Who is Elliot Kingsley?
The exact birth date of Elliot Kingsley isn’t known, but it was in 1966, in Birmingham, England, so he holds British nationality and his ethnicity is White. He’s a theatre actor, perhaps only known as the adopted son of the famous singer-songwriter and former lead singer of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, who is also known as the ‘Prince of Darkness’.
Early life, family, and education
Elliot was raised by his mother Thelma Riley until he was five years old, when she married Ozzy, who adopted him. Thelma and Ozzy met in 1971 at the nightclub Rum Runner in Birmingham, where she worked to provide for herself and her son. The two didn’t date for too long, as they married in July of the same year.
Thelma hasn’t revealed Elliot’s biological father, however, after Ozzy adopted him, Elliot became a big brother to his siblings Jessica (born in 1972) and Louis (born in 1975). Today, Jessica works as a production manager, while Louis works as a DJ, producer, and is a label owner.
Ozzy and Thelma divorced in 1981 – according to her, the reason was his absence from family life, and also his drug and alcohol addictions.
Elliot has step-siblings from Ozzy’s marriage with Sharon Osbourne, namely Jack, Aimee and Kelly.
Speaking about Elliot’s educational background, he attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1984, it’s assumed that he enrolled at college or studied in one of the drama schools in England, after which he became a well-known theatre actor.
Career and net worth
He started his career playing minor roles in the theatre, before he became a member of Everyman Company in Liverpool, England, and is currently still playing various roles in this theatre. One of his most notable roles is his portrayal of Liam in “The Story Giant”.
He has no account on any social media network, so it’s assumed that he prefers to keep his life away from the media’s attention.
Love life and relationships
There were various rumors both concerning Elliot’s love life and his sexual orientation, but he hasn’t spoken about any man or woman whom he has been with, so he’s apparently single, or his love life is also a secret to the public.
Age, height, and net worth
Elliot is 56 years old, with black hair and dark brown eyes; he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs) and is 5ft 6ins (1.73m) tall.
Elliot prefers to keep his life away from the media’s attention, and he hasn’t revealed any information about his incomes and salaries, however, according to some sources, as of January 2022, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.
Who is Ozzy Osbourne?
John Michael ‘Ozzy’ Osbourne was born under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius on 3 December 1948, in Marston Green, England; he holds British nationality and his ethnicity is White.
As mentioned, he’s a former member of Black Sabbath, from whom he was fired back in 1979, because of his drug and alcohol problems, however, it seems that it was a good thing for him, since he’s had a quite successful solo career.
His hit songs, such as “Close My Eyes Forever”, “Children of the Grave”, “Flying High Again”, and “Bark at the Moon”, among others, will stay forever known as some of the best songs related to heavy metal, glam metal, hard rock, and doom metal genres.
Ozzy was raised in a working-class family; he dropped out of school when he was fifteen, and at the age of 17 he was in prison for two months after committing a burglary. Being released from the prison, he formed a band with his friend, guitarist Tony Iommi, at first named Earth and then changed to the Black Sabbath.
The band released its eponymous debut album in 1970, and quickly rose to prominence around England and the US; the rest of the band were drummer Bill Ward and bassist Geezer Butler. Ozzy was replaced as a vocalist by Ronnie James Dio after the band fired him.
When Ozzy divorced Thelma Riley, he met Sharon Arden, who supported him to start his solo career, and Sharon’s father Don Arden, a popular music manager signed him to Jet Records, and soon they formed a new band, named the Blizzard of Ozz with drummer Lee Kerslake, keyboardist Don Airey, bassist Bob Daisley, and guitarist Randy Rhoads.
During his solo career, Ozzy has released 12 studio albums, with the first seven multi-platinum certified in the US, however, one of his most successful ventures was ‘Ozzfest’, whose creator and manager was Sharon, with whom he married on 4 July 1982.
Sharon gave birth to their first daughter Aimee, on 2 September 1983, and then in the following year on 27 October their second daughter Kelly was born, while their son Jack on 8 November 1985.
On 5 March 2002, Music Television (MTV) started the reality series about Ozzy Osbourne’s family life, featuring himself, his wife Sharon, and his children Kelly and Jack; Aimee and Elliot have never been shown in the show, while Jessica and Louis participated in a few episodes.
The series was cited as the most-viewed ever on MTV, and won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program in 2002.
During his career, Ozzy was accused of being a Satanist, who has a bad influence on teenagers, most of the people who disliked him were religious groups, however, Ozzy stated that he is a member of the Church of England, and that he prays each time before going on stage.
He published his autobiography entitled “I Am Ozzy” in October 2009, and in April 2011 the documentary movie about his career and life “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” was released, which was produced by his son Jack.
Ozzy is 73 years old, his trademark was long dark hair, however, nowadays his hair is grey, but he can still hypnotize you with his piercing green eyes. He weighs around 167lbs (76kgs) and is 5ft 6ins (1.76m) tall; he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2019, which didn’t stop him releasing his twelfth studio album “Ordinary Man”, on 21 February 2020.
As of January 2022, Ozzy and his family live in their mansion in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, California, which was purchased for $12 million, however, it seems that it wasn’t a whopping amount for someone whose net worth has been estimated at over $220 million.