Aimee Rachel Osbourne
2 September 1983
|Years active||2003, 2014-present|
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. She has expressed discomfort with some of her parents' behavior on television.
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. 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). ARO, in contrast to her father's heavy metal, has been described as synth pop, and is influenced by Kate Bush and Portishead, as well as PJ Harvey and Massive Attack. She has appeared in her own music videos, and her video for "Raining Gold" received 2 million hits in just two months.
Her maternal grandfather was Don Arden (Harry Levy), an English music manager.
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