‘Olivia-Newton John’s Property’ auction of a personal collection of entertainment items for $ 3.5 million ($ 2.4 million USD) in total assets.
One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of the organization held at the Julian auction in Beverly Hills on Saturday at the local time benefited the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Center.
The leather and spandex ensemble, dressed in the final scene of the 1978 film, hit ‘Greased Lightning’ on the auction stage, the jacket sold for an astounding $ 352,000 and the pants for $ 235,000 for a combined total of $ 587,000.
Jeff Conway, Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta and Stockard Channing walk in one hand from 1978’s ‘Grease’. Picture: Paramount Pictures / Photos International / Getty
More than 500 Australian star’s costumes, costumes, gowns, personal items and accessories worn in film and television were auctioned off, with the center benefiting a portion of all goods.
Julian Auctions executive director, Martin Nolan, told 10Daily that the company was “honored to present this auction event, celebrating the greatest talents and valuables of pop music”.
Newton-John attends a VIP reception for ‘Olivia Newton-John’s property’ at Julian’s auction on 29 October in Beverly Hills, California. Picture: Rodin Eckenroth / GettyAutographed “Grizz” script and shoes, at the ‘Property of Olivia Newton-John’ auction on October 29 at Julian’s auction in Beverly Hills, California. Picture: Rodin Acanthothroth / Gettycosting at a performance of ‘Olivia Newton-John’s Property’ at the Julian Auction on 29 October in Beverly Hills, California. Picture: Rodin Eckenroth / Getty
Highlights of the auction included the sale of white ribbed velvet and gold long peak and a pair of shorts worn by the singer on 2 October 1981, The Mere Griffin Show for $ 45,237 – from the original estimate of approximately $ 1500. Thirty times more. – and a custom ‘Pink Ladies’ jacket that sold for over $ 72,000.
When Newton-John married in December 1984, she married Matt Matt Lattanzi and sold for $ 22,000, and in 1978 a gown worn by Newton-John while performing with Andy Gibb and ABBA for over $ 31,000. Sold in
Newton-John is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide. In 1981, she released her most successful studio album,