Jack Osbourne: Ozzy's Working-Class Roots Key to Success

Jack Osbourne credits his father Ozzy's working-class upbringing and strong work ethic for his own success. Ozzy's humble background and tireless work ethic remain a source of inspiration for Jack as he raises his own children.

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Jack Osbourne: Ozzy's Working-Class Roots Key to Success

Jack Osbourne: Ozzy's Working-Class Roots Key to Success

In a recent interview, Jack Osbourne, 38, credited his father Ozzy Osbourne's working-class upbringing and strong work ethic for his ownsuccess, blue-collar roots. Ozzy, the legendary lead vocalist of Black Sabbath, grew up as the son of two factory workers in Birmingham, England, and worked in a factory himself before finding fame in music.

Jack recalled his father constantly reminding him to "do your job,""show up when you say you're going to show up," and "give everything you can." One of Ozzy's classic mottos that Jack heard throughout his childhood was, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

Now as a father of four himself, Jack aims to inspire his own children with that same strong work ethic. "You don't have to be amazing at your job. You just have to always strive to be better," he explained. Despite growing up in the spotlight with a famous father, Jack described his childhood as "relativelynormal," even if quite different from his peers.

While he got to attend his dad's rowdy concerts and glitzy parties, which were often loud and chaotic, it also allowed Jack to experience amazing things from a young age. Ozzy's blue-collar roots kept him grounded even as he achieved massive success and fame fronting one of the most influential heavy metal bands in history.

In recent years, Ozzy, now 75, has opened up about his health struggles. He revealed his Parkinson's diagnosis in 2020 and has been undergoing stem cell treatments. The rock icon shared that he has received three bottles of stem cells so far and will need more treatment in six months.

Through all the ups and downs, Ozzy's humble working-class background and tireless work ethic have remained a constant source of inspiration for Jack. As he raises his own children, Jack Osbourne is determined to pass down those same invaluable lessons to the next generation.