Over the weekend, news broke that Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne had broken up after nearly 34 years of marriage. The couple have three children together— Aimee , 32, Kelly , 31, and Jack , One said that Ozzy had gone missing after his wife threw him out of their home.
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John Michael " Ozzy " Osbourne born 3 December  is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence during the s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath , during which period he adopted the nickname "Prince of Darkness". Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath in due to alcohol and drug problems, but went on to have a successful solo career, releasing 12 studio albums , the first seven of which received multi-platinum certifications in the US. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions. He rejoined in and helped record the group's final studio album, 13 , before they embarked on a farewell tour that ended with a February performance in their hometown, Birmingham, England. His longevity and success have earned him the informal title "Godfather of Metal". Osbourne's total album sales from his years in Black Sabbath, combined with his solo work, is over million. In the early s, Osbourne became a reality television star, appearing as himself in the MTV reality show The Osbournes alongside wife and manager Sharon and two of their three children, Kelly and Jack. The show's third season debuted in June Osbourne was born in the Aston area of Birmingham , England.
Ozzy Osbourne , byname of John Michael Osbourne , born December 3, , Birmingham , England , British musician who gained a loyal following as the vocalist for the heavy metal group Black Sabbath before embarking on a successful solo career. Raised in a working-class family, Osbourne dropped out of school at age 15 and held several low-paying jobs. He also engaged in petty crime and at 17 was imprisoned for two months for burglary. After his release, he sang in a number of local rock groups, eventually forming the rock band Earth with guitarist Tony Iommi. To avoid confusion with another band of the same name, the group changed its name to Black Sabbath—after an old Boris Karloff movie. The group developed a grinding, ominous sound, based on the blues but intensely amplified, and drew attention with its tendency to reference the occult in its lyrics. In February Black Sabbath released its eponymous first album and quickly developed a following in both Britain and the United States. The band released albums each year through the mids, except After the tour for Never Say Die , Osbourne left the band.
Ozzy Osbourne is known as "the Prince of Darkness" and for his crazy antics on stage and off, but the singer and and entertainment personality is opening up about something more serious. In an exclusive interview with Robin Roberts for " Good Morning America ," the legendary rocker, his children and his wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne , are shedding light on the private health battle he experienced after a fall and Parkinson's diagnosis last February. Then I had a bad fall. I had to have surgery on my neck, which screwed all my nerves.