Began career at the age of 5 performing with his brothers on The Andy Williams Show.
Gained fame performing not only with the Osmonds, but also as a solo artist and with his sister, Marie. Donny and Marie have had two hit television shows—Donny and Marie, a variety show in the 1970s; and Donny & Marie, a talk show in the late 1990s.
Made his Broadway debut in the notorious flop Little John Jones, which closed after one performance in 1982. He was much more successful as part of the 1990s national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and he made a return to Broadway in 2006 as Gaston in Beauty and the Beast.
Penned the memoir Life Is Just What You Make It: My Story So Far (1999), which detailed his struggles with social anxiety.
Won season 9 of Dancing With the Stars with partner Kym Johnson.
Began hosting the syndicated radio program The Donny Osmond Show in 2010.
Supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Best Buddies, the Children's Miracle Network and the One Heart Foundation.