Merrill Osmond Net Worth

February 24, 2023
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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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