Osmond the fourth son of Suzanne Pinegar and Alan Osmond, the oldest of the performing Osmond Brothers. He began performing when he was four as the lead singer with his seven brothers in their group The Osmonds 2nd Generation." In the 1980s, the group signed with both Curb Records in the U.S. and Epic/Sony in Europe, had four songs in the Top 40 in the U.K., and played to sold-out stadiums and arenas in the U.S., Europe and Asia. They worked with artists such as NKOTB, Kenny Loggins, Beach Boys, and Kylie Minogue.
The boys made appearances on MTV, Good Morning America, Live with Regis and Kathy Lee, CBS This Morning, CNN and Entertainment Tonight, as well as other major shows and networks. When his uncles opened The Osmond Family Theater in Branson, Missouri, David and his brothers were often featured performers.
Later in his career, David was selected as his Uncle Donny's understudy in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. When Donny fell ill, David took over the role of Joseph, and continued in the role with a national touring company of the musical.
David served a two-year mission in Madrid, Spain for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and afterwards, he returned to college, attending Utah Valley University], BYU and New York University.
For several years, his music career was put music on hold when he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2005. David now tries to raise awareness and resources through speaking and performing nationwide, including the National MS Society and The Race To Erase MS. In 2010, the National MS Society awarded David their Spirit of Life Award, and their Ambassador of the Year Award.
He married Valerie McClain in 2007, and they now have two daughters, Saffron and Azalea.
David was chosen to host a BYU Produced Television competition Show, “STARBIZ,” that benefited numerous Non-Profit Charities, and he was featured on FOX’s hit TV show American Idol in 2009. On the acting front, he reprised the role of JOSEPH at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and also had the chance to recently perform alongside artists such as David Archuleta, Take 6, The Jonas Bros, Michelle Branch, Stevie Wonder and The Eagles. David was also voted the “2011 Artist of the Year” from Stereofame.com.
Also in 2013, David starred as the Prince of Park City in Lythgoe Family Productions' "A Snow White Christmas" with Amy Whitcomb as Snow White.
- The Deseret News - David Osmond pauses for SCERA concert (17 March 2011)
- The Daily Universe - Marley’s restaurant hosts gourmet barbecue (21 Oct. 2010)
- The Daily Universe - Jericho Road performs at ‘Sounds of Summer’ series (20 July 2010)
- Daily Herald - Venerable variety show: Covey Center hosts charity performance (25 Mar. 2010)
- Daily Herald - New perspective: David Osmond performs at the Covey Center (25 Feb. 2010)
- Daily Herald - Michael McLean, Utah Symphony to be honored at Star Awards (19 Feb. 2010)
- Daily Herald - Whale of a time: SCERA presents ‘Jonah and the Great Fish’ (7 Feb. 2010)
- Mormon Times - David Archuleta still calls Utah home (20 Nov. 2009)
- Salt Lake Tribune - 'A Snow White Christmas' brings new family tradition to Salt Lake City, panto style (14 Dec. 2013)