Fast Facts

  • Met future husband Ozzy Osbourne at age 17, when he was singing for Black Sabbath and she was working for her band-manager father, Don Arden.
  • Created the Ozzfest touring festival in 1996, an event usually headlined by Ozzy or a reunited Black Sabbath and featuring both established and up-and-coming metal bands.
  • Was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002, undergoing successful chemotherapy while filming continued on popular MTV reality series The Osbournes.
  • Founded the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program through Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, with the goal of improving colon cancer education and screening.
  • Following The Osbournes, appeared as a judge on talent competitions The X Factor and America's Got Talent, and hosted British talk show The Sharon Osbourne Show.
  • Her memoir, Sharon Osbourne Extreme: My Autobiography, was released in the fall of 2005.
  • Is an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.


  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Nonfiction Program (Alternative): Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Non-Fiction Program (Reality): Winner


  • Aimee Osbourne — Daughter
  • Jack Osbourne — Son
  • Kelly Osbourne — Daughter
  • Jessica Starshine Osbourne — Stepdaughter
  • Robert Marcato — Son
  • Hope Arden — Mother
  • Ozzy Osbourne — Husband
  • Don Arden — Father
  • Louis Osbourne — Stepson
  • David Arden — Brother

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  • Birth Name: Sharon Rachel Levy
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Birthday: October 9, 1952, Libra
  • Profession: Band manager, TV host, Reality show star
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