John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, actor and television personality. He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, during which he adopted the nickname "The Prince of Darkness".
Osbourne was fired from the band in 1979 due to alcohol and drug problems, but he went on to have a successful solo career, releasing eleven studio albums, the first seven of which were all awarded multi-platinum certifications in the United States. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions.
showbiz gossip straight to your inbox with the Daily Star's FREE newsletterOzzy Osbourne is set to undergo major surgery following a fall in his LA home in 2019.The rock legend has been having issues with his neck and spine since the tumble and has seen him kept from performing live.Ozzy has had health issues in recent years after being hospitalised with pneumonia, and not long after suffering a fall.The fall managed to dislodge the metal rods that were placed in his back after they were put in when he had a quad-bike accident in 2003.The Black Sabbath member is set to have ‘major surgery’ to help him and get him back up on stage performing once again to his loyal fans.Speaking to DailyMailTV, Ozzy’s wife Sharon updated fans on her.Read more on dailystar.co.uk