John Travolta Biography


John Travolta

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Birth Name: John Travolta
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   63 Years
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Two times Academy Award nominated actor John Travolta was born as John Joseph Travolta to Salvatore Travolta and Helen Cecilia on February 18, 1954, in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. He has five siblings named, Sam Travolta, Ellen Travolta, Joey Travolta, Margaret Travolta, Ann Travolta. His mother was an Irish American and his father was a second generation Italian American. John was raised Roman Catholic but converted to Scientology.

The IIFA Award winner actor and singer John holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity. Coming to his personal life, he is happily married man. John and his wife actress Kelly Preston got married on September 5, 1991. The couple has three children, Benjamin, Ella Bleu, Benjamin Hunter Kaleo. Before his marriage, he was in a romantic relationship with many beautiful  Hollywood divas. John Travolta was in a romantic relationship with actress Anita Gillette in 1979. And after broke up with her, John and actress Diana Hyland began their romantic love affairs and they began dating each other as a boyfriend and girlfriend in 1976. Hyland and Travolta remained together until her death on March 27, 1977, in Los Angeles; she died in Travolta's arms. Then he began to date actress Marilu Henner in 1978 but the relation also did not last for very long and separated in 1989. He was in a short term relationship with actress Catherine Deneuve and  Brooke Shields. John was an openly gay relationship with Doug Gotterba in 1982 but the couple broke up their relationship in 1988. And he was a bisexual relationship with Paul Barresi from 1983 – 1985. John Travolta has an estimated net worth of $160 million.

 

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Born in Englewood, New Jersey United States

1954 18th of February

John Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S on February 18, 1954.His father Salvatore Travolta was a semi-professional American football player turned tire salesman and partner in a tire company. And his mother Helen Cecilia was an actress and singer who had appeared in The Sunshine Sisters, a radio vocal group.

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Dropped his school pursue acting

1971

The  Golden Globe-winning actor and singer who had breakout roles in 'Saturday Night Fever' Travolta attended Dwight Morrow High School but dropped out as a junior at age 17 in 1971  to pursue acting and later worked on Broadway.

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Made his television debut in the series Emergency!

1972

He made his television debut in 1972 in the series "Emergency!" It is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. Which was created and produced by Jack Webb and Robert A. Cinader.

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Made his film debut The Devil's Rain

1975

He made his film debut in "The Devil's Rain"  in  1975. Which was directed by Robert Fuest and produced by James V. Cullen and Michael S. Glick. The movie was written by James Ashton, Gabe Essoe and Gerald Hopman.

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Nominated for TV Land Award

1976

 He was nominated for TV Land Award for his television series "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble" in 1976.  It was written by Douglas Day Stewart, executive produced by Aaron Spelling and Leonard Goldberg.

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Dated with Anita Gillette

1976

John Travolta began to date actress, Anita Gillette in 1976.  She is notable for her extensive Broadway credits, her many appearances as a celebrity guest on television game shows. But they separated and the reason behind their separation is still unknown to us.

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Dated with Diana Hyland

1976

He was in a romantic relationship with Diana Hyland in 1976. They met while filming  "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble".  Hyland died of breast cancer in 1977. She was an American stage, film and television actress.

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His most noted screen role Tony Manero

1977

His most noted screen role: Tony Manero in" Saturday Night Fever". It is an American drama film directed by John Badham and starring John Travolta as Tony Manero, a working-class young man who spends his weekends dancing and drinking at a local Brooklyn. 

 

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Won and nominated For Awards

1977

 In 1977,  he won the   National Board of Review Award for Best Actor and nominated for  Academy Award for Best Actor and nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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Won and nominated for Awards

1977

 In1978 he won the Henrietta Award for the World Film Favorite Actor and nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his film Grease playing the role of  Daniel "Danny" Zuko.

 

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Broke up with Diana Hyland

1977

 He and actress Diana Hyland met while filming  "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble".  Hyland died of breast cancer in 1977.Hyland and Travolta remained together until her death on March 27, 1977, in Los Angeles; she died in Travolta's arms.

 

 

 

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Affair with Marilu Henner

1978

John and actress Marilu Henner began to date in  1978. She is an American actress, producer, radio host, and author. She is best known for her role as Elaine O'Connor Nardo on the sitcom Taxi from 1978 to 1983.

