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Grammy Award winning English pop singer Olivia Newton John was born on September 26, 1948 in Cambridge, England. Apart from being a singer she is also a songwriter and an actress. Olivia was a daughter to Irene and Brin Newton John, who after World War II fled to Australia and became a professor of German language. Olivia's Music career began as a member of a girl band called Sol Four and at that time she was only 15. Soon Sol Four also started to appear on local TV and radio channels in Australia. Olivia's music career took a major turn as she entered a singing contest at a TV program called Sing, Sing, Sing and after putting up and outstanding performance she won the contest and as a prize to which she won a trip to England.
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It was in 1971 when Olivia released her debut album titled If Not for You. Her debut album proved to be a great success and the titled song of the album fetched her top ratings among various music charts and became an internationally acclaimed hit. Another single from her debut album titled Banks of The Ohio also bring her top ratings in England and Australia. And due to her fame and talent she was also quoted Best British Female Vocalist by Magazine Record Mirror.
Later in 1978, she was also starred in a movie called Grease, which was based upon a hit musical also named Grease. After a lot of thinking she signed for a lead role of Sandy Dumbrowski with her co-star John Travolta. She was hesitant of signing for the lead role, because the role was for high school senior and she considered her self a bit too old for that, but later she was convinced to do so. Later in 1980 she appeared in another movie called Xanadu. Although the movie proved to be not that successful but still its OST's received a double Platinum status. The soundtracks of the movie also contained three of the songs by Olivia Newton that were Suddenly, Magic and the title song of the movie.
After ten years of her physical trek she came back in 1992 and released her compilation album Back to Basic ? The Essential Collection. She also planned to go on a come back tour after the release of her compilation album but her plans were hindered as she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Ever since she was diagnosed with this life threatening disease she has been a huge supporter for the awareness of breast cancer and is even raising funds to lay the foundation of Olivia Newton John Cancer Center back in Melbourne Australia.
Olivia has one daughter Chloe Rose Lattanzi. She was born in 1986, while Olivia was married to Matt Lattanzi. The couple divorced in 1995, and Olivia lived with Gaffer since 1996. Her daughter Chloe has also made appearances as an actress in A Christmas Romance and The Wilde Girls and also intends to pursue her music career just like her mother.