Jay Osmond
Jay Osmond
Celebrated Name: Jay Osmond
Real Name/Full Name: Jay Wesley Osmond
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: March 2, 1955
Birth Place: Ogden, Utah, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 8 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kandilyn Harris Osmond (m. 1987- 2011), Karen Randall (m. 2014)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Jason George, Eric Clinton, Marcus Jay
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A/Yes (name)
Is Jay Osmond Gay?: No
Profession: Drummer Film producer Television producer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2021: $16 million
Last Updated: September 2021

Jay Wesley Osmond is a famous American drummer, singer, television producer, and film producer. He belongs to a family of performers. He is best known as a singer and drummer for playing drums for the quintet of Osmond brothers. In addition to it, his notable performance in some episodes of the television series named” The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters” got him immense recognition.

Maybe you know about Jay Osmond very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jay Osmond’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Osmond was born in Ogden, Utah. He was born to his mother Olive May (1925 to 2004) and father, George Virl Osmond (1917 to 2007). His large family includes nine siblings. His other eight siblings are Marie Osmond, Alan Osmond, Virl Osmond, Tom Osmond, Wayne Osmond, Donny Osmond, James A. Osmond, and Merrill Osmond. All his nine siblings trained in karate under the supervision of Chuck Norris. Jay has Dutch, Welsh, Northern Irish, Scottish, Danish, English ancestry, and German-Swiss.

Jay began drumming when he was just the age of two. He is a member of ‘The Osmonds.’ It is a family music group that comprises of Jay and his siblings.

Personal Life

Jay got married to Kandilyn Harris on August 25, 1987. They had spent 24 years of their marriage together. Due to some instabilities in their relation, they could not maintain their married beyond it. The couple divorced in 2011. They have three sons as Jason George (September 23, 1988), Eric Clinton (January 2, 1991), and Marcus Jay (January 8, 1996). His children have become big and mature. They earn their livelihood by themselves and aren’t dependant on their parents.

On February 5, 2013, Jay became a grandfather for the first time. The eldest son of Jay, ‘Jason,’ got married to Lauren Merrill in March 2011. They have a son, Grayson George, who was born on February 5, 2013, and a daughter, Roslyn Renee, who was born on March 27, 2015.

On May 19, 2014, Jay got married to Karen Randall. The couple currently lives in England. They have spent five years together, but have no children as of now.

Jay is a religious person and is presently a member of “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on March 2, 1955, Jay Osmond is 66 years old as of today’s date 18th September 2021. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.

Career

In the period of 1970s, Jay Osmond was regarded among the top ten drummers in the US. This was the time when Osmonds rose to the height of their success and fame. People started recognizing him for his remarkable musical abilities. They were revealed by Walt Disney when the entire Osmond family was on tour at Disneyland.

In 1972, he shared key vocals on the hit “Crazy Horses” album of The Osmonds. This album was ranked at the second position in the UK Singles Chart and a fourteenth place on the American Billboard Hot 100. As the album contained the wordings “smoking up the sky,” this album was banned by the government in France.

Jay continued working with Wayne and Merrill and became a member of the Osmond Brothers. In 1980, the group decided to shift its music style to country music.

Crazy Horses was the blockbuster record from The Osmonds. The success and popularity of the album established him as lead vocalist.

The Osmonds featured in nine episodes of the television series, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, that was aired on ABC channel.

In 2013, Jay also wrote and published a book titled ”Stages: An Autobiography,” where he talks about his personal life, and longstanding career.

Awards & Achievements

Jay Osmond is well-known for being a Drummer. He began working as a drummer from the young age of two. A majority of his works were released under the band “The Osmonds.” His family members own this band.

In the period of 1970s, Jay Osmond was regarded among the top ten drummers in the US. This was the time when Osmonds rose to the height of their success and fame. People started recognizing him for his remarkable musical abilities. They were revealed by Walt Disney when the entire Osmond family was on tour at Disneyland.

In 1972, he released the hit album “Crazy Horses.” The singles from this album stood at the second position in the UK Singles Chart. They occupied the fourteenth place on the US List of Billboard Hot 100.

Crazy Horse’s album was regarded as the most successful record from The Osmonds. His notable work in the album made him famous as lead vocalist.

In addition to it, “The Osmonds” appeared in nine episodes of the ABC’s TV series, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters.

In his career, he has achieved numerous awards that include 59 gold and platinum award records. He has successfully sold more than 105 million music albums worldwide.

Net Worth & Salary of Jay Osmond in 2021

Jay Osmond Net Worth
Jay Osmond Net Worth

Being a part of his family musical group, “The Osmonds.” To date, he has played as a drummer for the quintet of Osmond brothers. He has also performed several episodes of the TV series “The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters.” Starting from the age of two, Jay Osmond has made a successful career in the entertainment industry. He has devoted fifty-five years of his career in this industry and gained immense recognition and wealth. A majority of earnings that he received in his career is by being associated with the family-owned music group named “The Osmonds.”

Having started with his first music album in 1963 with his brothers, he has achieved 59 gold and platinum award records. He has also been reported to have sold over 105 million music albums all across the globe. To date, Jay Osmond has a projected net worth of $16 million as of September 2021.

Jay Osmonds is a recognized drummer and singer in the American entertainment industry. He has been quite fortunate to have hailed from the family of drummers. He has made immense success while working for his family-owned music band “The Osmond.” In his 55 years of a musical career, Jay Osmond has won the heart of several people for his award-winning singles.

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