Kw-logo-smaller

Kelly Osbourne Biography

Check out Kelly in her new hit series,
Courtesy of ABC

Birthdate: October 27, 1984
Birthplace: London, England

Kelly Osbourne - The Famous Family

Kelly Osbourne didn't exactly have a conventional up-bringing. She grew up as the priviledged daughter of rocker Ozzy and his sweet yet outspoken manager wife, Sharon. She attended private schools in England and tagged-along to concerts around the world. The middle child, Kelly has an older sister, Aimee and younger brother, Jack. The family eventually moved to Beverly Hills, and in 2002, their lives were caught on tape in a little MTV show called The Osbournes.

Kelly Osbourne - Rocking the Music Biz

With her foul-mouth, punky style and ability to carry to tune, Kelly began expressing herself through music. She perfomed Madonna's Papa Don't Preach at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, then released her debut album, Shut Up. Pretty soon, she was showing up everywhere, from magazine covers and talk shows to packed concerts. After she was dropped by her record label, Sony, Kelly bounced back with a new album featuring Changes, a duet with Ozzy.

Kelly Osbourne - Tough Times

In July 2002, Kelly's world was shaken when Sharon was diagnosed with colon cancer. In April 2003, Jack entered rehab for drug and alcohol addiction, and in December of that year, Ozzy was seriously injured when he crashed an all-terrain vehicle. Finally, on April 2, 2004, Kelly checked herself into rehab for an addiction to painkillers.

Kelly Osbourne - Happy and Healthy

Drug-free, Kelly now stars in the hit ABC drama life as we know it. Her character, Deborah, is an overweight girl with a mega-confident attitude. Kelly was hesitant about taking the role at first, but later realized it would be a big step in showing the world that big can be beautiful.

Kelly Osbourne - Did U Know?

  • Kelly has been feuding with Christina Aguilera for years. At the 2003 MTV Music Awards Europe, Ms. Aguilera threw darts at a photo of Kelly's face.
  • Kelly loves vintage cars and owns a 1958 Chevy that Ozzy gave her as an 18th Birthday present.
  • Kelly has a Brussels Griffon dog named Fanny.

Kelly Osbourne Says...

"I realized I could help people like this because the character isn't beautiful and isn't skinny but so cool and so different, and it could help girls in today's society realize that you don't have to look like a supermodel to be beautiful. That's when I was like, 'Ok, I'll audition for it.'"
-Kelly Osbourne, on her decision to try out for life as we know it.

Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

there are 0 comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1098822870093

How Are Kelly's Acting Skills?

  • She's an amazing actress.
  • She's okay.
  • She should stick to singing.

related stories

Micro_mindy kaling-micro
Mindy Kaling first caught the public’s eye when she appeared in the documentary-like sitcom The O...
Micro_cher lloyd-micro
English pop singer Cher Lloyd rose to fame when she placed fourth in the seventh season of The X ...
Micro_jake gyllenhaal-micro
Over the last decade and a half Jake Gyllenhaal has gone from child actor, to indie cult favourit...
Micro_rita ora-micro
After being discovered by music industry heavyweight Jay-Z British singer-songwriter Rita Ora has...
Micro_antm-18-micro
This week on America’s Next Top Model British Invasion (Cycle 18, Episode 1), the Americans took ...

Entertainment in the forums

taffypinkie16
sannn
reply about 6 hours
lonnie123
lonnie123 posted in TV Shows:
Lol yes I Remember those days lol wow 
reply about 16 hours
sugarpetals
sugarpetals posted in TV Shows:
had a crush on bugs bunny
reply about 16 hours
purplelou12
purplelou12 posted in TV Shows:
Well.. I may STILL have a crush on Spongebob...
reply about 16 hours
happy4life
happy4life posted in Celebs:
jennxpenn
reply about 17 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...