Jessica Osbourne is a (former) celebrity child, producer and actress, known for her roles in the series “Better Call Saul,” “The Messenger,” and “Manhattan.” She is perhaps best known for being the daughter of the English singer-songwriter and TV personality, Ozzy Osbourne.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Jessica Starshine Osbourne hails from Grimsby, England, and was born under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 20 January 1972, which makes her 50 years old as of 2022. She is the daughter of the aforementioned singer, John M. ‘Ozzy’ Osbourne, and his wife, the teacher Thelma Riley. Jessica’s parents parted ways when she was 10 years old in 1982, and her mother raised her alongside her younger brother Louis Osbourne all by herself. Louis is now an established DJ and actor, who appeared in the film “Dr. Dolittle 2.” Jessica has four half-siblings: Elliot Kingsley, Aimee Osbourne, who is an actress and aspiring musician, Kelly Osbourne who/s an actress, TV personality, and fashion designer, and Jack Osbourne, who’s a producer.
Jessica went to a public school in London, where she developed an interest in acting, and where she also learned to play the piano and guitar. She later went to Sierra Canyon School, and subsequently matriculated to college in 1997, graduating in 2001. She honed her acting skills at the London-based Italia Conti Academy of Theatre and Art.
Facts and Hobbies
Jessica is a culinary enthusiast who enjoys spicy Hungarian food.
She is a big fan of traveling, and has toured many European countries such as Greece and France, and the USA.
Ozzy’s daughter is a big animal lover, especially cats. She used to rescue animals and volunteer at animal shelters as a teenager.
She also has an interest in art and spends her free time visiting galleries and museums.
In her spare time, Jessica likes watching films and her favorites are “Runaway Bride,” “One Day,” and the film franchise “Harry Potter.” Her best-loved entertainers are Julia Roberts, Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway.
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Osbourne began her acting career in 2004 with an appearance in the short film “Yellowville,” which was directed by Phillip Huges, then “Anyone Who’s Anyone” in 2007, and the Richard Levien-directed “Immersion” in 2009. In the same year, she rose to prominence when she was cast to play Pompous Zombie in the dark comedy film “Romeo & Juliet vs. the Living Dead.” 2011 saw her portraying Giselle Dubois in the TV film “Sin temer a la Noche.” In 2012 and 2013, she made appearances in the films “The Man App” “Trekking for God,” and “The Amateur.” Later, Jessica made an appearance in Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan’s drama “Better Call Saul,” which starred Bob Odenkirk, Johnathan Banks, and Rhea Seehorn. She is also credited for playing Constance in the American drama series “Manhattan”, and ER Nurse 2 in The CW drama series “The Messengers.”
Production Career and Other Works
Apart from acting, Osbourne directed the documentary film “British Andy” and the short movie “Trekking for God.” Moreover, she’s served as the assistant director for several film and TV series such as “Model Citizen,” “One Small Indiscretion,” and “Model Citizen.” In 2019, Jessica was the production assistant in several episodes of the TV show “The Unsettling,” the production accountant for the Joe Russo-directed film “The Au Pair Nightmare,” as well as the payroll assistant for the 2019 film “Running with the Devil.” Recently in 2021, she came in as the production assistant for the movie “The Mansion Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre.” Jessica is also credited with writing two short movies, “The End” and “Anyone Who’s Anyone” both in 2007.
Previously, Jessica was married to a man named Ben Hobbs, and the duo welcomed three children together, Harry, Kitty and Isabelle. The former couple had managed to keep their marriage away from the public’s eyes and then didn’t reveal the reason for their divorce. Jessica hasn’t disclosed whether she went on to date anyone else or not.
It is reported that Jessica does not get along well with her father and his wife, Sharon Arden, and is also not very fond of their children.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Jessica is of Caucasian ethnicity, and has a pair of brown eyes and long blonde hair. She is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs).
Jessica has appeared and contributed to the making of many productions, which has made her very famous and wealthy. She is authoritatively worth around $3 million as of 2022. On the other hand, her father has a net worth of estimated at a whopping $220 million.
Who Is Jessica Osbourne’s Father, Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne is a native of Birmingham, England, and was born on 3 December 1948, making him 74 years old. He was raised alongside his two younger brothers and three older sisters by their father, John Thomas Osbourne who was a toolmaker, and mother, Lilian Osbourne, who was a factory worker. Ozzy was diagnosed as dyslexic when he was in elementary school, and had a very rough childhood because he was allegedly raped by bullies in school when he was 11 years old.
He appeared in several plays including “HMS Pinafore” and “The Mikado” when he joined high school, and did several odd jobs, such as an abattoir worker, tool maker, and plumber, to support himself financially.
Ozzy formed his first band named Rare Breed in 1967. After its disbandment, he formed another band, Polka Tulk Blues, which was renamed Black Sabbath. They released their first eponymous album in February 1970, followed by “Paranoid” and “Master of Reality.” Jessica’s father left the band Black Sabbath in 1978 to begin a solo career, rejoined a year later, but left again in 1979. Ozzy has received many awards for his praised works – he won a Grammy Award and a Godlike Genius Award in 1994 and 2004 respectively, and in 2005 he was inducted into the Music Hall of Fame, UK, and later into the USA’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
Jessica’s Parent’s Divorce
Jessica’s parents walked the aisle in 1971 but ended their 11 years of togetherness with a divorce in 1982, after which her father described his marriage with Thelma as a ‘terrible mistake’ and a ‘giant mirage’ during an interview. On the other hand, her mother stated that their marriage ended because Ozzy had a serious alcohol and drug problem. Moreover, Louis and Jessica previously stated publicly that their father wasn’t good for them. Ozzy remarried the same year he divorced Jessica’s mother.