John Travolta

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actor, producer, dancer and singer (1945)
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Who is John Travolta?

Golden Globe-winning, John Travolta is an actor, producer, dancer and singer who played breakthrough roles in Saturday Night Fever and Grease. He had a career resurgence in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction and also starred in a broad spectrum of additional projects.

John Travolta was born on 18th February 1945 as John Joseph Travolta in Englewood, New Jersey. His mother Helen was an Irish American actress, singer, and producer whereas his father was a tire salesman and partner in a tire manufacturing company. John joined at Dwight Morrow High School, but later, when he was only 17 years old, he finally fell out as a junior.

Travolta first made his first TV debut in the Season 2, Episode 2 of Emergency in Los Angeles. After minor TV roles, he was propelled to stardom with the main role of Vincent “Vinnie” Barbarino in ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, until its final season in 1979.

His other movies in which he appeared in are Grease(1978), Urban Cowboy(1980), Look Who's Talking (1989), Perfect(1985). Besides acting, he is also blessed with amazing vocals recorded. He released the hit single Let Her In which peaked at #10 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

John Travolta's Awards

He earned two Golden Globe Awards including for Best Performance by an Actor for getting Shorty. He won a Primetime Emmy Award for American Crime Story in 2016. In 1985 John was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6901 Hollywood Blvd. 

Also, Travolta was nominated for two Best Actor Academy Awards in a Saturday Night Fever Leading Role in 1978 and Pulp Fiction in 1995.

How Much Is John Travolta Net Worth?

John Travolta's net worth is estimated at around $170 million as of today. As one of the highest-earning television personality in the entertainment industry, a large proportion of the wealth of John Travolta comes from the smooth income he produced from his film career.

Besides, John is involved in many charities and supports various causes, including 21st Century Leaders, the American Red Cross, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes Children with AIDS.

Apart from that, Travolta has more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram as of 2019. According to Influencer Marketing Hub, he earns around $2,734.5 - $4,557.5 from each post.

John Travolta House, Earnings, AirCraft

The famous actor owns a $5 million estate with two private runways and a 16-car garage in the Jumbolair subdivision in Ocala, Florida.

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Image: John's Residence

Travolta is a licensed pilot with a private pilot and fr aircraft. He recently donated his ex-Qantas Boeing 707-138 to the Australian Historical Aircraft Restauration Society (HARS). In honor of his kids, he christened his 707 Jett Clipper Ella.


Well, he is a very prominent television personality and has been approached by many companies for advertisements. Likewise, the actor has appeared in advertisements for Apple Music TV, Gotti, Savages, many others as per iSpot. On the other hand, he endorses brands, including Breitling Watches, Qantas, and Bombardier.

Travolta’s Earnings from Movies

  • A Civil Action (1998) – $20 million
  • Primary Color (1998) – $17 million
  • The General’s Daughter (1999) – $20 million
  • Lucky Numbers (2000) – $20 million
  • Battlefield Earth (2000) – $10 million
  • Swordfish (2001) – $20 million
  • Basic (2003) – $15 million
  • Ladder 49 (2004) – $20 million
  • Be Cool (2005) – $20 million

Travolta gained $14 million, including $3 million prerequisites for his 2007 musical rom-com gender-bending role as Edna Turnblad, Hairspray. In the 2008 animated movie "Bolt," which produced more than half of its complete manufacturing budget, he voiced the title character.

John Travolta Married Life: Husband

Travolta’s wife is an accomplished actress Kelly Kamalelehua Smith a.k.a Kelly Preston, who also spends time on the runway. An elegant American model famous for appearing on movies such as The Cat in the Hat, Old Dogs, and Broken Bridges.

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Image: John Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston

Travolta first met his wife, Kelly while casting the movie The Experts. The perfect lovebirds tied the knot on 5th September 1991 after three years of blissful friendship. Their wedding took place at the Hotel de Crillon.

Because a French Scientology minister united the couple in marriage, the ceremony was not regarded legal. This required a second ceremony, which was eventually held on September 12, 1991, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

John Travolta's son Benjamin Travolta. Know more about John marriage, wedding date and venue, wife, divorce, children and other affairs

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Travolta and Kelly have two lovely kids together now Ella Bleu Travolta and Benjamin Travolta. These children were born after the duo lost their first son, Jett Travolta, back in 2009. Of fatherhood, he has said:

"Having kids is something you can't always do. Kids are like lightning. You grab that lightning when you can get it."

Currently, John Travolta is enjoying his marital relationship with his wife for more than two decades, along with his children. Well, there is no extra-marital affairs or sign of divorce between them.

How John's son Jett died?

Tragedy hit the Travolta family when their son, Jett, died in a family holiday at the Freeport Bahamas on January 2, 2009.

A report from a coroner determined the cause of death as a seizure. John and Kelly announced in May 2010, almost 16 months after the death of their son, that they were expecting another kid. In November of that year, Son Benjamin was born.

John Travolta Age & Body Measurement, Height & Weight

Travolta's actual body Measurement like chest, waist, and biceps measurements are not known. Further, he has a muscular body with a height of  6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm and weighs 97 Kg or 214 lbs. His hair color is light brown, and eyes color is blue.

John Travolta's Social Media, Age

As of now, John is 65  years and celebrates his birthday on February 18. Likewise, the actor highly active on social media with a huge number of following. As of now, he has 1.5m followers on his Instagram, whereas 10.6k followers on his Twitter account.

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