Throughout his career, Christian groups accused Osbourne of being a negative example to young people, calling him in many cases a Satanist.
The single “Mr. Crowley” from his first album generated controversy for its lyrical content, directed at the occultist Aleister Crowley, accused on several occasions of practicing Satanism.
In 1981, an inverted cross on the wall was included in the cover image of The Diary of a Madman album, an event that fueled controversy over Osbourne’s alleged Satanism.
Over the years, Osbourne has helped fuel the careers of bands that were still making their way into the music industry.
Osbourne has received several awards for his contribution to the music industry. In 1994 he won a Grammy Award for the song “I Don’t Want to Change the World” from the album Live & Loud in the category Best Metal Performance. In 2005 he was inducted into the UK Hall of Fame as a soloist and as a musician for Black Sabbath. In 2006 he earned his induction into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Black Sabbath.
In 2007 Osbourne was honored in the second edition of the VH1 Rock Honors ceremony, along with the groups’ Genesis, Heart, and ZZ Top. Additionally, that year he earned a bronze star on the Star Trail in Birmingham, England. While attending this tribute, saying he was truly honored.
In 2018 it seemed that the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reported on Thursday (February 18) that Osbourne is the highest paid singer in the world, dragging an incredible $ 46 million between January 2020 and January 2021, with a nearly $ 20 million lead over his closest competitor.
The British singer has an estimated net worth of $ 145 million. She has her fortune in smart stock investments, substantial real estate, lucrative endorsements with CoverGirl cosmetics. It also owns several restaurants (the “Hungry Ozzy” chain) in London, an American football team (the “Birmingham Angels”) has launched its own brand of vodka (Pure Wonderosbourne – UK) and is tackling the youth market with a best-selling perfume (From Ozzy with Love) and a fashion line called “Ozzy Osbourne Seduction.”