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Sharon Osbourne (born 9.10.1952) Sharon Osbourne is married to rock singer Ozzy Osbourne. Though Sharon was known in the music industry as Ozzy's manager, she rose to prominence in the public eye when The Osbournes was shown on MTV: a reality show that tracked her family's lives.

Childhood & Parents: Sharon Osbourne was raised in Brixton, London. Her father, Don Arden, was a music promoter. Don was Jewish and Sharon's mother, Hope Arden, was a Roman Catholic.

Sharon Osbourne's relationships with both her mother and father have both been fraught. Sharon has publicly stated that her father was a violent man and that she regularly saw him brandishing weapons and firearms as a means to intimidate people. When Don managed Black Sabbath, he sacked Ozzy from the group. Resenting his daughter's relationship with Ozzy, he set dogs on her when she was pregnant and she suffered a miscarriage as a result. Sharon did not speak to Don for 20 years. They were reunited in 2001 and Don appeared in The Osbournes.

Hope Arden was involved in a serious car accident, which Sharon believes changed her mother's personality and she was apparently unaffected by her mother's death.

Ozzy & The Kids: Sharon met Ozzy when she was 17 and working for her father, who managed Ozzy's band at the time. When Don fired Ozzy from Black Sabbath, Sharon became both his partner and his manager, launching a successful solo career for him.

Sharon and Ozzy married in Hawaii in 1982. The turbulent nature of their early years together has been widely reported. Sharon was once arrested for drink-driving and the pair were physically violent, with Ozzy once knocking out Sharon's front teeth, whilst she has thrown a full bottle of drink at his head. In 1989, Ozzy was arrested for her attempted murder. He tried to strangle her whilst under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Sharon and Ozzy have had three children together, Aimee, Kelly and Jack. In 2002, they adopted Robert Marcato, a friend of Aimee and Kelly's, after his mother died of cancer.

In 2002, Sharon herself was diagnosed with cancer, which spread to her lymph nodes. She battled a 33% chance of survival and beat the disease and has since donated much time and money to cancer treatment and research.

Music Management Career: Sharon Osbourne is widely credited for the success of Ozzfest, the summer touring festival, featuring Ozzy Osbourne. The festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006 and is recognized for helping to launch the careers of the likes of Slipknot, Marilyn Manson and Limp Bizkit.

Sharon has also managed Coal Chamber and, briefly, Smashing Pumpkins. She resigned from that role, claiming that Billy Corgan was making her sick. She has reportedly turned down requests for career guidance from Courtney Love and Guns N' Roses.

TV Work: The Osbournes, the MTV reality show, brought a huge amount of media attention to Sharon and her family and is credited for bringing Ozzy out of the shadows of heavy metal music and into mainstream culture's consciousness. The show began airing in 2002 and ended in 2005 and earned MTV its highest viewings figures in Britain and the US.

Following the success of the Osbournes, Sharon hosted her own talk show, The Sharon Osbourne Show, shown in the States and the UK. In the show, she tried to recreate the homely atmosphere of the reality show and conducted interviews on a giant bed. The show lasted for one season, following bad reviews and low ratings.

Sharon Osbourne was chosen by Simon Cowell to appear as a judge on the talent contest show The X-Factor between 2004-7. She also appeared on the spin-off show The X-Factor: Battle of the Stars. Appearing on the show was Rebecca Loos, who had recently claimed to have had an affair with footballer David Beckham. Being good friends with Beckham's wife, Victoria, Sharon publicly humiliated Rebecca Loos, who took a great deal of convincing to stay in the show. She has also appeared alongside David Hasselhoff and Piers Morgan as a judge on America's Got Talent.

In the Sunday Times Rich List 2006, Sharon Osbourne was ranked 44th in the list of the richest women in Britain.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Sharon Osbourne To Take A Month Off From 'The Talk' Following Collapse


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Sharon Osbourne is taking a month long break from CBS’s ‘The Talk’ after she suffered a health scare last week. The 62 year old collapsed at her home in Los Angeles on May 15th and is said to be suffering from ‘mental and physical fatigue’.

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Osbourne collapsed after she had just returned home from a trip to New York and Toronto, her rep told People magazine. Adding that the TV star’s doctors believe she is suffering from “extreme exhaustion” and returned to work too quickly after she was hospitalised for pneumonia earlier this year.

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Sharon Osbourne - Sharon Osbourne appears on CTV's The Marilyn Denis Show to discuss about weight-loss and her life changing journey with the Atkins Diet. - Toronto, Canada - Wednesday 20th May 2015

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Sharon Osbourne - Sharon Osbourne having lunch with a friend in Beverly Hills at Petrossian, renowned for its caviar, foie gras, and smoked fish. She paid with a hundred dollar bill taken from her Chanel purse - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th April 2015

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Picture - Kelly Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne, Jackson... Los Angeles California United States, Friday 24th April 2015

Kelly Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne, Jackson Osbourne and Lisa Stelly - 22nd Annual Race To Erase MS at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 24th April 2015

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Kelly Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne, Jackson Osbourne and Lisa Stelly

Kelly Osbourne Opens Up About 'Fashion Police' Exit: "It Was The Five Best Working Years Of My Life"


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Former ‘Fashion Police’ panelist Kelly Osbourne has finally opened up about her exit from the E! series during an appearance on CBS daytime show, ‘The Talk’. The 30 year old left the series last month, following the controversy surrounding co-host Giuliana Rancic’s remarks about singer Zendaya’s dreadlocked hair at the Oscars.

