Who is Olivia Newton-John's husband? Actress, 73, shared beautiful photo days before her death

Who is Olivia Newton-John's husband? Actress, 73, shared beautiful photo days before her death
Olivia Newton-John (R), who died at the age of 73 was married to John Easterling (L) since 2008 (Photo: [email protected])

SANTA YNEZ, CALIFORNIA: Acclaimed actress and Grammy-award-winning singer Olivia Newton-John, who was best known for starring opposite John Travolta in the iconic flick ‘Grease’, died on Monday, August 8, peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California. She was 73. The unfortunate news of her demise was shared via Facebook where it was revealed that she breathed her last while being surrounded by family and friends. Olivia passed away after a 30-year battle with breast cancer.
 
Olivia is now survived by her husband John Easterling, daughter Chloe Lattanzi, sister Sarah Newton-John, brother Toby Newton-John, and a few other close relatives. Her ‘Grease’ co-star Travolta paid an emotional tribute to the actress. Australian crooner Kylie Minogue too took to Twitter among other celebrities to pay their final condolences. The news of Olivia Newton-John’s death comes months after the legendary actor and comedian Louie Anderson died on January 21. Bob Saget is another icon that Hollywood lost in January. Speaking of celebrity deaths, Betty White, Chick Vennera, Jay Black, and Jeanette Maus are other public figures who passed away last year leaving their loyal fans devastated.
 
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Olivia Newton-John (R) and John Easterling attend the VIP reception for upcoming
Olivia Newton-John (R) and John Easterling attend the VIP reception for upcoming 'Property of Olivia Newton-John Auction Event' at Julien’s Auctions on October 29, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

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Who is Olivia Newton-John's husband?

Olivia Newton-John married John Easterling in the year 2008 in an Incan spiritual ceremony in Peru. This was followed by a legal ceremony nine days later on Jupiter Island, Florida. Easterling is the founder and president of the Amazon Herb Company. The two first met in the 90’s through mutual friends but apparently fell in love around 2007. John Easterling helped Olivia throughout her battle with breast cancer.  
 
Speaking in an interview with People magazine in 2021, she dubbed herself “very lucky” while talking about her husband. "I'm very lucky to be married to a wonderful man who is a plant medicine man, and he has great knowledge” adding, “Now he's growing medicinal cannabis for me, and it just has been wonderful. It helps me in every area."

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John Easterling and actress Olivia Newton John attend the premiere of
John Easterling and actress Olivia Newton John attend the premiere of "Australia" at the Ziegfeld Theater on November 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

Prior to getting married to John Easterling, the British-Australian actress and singer dated cameraperson Patrick McDermott around 1995. She was earlier married to her long-time, live-in boyfriend, actor Matt Lattanzi in 1984. The two split in the year 1995. One of Olivia’s earlier relationships included dating producer Bruce Welch in 1968 and in 1973, she made headlines for dating British businessman Lee Kramer, who was also her manager. The two parted ways in 1979.

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Olivia Newton-John’s beautiful Instagram post days before passing

Olivia Newton-John was very much active on social media. On Instagram, the late actress enjoyed more than 600K followers. A few days before her death, the renowned singer had shared a beautiful picture of hers along with her husband John Easterling. In the lovely snap, the two can be seen sharing an intimate moment while sitting beside each other sharing a hug. Olivia had captioned the post as, “#flashbackfriday.”

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Olivia’s ‘Grease’ co-star John Travolta paid her a final tribute on Instagram writing, “My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you down the road and we will all be together again. Yours from the first moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny, your John!” Oz singer Kylie Minogue took to Twitter saying, “Since I was ten years old, I have loved and looked up to Olivia Newton John. And, I always will. She was, and always will be, an inspiration to me in so many, many ways. My deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.”

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