How much is John Travolta worth? $170 Million
How did John Travolta earn his money and wealth?
John Travolta was the son of Salvatore Travolta and Helen Cecilia who was born in the year 1954 in Englewood located at New Jersey, U.S. He is an actor as well as dancer, singer and film producer. His first acting gig was from the TV series named “Welcome Back, Kotter” that aired between the years 1975 to 1959. He was also a part of many box office hits such as “Saturday Night Fever” in the year 1977, “Grease” in the year 1978. However, his acting career went down during the 1980s and bounced back on track with the hit movie “Pulp Fiction” that released in the year 1994. He has also been a part of the hit movies like “Face Off” in the year 1997, “Swordfish” in 2001, and “Wild Hogs” along with “Hairspray” in 2007. Travolta was also nominated for the Academy Award as the Best Actor for his performances in the movie “Saturday Night Fever” as well as “Pulp Fiction”.
Travolta received a Golden Globe Award for the category of Best Actor in a Motion Picture for the movie named “Get Shorty”. He has also received around six nominations among which, the most recent one was in the year 2008. In the year 2014, Travolta bagged the IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema. He also won his first ever Primetime Emmy Award for the TV series “American Crime Story” for which he was a producer. He also received additional nominations from the Golden Globe as well as the Emmy.
Travolta was also a lead as well as co-producer for the 2000 released “Battlefield Earth” which was based on the science fiction work by the writer named L. Ron Hubbard. In this movie, Travolta played the role of a leader for a group of aliens that had humans as their slave in the future of Earth. However, the movie wasn’t a success at the box office with negative reviews from critics as well. His performance in the movie bagged him 2 Razzie Awards. In the year 2008, he also lent his voice to the title role in the animation movie named “Bolt”.
Apart from his career as an actor, he is also a pilot who owns 4 aircraft. This count, however, excludes the aircraft named Boeing 707-138 which he donated to the HARS (Historical Aircraft Restoration Society in Australia. He also owns a $4.9 Million estate which is present in Jumbolair which is a subdivision of Ocala in Florida. Travolta has his very own runway along with a taxiway right next to his home.
Travolta became the official ambassador of the award show Living Legends of Aviation and was inducted in 2007. Oprah Winfrey revealed in the first episode of her final talk show that Travolta would be piloting for a trip she had planned for her entire studio audience which was an 8-day expenses-paid trip to Australia.What are the highest grossing albums of John Travolta?
1-Grease (1978): $188,755,690
2-Wild Hogs (2007): $168,273,550
3-Look Who’s Talking (1989): $140,088,813
4-Hairspray (2007): $118,871,849
5-Bolt (Voice) (2008): $114,053,579
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