Jimmy Osmond

James Arthur "Jimmy" Osmond ,was born in Canoga Park, California, US is an American singer, actor, and businessman. He is the youngest member of the sibling musical group the Osmonds.

As a solo artist, Osmond has accumulated six gold records, one platinum record, and two gold albums. He received his first gold record at age five for a song he recorded in Japanese, "My Little Darling". He was the first Osmond to achieve this.

His recording of "Long Haired Lover from Liverpool" in 1972 resulted in The Guinness Book of World Records designating him the youngest performer to have a #1 single on the UK Singles Chart. The song was credited to "Little Jimmy Osmond".

In 1978, Osmond starred in the feature film The Great Brain. He starred in other acting roles as well, including two episodes of the TV series Fame. He performed on stage and television often with his older siblings.

In 1985, he met Latino impresario Manuel Montoya at A&M Records, and this led to his only Spanish recording, "Siempre Tu". He toured Latin US markets, including Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela and Chile.

The 2012 Osmonds album "Can't Get There Without You" was performed with Jimmy Osmond on lead vocals; it was the first album to feature Jimmy as lead singer, as older brother Merrill Osmond historically held that role in the band. In live performances, Jimmy often serves as a co-lead singer with Merrill, a role previously held by Donny during the band's heyday in the early 1970s.

Jimmy Osmond is president of Osmond Entertainment. He has developed and supervised most of the Osmonds' merchandising business, as well as producing hundreds of hours of programming for networks including ABC, PBS, the BBC and the Disney Channel.

He has also featured in musical theater. Like his brother Donny many years earlier, he starred in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He also starred in Boogie Nights in 2004 at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool. In 2005, Jimmy Osmond's American Jukebox Show toured the UK in 2005, again to the Grand Theatre in Blackpool. Co-stars of the show included Billy Pearce and Jimmy's brothers Jay and Wayne. From " 2010 to 2011", he played Buttons in Cinderella at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings, and from 2011, to 2012, the role of Wishee Washee in Aladdinat Grand Theatre, Swansea.

He has appeared on several UK TV shows, including the reality TV series I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! broadcast by ITV in 2005 ,he finished in fourth place, at 2006 appearance on All Star Family Fortunes, a celebrity version of Come Dine with Me, Celebrity Family Fortunes, and Everybody Dance Now. In 2010, Osmond participated in the British ITV1 celebrity reality television programme Popstar to Operastar. In 2016 Jimmy was a finalist on the UK version of Celebrity Masterchef.

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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (2011)
Guest starring as Jimmy Osmond
All Star Mr. & Mrs. (2008)
Guest starring as Jimmy Osmond
All Star Family Fortunes (2006)
Guest starring as Jimmy Osmond
Celebrity MasterChef (2006)
Guest starring as Jimmy Osmond
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002)
Starring as Jimmy Osmond (18 episodes)
Saturday Kitchen Live (2002)
Guest starring as Jimmy Osmond
The Wright Stuff (2000)
Guest starring as Jimmy Osmond
Fame (1982)
Guest starring as Troy Phillips