Aimee Osbourne

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Aimee Osbourne
Aimee Rachel Osbourne[1]

(1983-09-02) 2 September 1983 (age 35)[2]
London, England
  • Actress
  • musician
Years active2003, 2014-present
Musical career

Aimee Rachel Osbourne (born 2 September 1983) is an English-American actress and musician. She is the eldest daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. While her siblings Jack and Kelly (née Levy) achieved pop culture fame for appearing in the family's MTV reality series The Osbournes, the more private Aimee declined to appear on the show, feeling that doing so would typecast her and affect her musical career.[3] She has expressed discomfort with some of her parents' behavior on television.[3]


In 1991, Osbourne appeared as a child in some videos and documentaries relating to her father's musical career, and appeared on The Howard Stern Show in 1998, but did not reach mainstream acting success until being cast in MTV's 2003 adaptation of Wuthering Heights.[4] She later provided voiceover work in the 2014 animated film Postman Pat: The Movie.

Around 2010, she began recording and releasing music under the project name ARO (her initials).[5] ARO, in contrast to her father's heavy metal, has been described as synth pop,[4] and is influenced by Kate Bush and Portishead,[6] as well as PJ Harvey and Massive Attack.[4] She has appeared in her own music videos, and her video for "Raining Gold" received 2 million hits in just two months.[4]

Her maternal grandfather was Don Arden (Harry Levy), an English music manager.


  1. ^ McGeorge, Alistair (6 March 2015). "Who is Aimee Osbourne? Everything you need to know about Ozzy and Sharon's eldest daughter". The Mirror. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  2. ^ "The Missing Osbourne Kid". Fox News. 2 April 2002. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  3. ^ a b Guest, Katy (23 February 2008). "The Unusual Osbourne: Aimee forsakes the family business to find her own way". The Independent. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d Grow, Kory (4 May 2015). "Meet the Osbournes' Other Daughter, Synth-Pop Artist ARO". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  5. ^ Jacques, Adam (5 September 2015). "Aimee Osbourne interview: How reality TV changed her family, and why she is glad to have gone her own way". The Independent. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  6. ^ Grow, Kory (4 March 2015). "See Aimee Osbourne Live Out Nightmare in New Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 12 December 2016.

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