John Travolta Facts
American actor, dancer and singer
- Travolta was born as John Joseph Travolta on February 18, 1954.
- His father Salvatore Travolta is an American football player turned tire salesman / partner of a tire company.
- He appeared on television in Welcome Back, Kotter during the 1970s.
- He was raised Roman Catholic, but converted to Scientology in 1975.
- Travolta danced with Princess Diana at the White House, November 9, 1985.
- He married actress Kelly Preston in 1991.
- Travolta is a certified private pilot and owns five aircraft, including an ex-Qantas Boeing 707–138 airliner. The plane bears the name Jett Clipper Ella in honor of his children.
- The 707 aircraft bears the marks of Qantas, as Travolta acts as an official goodwill ambassador for the airline wherever he flies.