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Merrill Osmond Net Worth

Merrill Osmond Net Worth is
$5 Million

Merrill Osmond Biography

Merrill Osmond was born on 30 April 1953, in Ogden, Utah USA, one of the nine children of Olive and George Osmond. He is best known as the lead singer and bassist of The Osmonds band, a spin-off band from The Osmond Brothers.

So just how rich is Merrill Osmond as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources report that Osmond’s net worth is as high as $5 million, accumulated from his over five decades long career in the music industry. In addition, he is also a producer, songwriter and motivational speaker.

Merrill Osmond Net Worth $5 million

Merrill’s career began early – four of the Osmonds appeared in ‘’The Andy Williams Show’’ musical variety program on NBC in the early ‘60s -Tteir partnership with NBC lasted for seven years. In the period of 1963 – 1964, the family appeared in ‘’ The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters’’, an ABC western TV series, with Merrill playing the role of Deuteronomy Kissel alongside a young Kurt Russell. His net worth was already established.

His musical career began expanding during the ‘70s, with Merrill going on to become the lead singer, and was also co-singer and sharing the spotlight with his brother Donny, with a vocal range of tenor/ countertenor. In addition to that, he co-wrote songs with his older brother Alan. However, Donny started to focus on his individual career, and the rest of the brothers in The Osmonds were led by Merrill, but he was also an executive producer of ‘’The Donny and Marie Show’’ broadcast on ABC TV.

The band eventually shifted to country music and had hit songs throughout the 1980s; the band still holds the record today for achieving eleven Gold Award Certificates in a period of just one year. Meantime Merrill also became focused on his solo career, and had a solo hit song with ‘’You’re Here to Remember (I’m Here to Forget)’’, actually accompanied by Jessica Boucher, younger sister of Savannah and Sherry Boucher. He subsequently created songs such as “One Bad Apple”, “Let Me In”, “Love Me for a Reason” and “Crazy Horses”. In the late ‘80s he had a career as a producer, with its culmination being the production of Ronald Regan’s presidential inauguration, and later on George Bush’s presidential ball. In conclusion, as of his career in the band, he has 27 gold records and produced 47 platinum records alongside his brothers. He is currently working on a new album entitled ‘’A Tribute To Classic Rock’’. The Osmond Family has their star on Walk of Fame in Hollywood.

In his personal life, Merrill has been married to Mary Carlson since 1973; The couple has four sons, and two daughters. Having established The Children’s Miracle Network, Merrill is widely recognized for his charity work, focusing on providing children’s hospitals and raising over $4.7 million in its first year. Merrill is a financer of The Hearing Fund UK, a charity established by his son Justin. In 2017 he received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humanities from Dixie State University, When it comes to his religious beliefs, He has been knighted twice, through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Quick Facts

Full NameMerrill Osmond
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthApril 30, 1953
Place Of BirthOgden, Utah, United States
ProfessionSinger, Bassist, Actor, Television producer
NationalityAmerican
SpouseMary Carlson (m. 1973)
ChildrenJustin Osmond, Travis Osmond, Troy Osmond, Heather Osmond, Shane Osmond, Sheila Osmond
ParentsGeorge Osmond, Olive Osmond
SiblingsDonny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Jay Osmond
NicknamesMerrill Davis Osmond , The Bear
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/merrillosmondpage
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/merrillosmond
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrill_Osmond
Allmusichttps://www.allmusic.com/artist/merrill-osmond-mn0000488958
MoviesThe Osmonds: Live in Concert, The Osmonds Live in Las Vegas: 50th Anniversary Reunion Concert, Merrill Osmond: Back in Black, The Osmond Brothers: Country Rockers
TV ShowsDonny & Marie, The Osmonds


