In 2019, a year after Olivia Newton-John revealed she was diagnosed stage 4 cancerthe singer and actress has sold most of her huge real estate portfolio to invest more in her foundation and wellness center, The Post learned.
“Olivia loved helping people. She spent the last 20 years of her life giving back,” a source close to Newton-John tells The Post. “She wanted to leave behind something that would last and that her daughter would benefit from as well.”
Newton-John, who shared 36-year-old daughter Chloe Rose Rattanzi with first husband Matt Ruttange, listed a four-year California horse ranch for $5.4 million in 2019. The number of days left at his home, according to sources.
Instead, for the October 2021 record, Newton-John — died Monday at the age of 73 — formally transferred full ownership of the Santa Barbara estate to her husband, John Easterling.
“She was in a lot of pain, but she was a fighter,” the source explained. “The place was her heaven on earth and she gave her many calming moments in her final days.”
“They loved it,” her friend and publicist Michael Caprio told The Post separately.
The couple originally purchased a four-bedroom, five-bathroom Santa Ynez property in 2015 for $4.69 million.
The 4,452-square-foot main house sits on over 12 acres along the Santa Ynez River, and other amenities include a two-bedroom guest house, barn, stables, and pool.
Newly built in 2008, this contemporary mansion features a wood-accented main residence, great room skylights, gourmet kitchen windows, and a gorgeous sunroom.
In June 2019, one month after listing her California home, she put her 189-acre Australian farm on the market.
Newton-John purchased land in the town of Dalwood, New South Wales in the 1980s and rebuilt the house in the early 2000s.
A month later, it sold for $4.6 million.
The French country-style hotel consists of 8 lots, including a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom main house and a 1-bedroom guest suite. A previous listing note.
The house features a terracotta exterior with rustic interiors and a wraparound terrace.
According to previous listings, the compound has its own robust rainforest with natural waterfalls, two dams, streams, and numerous bird populations. It’s also adjacent to a national park called Victoria Park Nature Reserve, which adds to the privacy of this secluded location.
Over the years, the late Australian singer, actor and entrepreneur has invested in her Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Center at Austin Hospital in Melbourne.she in her 2012 $189 million — State and federal funds and philanthropic support made it happen.
In 2005, she co-founded the award-winning Gaia Retreat & Spa. This is Health Her Retreat in Byron Her Bay’s Banjarung Country, better known as the Healing Her Heartland of Australia.
She also recently launched the Olivia Newton-John Foundation.
“The idea is to fund research into kinder ways to treat cancer, prevent cancer, and live better with cancer,” she said. 2020 interview with Forbes. “So I think there will eventually be a world where all these things go beyond that and are treated like any other disease and can be managed and managed, and of course hopefully cured. I believe that living well is what I do and I hope that I can help others do so.”
She was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, again in 2013, and received her third and final diagnosis in 2017.
newton john Passed away On a ranch in Southern California at age 73
“Olivia has been a symbol of victory and hope, sharing her battle with breast cancer for over 30 years,” her husband of 14 years said in a statement. Posted on social media on Monday“Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with botanical medicine continues the Olivia Newton-John Foundation endowment dedicated to botanical medicine and cancer research.”
A four-time Grammy Award winner, she is best known for her role as Sandy in the critically acclaimed film Grease, co-starring with John Travolta.
Born in England in 1948, moved to Australia at the age of 14.