This writes up will be profiling one of the greatest showbiz personalities to ever come out from America by the name John Travolta.
John Travolta is a complete entertainer who happens to be an actor and also a singer. John rose to prominence in the 1980s with the debut film that shoots him into prominence in the film industry.
John Travolta apart from being a complete actor was also a singer who has a couple of songs to his credit.
He won a couple of awards such as being nominated for the best actor as the Academy Award and also nominated for an award at the Golden Globe Award for the best actor in motion pictures.
Early Life of John Travolta
John Joseph Travolta was born on February 18, 1954, in Englewood, New Jersey in the United States of America, His father name was Salvatore Sam Travolta, his father was semi-professional American footballer who after his playing career turned to a salesman for a tire company while his mother named his Helen Cecilia Travolta, she was an actress and singer who appeared in a radio vocal group named sunshine sister.
John Travolta is the youngest among the children of his parent, he is the youngest of six children, his siblings names are Joey, Ellen, Ann, Margaret and Sam Travolta they are all from the same parents.
They all have something in common, they took after their mother with love for theatre and drama, and most of his siblings are actors and actresses.
WIKI Data of John Travolta
- Name: John Joseph Travolta
- Nationality United State of America
- Date of Birth February 18, 1954
- Age: age 66
- Occupation: Actor, singer, dancer
- Year’s active 1972-present
- Spouse(s) Kelly Preston
- Children 3
- Relatives Margaret Travolta (sister)
- Ellen Travolta (sister)
- Joey Travolta (brother)
- Website travolta.com
John Travolta Height
John Travolta is quite tall, he is 6.2 feet tall
John Travolta Career Life
Not much was documented about his education, but we know he attended the Dwight morrow high school, for his early education. He started his career in singing by moving to New York City where he landed a role in the musical Grease and on Broadway where was singing the popular Sherman brothers songs titled Dream drummin.
After staying In New York for some couple of months he moved to Los Angeles due to some professional reasons and other opportunities. He was able to land his first screen role in the movie titled the Emergency, but is first big major hit was in the movie titled Carrie where his screen name was Billy Nolan.
He later went to act in movies like Welcome back Kotter where he acted alongside his sister Ellen
John Travolta Personal Life
John got married to actress Kelly Preston in 1991, their union is blessed with three children named Jett Travolta, Ella Bleu Travolta and Benjamin Travolta. Unfortunately he lost one of his children Jett Travolta at the age of 16 while he was on Christmas vacation at Bahamas, he died as a result of seizure.
John lives an interesting life because apart from being an actor and singer he is also a certified pilot, he own a fleet of four aircraft, also he authored a book titled propeller one-way night coach, the book is a story of a young boy’s first flight.
List of Album Released by John Travolta
- John Travolta
- Can’t Let You Go
- Travolta Fever
- Grease (soundtrack)
- Two of a Kind (soundtrack)
- The Road to Freedom (collaboration)
- Let Her In: The Best of John Travolta
- The Collection
- Hairspray (soundtrack)
- This Christmas (with Olivia Newton-John)
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