John Travolta

United States
Net Worth :$ 160 Million
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Born on: 18th Feb 54
Born in: United States
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Hollywood

John Travolta is one of the most acclaimed and long serving actors of Hollywood. The million dollar personality that he is today wasn’t made in a day. He first burst into the scene in 1975 as Vinnie Barbarino in the TV series Welcome Back, Kotter that made him a star. Two of his most acclaimed screen roles as Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever and Danny Zuko in Grease that earned him international stardom are commercially among the most successful pictures of the 70s. After starring in a string of flops Travolta’s resurrection came in 1989 when he starred in Look Who’s Talking which grossed approximately $300 million. But it wasn’t until he played Vincent Vega in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction that he truly revived his career besides earning an Academy Award nomination. The multimillionaire actor who has appeared on the cover of ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine for a record four times is also a certified commercial pilot. He has to his name two of the most prestigious aviation awards. His passion for flying is highlighted by the fact that he owns an astounding five private jet planes. Three of these are Gulfstream whereas the rest comprise of a customized Boeing 707 and a Lear jet. Indeed, such is his enthusiasm for flying that he even named his son Jett when he was born some 20 years ago. Travolta’s $4.9 million estate in Ocala, Florida situated on Greystone Airport has its own private runway. A passionate vintage car collector, Travolta’s collection includes a Rolls-Royce, a Jaguar XJ6 and three classic Thunderbirds. His classic a 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL was recently stolen.

John Travolta Estates and Homes ( 1 )

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Jumbolair Aviation Estate

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John Travolta

One of the most unique residences owned by Hollywood super star John Travolta is an aircraft-friendly community. This house has a garage, not for his cars but for his privet jets. Yes, Travolta bought this house form Frank Sinatra for $3.5 million and has enough space to park a row of airplanes. Known as Jumbolair Aviation Estates which is the ""largest licensed, paved and lighted, private airport in the world

 

Location: Jumbolair Aviation Estates is located in the north of downtown Ocala, Florida.

 

Accommodation: The plane garage holds space for Gulfstream executive jet, a two-seater jet fighter, and a four-engine Boeing 707. He home is built in the style of an airport terminal building and Travolta lives in this house with wife Kelly Travolta, and their daughter, Ella. Travolta flies in and out of the area frequently, often in his Boeing 707.

 

Neighborhood: John shares neighborhood with celebrities like Maria Sharapova, Larry Bird, Shawn Hannity and Judge Judy.

Close look

John Travolta's luxurious aircraft in his estate

Games table

A games table in the great room and Travolta's aircraft at front yard of mansion

Front drive

The front drive of the Travolta house

Plane pavilion

Travolta's Gulfstream jet is parked in one of two plane pavilions

John Travolta and Kelly Preston

John Travolta and Kelly Preston at their mid century style Florida home

Jumbolair Aviation Estates

John Travolta's Jumbolair Aviation Estate

The entrance hall

The entrance hall includes a floor motif that Travolta designed himself

John Travolta Private jets ( 4 )

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3 Gulfstream jets

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John Travolta
The Hollywood superstar’s garage is also home to three Gulfstream jet planes which he uses like his sports car to rule the skies.

Gulfstream Jet

John Travolta's Gulfstream jets series
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USAir Boeing 727

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John Travolta
Travolta is also the proud owner of Boeing 727. This mid-sized jet plane is ideal for shorter routes and is frequently used by the actor when travelling within the U.S.
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Boeing 707–138

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John Travolta

One of the few persons who privately own the gigantic Boeing 707, John Travolta uses his customized 707 as family van to take family and friends around the world in an imperious fashion.

Boeing 707–138

Luxurious aircraft of John Travolta, Boeing 707–138
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Bombardier Challenger 601

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John Travolta

An actor, who is also a certified pilot, Travolta recently upgraded his fleet of jet planes with a Bombardier Challenger 601 jet. The upgrade came close on the heels of the actor being named the latest brand ambassador of the aircraft manufacturer.

