Donny Osmond has been a household name for almost six decades. The singer-turned-actor has had an interesting life, but his amazing love story is maybe his finest achievement.
Donny Osmond has been married to his wife for over forty years, and she has always supported him, even when he was at his lowest…
Continue reading to find out more about their remarkable love story…
Donny Osmond has the uncommon distinction of being able to sustain his career and popularity for six decades. While he is still a household name today, the famous singer almost lost it all…
Osmond made his musical debut at the tender age of five! He made his solo debut at the age of 12 and had successes like “Puppy Love” and “Go Away Little Girl” that were broadcast on every radio station.
He met his wife Debbie when he was 16 years old and she was a 15-year-old cheerleader. He kept his feelings for her hidden from the public for a long time, knowing what was at stake!
The musician was terrified that if gossip publications found out the truth, his popularity would suffer.
”I dated her secretly for three and a half years because I didn’t want Tiger Beat [magazine] to find out,” he told the Drew Barrymore show.
“And then once the news got out that I got married…
“And maybe some of you [the audience] did this, I won’t hold it against you.
“The fans literally had Donny Osmond record burning parties and sent the most scathing letters to Debbie.
“She’s this sweet little girl from Montana, she’s the most amazing woman and saved my life.”
The two had completely different lives; one was an internationally adored superstar, while the other was merely a cheerleader, yet despite their differences, they were able to connect with one another.
“There was something simple about her, and I lived a very complicated life,” he said once in an interview.
When Osmond went solo, his popularity sky-rocketed. “I remember being chased a lot, mostly in England,” Osmond said once in an the interview.
“It was Osmondmania over there. Once we had to hide under a table in a restaurant because there were so many screaming fans rushing after us.”