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Kelly appeared alongside her mother, panelist Sharon Osbourne, on the talk show Tuesday morning where she described her time on the E! series as “the five best working years of my life.”

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Kelly Osbourne Quits Fashion Police - Who Will Replace Her?


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Kelly Osbourne has left E!'s Fashion Police following a racist remark made by her co-host, Giuliana Rancic. Rancic made a comment on Monday's Fashion Police Oscars special about Zendaya Coleman's hair. "Like I feel like she, she smells like patchouli oil. Or weed. Yeah, maybe weed," Rancic said of Coleman's dreadlocks. Although Rancic has apologised, Osbourne was allegedly furious with Rancic for her remark and has decided to leave Fashion Police as a result.

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Kelly Osbourne has quit Fashion Police.

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Elton John's Oscars Party Saw As Many Stars As The Academy Awards Itself [Photos]


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Since 1992, EJAF (Elton John AIDS Foundation) has raised over 321 million USD to help combat AIDS/HIV. One of the biggest events on EJAF's calendar is that of the Academy Awards Ceremony - for the last 23 years, Sir Elton John has hosted a special Academy Awards viewing party, in which celebrities from all areas of the entertainment industry come together to watch the Oscars, whilst raising money for the foundation. This year was no exception.

Sir Elton John poses with Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne (Credit Jamie McCarthy - Getty Images)
Sir Elton John poses with Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne (Credit Jamie McCarthy - Getty Images)

Of course, as with any Oscar party, members of the Hollywood elite were in attendance, like Alec and Hilaria Baldwin. But also, tremendous musical talent flocked to West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. In addition to Sir Elton John, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne were there to pose for pictures, as were Miley Cyrus, LIL' KIM and Kylie Minogue. Moby and Beck also stopped by to help raise awareness for the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Video - Sharon Osbourne And Aretha Franklin Were Among Arrivals At 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon - Part 1


Legends from Sharon Osbourne to Aretha Franklin were spotted at the 2014 Billboard Women in Music Luncheon held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Sharon posed alongside Universal Music Group executive vice president Michele Anthony, whose side she refused to leave even when photographers insisted on a solo shot.

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Ozzy's Sober And Jack's Married; What Will The New Series Of 'The Osbournes' Bring?


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One of MTV's most popular reality series is finally coming back. Sharon Osbourne has revealed that 'The Osbournes' will make a brief return in the form of a six to eight short episodes, though MTV will not be airing it this time around.

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The Osbournes are back!

The family's matriarch Sharon Osbourne confirmed the re-shoot on 'The Talk' earlier this week, but insists that the show will mark more of an update in the family as opposed to an actual major series. 'At most, there will only be six to eight episodes and a catch-up on our lives and where we are now, because it's been so long since we've been seen as a family and our family has grown', she commented on the show. 'We have a granddaughter and a gorgeous daughter-in-law.'

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Sharon Osbourne Recalls Slitting Wrist With Steak Knife To Prove Love For Ozzy


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Sharon and Ozzy Osborune's marriage has been far from ordinary over the years, but what the 61 year-old TV personality did to prove her love for her rocker husband on one boozy night was rather shocking, even for her!

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Sharon revealed she slit her wrists to prove her love for Ozzy

During 'The Talk's' Secret Week segment on Wednesday (Sept 17th), Sharon revealed that when she was in her mid-20's, very drunk and not yet married to Ozzy, she used a dirty steak knife to slit her wrists to show how much he meant to her.

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Clive Davis Joins Growing Backlash Against Hotel, After Sultan Owner Introduces Brutal Sharia Law


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Record producer Clive Davis has become the latest big name to shun hotels owned by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who announced last week that he would proceed with the introduction of the Islamic Sharia law, a criminal code that permits severing of limbs and death by stoning for people who are gay or commit adultery.

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Clive Davis Has Joined Others In Boycotting The Dorchester Chain Of Hotels.

Through the Brunei Investment Agency, the Sultan owns the Dorchester Collection luxury hotel chain, which includes the Hotel Bel-Air and The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. As a result of the Brunei law-making, celebrities and other powerful individuals who used to frequent one of the high-end hotels have collectively put their foot down to boycott the chain.

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Video - Sharon Osbourne Spotted On The Red Carpet At The Fizz With Daughter Kelly


Former 'America's Got Talent' judge Sharon Osbourne is seen posing for photos at The Fizz inside Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas before joining her daughter Kelly Osbourne in red carpet interviews. The pair were at an event celebrating Elton John's 67th birthday.

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Ozzy Osbourne Was Left (Literally) Speechless By The Beatles


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You’d think someone of Ozzy Osbourne’s status wouldn’t be star struck by anyone, but the legendary rocker was left speechless when he was tasked with introducing fellow musician, Ringo Starr at The Grammy Awards.

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Ozzy Attended The Grammys With His Wife Sharon & Daughter Kelly.

Apparently, he joined his Black Sabbath bandmates on stage to pay tribute to Starr, but immiedietly became overcome with nerves when he saw Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono in the crowd looking back at him.

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