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Affair with Catherine Deneuve

1980

He was a romantic relationship with actress Catherine Deneuve in the year of 1980.
 She is a French actress as well as an occasional singer, model and producer. He and Catherine dated very short and later they separated for unknown reason.

 

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Affair with Brooke Shields

1981

John was an affair with actress Brooke Shields in the year of 1981. But they broke up their relationship later. She is an American actress, model and former child star. Initially a child model, she gained critical acclaim at age 12 for her leading role in Louis Malle's controversial film "Pretty Baby".

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Affair with Doug Gotterba

1982

 An American actor, producer, dancer, and singer, John was also in a relationship with Doug Gotterba in 1982. Doug  Gotterba is openly gay. He is an American Business Professional. The couple dated around six years.

 

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Affair with Paul Barresi

1983

An American multi-talented actor and a Paul Barresi began to date in the year of 1983. Paul is openly bisexual and he is an American actor as well as a movie director, and media personality. The couple dated around two years.

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Broke up with Paul Barresi

1985

 He and actor Paul Barresi began to date in 1983. But after dated around two years the two broke up their relationship in 1985.Paul is openly bisexual and he is an American actor as well as a movie director, and media personality. 

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Broke up with Doug Gotterba

1988

 An American actor as well as producer, dancer, and singer, John  Doug Gotterba began to date in 1982. Doug  Gotterba is openly gay. But they broke up their relationship in 1988.The couple dated around six years.

 

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Broke up with Marilu Henner

1989

John and actress Marilu Henner broke up heir relationship in 1989 after living their life together around eleven years. She is an American actress, producer, radio host, and author. She is best known for her role as Elaine O'Connor Nardo on the sitcom Taxi from 1978 to 1983.

 

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Married with Kelly Preston

1991 5th of September

He married with Kelly Preston in 1991.The couple has three children.But sadly his /The couple had a son, Benjamin died on January 2, 2009. And their daughter, Ella Bleu, was born in 2000 and a third child, a son named Benjamin, was born in 2010 in Florida

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Won Five Awards

1994

He won five awards In 1994, he won five awards: MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence, David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actor, London Critics Circle Film Award for Actor of the Year, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Stockholm International Film Festival for Best Actor.

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Nominated for Nine Awards

1994

He was nominated for nine awards: Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor,
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, MTV Movie Award for Best Performance, MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Samuel L., Jackson) 3rd place—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.

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Won three Awards

1995

In 1995, he won three awards for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his work in the film "Get Shorty".

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Nominated for Two Awards

1996

In 1996, he was nominated for two awards, MTV Movie Award for Best Villain and MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Christian Slater) for his film  "Broken Arrow " appearing the role as   Maj. Vic 'Deak' Deakins.

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Won two awards Juno Award and Golden Globe Henrietta Award

1997

 In 1997 John won two awards, Juno Award for International Single of the Year. Juno Award is also known as "Best Selling International Single" and "International Single of the Year" and Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites.

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Nominated for Four Awards

1997


He was nominated for four awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Action/Adventure, MTV Movie Award for Best Performance, MTV Movie Award for Best Villain (shared with Nicolas Cage) and Saturn Award for Best Actor.

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won award for Satellite Special Achievement Award

1998

 He won the Satellite Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble for his film "The Thin Red Line" and nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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Co-produced film Battlefield Earth

2000

Travolta co-produced the science fiction action film  "Battlefield Earth" in  2000. Which was directed by Roger Christian and starring he,  Barry Pepper, and Forest Whitaker.Which he played the leader of a group of aliens that enslaves humanity on a bleak future Earth.

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Won Five Awards

2000

In 2000,  he won five awards: Razzie Award for Worst Picture of the Decade, Razzie Award for Worst Picture, Razzie Award for Worst Actor, Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple and   Razzie Award for Worst Actor

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Won Three Awards

2007

 In 2007, he won three awards for his work in the movie " Hairspray": Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Hollywood Film Festival for Ensemble of the Year and Hollywood Film Festival for Supporting Actor of the Year

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Nominated for Three Awards

2007

 In 2007, he was nominated for three awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Palm Springs International Film Festival Ensemble Cast Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

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Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award

2016

 He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his television series  "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" in 2016.Which he also produced.

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His most successful fim Look Who's Talking

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His most successful film was " Look Who's Talking" It is an American romantic comedy film written and directed by Amy Heckerling, and stars John Travolta and Kirstie Alley in 1989. Which Produced by  Jonathan D. Krane which grossed $297,000,000.

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