Who is Marie Osmond?

Everyone is not capable of following multiple careers and shining in them but on the other hand, an American artist is excelling in numerous fields. Marie Osmond, a successful singer, television performer, and talk show host, dancer, actor, author, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Marie Osmond was never a part of her family singing group. She was a successful solo artist in the 1970s and 1980s.

Her single debut, “Paper Roses” outstretched on two billboard charts. This placed her among the elite class of the musical royalty, also it instantly uplifted her to international stardom. Later she was hosting the television show, “Donny and Marie” with her brother Donny Osmond.

Her latest studio release, “Music is Medicine” is the most important one. It comprises music, experience, love, loss, hope, and joy of her remarkable life. This reached the top 10, on billboard charts and iTunes country charts.

Personal Details

  • Celebrity Name: Marie Osmond
  • Full Name: Olive Marie Osmond
  • Gender: Female
  • Birth Date:  October 13, 1959
  • Birth Place: Ogden, Utah, U.S
  • Age: 61
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches
  • Weight: 54
  • Nationality: American
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Status: In a relationship
  • Husband: Yes
  • Children:  8
  • Profession: Singer, Actress, Author, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host
  • Net Worth: $20 million

Early Life

Olive Marie Osmond, the eighth of nine children and the only daughter of the family was born to Olive May and George Virl Osmond. She was bought up as a member of “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her brothers maintained a career show business, singing and performing on national television at an early age. The Andy Williams Show was her first debut at the age of four.

Personal Life

While talking about the personal life of Marie Osmond has been married three times, twice to the same man and once she was engaged. She is a mother to eight children and loves all of them unconditionally. She is also an active supporter of the Kilmarnock Football Club in Ashier, Scotland. “Paper Roses” has been adopted by them as their club anthem.

Apart from her career, Marie loves to sculpt and design porcelain dolls. She has been involved in doll designing since 1990 and overseen the creation of over 300 different dolls with each being unique in character and personality.

Career

Marie Osmond is has been working for 5 decades in the entertainment industry. She is a successful singer, a television performer, and a talk show host, actor, dancer, author, public speaker, and entrepreneur. She is an instantly recognizable figure all over the world.

The Donny and Marie Show

It is an American variety entertainment that was aired on American Broadcasting Company from January 1975 to May 1979. The show was hosted by Donny and Marie. They were offered a weekly show by the President of ABC-TV after seeing the duo co-host on The Mike Douglas Show. Marie and Donny were the youngest entertainers in television history at that time.

Donny and Marie’s show used to be aired on Friday night. It consisted of an ice skating number intro, comedy skits, and the songs performed by them. The episode used to be concluded by a music finale and balloons falling from the ceiling matched to the colors of the sets and costumes.

On a Sunday afternoon, the show used to be aired in the UK, where it was billed as “The Osmonds”.

The show lost its popularity in the last two seasons. The reason behind this declining rate was Donny was dating. Again in the year 1988, they teamed up together and co-hosted The Donny and Marie Show, the talk show which lasted for two seasons.

Music Career

Marie was one of the two siblings, to not be initially involved in the music industry. Her mother persuaded her to record an album, so she signed a contract with her family label, “MGM/Kolob Records” and started making concert appearances with her brothers. Marie’s music was now aiming towards country music.

In 1973, Marie released her first single, “Paper Roses” which became a number one country hit. Her single was released in 1974, “In My Little Corner of the World” and an album with the same title. Both of them entered the Billboard country Top 40 in 1974.

Marie released a single on RCA Records named Who’s Counting in the year 1984. This received a significant number of plays for a few weeks and it peaked at no. 82 on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles. She made many albums during the 1980s.

In the year 1995, Osmond released only one song, “What Kind of Man (Walks On a Woman). She released the album, named “I Can Do This” which contained 14 songs. All the proceeds from this album were donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Movies and Films

Marie appeared in the film “Goin’ Coconuts” with her brother Donny Osmond. The movie was not a financial success. In August 1982, she appeared in the Made-for-TV film “Rooster” as Sister Mae Davis. She was also seen in “Christmas Comedy The Road Home for Christmas as Cassie”

Awards and Achievements

Marie won the award in the category of Vocal Duo of the Year. She was nominated in several categories like a best new artist, best country vocal performance, female, and a top female vocalist.

Marie Osmond’s Total Net Worth

How Much is Marie Osmond Worth? Image Source: radaronline.com

As of now, Marie Osmond’s net worth is $20 million.
Marie Osmond is excelling in her field. Her show, “Marie and Donny” was a huge success and her first album “Paper Roses” was #1 on the billboards. She also appeared in the movies. Overall Marie Osmond is a wealthy woman with a good amount of fan following all over the world.

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