John Travolta is an American actor known for his roles in popular movies such as, “Carrie”, “Hairspray”, “Grease” and “Pulp Fiction”. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for his acting in “Pulp Fiction”, as well as “Saturday Night Fever” and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in the past. Travolta also enjoys flying planes in his free time, currently owning four private aircraft.
John Travolta’s daily routine consists of playing tennis every day, working out, eating healthy, caring for his kids, and having a busy work schedule with meetings and appointments.
John Travolta has previously stated that he actually used to work out at 3 am because of how busy his life was. At one point, he had to balance his extremely busy work schedule, along with caring for his two children.
John Travolta’s Career and Personal Life
John Travolta has reached major success throughout his career from winning a number of awards, roles in “Saturday Night Fever”, “Grease”, “Pulp Fiction” and many other projects in between. The actor has become a household name and an important icon in the Hollywood film industry.
Born in 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, Travolta was the youngest of six children and a member of a family of entertainers. He dropped out of high school at the age of 16 in order to start a career in the acting world.
His debut was for an off-Broadway production of “Rain”, later securing a job as part of the Broadway cast for “Grease”. He had his first major breakthrough with his role of Vinnie Brabadino in the television series, “Welcome Back, Kotter” where he became a well-known teenage heartthrob.
The show became a major hit due to his performance, allowing him to secure more acting jobs shortly thereafter.
John Travolta made his big-screen debut in 1975, with the horror movie “The Devil’s Rain”, and later with another hit horror movie, “Carrie”. The two films were absolute hits in the box office and he later was cast for an international success film, “Saturday Night Fever”.
Travolta ended up earning an Oscar Award for his iconic performances in 1970s culture.
One of the biggest successes of his career was his role as Danny in “Grease”. The film had a massive production and earned approximately $400 million at the box office, making it the top-grossing movie musical of all time.
“Grease” is still a highly regarded film in the US to this day and his performance as Danny is still one of the best ever.
After the film was released, Travolta took a little bit of time off, starring in a few smaller projects here and there. In 1994, he made a comeback in the film industry with Quentin Tarantino’s film, “Pulp Fiction”.
Travolta earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance in “Pulp Fiction”, and the following year, he earned a Golden Globe Award for his 1995 performance in the comedy “Get Shorty”.
Throughout the early 2000s, John Travolta starred in a few other films including, “Swordfish”, “Love Song for Bobby Long”, “Ladder 49” and “Wild Hogs”.
Going back to his musical roots, Travolta returned with the 2007 film adaptation of the Broadway hit “Hairspray” in which he actually played the role of Edna Turnblad, a woman, with the help of loads of makeup, wigs, and costumes. The musical again, earned Travolta another Golden Globe nomination, for his talented and hilarious performance.
Throughout the 2010- 2018 period, John Travolta had a number of roles for different movies, but he hasn’t announced any new movies being released anytime soon.
Travolta’s Very Busy Daily Routine
It is no secret that John Travolta is a busy guy with his hectic work schedule consisting of smaller projects, meetings, and events, along with his life as a dad of two active kids.
The actor has stated in interviews previously that he goes to the gym at 3 am sometimes, due to the demands of his young and extremely active kids. He wants to stay in shape but knows that in his case, it means going to workout way earlier than most people.
John Travolta also enjoys playing tennis almost every day, as well as lifting weights. He also takes daily vitamins and maintains a healthy lifestyle in order to stick around for his kids.
He has joked about his age before, stating that he should actually be his kids’ grandfather. Obviously, that is not the case, and with Travolta’s healthy life and making sure to take care of his well-being, he’s bound to stick around for a long time.