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Olivia Newton John Biography, Age, Net worth, Husband, Daughter, Cancer, Movies, Songs

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Olivia Newton John Biography

Olivia Newton John Bio

Olivia Newton John is an English- Australian  singer, songwriter, actress, and activist born on 26th September 1948 in Cambridge, England. She is a four time Grammy award winner who starred in the musical film ‘Grease’

Age 69 years as of August 2018; born on 26th September 1948.
Parents Welshman Brinley “Bryn” Newton-John (1914–1992) and Irene Helene (1914–2003)
Siblings Hugh, a doctor and Rona (died in 2013, she was an actress who was married to Jeff Conaway from 1980 until they divorced in 1985.
Education Christ Church Grammar School and then University High School.
Husband
  • Matt Lattanzi (m. 1984 – Div. 1995)
  • John Easterling (m.2008), he is a business person and producer known for  Big River Man (2009), The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) and Loose Women (1999)
Daughter Chloe Rose Lattanzi
Net worth $ 40 million

Olivia Newton John Career

At the age of 14 Newton together with her three classmates formed a group, Sol Four which performed in his brother’s-in- law coffee shop.

Newton became a regular on local Australian radio and television shows including HSV-7’s The Happy Show where she performed as “Lovely Livvy”.

Newton entered and on a talent contest on the television programme ‘Sing, Sing, Sing’ hosted by 1960s Australian icon Johnny O’Keefe.

In 1966 she recorded her first single  “Till You Say You’ll Be Mine”. In 1971 she released her first solo album ‘If Not For You’.

Olivia Newton John and Pat Carroll

Olivia and Pat Carroll are duet partners and they first met when Newton appeared on ‘The Go!Show’. They later formed a  duo called “Pat and Olivia” and toured nightclubs in Europe. Carroll returned to Australia after her visa expired leaving to pursue solo work until 1975.

In 1983 they reunited and founded ‘Koala Blue’. The store, originally for Australian imports, evolved into a chain of women’s clothing boutiques.[45] The chain was initially successful, but it eventually declared bankruptcy and closed in 1992.

Olivia Newton John Cancer

In 1992 she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was treated and recovered and since became an advocate for breast cancer research and other health issues.

She is a spokesperson for the Liv-Kit, a breast self examination product and a partial owner of the Gaia Retreat and Spa in Byron Bay, New South Wales.

She became the National Spokesperson for the Colette Chuda Environmental Fund/CHEC, Children’s Health Environmental Coalition, in 1991 following the death of our-year-old Colette Chuda, a family friend, from cancer.

In 2008 she raised funds to help build the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne, Australia.

Newton was featured in  UniGlobe Entertainment’s breast cancer docu-drama, 1 a Minute, released in October 2010 alongside other celebrities who had survived breast cancer or who were affected by the disease.

In May 2017 it was announced that Newton-John’s breast cancer had returned and metastasized to her lower back.

On 9th September 2018 during an appearance on Channel 7’s Sunday Night she revealed that she has cancer at the base of her spine. She said she was treating it naturally and also using modern medicine. She said she has undergone radiation treatment, cut out sugar and takes cannabis oil for the pain — something she hopes will become legal in Australia.

“In California it’s legal to grow a certain amount of plants for your own medicinal purposes. So he [her husband] makes me tinctures. It’s hard to say, they help with pain. I’m very lucky that I live in a state where it’s legal and that I have a husband that is a plant-medicine man. My dream is that, in Australia soon, it will be available to all the cancer patients and people going through cancer that causes pain.”

Olivia Newton John Songs

  • Physical
  • Magic
  • You’re the One That I Want
  • A Little More Love
  • Plase Mr. Please
  • Have You Never Been Mellow
  • I Honestly Love You
  • Let Me Be There
  • Hopelessly Devoted To You
  • Heart Attack
  • Twist of Fate
  • Summer Nights
  • If You Love Me
  • Make a Move On Me
  • Xanadu
  • Soething Better To Do
  • I Can’t Help It
  • Suddenly
  • Soul Kiss
  • Deeper Than the Night

Olivia Newton John Movies

  • 1965: Funny Things Happen Down Under as Olivia
  • 1970: Toomorrow as Olivia
  • 1978: Grease as Sandy Olsson
  • 1980: Xanadu as Kira (Terpsichore)
  • 1983: Two of a Kind as Debbie Wylder
  • 1988: She’s Having a Baby as Herself
  • 1991: Madonna: Truth or Daren as Herself
  • 1996: It’s My Party as Lina Bingham
  • 1997: Tracey Takes On… as Herself
  • 2000: Sordid Lives as Bitsy Mae Harling
  • 2010: 1 a Minute as Herself (Documentary)
  • 2010: Score: A Hockey Musical as Hope Gordon
  • 2011: A Few Best Men as Barbara Ramme

Olivia Newton John TV Shows

  • 1990: A Mom for Chrismas as Amy Mille
  • 1994: A Christmas Romance as Julia Stonecypher
  • 2001: The Wilde Girls as Jasmine Wilde
  • 2008: Sordid Lives: The Series as Bitsy Mae Harling.

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