He’s also been busy with the shootings of a biography movie about crime boss John Gotti and his son. Still, not many people are aware of the amazing journey of his life. He grew up in a family of actors, dropped out of school when he was 17, became a huge megastar in the 70s and still had enough time to release a hit single and get a pilot’s license.

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Her performance in their mutual film awarded Hyland a posthumous Emmy, and it was John who went on stage to accept it on her behalf.

Unlike his famous role as charming high-schooler Danny Zuko in Grease, real life Travolta never actually finished high school.

He’s responsible for countless movie hits and blockbusters and is best known for not only having the brightest eyes in the industry but also the best dance moves.

He’s a philanthropist who regularly volunteers and donates great sums of money to charity and also to the Scientologist church in which he believes.

His enthusiasm to develop his acting career was distracting him from his school work, and he said: “I was only an average student”.

In order to overcome his struggles with his teacher and the grades they gave him, John attempted to use his charming personality and sweet smile to try and get himself out of trouble.

SKIP INTRO Celebrating more than 40 years of a successful career, even in his 60s, Travolta is not showing any signs of slowing down.

These days, you can find him in Puerto Rico, working on his new crime thriller film “Cigarette” (aka “Speed Kills”). Simpson’s defense attorney Robert Shapiro, in the TV series American Crime Story.

He is the youngest of his 5 siblings – Sam, Ann, Joey, Ellen, and Margaret, who were all into acting and performing just like him.