British-Australian singer-songwriter, actress, and activist, Olivia Newton-John has passed away.
Born on September 26, 1948, in Cambridge, United Kingdom, Olivia was a four-time Grammy Award winner.
Her music career included five number one hits and another ten Top Ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and two Billboard 200 number one albums, If You Love Me, Let Me Know (1974) and Have You Never Been Mellow (1975).
Olivia was an activist for environmental and animal rights causes and advocated for breast cancer research.
It was announced in 2019 that Olivia was among hundreds of artists whose material was destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.
On November 2, 2019, Julien’s Auctions auctioned hundreds of memorabilia items from the singer’s career.
Olivia released a new single, “Window in the Wall” in January 2021, a duet about unity, which she recorded with her daughter Chloe Lattanzi.
The week of its release, the music video for the song peaked at No. 1 on the iTunes pop music video chart.
How Long Was Olivia Newton-John Married To John Easterling?
Olivia Newton-John and her husband John Easterling were married for 14 years until her death in 2022.
On June 21, 2008, Olivia Newton-John married her husband John Easterling in an Incan spiritual ceremony in Peru, followed by a legal ceremony nine days later on Jupiter Island, Florida.
The singer and actress passed away at her home in California, on August 8, 2022, at the age of 73.
John Easterling announced the death of his wife in a statement on the singer’s verified Instagram account;
“Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.
“Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer.”