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John Travolta

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Net worth 2018: $184 Million
Residence: Englewood, New Jersey, U.S
Country: United States
BirthDay: 18 February 1954
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.88 m
Education: Dwight Morrow High School

John Travolta was bornon 18 February 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S, American, is Actor. John Joseph Travolta is an American actor and singer. He made his debut in the Broadway cast of Grease, as well as the hit musical Over Here! He shot to stardom with his role as Vinnie Barbarino in the hit TV series, Welcome Back Kotter, and the critically acclaimed TV movie, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble. International fame came with two successive box-office hits, Saturday Night Fever and Grease. During the rest of the 1970s, he faced a series of flops making wrong career moves and turning down golden opportunities. He has acted in not so serious but commercially successful movies such as Look Who’s Talking and its sequels. He made a career comeback when he starred in Quentin Tarantino's crime smash, Pulp Fiction. He earned his second Academy Award nomination and went on to win a Golden Globe for his performance in the critically acclaimed film, Get Shorty. Other notable films include Primary Colors and The General's Daughter. He returned to his musical roots with the film adaptation of the Broadway smash, Hairspray, playing Edna Turnblad. With the help of wigs, make-up, costumes, and a fat suit, he convincingly transformed himself into a large woman to play the role.


$184 Million


Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, a 2007 American film based on the Broadway musical of the same name and which become the sixth highest grossing musical film in US cinema history


He starred in ‘The General's Daughter’ a 1999 murder mystery film based on a novel of the same name by Nelson DeMille and directed by Simon West


He essayed the role of Governor Jack Stanton in, Primary Colors, a 1998 drama film based on the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, about Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign


Face/Off, a 1997 action thriller film directed by John Woo was a critical and financial success


The critically acclaimed 1995 crime-comedy directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Get Shorty, was based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name and starred this actor alongside Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito


Pulp Fiction, a 1994 crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, revitalized the actor’s career taking on the character of Vincent Vega, The most significant films of its era, it made $213,928,762 at the box-office


Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991 and presently have two children Ella Bleu and Benjamin


In 1989, Travolta starred in Look Who's Talking which grossed $297,000,000


Urban Cowboy, a 1980 western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship between Buford Uan Davis 'Bud' played by John Travolta and Sissy played by Debra Winger, captured the decade’ popularity of Country MusicHis career hit a low patch with many critical failures including, Perfect, and Two of a Kind


It was a huge commercial success, and significantly helped to popularize disco music around the worldIn ‘Grease’ a 1978 musical film, he starred opposite Olivia Newton John


The 1977 dance film, Saturday Night Fever, starred Travolta as Tony Manero, a carefree young man


He starred in ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’, a 1976 made-for-TV movie, aired on ABC TV network


His role as the swaggering Vinnie Barbarino in the TV sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter, aired on ABC from 1975 to1979


His first television role was of a fall victim in, Emergency!, in 1972, but his first significant movie role was as Billy Nolan, a bully in the horror film, Carrie, four years later


He attended Dwight Morrow High School, but dropped out as a junior at age 17 in 1971


Travolta was born on February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, where his father, Salvatore was a semi-professional American football player who owned a tire repair shop while his mother, Helen Cecilia was an actress and singer

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