- Full Name: John Joseph Travolta
- Net Worth: $165 Million
- Occupation: actor, writer, producer, director
- Marital Status: married
- Ethnicity: American
John Travolta Net Worth – Is A Result Of His Efforts
Successful Movie Career Over The Last 3 Decades
John Travolta net worth began to pile up when he acted as high spirited teen Vinnie Barborina in sitcom Welcome back, Kotter in 1975. However, real fame and big bucks came 2 years later, with a role in Saturday night fever, role that got him his first Academy Award nomination, and a role in Fever. After this career jump-start, he was quite stagnant during 1980s, when he made several bad career choices, choosing TV shows that didn’t get much attention and refusing roles in blockbusters such as An Officer and a gentleman and Gigolo, both of which took Richard Gere-and earned world glory for them (and lot of money, too).
Next wind in his back was a role in Look who’s talking with Kirstie Alley and its sequence. After this role, he went on to choose his roles much wisely, so acted in hits such as Pulp Fiction (that got him his second Academy Award nomination), Get Shorty, Face/Off, Civil Action, The General’s Daughter, etc. Net worth John Travolta significantly increased with these roles that he portrayed magnificently, which was one of the most important reasons why all of them were blockbusters and huge hits.
Private Life, Religion, Tragedy And Controversy
Travolta was romantically involved with fellow actress Diana Hyland who died in 1977-she had breast cancer. John married Kelly Preston in 1991, and they had three children. John Travolta wife was often rumored to be just a facade for his actual gay orientation. Both of them have denied this all long, stating that they are very much in love and that their children are products of their true love and dedication to their relationship. However, their marriage has definitely undergone lot of strain because of constant sex scandals. Several men have accused John of sexual offers and attacks and there were even lawsuits filed in such manner. Neither of these lawsuits were successful, and every plaintiff dropped lawsuit.
Far worse thing happened to Travolta and his family when his older son Jett died on Bahamas in 2009, while they were there on vacations. Jett suffered from seizures and John Travolta later admitted that he had autism accompanied with regular and often seizures that in the end cost him his life because he drowned in the bathtube.
John Travolta and Kelly Preston also have daughter Ella Bleu and son Benjamin, born after tragedy with Jett. Benjamin can be considered as a miracle because Kelly was near her 50s when she gave birth to him.
John Travolta was born in Irish Catholic family but is active practitioner and one of the strongest supporters of scientology church, along with Tom Cruise and Kirstie Alley. Despite all the controversy facing scientology, John has never failed to show his support to the church and get involved in actions along with other scientology practitioners.
John Travolta house is almost $5 million worth estate in Ocala, Florida, where he has his own runway and two hangars for his planes. John is experienced pilot who enjoys flying and he never flies otherwise but with his own plane. He flew his plane for Oprah Winfrey when she took entire studio on a trip to Australia after the last episode of her show.
John Travolta has accomplished a lot over the last few decades, but it is difficult to say what is going on in his life now, and if he is happy with all this controversy surrounding him.
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