At the age of 73, Olivia Newton-John died on August 8 at her ranch in Southern California.
John Travolta, who played her co-star, posted a sad message on social media, saying she was making life better for everyone and having a huge impact. Newton’s husband, John’s John Easterling, took to the singer’s verified Instagram account to post about her passing following her passing. Newton-John was an Australian singer and one of the biggest pop sensations of the 1970s.
“Olivia shares her journey with breast cancer for over 30 years, serving as a symbol of victories and hope.”
In 1992, the singer and actress was diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2017, her cancer returned and spread to her lower back.
Later, her cancer had reached the fourth stage and had spread to her bones. She used cannabis oil to relieve the agony she was experiencing as a result of the metastatic bone lesions.
Before playing alongside John Travolta in Grease in 1978, the songwriter rose to prominence in the music world. Her tracks that topped the Billboard charts helped her achieve popularity. A Little More Love, If Not for You, Have You Never Been Mellow, Hopelessly Devoted to You and other songs are on the list.
The actress’ net worth has been assessed by CelebrityNetWorth at around $60 million. Her main source of income came from her work as a singer, actress, songwriter and film producer in the entertainment industry.
In 2005, Olivia sold a stunning beachfront home to billionaire Don Hankey for an undisclosed sum. The mansion is currently valued at around $80 million.
Then, in 2015, she paid $4.69 million for a 12-acre equestrian property in Santa Inez, California. In 2019, she put it up for sale along with her Australian country estate for $5.5 million and $5.4 million. She bought Australian property in the 1980s and also owns a number of properties in Florida.
Olivia Newton-John was known for her role in the 1978 romantic musical Grease, in addition to her popular songs. The film’s soundtrack, which was also the second best-selling album of the year, helped the film earn $366.2 million at the box office.
a brief summary by Olivia Newton-John
At the age of 14, the four-time Grammy winner and her classmates founded the group Sol Four. She won a talent contest on Sing, Sing, Sing and received a trip to the UK as a reward.
Her first song, Till You Say You’ll Be Mine, was released in 1966. She made her film debut in 1965 with Funny Things Happen Down Under. She then collaborated with Pat Carroll to form the duo Pat and Olivia, after which she joined the band Toomorrow to pursue a solo career.
If Not For You, her debut album, was released in November 1971, and a string of hit singles and albums followed. She made guest appearances in a number of films, including The Wilde Girls and A Few Best Men. She has been a special guest judge on a number of television programs, such as RuPaul’s Drag Race and Dancing with the Stars.