Dame Olivia Newton-John was a British-born Australian-raised singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist.
In 1978, she starred in the musical film Grease, whose soundtrack remains one of the world’s best-selling albums of recorded music.
It features two major hit duets with co-star John Travolta: “You’re the One That I Want” – which ranks as one of the best-selling singles of all time – and “Summer Nights”.
Olivia Newton-John was married to Matt Lattanzi.
Olivia Newton-John ex-husband: Who is Matt Lattanzi?
Matthew Vincent Lattanzi is an American former actor and dancer.
He is most commonly recognized as the first husband of singer and actress Dame Olivia Newton-John, and for his acting in films such as My Tutor and the soap opera Paradise Beach.
Lattanzi was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, the son of Jeanette and Charles Paul Lattanzi.
His father was a maintenance foreman of Italian descent, while his mother is of Polish ancestry.
While filming Xanadu, Lattanzi met Olivia Newton-John, whom he married in 1984. The couple had one daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, born on January 17, 1986.
By 1993, his acting career was largely over, and he took a job as a contractor for a homebuilding company in California.
Lattanzi and Newton-John moved to their farm in Australia in 1993 so that he could audition for the soap opera, Paradise Beach. He won a six-month contract for the show.
On April 24, 1995, Lattanzi and Newton-John announced their divorce. From 1997 to 2007, Lattanzi was in a relationship with Cindy Jessup.