Interesting Facts

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1Performs at the Osmond Family Theater in Branson, Missouri. When not performing in Branson, Merrill performs elsewhere in the world with recent performances in London, Las Vegas, and touring on various Royal Caribbean cruise lines. [August 2001]
2He has English, Danish, Scottish, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), German-Swiss, Dutch, and Welsh ancestry.
3The Osmonds were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
4Has four grandchildren; two born to his son Shane (who was married May 19, 2001, to Brittney Harkness), Aspen Rushelle (b. April 8, 2003) and Andelyn Sherina (b. January 11, 2005), one born to his daughter Heather (married May 3, 2002, to Kade Hallows), Keaton Kade (b. April 27, 2005) and one born to eldest son, Travis (married July 10, 1998 to Maggon Palmer), Cassidi (b. April 12,2007).
5Two of his children appeared in Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family (1982), Justin Osmond as a young version of his brother Virl Osmond and Travis Osmond as a young version of his brother Tom Osmond.
6Son of George Osmond and Olive Osmond.
7Grew up as the middle child of nine children, a member of the famous Osmond Family. His entertainment career, as lead singer of the Osmonds, has spanned over 40 years.
8Merrill and wife, Mary, have six children: Travis Osmond, Justin Osmond, Shane, Heather, Troy, and Sheila.
9In addition to publishing songs, Merrill has also produced and published more than 90 teleplays and scripts. He served as the executive producer of the Donny & Marie Show on ABC (1976-1979), and on such other programs as: "The Making of an Inaugural for Ronald Reagan," "The Roy Clark Special," "The Osmond Family Christmas Special" and many others.
10Producer of "Operation Family Front," a special benefit/television variety program to assist the families of Utah servicemen involved in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
11Brother of Alan Osmond, Donny Osmond, Jay Osmond, Jimmy Osmond, Wayne Osmond Virl Osmond, Tom Osmond and Marie Osmond. All nine Osmond siblings studied karate under Chuck Norris.


Filmography

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Osmond Family Christmas Special1980TV Movie executive producer
The Gift of Love1978TV Movie executive producer - as The Osmond Brothers
Donny and Marie1975-1978TV Series executive producer - 20 episodes
Mel & Susan Together1978TV Series executive producer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963-1964TV SeriesDeuteronomy Kissel
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV SeriesRichard Foy

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Harrigan2013lyrics: "Crazy Horses" - as Merrill Davis Osmond / music: "Crazy Horses" - as Merrill Davis Osmond
Rude Tube2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Inside the Osmonds2001TV Movie writer: "Hold Her Tight", "Goin' Home", "Are You Up There?", "Crazy Horses", "Down By The Lazy River", "Utah"
Top of the Pops1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dr. Shrinker1976TV Series writer: "Dr. Shrinker"
Wonderbug1976TV Series writer: "Wonderbug" - uncredited
The NBC Saturday Morning Preview Revue1974TV Movie writer: "Down by the Lazy River"

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Donny and Marie1976TV Series music production - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loose Women2013TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2008TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2007TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2007TV SeriesHimself
The Osmonds Crazy Horses2005Video shortHimself
The Terry and Gaby Show2004TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2004TV SeriesHimself
Liquid News2004TV SeriesHimself
We Are Family2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Inside the Osmonds2001TV MovieHimself
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Utah's Blackhawk War: Cultures in Conflict1998TV Movie documentaryHost - narrator
Osmond Family Values1997TV Movie documentary
Donny and Marie1976-1978TV SeriesHimself
ABC's Saturday Sneak Peek1976TV MovieHimself
Ann-Margret Olsson1975TV MovieHimself (as The Osmonds)
Beat-Club1972TV SeriesHimself - Musician
The Osmonds1972TV SeriesHimself (voice)
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour1971-1972TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer
The Andy Williams Christmas Show1971TV MovieHimself - Singer (as The Osmond Brothers)
Jerry Visits1971TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1970TV SeriesHimself
The Jerry Lewis Show1967TV SeriesHimself (1968-1969)
The Andy Williams Show1962-1965TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The Osmond Brothers)
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