John Travolta

John Travolta

  • Full name: John Joseph Travolta
  • Date of birth: February 18, 1954
  • Place of birth: Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Actor, dancer, singer
  • Known for: Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Pulp Fiction

Personal life

John Travolta was born on February 18, 1954, in Englewood, New Jersey. His parents were Salvatore Travolta, a semi-professional football player and tire salesman, and Helen Cecilia Burke, an actress and singer. Travolta has five siblings: Joey, Ellen, Ann, Margaret, and Sam.

Travolta grew up in a working-class Italian-American family. He attended Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, but dropped out at the age of 16 to pursue a career in show business.

Travolta is married to actress Kelly Preston. They have three children together: Jett, Ella Bleu, and Benjamin. Jett died in 2009 at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure.


John Travolta's acting career began in the early 1970s, with roles in television shows such as Welcome Back, Kotter and The Rookies. He made his film debut in 1975, in the horror film Carrie.

Travolta's breakthrough role came in 1977, when he starred in the disco musical Saturday Night Fever. The film was a huge success, and Travolta became a household name. He followed up with another successful musical, Grease (1978).

Travolta continued to star in a number of successful films throughout the 1980s, including Urban Cowboy (1980), Staying Alive (1983), Perfect (1985), and Look Who's Talking (1989). However, his career went into decline in the early 1990s.

Travolta made a comeback in 1994, when he starred in the Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Travolta was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

Since then, Travolta has starred in a number of successful films, including Get Shorty (1995), Face/Off (1997), Primary Colors (1998), and Swordfish (2001). He has also had success on television, with roles in the series American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson (2016) and The Politician (2019).

Awards and nominations

John Travolta has won numerous awards for his work, including:

  • A Golden Globe Award
  • A Primetime Emmy Award
  • A BAFTA Award
  • A Screen Actors Guild Award
  • An MTV Movie Award
  • A People's Choice Award

Travolta has also been nominated for two Academy Awards, for his performances in Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Pulp Fiction (1994).

Personal life

John Travolta is a practicing Scientologist. He has been a vocal advocate for the Church of Scientology and has donated millions of dollars to the organization.

Travolta is also a licensed pilot and owns several aircraft. He is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).

Net worth

John Travolta's net worth is estimated to be $250 million.

John Travolta
John Travolta
John Travolta
John Travolta
John Travolta
John Travolta
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