Marie Osmond Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Actress, Singer, and Net Worth

Marie Osmond is an American Actress/Singer/Host known for being a member of the show business family the Osmonds.

Marie Osmond Profile

Marie Osmond is an American Actress/Singer/Host known for being a member of the show business family the Osmonds. She gained fame for her success as a country and pop music artist and television variety show cohost in the 1970s and 1980s.

Marie Osmond Age/How old is Marie Osmond?

Osmond was born on October 13, 1959, in Ogden, Utah, United States as Olive Marie Osmond. She is therefore 63 years old as of 2022.

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Marie Osmond Height

Osmond stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Marie Osmond Family/Siblings

Osmond was born and raised in Ogden, Utah, United States to her loving and caring parents, George Virl Osmond, father, and Olive May née Davis, mother. Her father was born in the year 1917 and unfortunately passed away in the year 2007 whereas her mother was born in the year 1925 and unfortunately passed away in the year 2004. She was raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints alongside her eight siblings and was the eighth born in a family of nine children. Osmond was raised as the only daughter in her family.

Her brothers are named Alan, Wayne, Donny, Jimmy Osmond, Virl, Tom, Jay, and Merrill. Starting from an early age, her brother maintained a career in show business, singing and performing on national television. She debuted as part of her brothers’ act the Osmond Brothers on The Andy Williams Show when she was about three years old. She, however, generally did not perform with her brothers in the group’s television performances through the 1960s.

Marie Osmond Husband/Dating

Osmond has been married thrice, twice being married to the same man. Previously, before getting married, she was engaged to Jeff Crayton in the month of May 1979. Crayton was an acting student. Later on, in July of that year, they broke their engagement. While in an episode of Watch What Happens Live in the month of January 2019, she told host Andy Cohen that she had previously briefly dated Erik Estrada. Asides from this, she dated singer Andy Gibb around the same time.

Her first marriage was to Stephen Lyle Craig, who happens to be a Brigham Young University basketball player. The duo tied the knot on the 26th of June 1982 but unfortunately divorced in the month of October 1985. The 28th of October 1986 saw her marry Brian Blosil at the Jordan River Temple in Utah. She and Blosil announced their imminent divorce in the month of March 2007.

She and Brian released a joint statement stating that neither one assigned fault for the divorce. Later on, on the 4th of May 2011, she remarried her first husband, Stephen Lyle Craig in a small ceremony in the Las Vegas Nevada Temple wearing her dress from the 1982 wedding.

Marie Osmond Children/Daughter/How many Children does Marie Osmond have?

Together with Lyle, the duo are proud parents to their son named, Stephen James Craig who was born in the year 1943. The duo remarried just a few months before attending their son’s wedding. Osmond and her second husband, Blosil, were proud parents to their two children namely Matthew and Rachael. Asides from this, they adopted five children, Brianna, Brandon, Abigail, Jessica, and Michael.

On the 26th of February 2010 her adoptive son, Michael takes his own life by jumping from the eighth floor of his apartment building in Los Angeles. Michael had reportedly battled depression and addiction. He had also been in rehabilitation at the age of 12. After an autopsy was done on his body, there were no traces of drugs in his system. Back in the month of March 2020, she stated that she will leave her fortune to the charity upon her death and stated that it would be a disservice to her children to leave the money to them stating that they need to make their own money.

Marie Osmond’s Net Worth/How much is Marie Osmond Worth?

Osmond has an estimated net worth of around $20 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Actress/Singer/Host.

Marie Osmond Career/Donny and Marie Osmond

Osmond happens to be an actress best known for her success as a pop and country music singer and television variety show cohost of the 1970s and 1980s. Her best-known song is a remake of the country pop ballad “Paper Rose.” Between the years 1976 and 197, she and her brother Donny Osmond hosted a television variety show titled “Donny and Marie.”

Las Vegas Show Donny & Marie at Flamingo Hotel/Donny & Marie Osmond

Between the 9th of September 2008 and the 16th of November 2019, she and Donny were the headliner in the 750-seat showroom at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. This 90-minute show was originally scheduled for a six-week run and continued for eleven years with the last performance being on the 16th of November 2019.

Then, there was a total of 1730 performances, most of any singing act in Vegas history. Osmond together with the show earned three of Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas Awards in 2012. This includes “Best Show,” “Best All-Around Performer”(Donny & Marie,” and “Best Singer.”

Marie Osmond Social Media/Marie Osmond Instagram

Osmond is active on her social media platforms. On her Instagram Account, she has about 363K followers, 240.5K followers on her Twitter Account, and 941K Followers on her Facebook Page.

Marie Osmond Paper Roses

The song, Paper Roses, was written and composed by Fred Spielman and Janice Torre. It happened to be a top-five hit in 1960 for Anita Bryant. Marie recorded the song in the year 1973 and took her vision to number one on the US country chart. This song helped her gain popularity and was released on their youtube channel on the 12th of May 2019. It has about 463,343 views.

Marie Osmond Meet Me In Montana

The song, Meet Me in Montana was released on their youtube channel on the 3rd of August 1987 and has about 21,114 views. It was recorded by American country music artists Dan Seal and Marie Osmond, It was first released in the month of July 1985 as the lead-off single from Seal’s album, Won’t Be Blue Anymore. It was the second single from Osmond’s 1985 album There’s No Stopping Your Heart. This song was written by Paul Davis who later got a duet success of his own with Osmond’s ” You’re Still New to Me.”

