Yorkshire news Pointless star Richard Osman has famous rockstar brother PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Both Richard and his brother are now writers, with both enjoying success penning their own respective novels
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! For over 10 years, Richard Osman has been one of the two stars of the popular BBC quiz show Pointless.. He has become a household name alongside Alexander Armstrong and many viewers will be sad to know he has left his role on the show to pursue a career in writing. However, some may be surprised to find out that Richard isn't the only famous member of the Osman family, and he in fact has a well-known rockstar brother. The 51-year-old BBC star is the younger brother of Mat Osman - a bass guitarist and founder member of Suede, who are considered along Oasis, Blur and Pulp to be one of the biggest Britpop bands in history. Read more: 'I'm gay': Dame Kelly Holmes comes out after 34 years and says 'I'm finally free' Suede were one of the 'big four' in the genre and their band achieved the fastest selling debut album in almost 10 years when it went to the top of charts in 1993. Sadly only Mat and singer Brett Anderson remain in the band from the original line-up, with Suede splitting up in 2003 before reuniting seven years later. Richard Osman is a founding member of Britpop band Suede (Image: Mariano Regidor/Redferns) Mat is three years older than Richard, who has already filmed his last episode of Pointless. According to The Mirror, he used to hear Mat recording demos in the family home as a teenager. He told the Douglas Anderson Show once that he has "always been a fan" of his brother's music and said it was "amazing" when he achieved success with Suede in the 90s.
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. His first book The Ruins, was released in February 2020 and his second, The Ghost Theatre, was picked up by Bloomsbury Publishing earlier this year. Do you think Pointless will be the same without Richard Osman? Let us know in the comments. The pair were raised by their single mum after their dad walked when Richard was nine years old. He said it was "the worst thing that's ever happened to me". "He just left and I didn’t see him again for 20 years – that’s hard," Richard said. "When you’re a kid growing up you’re all right so long as you have a parent who loves and cares for you. It is only when you get older that you realise you really missed that male role model. It derails you and it takes a long time to get back on track. It takes you a lot longer to mature and find yourself." Read next: Love Island viewers convinced Luca is 'in love' with another contestant Dan Walker slams 'fake' Piers Morgan as he makes savage dig after BBC Breakfast exit Martin Lewis' wife Lara Lewington forced to cover scars with 'very heavy make-up' after nasty crash Get breaking news by email by signing up to our newsletters
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