John Travolta

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actor, producer, dancer and singer (1945)
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Relationship Timeline Of John Travolta

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Ex-wife : Kelly Preston

Golden Globe-winning, John Travolta is an actor, producer, dancer, and singer who played breakthrough roles in Saturday Night Fever and Grease

Travolta has made his appearance in various movies and TV shows from which he is gaining both name and fame. Know about his personal life in the following sections.

Early Life

John Travolta was born on 18th February 1945 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 Travolta's mother Helen and father Joseph Travolta.
Image: John Travolta's mother Helen and father, Joseph Travolta.
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Concerning education, John joined Dwight Morrow High School, but later, when he was only 17 years old, he finally fell out as a junior.

Who Is John Travolta's Wife? 

The 67-years-old John is no more a married man. He was in a blissful marital relationship with Kelly Preston.

Kelly was also an actress by profession who had made her appearance in films and series like Mischief, For Love of the Game, The Experts, etc. 

Image: The 67 aged actor John Travolta was married to an actress, model, Kelly Preston.
Image: The 67 aged actor John Travolta was married to an actress, model, Kelly Preston.
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Kelly and John first met on the set of the 1989 comedy film The Experts. After filming together, Preston and Travolta shared a good bond and soon started dating.

The perfect lovebirds tied the knot on 5th September 1991. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Hotel De Crillon, in Paris

John Travolta and Kelly Preston's second wedding ceremony was held on September 12, 1991, in Daytona Beach.
Picture: John Travolta and Kelly Preston's second wedding ceremony was held on September 12, 1991, in Daytona Beach.
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Because a French Scientology minister united the couple in marriage, the ceremony was not regarded as legal. This required a second ceremony, which was eventually held on September 12, 1991, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

From the wedding day, the husband-wife duo was sharing a good bond. Everything was going fine, but Peston's tragic demise shattered their bond and happiness. 

John And Kelly's Kids

From the marital bond, Kelly and John shared three kids. They welcomed their first child, a son, Jett Travolta on April 13, 1992. But Jett had already died.

Their firstborn died at the age of 16 on January 2, 2009, after suffering a seizure. John and Kelly's second kid, a daughter, Ella Bleu Travolta was born in 2000.

 John Travolta with daughter Ella Travolta and son Benjamin Travolta.
Snap: John Travolta with daughter Ella Travolta and son Benjamin Travolta.
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Likewise, their third kid son Benjamin Travolta, aka Ben, was born in 2010. As of now, Ella and Benjamin are living happily with their father, John.

Of fatherhood, Travolta said:

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

The Travolta siblings are often seen on most of the posts updated by their father on his social sites. Ella also shares pictures with her brother and father on her Instagram account, followed by 522k followers.

Kelly Preston's Death

The attractive model, actress, Kelly Preston is no more in this world. Preston died on July 12, 2020, in Clearwater, Florida

Kelly Preston died at the age of 57 on July 12, 2020.
Photo: Kelly Preston died at the age of 57 on July 12, 2020.
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Kelly passed away at the age of 57 because of breast cancer. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. And she had been receiving treatment at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Kelly's death was announced via her husband John and daughter Ella's Instagram post. John wrote, 

"It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer."

After the heartfelt demise of Kelly, their kids are living with him. John is parenting his kids.

Career Highlights

Travolta first made his TV debut in Episode 2 of Emergency (1972). Then he portrays the role in the ep of The Rookies, Medical Center, The Tenth Level.

After minor TV roles, he was propelled to stardom with the main role of Vincent Barbarino in ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, until its final season in 1979.

: The adulthood image of John Travolta with his 'Grease' co-actor Olivia Newton.
Image: The adult image of John Travolta with his 'Grease' co-actor Olivia Newton.
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Travolta made his first film appearance in the 1975 horror film The Devil's Rain. His other movies and TV show's appearance include Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Michael, Bolt, Gotti, American Crime Story, etc.

Besides acting, he is also blessed with amazing vocals. He released the hit single Let Her In which peaked at #10 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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John Travolta's Awards

The 6-feet-2-inch (188 cm) tall John earned two Golden Globe Awards including for Best Performance by an Actor for getting Shorty. 

The 6 ft-2-inch (188 cm) tall John Travolta won the Primetime Emmy Award for American Crime Story
Photo: The 6 ft-2-inch (188 cm) tall John Travolta won the Primetime Emmy Award for American Crime Story.
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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 Boulevard. 

Also, Travolta has 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 estimated net worth is around $250 million as of 2021. He earned these hefty sums of wealth from his successful acting career. 

 John Travolta has a net worth of $250 million as of 2021.
Snap: John Travolta has a net worth of $250 million as of 2021.
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Besides, John also earned from his endorsement deals with various brands.

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.

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.

 John Travolta's residence.
Photo: John Travolta's residence.
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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). 

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.

In the 2008 animated movie "Bolt," which produced more than half of its complete manufacturing budget, he voiced the title character.

John Travolta's Social Media Presence

John is also an active social media personality. As of July 2021, he has amassed around 3.6 million followers on his Instagram account. 

Similarly, Travolta has 10.7 thousand and 8.3 million followers on his Twitter and Facebook accounts, respectively.

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