Donny Osmond

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Full Name Donny Osmond
Age 62 Years Old
Nick Name Donny Osmond
Gender Male
Famous As Singer
Birth Date December 9th, 1957
Birth Place Ogden, Utah, USA

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Donny and Marie Osmond announce ending to 11-year Las Vegas residency

It's an end of an era. Donny and Marie Osmond are saying goodbye to their Las Vegas show later this year, concluding an 11-year residency. The brother-sister duo made the announcement during an appearance on "Good Morning America" on Thursday. “We have been through so much the last 11 years. Her particularly,” Donny went on to say about Marie, 59. “And she gets on stage and she’s such a professional," he gushed. "She does a great job. I’m gonna miss this a lot… There’s a bond here that will never be broken.” Their final performance at the Flamingo Las Vegas is scheduled for Nov. 16. “It's the end of the Donny & Marie show, it's not the end of Donny and Marie,” he said.

Why Donny Osmond is famous for?

Donny Osmond is famous for his real breakthrough happened just in the late ’80s, after Donny cooperated with Peter Gabriel and their song Soldier of Love and for his numerous hit songs that became inseparable with his name. 

Early Life, Birth Facts, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Birthday, Wiki of Donny Osmond

Donny Osmond was born on 9th December at Ogden, Utah, the USA with the birth name of Donald Clark Osmond. At present, his age is 61 but his age will be 62 on his upcoming birthday in December 9 as of 2019. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian. He was the seventh son of Olive May (nee Davis; 1925 – 2004) and George Virl Osmond (1917 – 2007). He is the brother of Alan, Jay, Jimmy, Merrill, Wayne, Marie, Tom, and Virl Osmond. Alan, Jay, Merrill, Wayne, and Donny were members of the popular singing group The Osmonds (also known as The Osmond Brothers). Osmond was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. 

Body Measurement of Donny Osmond

Donny has a tall height of 173 cm and balanced weight of 80 KG. His shoe size is 11 US. His eye color and hair color, both are brown. His other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Career Journey of Donny Osmond

  • Donny began his career in 1963 with the debut on the show at the age of five singing "You Are My Sunshine". 
  • He then became a teen idol in the early 1970s as a solo singer, while continuing to sing with his older brothers. 
  • His first solo hit was a cover of Roy Orbison's 1958 recording of "Sweet and Innocent", which peaked at No. 7 in the U.S. in 1971.
  • His follow-ups "Go Away Little Girl" (1971) (U.S. #1), "Puppy Love" (U.S. #3), and "Hey Girl/I Knew You When" (U.S. #9) (1972) vaulted him into international fame.
  • He was the guest vocalist on Dweezil Zappa's star-studded version of the Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive" which appeared on Zappa's 1991 album Confessions.
  • He also sang "I'll Make a Man Out of You" for Disney's Mulan.
  • In the 2000s, he released a Christmas album, an album of his favorite Broadway songs, and a compilation of popular love songs.
  • He went on to host Pyramid, a syndicated version of the Dick Clark-hosted television game show that ran two seasons in the US from 2002 to 2004.
  • He returned to ABC as host of The Great American Dream Vote.
  • On 11th April 2008, he also hosted the 2008 Miss USA pageant along with his sister Marie from Las Vegas.
  • He appeared on Entertainment Tonight as a commentator covering the ABC show Dancing with the Stars.
  • He also hosts a syndicated radio show in a deal with McVay Syndication and Citadel Media. 
  • As of January 2012, The Donny Osmond Show is no longer broadcasting on The Breeze.
  • His name was used in the lyrics of Alice Cooper's song Department of Youth on the album, Welcome to My Nightmare. 
  • He voiced in the animated television series Johnny Bravo.
  • He has also done guest spots on numerous other television shows such as Friends, Diagnosis: Murder and Hannah Montana.
  • In 1978 he appeared in Goin' Coconuts with sister Marie.
  • In 1998, he was chosen as the singing voice of Shang in Disney's Mulan. He sang "I'll Make a Man Out of You".
  • He starred as Joseph in the movie version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 1999.
  • In 2002 he sang "No One Has to Be Alone" for the end credits of The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water.
  • In February 2019, he was revealed to be the Peacock on The Masked Singer where he was the runner-up.

Dancing With The Stars

  • Osmond and professional Kym Johnson were paired for the 2009 ninth season of Dancing with the Stars. 
  • For the first week, the two were assigned to dance the Foxtrot and a 30-second Salsa. 
  • He danced a Jive the following week which was guest judged by Baz Luhrmann where he scored 25 and was scored a second place, called first to be safe. 
  • For the finals week, he danced the Cha-Cha-Cha (27), a Megamix dance alongside Mya and Kelly Osbourne (28), the only perfect-scoring Freestyle (30) and a repeat of his Argentine Tango (30) and won the competition.
  • On Season 18, he guests judged week five on Disney Night. Again, in October 2014 he guest judged on the British version of the show, Strictly Come Dancing, on week 3 (movie week) of the 12th series.

Personal Life of Donny Osmond

Donny is a married person. He got married to Debra Glenn in 1978 and the couple is still together. They have five children and all of the boys named Donald Clark Osmond, Jr. (b. 1979), Jeremy James Osmond (b. 1981), Brandon Michael Osmond (b. 1985), Christopher Glenn Osmond (b. 1990), and Joshua Davis Osmond (b. 1998). In 2005, Donny became a grandfather for the first time. Donny Osmond's sexual orientation is straight.

Net Worth ($18 Million) And Salary of Donny Osmond

Donald Clark "Donny" Osmond has an estimated net worth of $18 million. Donny is paid a base salary of $1.6 million, plus 40 percent of the box office gross. He is earning a good amount of money from his career. His major source of earning is from his singing career.