The song reached number 1 on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles Charter for one week in the month of October 1985. The single was the first chart-topping hit for Seals and Osmond’s second number 1 hit. It was her first to peak at the top of the chart since the year 1973’s Paper Rose. Since it was performed live in concert after Seal’s death in 2009, Osmond’s brother, Merrill Osmond usually serves as the duet partner.

Marie Osmond Weight Loss

Osmond stated that it took him about four months to lose 50 pounds. For her this was huge. She states that the Paper Roses songstress teamed up with Nutrisystem to create Complete 55. This was a plan designed to help women aged 55 and above with weight loss during menopause. The team taught her how to eat.

Marie Osmond Dolls

Osmond has a number of dolls from her collection which she sells. She states that she has been adding more as she sorts through what she has stored away. One may check her website to see if there is anything they would love to buy. She stated that she added some older dolls from her collection.

Marie Osmond Plastic Surgery

There were lots of speculations that Osomnd had undergone plastic surgery. Yes, she underwent surgery to reduce her breasts. She revealed this during a 2013 episode of The Talk. Then, she stated that she had very large breasts and stated that she decided to go for breast reduction.

Marie Osmond Movies and film

The 6th of October 198 saw her make an appearance with her brother Donny Osmond in the film Goin’ Coconuts which was originally titled “Aloha Donny and Marie.” However, this movie was not a financial success. Later on, on the 8th of December 1978, she starred in the made-for-TV film, The Gift of Love opposite Timothy Bottoms. This film was based on the short story “The Gift of The Magi” by O. Henry. The 19th of August 1982 saw her make an appearance in the made-for-TV film Rooster as Sister Mae Davis.

This comedy film starred Paul Williams and Pat McCormick. The 26th of April 1982 on the other hand saw her star in the made-for-TV film Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family. She portrayed her mother, Olive Davis. The 10th of January 1983 on the other hand saw her star in the made-for-TV film I Married Wyatt Earp where she was featured as Josephine “Josie” Marcus opposite Bruce Boxleitner as Wyatt Earp and Alison Arngrim as Amy.

The 26th of October 2019 also saw her co-star in the made-for-TV romantic Christmas comedy, The Road Home for Christmas as Cassie. This film was shot around her schedule for The Talk. Back in the year 2020, she starred as Melanie in the Lifetime movie, “The Christmas Edition.” The year 2021 saw her feature in the movie “A Fiancé for Christmas,” as Margaret.

Marie Osmond Dancing with the Stars

She has also been featured in the Television film, Dancing With The Stars. The 29th of August 2007 saw an announcement that Osmond would be appearing on the show as a celebrity contestant on the fifth season of the ABC show being made. In the show, she would be paired with, Jonathan Roberts, the 2004 US Rising Star Latin Champion. The 27th of November 2007 saw her being announced as third place winner of the 5th season of the show. She had fainted after her performance in the fifth week for which she stated she forgot to breathe. Her brother Donny later on won the ninth season of the show.

Marie Osmond Management

Back in the year 1976, Karl Engemann began managing the recording careers of Donny, Marie, and Jimmy Osmond, plus the Osmond Brothers group. Back in the year 1979, Engemann was appointed personal manager in various career stages of all the Osmond entities and finally just Marie Osmond. However, back in the month of December 2009, he parted company with Marie. She is managed by Greg and Darla Sperry of Sperry Development.

Marie Osmond Author

Asides from her singing and acting career, she has authored a number of books. Her three books featured in the New York bestseller list. The three books include:

Behind the Smile: My Journey Out

The book was published on the 1st of May 2001 and it discusses her struggles with postpartum depression.

Might As Well Laugh About It Now

The book was published on the 1st of April 2009 and was co-authored by Marcia Wilkie. This book focuses on the milestones and missteps in Osmond’s life.

The Key Is Love

The Key Is Love focuses on the values of her mother and was co-authored by Marcia Wilkie. This book was published on the 2nd of April 2013 having the subtitle, My Mother’s Wisdom, A Daughter’s Gratitude.

Marie Osmond Songs

In the course of her singing career, she has been featured in a number of songs. These songs include:

  1. Meet Me In Montana
  2. Think With Your Heart
  3. Love Speaks Louder Than Words
  4. Let Me Be The First
  5. Music Is Medicine
  6. Unbreak This Break-Up
  7. Give Me a Good Song (feat. Sisqo)
  8. Getting Better All the Time (feat. Olivia Newton-John)
  9. Baby, You’re Crazy
  10. I’d Love to Be Your Last (feat. Marty Roe)
  11. Got Me Cuz He Gets Me
  12. O Holy Night
  13. The Secret Of Christmas

The Best of Marie Osmond

One of her greatest hits albums was The Best of Marie Osmond. This album was released on the 25th of September 1990 on Curb Records. This album featured the biggest hits of Marie’s country music career till date. The songs include:

Track listing

  1. Paper Roses is a 2 minutes 39 seconds song
  2. There’s No Stopping Your Heart a 2 minutes 54 seconds song.
  3. Meet Me in Montana a 3 minute 56 seconds duet with Dan Seals
  4. Everybody’s Crazy ‘Bout My Baby a 3 minute 42 seconds song
  5. Like a Hurricane a 3 minute 35 seconds song
  6. Think With Your Heart 3 minute 39 seconds song
  7. Read My Lips a 3 minute 47 seconds song
  8. I Only Wanted You a 3 minutes 25 seconds song
  9. You’re Still New to Me a 3 minutes 21 seconds duet with Paul Davis
  10. I’ll Be Faithful to You” a 3 minutes 08 seconds song
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