Olivia Newton- John

  • Birth Place: Cambridge, England
  • Profession: Singer, Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Left high school in her mid-teens when she got her first big break on an Australian TV program called The Tarax Happy Show.
  • Appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1979 for her work in the entertainment industry as well as with charitable organizations.
  • Authored a children's book in 1993, along with Brian Hurst and illustrator Salvatore Murdocca, entitled A Pig Tale.
  • Invited to perform during the opening ceremony at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia; also serenaded the pope at a charity event in Rome that same year.
  • Appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2006 for her service to the entertainment industry and her fight against breast cancer.
  • Led a three-week walk along the Great Wall of China in April 2008 to raise money to build the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne.
  • Published her first book, LivWise: Easy Recipes for a Healthy, Happy Life, in 2011.


  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1974, Grammy — Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female: Winner
  • 1973, Grammy — Best Female Country Vocal Performance: Winner
  • 1983, Grammy — Video of the Year: Winner
  • 1974, Grammy — Record of the Year: Winner
  • 1979, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Motion Picture Actress: Winner
  • 1975, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female Musical Performer: Winner
  • 1979, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female Musical Performer: Winner
  • 1977, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female Musical Performer: Winner


  • Chloe Rose Lattanzi — Daughter
  • Brett Goldsmith — Nephew
  • Colette Chuda — Godchild
  • Fiona — Niece
  • Emerson Newton-John — Nephew
  • Bruce Welch — Ex-fiancé
  • Patrick McDermott — Ex-significant Other
  • Tottie Goldsmith — Niece
  • Andy Gibb — Ex-significant Other
  • Brin Newton-John — Father
  • Rona Newton John — Sister
  • Hugh Newton-John — Brother
  • John Easterling — Husband
  • Irene Born Newton-John — Mother
  • Matt Lattanzi — Ex-husband

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