John Travolta: biography
John Travolta was born February 18, 1954 in a large family. He - the sixth child. Father of the actor played football professionally, but when he left the sport, started selling auto parts. John's mother taught acting.
Foundations of the acting profession, John Travolta imbibed with mother's milk. His father built the house in the likeness of the scene in which the children gave amateur performances. Growing up three of the six children became actors.
With 6 years of age, John engaged in dances. His teacher was the brother of the eminent dancer Gene Kelly. Stylish, long-legged, plastic Travolta seemed born to dance. His youth was held on the dance floors and at age 16, John Travolta has professionally performed on the stage of New Jersey. Then there was the Broadway, where artistic guy and noticed producers.
John Travolta - a father of three children. His eldest son, Jett was no longer alive. 16-year-old man died during an epileptic seizure January 2, 2009. The tragedy occurred in the house of the actor in the Bahamas.
John's wife - actress Kelly Preston, they married in 1991.
John Travolta loves airplanes. The actor admitted that the passion for aviation, he carried through his life, ill metal birds in the age of five. Now he has - a few aircraft, among them - "Boeing 707". We Travolta has a pilot's license and a touch of a few thousand hours. Private jets are the names of his children.
John Travolta 40 years practicing Scientology. His fascination with this religio-philosophical trend began during the shooting of the picture "Infernal rain", when Mexicans actor presented the book "Dianetics."
Travolta involved in charity work. In 2010, he personally delivered to Haiti medicines and clothing for doctors in helping earthquake victims. The actor and his wife donate large sums of funds and other children's charities.