The British-born Australian died Monday at the age of 73 on his ranch in Southern California.
During her lifetime, Newton-John won four Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous Country Music Awards, an American Music Award, and a People’s Choice Award.
Olivia Newton-John played opposite John Travolta in 1978’s Grease. credit: Rights Managed/Mary Evans
Her acting career began in 1978. That’s when the world fell in love with her as sweet Sandy her Olson in the movie musical Grease with John her Travolta.
She also actively supported Melbourne’s Austin Hospital, built the Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Center, and promoted the LIV-KIT device for breast cancer detection.
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John performed together at the 2020 Fire Fight Australia bushfire relief concert in Sydney. sauce: AAP / Joel Caret
She has received many honors, including being appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (OA) in 2006.
In 2012, the National Trust of Australia designated her as a Living National Treasure.
The Australian entertainer is survived by her husband John Easterling and daughter Chloe Rattanzi. sauce: AAP / David Crossling
One of Newton-John’s most recent awards took place at the G’day LA Ball in Hollywood in 2006, when he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Travolta.
She is survived by Mr. Easterling and her daughter, singer and actress Chloe Rattanzi.
The life of Olivia Newton-John
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