What is John Travolta net worth?

John Travolta Net Worth is US$ 250 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 250 Million
Born:February 18, 1954 (68 Years)
Full NameJohn Joseph Travolta
GenderMale
Height6′ 2”
HoroscopeAquarius
Country of OriginEnglewood, New Jersey, The US
Source of WealthActor, Singer, Dancer, Voice Actor, Film Producer
Marital StatusWidower
SpouseKelly Preston (married: 1991; died: 2020)
ChildrenJett Travolta (Son), Ella Bleu Travolta (Daughter), and Benjamin Travolta (Son)
Famous For‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ (1975–79), ‘Saturday Night Fever’ (1977)

Biography

John Travolta is a Hollywood actor, singer, and producer born on February 18, 1954. He got famed for the TV series “Welcome Back, Kotter,” telecasted from 1975 to 1979. In his film industry career, John faced some retrogression throughout the 1980s. Later during the 1990s, he makes a comeback with movies including “Phenomenon,” “A Civil Action,” “Broken Arrow,” and “Primary Colors.”

John Travolta was nominated for the “Academy Award for Best Actor” for his outstanding performance in “Saturday Night Fever” (1977) & “Pulp Fiction” (1994). John won “Golden Globe Award” for the category of “Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy” and also received six nominations for his excellent performance in “Get Shorty” (1995).

Timeline

2008

He won “Critics’ Choice Movie Awards” for the category of ‘Best Acting Ensemble’ for his work in “Hairspray.”

2010

He won ‘Worst Drama of Our First 25 Years’ and ‘Worst Picture of the Decade’ for his great performance in “Battlefield Earth” at “The Golden Raspberry Awards.”

2014

He earned “International Indian Film Academy Awards” as an ‘Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema.’

2016

He won ‘Outstanding Limited Series’ at “Primetime Emmy Award” for his performance in ‘The People V. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.’

2019

For his work in Gotti, John was nominated for the ‘Worst Screen Combo’ and ‘Worst Actor’ categories at the “Golden Raspberry Awards.”

2020

He won “Golden Raspberry Awards” for the category of ‘Worst Actor’ for his work in “The Fanatic and Trading Paint.”

2021

He was nominated for “Die Heart” at “Primetime Emmy Award,” for the category of ‘Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series.’

Early Life

John was born and raised in New Jersey’s Englewood. In 1971, he was dropped from Dwight Morrow High School at 17. John’s parents, Mr. Travolta, was a second-generation Sicilian American having roots in Godrano, Province of Palermo, while Mrs. Travolta was an Irish American. John’s mother was a singer, actress, and drama teacher who appeared in “The Sunshine Sisters,” a radio vocal group. John, along with his siblings, started performing in their childhood, nurtured by his mother.

After quieting the school, he moved to New York City and got a role in a musical named “Grease.” In September 1972, he appeared in “Emergency,” his first screen role as a fall victim. In 1976, he appeared in the horror movie “Carrie,” in which he played the character of ‘Billy Nolan.’ He was cast as Vinnie Barbarino in “Welcome Back, Kotter,” an ABC TV sitcom telecasted from 1975 to 1979. From this TV Sitcom, he got a lot of fame and love from the audience.

Career

After receiving attention from “Welcome Back, Kotter,” John’s career took massive growth and gave back-to-back hits in the 1970’s decade. These hits include 1976’s “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble,” 1977’s “Saturday Night Fever,” and 1978s “Danny Zuko.” John’s work in these films tends him towards international stardom. At 24, he became one of the youngest performers to nominate for the Best Actor Oscar. He also won an “Academy Award nomination for Best Actor,” for his role in “Saturday Night Fever.”

During the 1980’s Johns career took a downturn. Though his character as an Urban Cowboy in 1981s Brian de Palma’s film, “Blow Out,” was praised, the film resulted in an enormous catastrophe. After “Blow Out,” all of his upcoming movies and series resulted in a big disappointment. These include the 1983s “Two of a Kind,” a romantic comedy film appearing with ‘Olivia Newton-John,’ and the 1985s “Perfect,” starring ‘Jamie Lee Curtis.’

Travolta made his comeback in 1994 from Quentin Tarantino’s hit “Pulp Fiction” and was nominated for Academy Award for his role. After Pulp Fiction, John’s career got on track, and later he gave all hits, including “Get Shorty,” “White Man’s Burden,” “Phenomenon,” “A Civil Action,” and many more.

In 2000, he appeared in “Battlefield Earth,” a science fiction film based on the novel name “Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000”. John played a role of a leader of a group of aliens. It was John’s dream project. This movie became a big flop at the box office but gave Travolta two “Razzie Awards.” Throughout the 2000’s he remained busy making films, including “Wild Hogs,” “Bolt,” “Swordfish,” and “Be Cool.”

After the death of his beloved wife, Kelly Preston, in July 2020, he announced that he is taking a break from films so that he could spend some time with his children. He gave a related statement posting it on Instagram.

Highlights

Here are some best highlights from John Travolta’s career:

  • Nightmare (1974)
  • Michael (1996)
  • Broken Arrow (1996)
  • The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
  • Hairspray (2007)
  • In a Valley of Violence (2016)
  • Get Shorty (1995)
  • Face/Off (1997)
  • Saturday Night Fever (1977)
  • Blow Out (1981)
  • Grease (1978)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)

Favorite quotes by John Travolta

Favorite quote 1 by John Travolta

“In my own life if I knew I was going to pass away I’d love to sit down and resolve every issue so I could go peacefully.”

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Favorite quote 2 by John Travolta

“Sometimes when something really works well, it becomes a target, forty years for me, I’ve been a part, and I’ve loved every minute of it. My family has done so well with it. It’s been a beautiful thing for me. I’ve saved lives with it and saved my own life several times. Through my loss of my son, it helped me every step of the way for two years solid, and here I am.”

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Favorite quote 3 by John Travolta

“I’m too busy looking for the next role to do. I think about how to continue, to survive in the same vein. I like my career and my life as it is.”

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Favorite quote 4 by John Travolta

“The promise of change doesn’t always mean something changes.”

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Favorite quote 5 by John Travolta

“From the time I was a kid, I had a wanderlust. I always wanted to travel, in any form – plane, train, boat, car, motorcycle. So I think that if I ever do have a mid-life crisis, I have all the toys to refer to quickly.”

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Key life lesson from John Travolta

  • Always be grateful:

Every time something good happens in John Travolta’s life, he must acknowledge the people who helped him get there.

  • Importance of Change:

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but for this, we have to change ourselves first

Frequently Asked Questions

Name the only film of John Travolta directed by a Chinese director.

In 1997 John Travolta played a lead role as an FBI agent in “Face/Off,” a film directed by Chinese action director John Woo.

After 1980’s downfall, from which film did John make his comeback?

Travolta made his comeback in 1994 from Quentin Tarantino’s hit “Pulp Fiction.” He was nominated for Academy Award for his role.

Summary

John Travolta is a Hollywood actor, singer, and producer. He got famed from the TV series “Welcome Back, Kotter,” telecasted from 1975 to 1979. In his film industry career, John faced some retrogression throughout the 1980s. After receiving attention from “Welcome Back, Kotter,” John’s career took massive growth and gave back-to-back hits in the 1970’s decade. During the 1980’s Johns career took a downturn. He made his comeback in 1994 from Quentin Tarantino’s hit “Pulp Fiction.”

John Travolta Net Worth is US$ 250 Million as of 2022.