Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE (born 26 September 1948) is a British and 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 (including two platinum) and 14 of her albums (including two platinum and four double platinum) 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 worldwide. 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.
(explaining why she chose to go public with her breast cancer diagnosis, and forestall any press leaks) I am making this announcement myself, to save enquiring minds ninety-five cents.
I simply have a marvellous life, a very lucky life.
Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
|Song Title||Year Released *||Song Rank|
|Hopelessly Devoted To You||1978||24,821|
|Have You Never Been Mellow||1984||90,975|
|I Honestly Love You||1974||126,083|
|A Little More Love||1982||133,118|
|Make A Move On Me||1982||169,613|
|Twist Of Fate||1992||166,386|
|Full Name at Birth||Olivia Newton-John|
|Other Names||The GoddessLovely LivvyLivvyOlivia Neutron-BombOnj|
|Date of Birth||September 26, 1948|
|Birthplace||Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK|
|Height||5' 6" (168 cm)|
|Distinctive Features||Voice and smile|
|High School||Australia University High School (dropped out)|
|Claim to Fame||Grease, Xanadu.|
|Music Style||Country, Country-Pop, Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, AM Pop|
|Music Mood||Relaxed, Sensual, Refined/Mannered, Laid-Back/Mellow, Romantic, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sentimental, Smooth, Dreamy, Slick, Reflective, Soothing, Elegant, Intimate, Calm/Peaceful, Sweet, Sugary|
|Father||Brinley ("Bryn") Newton-John|
|Mother||Irene Helene (née Born)|