Singer and actor Olivia Newton-John, who starred in the film “Grease” and had several hit songs over her career, has died at the age of 73, her official Facebook page announced Monday.
Her husband, John Easterling, said in the post that she passed away peacefully at her ranch in Southern California, surrounded by family and friends.
Olivia’s biggest hit was “Physical” in 1981, which stayed at #1 for 10 weeks, breaking all records in the ’80’s. She remained an environmental and animal rights activist throughout her career.
Olivia was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, but it went into remission and it came back in 2013. It went back into remission but surfaced again in 2017.
Olivia, who was British but raised in Australia, married Matt Lattanzi back in 1984 … they met while filming “Xanadu.” They had a child, Chloe Rose in 1986. They divorced in 1995.
She married John Easterling in 2008. He’s the founder of Amazon Herb Co.
Olivia was 73. RIP