Marie Osmond - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 11, 2020

Marie Osmond
Profession: Actress, Author, Singer, TV host
Best Known For: Donny & Marie
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $20 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 13, 1959 (age 61)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Olive Marie Osmond
Birth Place: Ogden, Utah, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: George Virl Osmond
Mother's Name: Olive May Osmond
Siblings: 8

brothers (Virl, Tom, Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay, Jimmy, Donny Osmond)

Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Danish, Scottish, Irish, German, Swiss, Dutch, Welsh)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: May 4, 2019
Husband's Name: Stephen Lyle Craig
Ex-Spouse:

Brian Blosil (1986-2007)

Children: 8

Stephen James Craig (son)
Rachael Lauren Blosil (daughter)
Matthew Richard Blosil (son)
Jessica Marie (adopted daughter)
Michael Bryan (adopted son)
Brandon Warren (adopted son)
Brianna Patricia (adopted daughter)
Abigail Olive May (adopted daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 58 kg (127.87 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 39 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 37 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: C

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Who is Marie Osmond?

Marie Osmond is an actress, singer, author, talk show host by profession and American by nationality. She is well known as the member of the show business family The Osmonds, co-host of talk show Donny & Marie with her brother Donny Osmond and new co-host on The Talk.

Marie Osmond – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Marie Osmond’s birth took place on October 13, 1959, in Ogden, Utah, USA. She was born as Olive Marie Osmond to mother Olive May Osmond and father George Virl Osmond, who were both patriarch of the singing Osmond family. 

She is not the only child of her parents and eight siblings, she is the eighth of nine children and the only daughter. Her brothers are named Virl, Tom, Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay, Donny, and Jimmy Osmond.

Marie Osmond in 1973 (YouTube)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Marie Osmond completed high school but did not pursue a career in academics.

Her ethnicity includes English, Danish, Scottish, Irish, German, Swiss, Dutch, Welsh.

Marie Osmond – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Osmond was engaged to boyfriend Jeff Crayton, an acting student in May 1979 but their engagement ended in July of the same year. She went on to briefly date Erik Estrada and Andy Gibb around the same time.

On June 26, 1982, she married Stephen Lyle Craig, a Brigham Young University basketball player. She and her husband welcomed their son Stephen James Craig on April 20, 1983. But their marriage did not last and the couple divorced in October 1985. 

A year later, on October 28, 1986, Marie Osmond married Brian Blosil. Their two children daughter Rachael Lauren Blosil and son Matthew Richard Blosil were born on August 19, 1989, and July 6, 1998, respectively. 

The couple also adopted 5 children- Jessica Marie (b. December 17, 1987), Michael Bryan (May 4, 1991 – February 26, 2010), Brandon Warren (b. November 1996), Brianna Patricia (b. November 19, 1997), Abigail Olive May (b. September 5, 2002).

However, this marriage too ended in divorce in 2007. Osmond went on to remarry her first husband Stephen Craig, the father of her first child, on May 4, 2011. She is now a grandmother and welcomed her fifth grandchild in July 2019.

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Marie Osmond, Stephen Craig in June 2013 (Pinterest)

Marie Osmond – Career

Early Career

Born into a family of entertainers, Marie Osmond also took to her family’s footsteps. Her debut appearance on the TV was when she was just 4 years old as a part of her brothers' act The Osmond Brothers on The Andy Williams Show

In 1973 she released her first single Paper Roses as a solo artist through their family’s label MGM/Kolob Records. Her single reached Top 5 on the Billboard magazine pop chart and also earned a gold record.

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Acting

In 1975 Marie Osmond and her older brother Donny Osmond began hosting a show, which was picked up mid-season as a weekly variety show and later began airing 1976. The show which was named Donny & Marie, was renamed as The Osmond Family Hour in 1979. Donny & Marie made a comeback as TV series in 1998 and ran until 2000. 

Albums, Series, Films

As a solo artist, Marie Osmond released around 10 studio albums through 1972-2016. Some include I'm a Little Bit Country (1972), Paper Roses (1973), This is the Way That I Feel (1977), I Only Wanted You (1986), Steppin' Stone (1989), Music Is Medicine (2016). 

And as one half of Donny & Marie, she has released 8 albums- some including I'm Leaving It All Up to You (1974), Featuring Songs from Their Television Show (1976), Winning Combination (1977).

Marie Osmond, Donny Osmond (Orlando Sentinel)

Over the years Marie Osmond has worked in The Love Boat (1982), Rose Petal Place (1984), Maybe This Time (1995-1996), and co-hosted Marie (2012-2013), The Talk  (2019-present).

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Others

Osmond is also a successful author and published three New York Times bestsellers- Behind the Smile: My Journey Out (2001), Might As Well Laugh About It Now (2009), The Key Is Love (2013). In addition to all her work, she is a philanthropist and has worked with several non-profit and charity organizations.

Co-stars

On The Talk, Marie Osmond has worked with Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, Sharon Osbourne, and Sheryl Underwood.

Marie Osmond with The Talk co-hosts  (TV insider)

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Marie Osmond – Awards, Nominations

Marie Osmond has had nominations for 3 Grammy Awards, 4 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 Country Music Association Awards, among which she has won 1 Country Music Association Awards.

Marie Osmond – Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be around $20 million while there have been no official estimates on her annual income.

Marie Osmond – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Marie Osmond is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram with thousands of followers. She also has an official website- marieosmond.com.

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