Sharon Rachel Osbourne (née Levy) is a British-American television personality, music manager, and author. She is married to heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne and came to public prominence after appearing on The Osbournes (2002–2005), a reality television show that aired on MTV, which followed her family's daily life. Osbourne later became a talent show judge on television shows, such as The X Factor (2004–2007, 2013, 2016–2017) and America's Got Talent (2007–2012). Osbourne is credited with reviving her husband's heavy metal career by founding the summer Ozzfest tour. From 2003 to 2006, she hosted her own television talk show The Sharon Osbourne Show, which was syndicated to various US channels and also shown in the UK on Sky One. In 2010, Osbourne was a contestant on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice, in which she finished in third place, and became a co-host on the CBS talk show The Talk, appearing until 2021. Osbourne has released three autobiographical books and two novels. Her first autobiography, Extreme, debuted at number one on the Sunday Times bestseller list, and went on to become the most successful female autobiography ever.