Olivia Newton-John is a popular Australian-English entrepreneur, singer, songwriter, actress, and activist from Cambridge. Olivia Newton-John is also a four-time Grammy Award winner.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Olivia Newton-John was born on September 26, 1948, and is currently 72 years old. She was born in Cambridge, England. Likewise, she is Australian-English by nationality. Similarly, she is of Welsh-Jewish-Germanic ethnicity and her birth sign is Libra.
Talking about her family, she was born to her father Lt. Brinley Newton-John, and her mother Lt. Irene Helene-Born. Her father was a professor while her mother was a writer by profession. Moving on, she also has a brother named Lt. Hugh and a sister named Lt. Rona. Rona was an actress while Hugh was a doctor.
Moving towards her educational details, she completed her schooling at Christ Church Grammar School. Later, she graduated from University High School.
Professional Life and Career
Olivia Newton-John began her career as a singer along with her classmates through an all-girl group. During that, she used to sing and perform in a coffee shop owned by her brother-in-law. As she grew her talents, she started performing in TV and radio shows like “The Happy Show” and “The Go!! Show”.
She released her first single, “Till You Say You’ll Be Mine” in 1966 under the recording label, Decca Records. Likewise, in 1971, she released her first debut solo album, “If Not for You”. This album was a huge success which peaked at the 14th position in the Australian Album Chart.
She released her second album “Olivia” in 1972. The album included 14 tracks. Likewise, in 1973, her third album “Let me Be There” was released. The album also stayed at the first position in the weekly chart of Top County Album Billboard.
Moving on, she represented Uk in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974. Likewise, the talented musician has released 25 studio albums to date.
She started her acting career with a debut in the movie “Grease” in 1977. Her role as Sandy was hugely appreciated by the viewers which took her acting career to next level. Some of her other movies are “the Wilde Girls”, “It’s My Party”, and “Sordid Lives”.
Net Worth and Achievements
The multi-talented girl has earned a huge amount of money throughout her career. She has an estimated net worth of $40 million US dollars, She achieved this enormous money from her music and acting career.
She has received several awards. Some of them are “Favorite Female Musical Performer” (1975, 1977, 1979), “Best Country Vocal Performance, Female” (1974), “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female” (1975), “Outstanding Original Song” (1999), and many more.
Olivia Newton-John is in a married relationship with John Easterling. John is the president and founder of Amazon Herb Company. The couple married each other on June 30, 2008. Before this, she was in a relationship with the cameraman, Patrick McDermott. The ex-couple started dating in 1996. However, the couple broke up after nine years of relationship.
Prior to this, she was married to the actor, Matt Lattanzi. The wedding took place in December 1984 and they got separated in 1994. She and Matt together have a daughter named Chloe Rose. Moving on, she also dated British businessman, Lee Kramer. They met each other during her vacation on the French Riviera. After being in a relationship for more than a decade, they broke up.
The talented girl was also once engaged with the British singer, Bruce Welch. Though, they broke up their engagement after four years in 1972.
Enhancing her physical appearance, Olivia is 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 meters tall and weighs around 60 kg or 132 pounds. Similarly, her bra size is 33B and her shoe size is 8 inches. Her actual body measurements (Chest-Waist-Hip) are 34-24-35 inches. In addition, she has blonde hair with a pair of brown eyes.
When it comes to her social media handles, she is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has a huge 1.2 million followers on Facebook. Similarly, her @therealonj Instagram account has over 448k followers. Also, she joined Twitter in April 2009 and has already gained more than 167.5k followers.