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Jimmy Osmond's Biography

 
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Jimmy Osmond is famous for being the youngest ever solo chart topper. Little Jimmy Osmond was just 9 years 8 months in 1972 when he hit Number 1 with Long-haired Lover from Liverpool.

Jimmy was part of the famous Osmond family, who are Mormons.

Jimmy Osmond's official biography has much interesting material including:

"The youngest member of the world-renowned Osmond family, Jimmy received the first of many accolades at the age of seven when he was awarded a gold record for a song he recorded in Japanese, 'My Little Darling.' That same year, he was named Japan's 'Male Vocalist of the Year.'"

Jimmy Osmond speaks fluent Japanese.

When he was 40, Jimmy Osmond suffered a stroke. The Mail carried an interesting article detailing Jimmy Osmond's health and lifestyle history.

Jimmy Osmond progressed well in I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here but he was eventually voted off and narrowly missed finishing in the last three - Carol Thatcher, Sid Owen and Sheree Murphy.

In August 2007, the BBC reported that The Osmonds "have reunited on stage for the first time in more than 20 years. Two shows, which were recorded for US TV, marked the 50th anniversary of the family's first foray into showbusiness ..."

In 2009, Jimmy Osmond was cast as the Teen Angel in London West End's production of Grease, followed by playing Billy Flynn on the UK tour of Chicago.

In 2010, Jimmy Osmond competed in ITV's Popstar to Operastar, in which best-selling pop artists were trained to perform opera. He was the third pop star to be voted off.

In 2016, he became one of the contestants on Celebrity Masterchef.



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