Award-winning media personality John Travolta is an American actor, singer, dancer, and producer who rose to fame during the 1970s.
He is best known for performing in TV series and movies like Welcome Back, Kotter, Carrie, Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Urban Cowboy, Pulp Fiction, Hair Spray, and Prime Colors.
Scroll down to know more about John Travolta all from his married life, wife, children, to early life and net worth.
John Travolta Married Life And Wife
John Travolta first met his wife Kelly Preston in the year 1987 while filming the American comedy film “The Experts”. Kelly was previously married to actor Kevin Gage in 1985 but they divorced shortly after, in the year 1987.
John and Kelly began dating almost after 3 years of divorce in 1990. The duo then tied the knot on 5 September 1991 at the Hotel de Crillon in Paris. Their first wedding ceremony was deemed unofficial as it was performed by a French Scientology minister. So, they again conducted a second official wedding ceremony which took place in Dayton Beach, Florida on 12 September 1991.
John Travolta Children
John and Kelly had 3 children together. They welcomed their first child, Jett Travolta on 13 April 1992 and then welcomed their second daughter Ella Bleu on 3 April 2000.
However, their first son, Jett Travolta passed away at the age of 16, on 2 January 2009 as he was described being suffering from Kawasaki disease and had a history of seizures as an infant.
But John and Kelly were again blessed with a baby boy named Benjamin in 2010.
Their happy family of 4 became a family of 3 in 2020. John’s wife Kelly lost her two-year battle with breast cancer and died at the age of 57 on 12 July 2020.
John Travolta Net Worth
John moved across the Hudson River to New York City after dropping out of school and soon landed in a role in the musical Grease. He also sang the Sherman Brothers’ song “Dream Drummin” on the Broadway musical “Over Here!”.
His first on-screen appearance was in season 2, episode 2 of the American television series Emergency! as a fall victim. However, his first significant movie role was in the 1976’s movie Carrie as Billy Nolan.
Active in the entertainment industry for over 5 decades John has starred in numerous movies and has also bagged various awards.
As a multi-talented media personality like actor, singer, producer, and dancer, John Travolta musters a whopping net worth of $250 million.
In his career span, John has been nominated for 2 Academy Awards, eight Golden Globes, 2 Emmy Awards, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and 10 MTV Movie Awards.
Moreover, he also appeared as Ron Wilcox in Quibi's series called "Die Hart" alongside Kevin Hart in 2020. He is also said to star in the upcoming American action film named Paradise City.
Bio: Early Life And Education
John Travolta was born on 18 February 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey to father Salvatore Travolta and mother Helen Cecilia. His late father was a semi-professional American football player who became a salesman and a partner in a tire company named Travolta the exchange. Whereas his late mom Helen was an actress and singer. John is the youngest one and has 5 elder siblings namely Joey, Ellen, Ann, Margaret, and Sam.
John Travolta grew up in an Irish-American neighborhood. He attended Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood, New Jersey but dropped out in the year 1971 as a junior just at the age of 17.
According to the wiki, his birth name is John Joseph Travolta and he holds American nationality. John comprises of mixed ethnicity as his dad is a second-generation Italian-American while his mom is Irish- American.
Talking about the height of John Travolta, he is 6 feet and 2 inches tall which is around 1.83m.