“Your life starts to take shape at 30. You don’t have to make excuses for who you are anymore.”
An American actor who has been working in the film production from the 1970s. He has come through a long way, appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter. His career declined gradually in the 1980s but was back with his role in Pulp Fiction in the 1990s and since then he has been active in the entertainment industry.
But how many of you guys know about his wife and his past relationship? You won’t believe that John and his wife, Kelly have been married for more than two decades and still, there are no rumors of their divorce and extra-marital affairs.
|Born Name||John Joseph Travolta|
|Birth Place||Englewood, New Jersey, United States|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Net Worth||$170 million|
|Sibling||Sam Travolta, Joey Travolta, Ellen Travolta, Ann Travolta, and Margaret Travolta|
|Parents||Helen Cecilia Burke and Salvatore Travo|
John Travolta: Net Worth
John Travolta has a net worth of $170 million.
John Travolta earns a hefty amount of money from different sources in his career. Professionally, John is a singer, actor, film producer and dancer. In his career, he played several blockbusters movies and even appeared on the small screen as well.
Career: Televisions and Movies
After high school, John moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting. He landed with a significant role in the television series Welcome Back, Kotter. Meanwhile, he got a role in the 1976 horror film Carrie, opposite Sissy Spacek. The same year, he starred in ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’ which aired on ABC TV network.
In the 1980s, Travolta professionally struggled but he regained his status through his role in 1994 Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction. Travolta received an Academy Award nomination for his role as hitman Vincent Vega. Also, he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his performance in 1995 comedy Get Shorty.
His other notable films that include ’90s included Broken Arrow, Phenomenon, Mike Nichols’s Primary Colors, and General’s Daughter. In 2001, Travolta returned with another movie Swordfish that co-starred Hugh Jackman, Don Cheadle, and Halle Berry. In 2005, he appeared in the movie Be Cool along with Dwayne Johnson and Vince Vaughn.
His other projects were Love Song for Bobby Long, Wild Hogs, Ladder 49, Face/Off and many more. In 2007, John starred as Mrs. Edna Turnblad in an American film based on the Boardway musical Hairspray which became the sixth highest grossing movie in the USA’s cinema history. Once again, the actor earned another Golden Globe nomination for his role.
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In 2008, Travolta voiced the lead role in the Disney movie Bolt, a lost dog who believe, he is a superhero. Following the year, he appeared in another Disney film Old Dogs alongside Robin Williams and Bernie Mac. The movie is about two business partners and both were unexpectedly charged with the care of seven years old twins. Then he played FBI agent Charlie Was in an action movie From Paris With Love.
O.J. Simpson Miniseries
Off the big screen, Travolta appeared as Robert Shapiro in the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson which aired on February 2, 2016, revolves around the O. J. Simpson murder case and it was based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson. Later that year, John Travolta received a Golden Globe nomination for his supporting role.
Songs and Collaborations
Aside from his acting, John Travolta is a singer and has released several hit singles. He released his hit single Let Her In in 1976 which peaked at No. 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and also performed several of the songs on the Grease soundtrack album.
Moreover, John performed on the duet I Thought I Lost You with co-star Miley Cyrus for the film ‘Bolt’ which speak of getting lost and getting found.
John Travolta has bought a Floria house which has two runways that lead directly to his front door. John is a certified private pilot and has owned five aircraft. In an interview with Today, the actor said that he designed the house for the jets and to have at our access the world at a moment’s notice, and we succeeded at that. In addition, he was able to operate out of his house for personal and professional reasons.
The actor flies his own planes for work and also flew the Challenger to the Toronto Film Festival to promote his movie The Forger. Since 2002, Travolta has been a Qantas “ambassador-at-large” and keeps his personal Qantas Boeing 707 in the yard of his Florida home.
John Travolta drives exclusive cars across the USA. The 65 years old actor was spotted driving his vintage Mercedes 280SL in Beverly Hill back in 2013. The Saturday Night Fever star loves vintage cars and has a Rolls-Royce, Jaguar XJ6 and classic Thunderbirds.
Apart from the entertainment industry, John Travolta makes decent from the endorsement deals which added to his net worth. John is known for best-dressed actor in Hollywood. He is a well-trained pilot and flew planes both on and off the screen. He has been the brand ambassador of Breitling Navitimer watches.
He is a watch lover and once he admitted that he had been wearing Breitling watches before the band signed him as a brand ambassador. Additionally, he was featured in the advertisement for Breitling Navitimer.
John Travolta Married Kelly Preston and Past Affairs
John Travolta is married to wife Kelly Preston who is a former model and actress. She has starred in numerous movies and television series, most notably Twins, Jerry Maguire and From Dusk Till Down.
John and Kelly tied the knot in September 1991. The couple first met in 1987 while filming The Experts. After that, the couple began dating each other and took their relationship into the next level after being in a relationship for four years.
Before John, his wife Kelly was married to actor Kevin Gage from 1985 to 1987. Then she briefly dated George Clooney and later engaged to Charlie Sheen in 1990 but the engagement called off after Sheen shot her in the arm.
The Urban Cowboy actor was linked up in many relationships in his past. He was in a relationship with actress Diana Hyland from 1976 to 1977 who died of breast cancer in 1977. He met her for the first time while filming The Boy In The Plastic Bubble.
Further, he dated some beautiful ladies such as Catherine Deneuve, Marilu Hennery and Brooke Shields.
John Travolta: Father of Three Kids
John and Kelly have had three children: son Jett born on April 13, 1992, and died on January 2, 2009, daughter Ella Bleu, born 2000, and a second son, Ben was born in 2010.
His eldest son, Jett Travolta passed away at the age of 16 in the Bahamas due to seizure. When Jeet was just 15 months old, he suffered from Kawasaki disease and also confirmed that his son had autism. Kawasaki disease is an illness that involves the skin, mouth, and lymph nodes, and most often affects kids under age 5.
In memory of his son, John founded a non-profit organization ‘Jett Travolta Foundation’ that help children with special needs.
Short Description: Birthdate, Age and Early Life
Full name; John Joseph Travolta was born on February 18, 1954, in Englewood, New Jersey. His father was a semi-professional American football player and mother was an actress and singer.
Travolta grew up in an Irish neighborhood and holds an American nationality. He has five siblings; Joey, Ellen, Ann, Margaret, and Sam. John attended Dwight Morrow High School but dropped out at the age of 17 in 1971 to pursue his career in acting.