Virl Osmond Jr. is the eldest child among the nine children of the patriarch of the Osmond musical family 'The Osmonds'. He is also mostly recognized as the elder brother of Donny Osmond.
Osmond was born on the 19th of October 1945 in Ogden, Utah of the United States.
Here are some facts about Virl Osmond:
What's his Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Virl holds an amazing net worth of $7 million which he has amassed from his singing career as both solo artist and a member of 'The Osmonds'. The success throughout his profession has led him in achieving such an impressive number.
Wife - Debbie Osmond
Virl's current wife prefers to be secretive. All we know is that he is married to a woman whose name is Debbie since 2014. He doesn't have any kids with her because he was 68 at the time he married his second wife.
Ex-Wife - Christopher Marie Carroll
Before marrying Debbie, the 73 years old Virl was previously married to his ex-wife Christopher Marie Carroll. He married Carrroll back in 21st of December 1968 and had a total of seven kids from the relationship with her. They couldn't hold onto their marriage much and they separated in 2013 making their own ways.
Virl's children include six sons; David Virl Osmond, Joseph Virl Osmond, Aaron Virl Osmond, Jared Virl Osmond, Hyrum Virl Omsond, and two daughters; Virginia Marie Osmond, Olivia Marie Osmond. He is the proud parent of his children and very often spends time with them.
Was Named After His Late Father
Virl was named after his late legendary singer dad George Osmond whose full name is George Virl Osmond. Hence, he is originally called George Virl Osmond Jr. as he got the privilege to carry his dad's name as his name.
Born with Hearing Disabilities
Virl Osmond Jr. was born with hearing disabilities just like his younger brother Tom Osmond. And as they were deaf by birth, they couldn't participate and sing in the family business of singing.
Hence, it was a difficult for him as a child but he could listen a bit allowing him to study. Because of the hearing disabilities, he and Tom were only kept limited to farming responsibilities of the family.
It is quite unfair that two of the children were born deaf while all others were involved in the singing profession of the family. It must have been a pretty tough for Virl and Tom to see their other siblings sing but they themselves being only limited to farming chores.
Graduated at Age of 51
Jay Osmond's elder brother quit his study to manage the letters and mails that came to his brothers. He along with his wife, Chris 1969started helping their mom making sure that every mail that came for his brothers were read and decisions were made accordingly.
It was a fun time for him because the majority of the mails he received were from girls who wanted to date his brother, Donny Osmond. They used to send a lot of letters for that purpose.
Because Virl quit his school to become the manager of their brothers, he couldn't complete his graduation. But that didn't stop there, he was strong-willed and he completed his study in Graphics Art in 1996 from Brigham Young University. He set a perfect example that if you have strong will, you can achieve anything.
Suffered a Stroke in 2015
It was four years ago back in 2015 when Virl suffered a mild stroke leading him to being admitted in a hospital. Thankfully it wasn't much of a serious threat to his life and he recovered well.
Parents & Siblings
Virl Osmond is the firstborn child of George Osmond and his wife, Olive Osmond among their nine children. His eight siblings include seven brothers; Jimmy Osmond, Donny Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond, Tom Osmond, Wayne Osmond, Alan Osmond and a sister Marie Osmond. He loves and adores his siblings very much and has very deep and close bonding with all of them.
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