Celebrity: John Travolta
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American actor, singer, producer and dancer, John Travolta who has a net worth of $170 million and grew up in Englewood, New Jersey, where he started his career as a member of the Broadway cast of Over Here! and the traveling cast of Grease.
John who moved to Los Angeles to pursue his movie career, though had his first significant role in TV, at the same time got his first remarkable film role: a bully in the 1976 horror film Carrie, alongside Sissy Spacek. After which he later released his Billboard number-ten single, “Let Her In,” and was then shot into fame by his performance in Saturday Night Fever, that followed up with his starring roles in Grease and Urban Cowboy.
Travolta who struggled professionally in the 1980s, but however regained his status through his role in the 1994 Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction also featured in remarkable movies including Get Shorty (for which he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy), Ladder 49, Face/Off, Primary Colors, and a performance in drag for Hairspray, his first musical since Grease.
John Travolta who got married to actress Kelly Preston in 1991 and had two children with her, lost his son, Jett who sadly died in 2009 after having a seizure. John who came back to TV in 2016, featuring as Robert Shapiro in the TV series American Crime Story about the OJ Simpson story has won two Golden Globe Awards including Best Performance by an Actor for Get Shorty. He also won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2016 for American Crime Story while also being awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6901 Hollywood Blvd in 1985. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Saturday Night Fever in 1978 and Pulp Fiction in 1995.