Olivia NewtonJohn sold her farm after being diagnosed with cancer again to invest in her cancer foundation

Olivia NewtonJohn sold her farm after being diagnosed with cancer again to invest in her cancer foundation

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The Australian farm sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017 (Photo: Instagram/Playback)

The Australian farm sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017 (Photo: Instagram/Playback)

Actress and singer Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) sold her farm in Australia shortly after being diagnosed with cancer for the third time in 2017. The New York Post ran a story telling how the star of the classic “Grease” (1978) invested much of his fortune in his foundation to fight cancer and help people who are seeking treatment for the disease undergo.

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Olivia NewtonJohn died in California at the age of 73 amid her breast cancer treatments. She was first diagnosed with the disease in 1992. Then there was a new diagnosis in 2013 and the last in 2017. She founded the Olivia NewtonJohn Cancer & Wellness Foundation in 2012 with an investment of $189 million.

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The Australian farm sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017 (Photo: Handout)

The Australian farm sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017 (Photo: Handout)

The foundation’s operations center is located at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.

The Australian farm sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017 (Photo: Handout)

The Australian farm sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017 (Photo: Handout)

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“Olivia loved helping people,” an anonymous source linked to the celebrity told the New York Post. “She spent the last two decades of her life contributing to the world. She wanted to leave something meaningful, something her daughter could benefit from as well.”

The actress had singer and model Chloe Rose Lattanzi in her marriage to Matt Lattanzi between 1984 and 1995.

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The California estate where actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) spent her final years

The California estate where actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) spent her final years

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Olivia NewtonJohn sold her 189acre Australian farm in the southeastern city of Dalwood for $4.6 million in 2019. She had bought the property in the 1980s and extensively renovated the grounds in the 2000s.

The international press says that the artist has invested all the money from the sale in her foundation.

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One of the properties sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2019 (Photo: Disclosure)

One of the properties sold by actress Olivia NewtonJohn (19482022) after being diagnosed with cancer in 2019 (Photo: Disclosure)

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Around the same time, the actress and her husband, John Easterling, put their $5.4 million California estate on the market.

However, after the Australian farm was sold, she decided to keep the villa in the United States. There she spent her final years and died. She and her partner bought the property in 2015 for $4.69 million.

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Olivia NewtonJohn and John Easterling (Photo: Reproduction/Instagram)

Olivia NewtonJohn and John Easterling (Photo: Reproduction/Instagram)