John Travolta Hobbies ( 1 )

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Flying Planes

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John Travolta
A flying enthusiast who is considered an extremist among aviation buffs, John Joseph Travolta is the only private citizen in America to own and operate a Boeing 707. He employs a cockpit crew of six who along with him wear navy blue uniforms and jaunty white caps. Travolta is qualified in several types of single and multi-engine aircraft and boasts the highest pilot medical certification possible.

John Travolta Autos and Cars ( 4 )

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Classic Thunderbirds

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John Travolta
The American superstar has a 1955, a 1956 as well as a 1957 model of Thunderbird which carry Ford’s great old American tradition in style. He says he doesn’t use them for long journeys any more but just to enjoy the drive.
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Jaguar XJ6

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John Travolta
The Jaguar XJ6 is said to be the world’s Best Sedan. Perhaps, the reason why John Travolta owns one.
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Rolls-Royce Phantom

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John Travolta

"Travolta also owns a Rolls Royce that symbolizes power as well as legacy in a regal way that’s possible only for a Rolls Royce. "

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1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

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John Travolta

Travolta’s vintage sports car, a 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL, was recently stolen while he was visiting a Jaguar car dealer. The vehicle is estimated to be worth $100,000.

John Travolta Wedding ( 1 )

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John Travolta
Considered to be one of Hollywood’s more successful marriages, John and Kelly’s relationship has stood the test of time for more than 20 years. When wedding plans became too hot to handle, the couple eloped to Paris. There they tied the knot on September 12, 1991 in a midnight ceremony at the Hotel De Crillon.

John Travolta Holiday Destinations(Getaways) ( 1 )

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Eiffel Tower

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John Travolta
The iconic Eiffel Tower is definitely one of John Travolta’s favorite holiday destinations which he frequently visits with his family.

John Travolta Cause ( 3 )

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Nelson Mandela Children's Fund

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John Travolta
John Travolta and his actress wife Kelly Preston donated $10,000 to the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund during a visit to South Africa last year. The fund which was set up by the iconic Nelson Mandela aims to provide free services to the unprivileged children.
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Jett Travolta Foundation

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John Travolta
The Jett Travolta Foundation was set up in memory of John Travolta’s deceased son who died in 2009. John and Kelly who established the Foundation have been donating generously ever since the non-profitable organization’s inception in 2009 and have given away approximately $56,000 for various worthy causes.
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Children with AIDS

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John Travolta
John Travolta is an enthusiastic supporter of Children with AIDS Charity that was set up in 1992 to help the young ones of those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS to maintain a good quality of life.

John Travolta Collectibles ( 1 )

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Jet collection

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John Travolta

What you may not know about John Travolta is that he has logged in more than 5,000 flying hours and is a qualified captain of his personal collection of the Gulfstream II, Hawker 1A, Learjet 24, Citation 1 and 2, the Vampire Jet and Tebuan. His 2003 award for excellence in promoting commercial flying (from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation) and the 2007 award - Living Legend Ambassador of Aviation - speak of his caliber.

This passion has translated into collecting planes - not toy ones but real high-fliers! In 1998, he got himself a personal Boeing 707. He has also owned a Constellation, a Douglas DC-3 and a JetStar 731 at various points in his life. For his sports flying adventures the Hollywood hero has two ultra-light aircraft while the latest addition to the collection is an Eclipse 500. In February 2012, he donated his Gulfstream II executive jet in memory of his late son, Jett, to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame.

John Travolta Brands ( 3 )

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Oakley Square Wire Sunglasses

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John Travolta
In his movie The Taking of Pelham 123 in which Travolta played the role of a hijacker, he was seen sporting Oakley Square Wire Sunglasses.
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Breitling Chronomat

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John Travolta

Hollywood star and global ambassador of  Breitling Chronomat watches, John Travolta has been spotted wearing the Breitling watches several times in reel and real life. Recently he shows off his Breitling Navitimer Blue Sky at the Breitling Chronomat's launch in Singapore.

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Smith Super Method Sunglasses

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John Travolta
In his latest release, Wild Hogs, John Travolta aka Woody Stevens wears a pair of Smith Super Method Sunglasses.
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