Ellen Travolta, born into an extended family of actors and actors she has been an American veteran actress who has appeared in numerous TV series as well as a handful of films, but is most well-known for her roles in TV productions like “Joanie Loves Chachi” and “Happy Days.” Most people also recognize Ellen as the sister to the famous actor John Travolta.
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Early Life And Education
Ellen Travolta was born in New Jersey, USA, on October 6, 1940, in the Libra zodiac, which is 81 years old at the time of 2021. Her parents were Helen Cecilia Travolta, ‘nee Burke’, a performer and actress who was famous for being part of a vocal group on radio known as “The Sunshine Sisters”, before she became a student productions director as well as a drama instructor.
The father of Ellen’s husband, Salvatore Sam Travolta was an amateur soccer player after which he became a salesman as well as a Travolta Tires Firestone franchise partner. Ellen was raised along with her siblings: Margaret, Ann, John, Joey and Sam Travolta.
The Englewood-born actress attended her local Dwight Morrow High School before entering Carnegie Mellon University, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Travolta is married twice. She was married to James Fridley in 1964 and they welcomed two kids together. Molly Allen Ritter is an actress, disc jockey, waitress, and preschool teacher who is currently the host of an early morning radio show titled “Dave, Ken, and Molly in the Morning” that airs on KZZU’s FM channel. She was also involved in the creation of the “The Day Spring Wouldn’t Come Out” play (that Ellen Travolta played in 2003).).
Tom Fridley is just like his mother, a renowned actor best known for his work on “Summer Camp Nightmare,” “Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge,” “Karate Kid,” and many more. But, the pair had a rough time and sought a divorce in 1977 for reasons that are not known to the general public.
Six years after, Ellen married actor Jack Bannon on April 9th, 1983 a lively wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family. The couple moved in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 1994, after which they became extremely active on the stage. Ellen is a frequent participant and supporter of Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – she was a part of the 2000s and 2012’s “Hello, Dolly!” as the main character, along with her late husband Jack who played Horace Vandergelder.
Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre is H. Burke Travolta Memorial Fund’s beneficiary. It was created in honor of Ellen’s mother. Ellen said in an interview that her mother started this all for us. Her involvement was constant in the community theater. She loved it, and always encouraged every one of us to take part involved.’ Ellen remained together with Jack until the time he passed away in the year 2017.
The nieces of Ellen are Ella Bleu Travolta and Nicole Travolta.
Ellen is an American of white origin with hazel brown eyes. 5 feet 6 inches (1.70m) in height, however, her weight and vital information, as well as bra, shoe, and dress sizes, aren’t publicly available.
Ellen has been an actress for more than 47 years. She started acting in 1974. Her main source of income is acting and the earnings she earns from her own brand that is Yeezy Sneakers. According to reliable sources, the actress from New Jersey’s net worth was close to $6 million at the time of her mid-2021 debut.