Who is John Travolta?
John Travolta is an American singer, producer, actor and dancer. He rose to fame during the 1970s, appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Grease (1978), starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Kotter (1975-1979).
|Birth Name||John Travolta|
|Age||66 years old|
|Birthplace||Englewood, New Jersey|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Singer and Dancer|
|Parents||Salvatore and Helen Cecilia|
|Siblings||Sam, Margaret, Ann, Ellen and Joey|
|Net Worth||$250 million|
John Travolta: Spouse, Children & Affairs
He is a married person. John was in a relationship with actress Diana Hyland from (1976-1977), the couple met while filming The Boy In The Plastic Bubble. In 1977, she died because of breast cancer.
He wedded actress Kelly Preston in 1991 and had three children; Jeff, Ella Bleu and Benjamin. In 2009 the couple’s son, Jeff died at the age of 16 while a Christmas vacation in the Bahamas the cause of death was suffered from Kawasaki Disease. As of today, they are living a happy life.
Career and Net Worth
In 1972, he moved to New York City and made his off-Broadway debut production of ‘Rain’. Later, he was added to the cast of the musical ‘Grease’ followed by ‘Over Here’. After conquering Broadway, in 1976, he moved to Los Angeles where he landed a role in a horror film, Carrie.
Travolta went on to play his most memorable roles as “Tony Manero” in Saturday Night Fever (1977) followed by “Danny Zuko” in Grease (1978). Furthermore, the actor performs in Saturday Night Fever earned him an Oscar nomination for best actor. Other notable films include ‘Look Who’s Talking’, ‘Urban Cowboy’ and the 1994 classic ‘Pulp Fiction’ which was directed by Quentin Tarantino.
In 1995, he won his first Golden Globe Award for his performance in ‘Get Shorty’. After a couple of years, he starred opposite Nicolas Cage sci-fi action film, Face/off. In April 1976, as a musician, he released his debut single “Let Her In”.
Furthermore, as of 2020, his estimated net worth is $250 million.
John Travolta: Wiki, Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, Siblings and Education
He is currently 66 years old according to his birth date 18th February 1954 from Englewood, New Jersey as John Joseph Travolta. He celebrated his 65th birthday in 2019. His father’s name is Salvatore Travolta (Semi-professional American Football player and also a tire salesman and partner in a tire company. Similarly, his mother’s name is Helen Cecilia (an actress and singer who had appeared in the “sunshine Sisters” a radio vocal group).
His mother is Irish-American and his father is a second-generation Italian American. Furthermore, his siblings Sam, Margaret, Ann, Joey, and Ellen Travolta were all inspired by their mother’s love of theatre and drama and acted. Furthermore, he belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is not reveal. Moreover, his birth sign is Aquarius.
In 1971, he attended Dwight Morrow High School but dropped out as a junior at age 17. Furthermore, John decides to become a musical comedy performer.
John Travolta: Body Measurement
On the other hand, he stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 97 kg. Moreover, he has brown hair color and blue eye color.