Happy birthday, John Travolta! The actor celebrates his 69th birthday today, as we get to know fun and informative facts about him, which include his endeavor in music! Discovering that Travolta can sing may surprise fans, but, it may equally surprise them to find out he sang a song in a duet with another artist.
John Travolta Bio
John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey on February 18, 1954. Travolta is one of the six children born to Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta and Helen Travolta. Travolta explored acting at a young age. His mother enrolled him in classes at a drama school in New York, Travolta studied singing, acting, and dancing in this school.
When he was 16 years old, Travolta got his first formal acting job in a summer stock production of the musical show, “Bye Bye Birdie,” as per ImdB.
How John Travolta Got Started in Acting
Initially, John Travolta starred in television shows such as, “The Rookies” and “Emergency!” (1972). After having starred in these TV shows, Travolta went on to get big breaks in the movie industry. Among the hit movies the actor starred in were “Phenomenon” and “Broken Arrow” (1996).
How John Travolta Explored the Music Scene
Travolta got his footing started in the music scene by starring in a couple of musicals. Among the notable musicals he starred in were “Saturday Night Fever” (1977) and “Grease” (1978). In fact, Travolta sang a theme song from “Grease” in a duet with co-star, Olivia Newton-John. This song is titled, “You’re the One I Want.”
Awards and Accolades
Travolta is both an Oscar and a Golden Globe awards nominee. The actor was named best actor by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
John Travolta Net Worth
As of this writing, actor/musician John Travolta has a net worth of $250 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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