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About Donny Osmond
Donny Osmond is an American singer, actor, dancer and former "teen idol". He was born Donald Osmond. He broke into the limelight while he performed with four of his older brothers who were then known as "the Osmonds brothers" and they gained numerous top ten hits and made albums that were certified gold.
He went ahead to compete on two reality shows, where he won the "Dancing with the Stars" season 9 and ended as a runner-up on "The Masked Singer", season 1.
Osmond launched his personal musical career in the early 1970s and went on to drop several hits including; "Go Away Little Girl" (1962), "Poppy Love" (1960) and "I'll Make a Man Out of You", which was used on the Disney's 1998 animated musical film, "Mulan".
He was born into the renowned singing family, known as “The Osmonds". His parents are George Osmond and Olive May. His siblings include; Wayne, Alan, Merrill, Virl, Jay, Jimmy, Marie and Tom Osmond.
He got married to Debra Glenn in 1978. His children include; Donald Jr., Jeremy, Brandon, Christopher, and Joshua. He became a grandparent in 2005 and has ten grandchildren as of March, 2020.
He won the award for "Favorite Singing Siblings" at the 2006 TV Land Awards.
He got nominated for the "Outstanding Talk Show" at the 2001 Daytime Emmy Awards.
Osmond was nominated for the "Outstanding Game Show Host" award at the 2003 Daytime Emmy Awards.
He got nominated for the "Best Host of a Game Show" at the 2003 OFTA Television Awards. That same year, he was contender for the "Best Original Song" award category at the DVD Premiere Awards.
Two of his older brothers have hearing disabilities.
Osmond’s height measures around 1.75 m.
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Famous quotes by Donny Osmond
'Donny and Marie' was a great experience. I tried so hard to be a great talk show host but it's all about relaxing and enjoying it. Marie and I finally figured that out. I would have liked it to continue but I'm kind of glad it's over because of the phenomenal workload.Donny Osmond
A belief in God is vitally important, not just in show business, but stability in life. You know, to recognize deity is the most important thing that you can do. I mean, it comes to the Ten Commandments. They weren't ten suggestions. They were Ten Commandments.Donny Osmond
I am not going to condemn anybody. That's where religion gets a bad name, when people get holier than thou. We are all human. If my children make a mistake, I want them to know it is all right and they should try harder next time.Donny Osmond
I believe in the institution of marriage. Of course being a Mormon, we believe in eternity rather than just till death do us part. If you really try hard, if you make it work, it's blissful. But I also know a marriage that isn't working can be painful.Donny Osmond
I could play it safe by recording songs that are familiar, but am I expanding myself as an artist by doing covers? It's a catch-22. It's called show business: The word 'business' is in it, and you've got to be a businessman. But then again, you have to be true to yourself as an artist.Donny Osmond
I got fitter when I did 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.' I wore a loincloth - that's a lot of motivation!Donny Osmond
I never smile unless I mean it.Donny Osmond
I was never considered cool throughout my teens: a very important time to be accepted by someone, especially your peers. Yes, I had all the screaming women, but the guys hated my guts.Donny Osmond
I'd like to work with Justin Bieber. He's talented and he's so young. I know what he's going through. I've lived what he's living through right now. Working with him would complete a circle of sorts for me. And he might find it a worthwhile experience himself.Donny Osmond
If you're climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until you step back and see how high you've really gone.Donny Osmond
It's a lot of work to keep reinventing yourself and coming up with new stuff, but that's what it takes to be in show business.Donny Osmond
Maybe I am a little bit guilty of trying to convince myself that I am cool to this point - even today. But I am so much more healthy than I used to be in my twenties, because I was not accepted at all.Donny Osmond
My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down.Donny Osmond
My political ideas and things like that, even my religion, I try to keep close to me because it's a personal thing, and I don't shove it down people's throats. I don't condemn any artist that wants to do that, like the Baldwins. That's their choice. But in my world, I'm just an entertainer.Donny Osmond
Of course this is Vegas and it is the melting pot for all over the world, but people from all over the world know Donny and Marie. It is amazing. I have been in the business a long time to realize careers can be fleeting. Five years is a long career nowadays for some people, and here we are still going strong after 40 years.Donny Osmond
Sometimes people take it for granted that they had success, especially nowadays when you have instant stardom. A lot of people feel entitlement and nobody is entitled to anything.Donny Osmond
Success sometimes can really bite you in the shorts.Donny Osmond
Thank goodness I had a great family growing up, a great foundation. But I will say my faith, my parents, my family, all that stuff is very, very important. And I'll say that until the day I die.Donny Osmond
The mindset of chasing that next #1 record doesn't exist for me anymore. It's more about being a well-rounded entertainer than being a pop artist. Obviously, it would be wonderful to have a hit record but I don't base my happiness on that anymore. It's about the accomplishment of a project that satisfies me. I just want to enjoy the ride.Donny Osmond
This whole head of the home thing has been blown way out of proportion. Some guys just take it way too far. Some parents take it way too far. Yet children need guidance. They need a parent to help and guide them. They also need a friend. They need a confidant.Donny Osmond
With success came an ever-growing burden of responsibility. I lived with a near-constant low-level anxiety that I would make a mistake that would not only threaten my career, but also my brothers' - not to mention the livelihoods of many people who work with us or for us.Donny Osmond
Donny Osmond's Popularity
Donny Osmond is a famous American singer-songwriter and actor, who was born on December 9, 1957. As a person born on this date, Donny Osmond is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (December 9) and the 38th most popular for the year (1957).
People born on December 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Donny Osmond is the 702nd most popular Sagittarius.
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