Jimmy Osmond began his 50-year show business career at the age of three. He was the first in his family to receive a gold record at five years old. Collectively, Jimmy as a solo artist and with his family, share 59 gold and platinum records and other prestigious entertainment awards. In 1972, Jimmy occupied the prestigious Christmas Number One spot with ‘Long Haired Lover From Liverpool.’ It was the biggest selling single of the year and went on to spend a staggering 27 weeks in the charts. This hit also put Jimmy in the Guinness Book of Records as the youngest person ever to top the UK charts – a record he still holds to this day.
Jimmy has also had the opportunity to perform in musical theatre including everything from playing Teen Angel in Grease on the West End, to Billy Flinn in the play Chicago, to Captain Hook in the pantomime Peter Pan, and many more.
Over the years, Jimmy has also appeared on numerous television shows and reality programs including, Fame, Love Boat, ITV’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!,
He has also recorded two Radio specials for BBC Radio 2, one about the life of Andy Williams and the second one about The History of Branson, both subjects close to his heart. He has spent a lot of 2018 touring the UK and has released a new CD entitled Jimmy Osmond’s 70’s Jukebox where he pays tribute to some of his close friends including David Cassidy and next year will be visiting Australia
Jimmy enjoys producing as well as performing. He has produced many live shows and events all over the world. He is an award-winning producer for BBC, PBS, ABC and The Disney Channel.
Jimmy purchased the Andy Williams Moon River Performing Arts Center