The roles of singer, actor, and talk show presenter have brought Marie Osmond the lion’s share of her fame. She is a member of the renowned family that is known as the Osmonds, and she has shown an incredible level of aptitude in every field that she has attempted to enter. Marie made her first appearance on stage when she was only four years old, and she finally went on to build a true reputation for herself, finding success both with her family and on her own.
Marie was the eighth of nine children in her family and was born in Utah on October 13, 1959. Her family had a total of nine children. In addition, she was the only daughter of the vast group of people. She was never formally a member of her family’s singing group, but she was able to find success in the music business throughout the 1970s and 1980s as a solo country singer. Not only did she achieve success on her own, but she also achieved celebrity with her brother Donny Osmond when the two of them co-hosted the television variety program “Donny & Marie” together from 1976 to 1979.
Marie is a solo musician who rose to prominence thanks to her crossover success with the country-pop song “Paper Roses.” Her mother was the one who first inspired her to create her own album, and both the album and the lead single ended up being certified gold.
Additionally, “Paper Roses” achieved number one on the rankings for country music and number five on the lists for mainstream music compiled by Billboard. On the country charts, the song “In My Little Corner of the World” was successful in breaking into the top 40 positions.
Marie’s romantic history has been somewhat eventful: she has been married three times, including twice to the same guy. Additionally, she is a devoted mother and grandma to a large brood of offspring and grandchildren. Nevertheless, despite the fact that she is famous and wealthy, Marie has made it clear that she does not provide her children with any financial assistance. Continue reading to learn the reasoning behind her rather questionable choice.
In 1982, Marie tied the knot for the first time with Stephen Craig, but the couple divorced only three years later. After that, in 1986, she tied the knot with Brian Blosil, but the marriage was doomed from the start.
In 2005, the couple’s home was destroyed by fire, which served as a decisive indicator that it was time for them to part ways. Marie offered an explanation, saying that “that was definitely one of the most liberating things that had occurred to me.” “Because I came to the conclusion that the house I had built was only a front for a marriage that had been strained for 20 years. They call it “the fire inside,” and I firmly think that phrase refers to God. Therefore, it is necessary for these things to occur in order to shake us awake.”
The singer developed a new perspective on her previous relationship with her first spouse after the end of her marriage to Blosil, who was her second husband. Marie observed that one of the benefits of a second marriage was the epiphany that some aspects of one’s life that they previously saw as being of utmost significance were, in fact, less significant. “Being with my hubby is one of my favorite things. He is the kindest and gentlest guy I have ever met. He is dedicated to helping others and takes the time to carefully consider their requirements. In 2011, the couple renewed their vows and haven’t looked back since then.
Marie is the mother of a total of eight children, and she also has a large number of grandkids. Her children are Stephen, Jessica, Rachael, Brandon, Brianna, Matthew, and Abigail; Michael Blosil, who passed away, was also one of her children. After battling for some time with his mental health, Michael took his own life in February of 2010, when he was 18 years old. His death was ruled a suicide.
In February of 2020, Marie made headlines when she announced on “The Talk” that she would not leave any inheritance to her children when she passed away. Instead, she planned to use her hard-earned money to either live a comfortable life with her husband or donate it to charity. Her comments caused a stir in the media.
“You do a great disservice to your children by just handing them a fortune because you take away the one most important gift you can give your children, and that is the ability to work,” she said. “You do this because you take away the one most important gift you can give your children, and that is the ability to work.”
She went into more detail about her observation on “The Talk,” in which she said that she has seen what having money can do to those who have it but have not personally earned it.
“It happens a lot in wealthy households, when the children are at a loss for what to do, and as a result, they get into trouble. Allow them to take pride in what they have created. She added, “I’m going to donate mine to the organization that I work with.”
In January 2023, she gave an interview to Us Weekly in which she restated her position and said, “Honestly, why would you empower your kid to not want to achieve something? I don’t know anybody who became successful by just being given money; it never works out well.
She proceeded by saying, “To me, the best gift you can give your kid is a drive to discover out who they are within and to work.” She went on to say that she felt leaving an inheritance to a child would simply “foster sloth and entitlement.”
She said, “I put in a lot of effort, and now I’m going to blow it all on having a good time with my spouse.”
Despite this, she said that this does not imply that she does not assist her children in any way financially, admitting that she would contribute to their financial needs “if they need assistance (purchasing) a vehicle or whatever.”
Marie is not in the least bit embarrassed by the fact that she is a giving grandma, despite the fact that her children will need to keep working hard in order to satisfy their desires.
“All I can say is that, as women, I really believe that we are living in the happiest moment of our lives. “Now that I’m a grandmother, I get to do nothing except dote on my grandchildren,” she remarked. “I don’t have to be responsible for raising them. Good luck. It’s a good time… It seems like everything is working out perfectly for me.