Olivia Newton-John

Soft rock, Musical Artist

1948 –

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Who is Olivia Newton-John?

Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE is a British-born Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five No. 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles and two No. 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles and 14 of her albums have been certified gold by the RIAA. Her music has been successful in multiple genres, including pop, country, and adult contemporary and has sold an estimated 100 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. She co-starred with John Travolta in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Grease, which featured one of the most successful soundtracks in Hollywood history.

Newton-John has been a long-time activist for environmental and animal rights issues. Since surviving breast cancer in 1992, she has been an advocate for health awareness becoming involved with various charities, health products and fundraising efforts. Her business interests have included launching several product lines for Koala Blue and co-owning the Gaia Retreat & Spa in Australia.

Newton-John has been married twice.

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Born
Sep 26, 1948
Cambridge
Also known as
  • Lovely Livvy
  • Olivia Neutron-Bomb
  • ONJ
  • Olivia Newton-John Easterling
  • Livvy
  • The Goddess
  • Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE
  • Olivia Newton John
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Ethnicity
  • Welsh people
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom
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on July 23, 2013

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