John Joseph Travolta is an American actor as well as a singer. Travolta came into fame in the 1970s by appearing on the TV sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter and followed his appearance by starring in the box office successes Carrie, Saturday Night Fever, and Grease. Though his acting career declined throughout the 1980s, he reappeared in 1990 with his role in the crime comedy movie Pulp Fiction. Since his role in Pulp Fiction, he starred in the films Get Shorty, Broken Arrow, Face/Off, Swordfish, The Punisher, Hairspray, Bolt, and The Taking of Pelham 123.
John Travolta has an estimated Net Worth of $250 Million
According to sources, John Travolta has an estimated Net Worth of $250 million. In 1993, Travolta spent $3.5 million on a 2.35-acre home in LA’s Brentwood neighborhood. The property consists of 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a tennis court, a playground, and a large swimming pool. They sold the property for $18 million in January 2020 to the mega-producer/manager Scooter Braun.
Travolta owns a mansion in Clearwater, Florida, and a 50-acre estate in Maine. He owns a very novel home in Ocala, Florida.
John Travolta brings back his 70s famous dance from Grease
Travolta recreates his dance from the Grease with his daughter for the Super Bowl ad. Travolta and his 20-year daughter Ella re-created an iconic scene from the 70s movies for ScottsMiracle-Gro. The ad runs for about 30 seconds and “The Office” star Leslie David Baker and NASCAR stud Kyle Busch also make some amusing appearances.
Awards and Nomination
Travolta got an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for his performance in Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction. He was the winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his performance in Get Shorty. In 2014, he was honored with the IIFA award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema. In 2016, he got his first Primetime Emmy Award for being the producer of the first season of the anthology series American Crime Story, subtitled The People v. O. J. Simpson. For his portrayal as lawyer Robert Shapiro, he got an Emmy nomination and Golden Globe nomination. Besides acting, he owns four aircraft and is a private pilot.
The Actor’s Personal Life
John Travolta was born on the 18th of February in the year 1954 and for the year 2020, he is 66-years-old. Born and brought up in Englewood, New Jersey, he attended Dwight Morrow High School.
During the filming of The Boy in the Plastic Bubble in 1976, he was in a relationship with actress Diana Hyland. The couple was together until Diana died on March 27, 1977, due to breast cancer. In 1980, Travolta started dating French actress Catherine Deneuve. He married in 1991 to actress Kelly Preston and the couple together bought a house in Islesboro, Maine. The couple shared three children together named Jett(1992–2009), Ella Bleu, Benjamin.
A life with ups and downs
In January 2009, Travolta lost his son Jett on a Christmas vacation in the Bahamas. Travolta created a non-profit organization named Jett Travolta Foundation to help children with special needs. His wife Kelly Preston died on July 12, 2020, at the age of 57 after two years of being diagnosed with breast cancer.