Four-time Grammy award winner, singer-songwriter, and actress Olivia Newton-John died today at the age of 73 due to breast cancer.
According to her husband, John Easterling, “Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time,” as stated on her social media platforms.
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2017, metastasizing to the sacrum. She completed photon radiation therapy and wellness therapies after consultation with the medical team at Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
Olivia has been married twice in her lifetime, and her boyfriend Patrick McDermott is popularly known for his disappearance during their relationship back in the 1990s.
Olivia Newton-John Husband – John Easterling
Olivia Newton married John Easterling in 2008 and spent her final years peacefully with John. Keep on reading to learn more about the late model’s husband in more detail.
Easterling is the founder of the Amazon Herb Company.
Easterling spent more than two decades planting medicine in the Amazon rainforest as part of his career. He used advanced technological methods to formulate and market Amazonian medicinal and therapeutic plants after researching them in America. Over $100 million worth of products were sold as a result of his research.
During a boating trip, Newton-John’s partner of nine years, Patrick McDermott, tragically went missing. Newton-John and Easterling began dating in 2006. Patrick has been presumed dead since his body was never found.
In Peru, Newton-John and Easterling were married during an Incan ceremony on June 21, 2008.
Who was Olivia Newton-John’s Boyfriend – Patrick McDermott
Patrick McDermott is a Hollywood cameraman who went missing during a 2005 fishing trip off the coast of California, and it remained a mystery that happened 17 years ago.
The Aussie actress Olivia Newton-John said she has slowly accepted Patrick’s death, but some investigators were still not convinced by the incident.
What happened to Patrick McDermott?
Patrick and a fisherman were passengers on a chartered boat, Freedom, from which Patrick never came back. The boat left the San Pedro marina in LA on June 5 for a destination 90Km away, San Clemente Island.
About this incident of Patrick McDermott, Olivia Newton-John said in an interview, “He was lost at sea, and nobody really knows what happened. It’s human to wonder, but … you have to accept and let go,”
Why did Patrick McDermott fake his own death?
McDermott has not been found since 2005, when he disappeared from his boat.
The cause of his death has been speculated to be financial problems and child support obligations.
Is Patrick McDermott alive?
Family and friends, as well as private investigators, have closely followed the case. According to witnesses, McDermott was seen with a German woman in Mexico by Hollywood PI John J Nazarian, who was hired by the US entertainment news program Extra.
Philip Klein, another private investigator, hired by Dateline, reported seeing McDermott alive in South America. As a result of his hunt for Patrick McDermott, Klein wrote a book in 2012 called Lost at Sea: The Hunt for Patrick McDermott.
Who is Olivia Newton-John’s First Husband – Matt Lattanzi
Matt Lattanzi was the first husband of Olivia, who died on August 8, 2022. Lattanzi and Olivia have a daughter together called Chloe Lattanzi. Chloe was born in 1986, according to The Sun.
Actor Matt Lattanzi was born in Portland, Oregon, the USA, on February 1, 1959. His movies include Roxanne (1987), Xanadu (1980), and Grease 2. Previously, he was married to Olivia Newton-John.
He was raised by Italian immigrants as a paternal grandparent. His mother was of Polish descent.
After Matt had an affair with someone else, the couple got divorced in the 1990s.