John Travolta Net Worth: $275 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$275 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 18, 1954|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer, Dancer, Voice Actor, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
John Travolta net worth is around $275 million. John Travolta is a famous actor, singer, producer and dancer.
John Travolta began his career in New York in theater, before moving to television and film after moving to Los Angeles. John Travolta notable films include “Grease” (1978), “Pulp Fiction” (1994) and “Hairspray” (2007).
What is the Net Worth of John Travolta?:
John Travolta net worth is around $275 million.
John Travolta House:
In 1993, the John Travolta bought 2.35-acre property for $3.5 Millions in Brentwood,LA. The property has 8,100 square-foot main house, 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a tennis court, playground and large swimming pool. In January 2020, Travolta sold the home to next door neighbor Scooter Braun for $18 million.
John Travolta has a $2.65 million LA home in Calabasas which he purchased in September 2019. Travoltas also own a 50-acre estate in Maine, a mansion in Clearwater, Florida near the headquarters of Scientology. This neighborhood is a working private airport for large planes. They were some of the first land purchasers in the development. The runway is large enough for Travolta, an avid aviator, to operate his multiple aircrafts.
John Travolta Biography:
|Born||John Joseph Travolta|
February 18, 1954 (age 68)
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Kelly Preston(m. 1991; died 2020)|
|Relatives||Ellen Travolta (sister)|
Margaret Travolta (sister)
Joey Travolta (brother)
John Travolta was born on February 18, 1954, as the youngest of 6 children. John Travolta mother, Helen Cecilia, was an actress and singer with successful career as part of The Sunshine Sisters, a radio vocal group, before becoming a high school teacher.
John Travolta father, Salvatore, was a semi professional American football player turned tire salesman.
John Travolta Movies Career:
After dropping out of high school in 1971, Travolta moved to New York City, where he got a role on Broadway in the show Over Here!, as well as in the traveling cast of Grease. Soon Travolta relocated to Los Angeles to improve his career.
Travolta’s first significant screen role was in the 1976 horror film Carrie. John Travolta also grabbed the role of Vinnie Barbarino in ABC’s television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975-79).
Over the next few years during the 1970s and into the early 1980s, John Travolta had huge success both on and off screen. Travolta had a hit single “Let Her In” that reached number 10 on the July 1976 Billboard Hot 100 chart.
John Travolta also featured in many films, most notably Saturday Night Fever (1977), Grease (1978) and Urban Cowboy (1980).
For his role in Saturday Night Fever, John Travolta received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, one of the youngest to ever achieve this at the age of 24.
After huge success Travolta enjoyed in the 1970s, the 80s turned out to be a series of setbacks that impacted his career. John Travolta movies Two of a Kind (1983) and Perfect (1985) were commercial and critical failures. Staying Alive, the 1983 sequel to Saturday Night Fever, was a commercial success—it grossed over $65 million.
Despite these setbacks, John Travolta made a big return in 1989 with Look Who’s Talking, which grossed $297 million—his most successful film after Grease. John Travolta confirmed and solidified his A-list actor status with his Academy Award-nominated role in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction (1994).
With several movie offers, the 1990s were a productive years for John Travolta. Notable films Travolta featured in from the period include Get Shorty (1995), Face/Off (1997) and A Civil Action (1998).
The 2000s continued to be busy time for John Travolta as an actor, featuring in several films including Swordfish (2001), Ladder 49 (2004), Be Cool (2005), Lonely Hearts (2006), Wild Hogs (2007) and Old Dogs (2009).
John Travolta also appeared in his first musical since Grease, performing in drag as Edna Turnblad in the 2007 remake of Hairspray.
Travolta also pursued new projects different from his previous traditional acting roles. In 2008, Travolta voiced the title character for the animated film Bolt, and provided voiceovers for the 2005 documentary film Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D.
John Travolta also pursued his pet project in 2000, when he both starred in and co-produced the science fiction film Battlefield Earth. Battlefield Earth is based on the novel of the same name by L. Ron Hubbard. This movie had been one of Travolta’s dream projects since the book was first released in 1982.
Since 2010, John Travolta acting projects have been mostly limited to action and thrillers genre. John Travolta works from this period include titles such as Savages (2012), Killing Season (2013), and In a Valley of Violence (2016). Travolta has also continued with his producing efforts, working as both star and executive producer of the films Criminal Activities (2015) and Gotti (2018).
John Travolta Wife:
John Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991, and together the couple had 3 children. Travolta’s eldest son Jett passed away on January 2, 2009, at the age of 16 while on vacation in the Bahamas. The official reason of death was listed as being due to a seizure.
John Travolta has confirmed that his son had autism and suffered from regular seizures. In memory of his son, John Travolta established the Jett Travolta Foundation, which is dedicated to serving children with special needs.
Kelly Preston (John Travolta Wife) died on July 12, 2020 at the age of 57 after battling breast cancer. Although he was raised in a Catholic family, John Travolta converted to the Church of Scientology in 1975, a practice he has maintained till date.
John Travolta has credited both his immediate family and Scientology for helping him deal with the death of his son.
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John Travolta Interesting Facts- Sexual Assault Allegations:
A masseur filed a lawsuit against John Travolta in May 2012, alleging sexual assault and battery. After statements from John Travolta legal team stating the allegations were “complete fiction and fabrication”, a second masseur later joined the lawsuit making similar claims. Both lawsuits were dropped by the complainants and dismissed.