February 18, 1954
69 years old
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
97 kg | 214 lbs
12 US | 45 EU
John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, United States, on February 18, 1954, is an American actor.
Young John Travolta first started performing in a local production of "Who'll Save the Plowboy?".
He began his professional acting career in a summer stock production of the musical "Bye Bye Birdie", at the age of 16.
He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "Grease" (1972) in role as Doody, at the age of 18.
He got his television debut in NBC series Emergency! (1972) in episode "Kids", in role as Chuck Benson.
He made his big screen debut in horror movie The Devil's Rain (1975) in role as Danny.
John's breakthrough performance came as Anthony "Tony" Manero in musical drama movie Saturday Night Fever (1977).
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John Travolta is 69 years old.
John Travolta net worth is around 250 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Anthony "Tony" Manero in musical drama movie Saturday Night Fever (1977).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Vincent Vega in drama crime film Pulp Fiction (1994).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance as Chili Palmer in crime comedy film Get Shorty (1995).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his roles in movies:
Grease (1978) musical romantic comedy as Danny Zuko
Primary Colors (1998) comedy drama as Governor of Arkansas, Jack Stanton
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor and the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Action/Adventure for his role as Sean Archer / Castor Troy in science fiction action movie Face/Off (1997).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Edna Turnblad in musical romantic comedy movie Hairspray (2007).
He was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for his role as Maj. Vic 'Deak' Deakins in action thriller movie Broken Arrow (1996).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Drama for his role as Jan Schlichtmann in drama movie A Civil Action (1998).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Suspense for his role as Warr. Officer Paul Brenner in mystery thriller film The General's Daughter (1999).
He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Drama for his role as in romantic fantasy drama film Phenomenon (1996).
Blow Out (1981) neo-noir political thriller as Jack Terry
Carrie (1976) supernatural horror as Billy Nolan
Urban Cowboy (1980) romantic drama as Buford 'Bud' Una Davis
Staying Alive (1983) dance drama romance as Tony Manero
Swordfish (2001) action crime thriller as Gabriel Shear
Basic (2003) mystery action thriller as Tom Hardy
Be Cool (2005) crime comedy as Chili Palmer
Lonely Hearts (2006) thriller crime as Elmer C. Robinson
The Forger (2014) thriller crime as Ray Cutter
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) thriller as Ryder
In a Valley of Violence (2016) Western as Marshal Clyde Martin
Gotti (2018) biographical crime drama as John Gotti
Paradise City (2022) action as Buckley
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his performance as Robert Shapiro in FX true crime anthology television series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016), also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series as a producer.
He played Vincent "Vinnie" Barbarino in ABC comedy sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979).
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1994) in episode "John Travolta/Seal".
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for his role as Ron Wilcox in Quibi action comedy thriller series Die Hart (2020).
Attended Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, New Jersey.
He studied voice, dancing and acting in drama school in New York.
Has Italian and Irish ancestry.
Has two older brothers: Joey, Sam and three older sisters: Ellen, Ann, Margaret.
He is a licensed private pilot, owns five private planes.
He was inducted into the Living Legends of Aviation in 2007.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in 1985.
Longtime Scientologist, since 1975.
He received the IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema in 2010.
Fan of actor James Cagney.
Good friends with Kirstie Alley, Forest Whitaker and Dakota Fanning.
Featured in music video for Pitbull "3 to Tango" (2019).
Has been the Ambassador for Qantas, since 2001.
Lives in Los Angeles, California and Anthony, Florida.
He dated Paul Barresi (1983-1985), Doug Gotterba (1982-1988), Brooke Shields (1981), Catherine Deneuve (1980), Marilu Henner (1978-1989), Diana Hyland (1976-1977) and Anita Gillette (1976).
He was married to actress Kelly Preston (1991-2020), they had two sons: Jett, Benjamin and one daughter, Ella Bleu also had a son, Jett (died at the age of 16).