Melvin Wayne Osmond (born August 28, 1951) is the second oldest of the original Osmond Brothers singers and the fourth oldest of the nine Osmond children. He has been performing since he was six years old and made his national television debut on the Andy Williams Show with brothers, Alan, Merrill, and Jay. They appeared on the Andy Williams Show for seven years. Mostly a guitarist and singer, Wayne also can play the flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, banjo, piano, drums, and bagpipe.
Wayne Osmond with brothers Merrill and Alan wrote many of the Osmonds’ hit songs in the 1970s.
In 1974, Wayne married Kathlyn White. Wayne and Kathlyn have five children, three girls and two boys.
In the 1990s, Wayne moved to Branson, Missouri, where he performs with his brothers at the Osmond Family Theater, Country Tonight, Moon River Theater, and Branson Variety Theater. He also tours with his siblings. Although the Osmond lineup changes from time to time, Wayne continues full-time.
In 1997, Wayne was diagnosed with a brain tumor which was successfully treated. He remains an avid aviation enthusiast.
Has completely retired from show business due to health problems. He no longer performs with his brothers on stage.