the industry of heavy metal music. It has been stated that Ozzy Osbourne net worth has an estimate of 140 million dollars. In addition to being a musician, Ozzy Osbourne is also known as a TV show star. Moreover, he is sometimes referred to as the Godfather of Heavy Metal due to his contribution in that style of music.
Born in the United Kingdom, Ozzy Osbourne got his nickname Ozzy while he was still studying in grammar school, however, his real name is known to be John Osbourne. When he was only 15 years old, he quitted school.
He was a huge fan of the band “Beatles” and decided to form his own band. It was formed with his classmate and the band played blues and rock music. Soon, they decided to incorporate elements of horror in their music style and performances. In 1970, the band was renamed to “Black Sabbath” and it started to accumulate Ozzy Osbourne net worth.
Being a part of the band, Ozzy Osbourne contributed in making heavy metal a huge part of rock music industry. The band is still considered to be one of the groups, which influenced the development of heavy metal music. However, in 1979 Ozzy Osbourne was asked to leave the band and he started his career as a solo act. A lot of people believe that in fact being a solo artist increased Ozzy Osbourne net worth the most. He has released nine studio albums, which gained success all around the world.
In the middle of 1990s, Ozzy Osbourne began running a festival called “Ozzfest”. The festival is still being organized annually and Ozzy Osbourne himself usually appears in it. Later, Ozzy Osbourne became famous because of the TV reality show which increased Ozzy Osbourne net worth a lot. The show was called “The Osbournes” and it featured lives of his family members, including his wife Sharon Osbourne and their kids Kelly Osbourne and Jack Osbourne. The show was broadcasted until 2005. Later, a similar TV show was created which was entitled “Battle for Ozzfest”.
Currently, Ozzy Osbourne is known to be living in two different places, he is spending time in both Los Angeles and Buckinghamshire in England. Although Ozzy Osbourne seems to be less active in the entertainment industry as he was before, he is still collaborating in heavy metal music with other artists and appearing in various TV show from time to time.