John Easterling is well-known as the husband of Olivia Newton-John popular singer/songwriter and actress. Also, he is an American businessman and environmentalist, who works as the CEO and chairman of Amazon Herb Company.

John Easterling with his wife Olivia Newton-John
Caption: John Easterling with his wife Olivia Newton-John (Photo: Weed World Magazine)

John Easterling Education

John Easterling was born oApril 10, 1952in North Carolina under the birth sign Aries. Having American nationality, John is of white ethnicity. He enrolled at the University of North Carolina located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

From the University, he earned a degree in environmental sciences in the year 1976. After that, he applied for the Peace Corps. His first assignment was to be in West Africa, however, he left the Corps, sold his car, and started his journey to South America on his own. John's decision made him a successful entrepreneur as well.

John Easterling & His Wife Olivia Friends for 20 Years

John Easterling and Olivia Newton-John had been friends for almost two decades before they fell in love. The duo met at an environmental show and then bonded over their environmentalism and common charities. Also, he stayed in Newton-John’s guest house, when John was in California on business. Then he had a car accident as well. 

John Easterling with his late wife Olivia Newton-John
Caption: John Easterling with his late wife Olivia Newton-John (Photo: Instagram)

John tried his best to stay in California, close to Newton-John even with a fractured spine. He was enamored of her singing after Olivia invited him to her concert. Interesting, he has never heard her sing before that and hadn’t seen Grease as well. Then he invited Olivia to Peru, which was a healing experience for her. 

John and Olivia said Easterling helped her move on from the devastating time during McDermott’s disappearance. Newton-John said 
“I’m very lucky I have a wonderful, beautiful husband who is just so loving and fantastic. I always tell my friends you’re never too old to find love. I found the love of my life at 59 going on 60! I’m grateful”


Who is John Easterling's Wife? 

John Easterling tied the wedding knot with his wife Olivia Newton-John on 21 June 2008. They held their marriage secretly in an Incan spiritual ceremony held on a mountaintop outside of Peru. In their 50s, they got married. 

John Easterling with his late wife Olivia Newton-John
Caption: John Easterling with his late wife Olivia Newton-John (Photo: Instagram)

Interestingly, they again nine days after returning to the United States, John and Olivia again married on the beach in Florida. The duo held a legal ceremony at a beachfront venue in Jupiter, Florida on June 30, 2009, with their friends in attendance. Since then, they have been living a blissful married life until his wife died.

John Easterling's Wife Olivia Newton-John Death

John Easterling's wife Olivia Newton-John died from cancer on August 8, 2022. At the age of 73, she died at her home in the Santa Ynez Valley of California. It was announced that Newton-John's breast cancer had returned in May 2017 and metastasised to her lower back. 

Picture of John Easterling's late wife Olivia Newton-John
Caption: Picture of John Easterling's late wife Olivia Newton-John (Photo: Instagram)

Subsequently, she revealed this was actually her third bout with breast cancer and had a recurrence of the disease in 2013 in addition to her initial 1992 diagnosis. Her cancer had spread to her bones and progressed to stage IV with the 2017 recurrence. Likewise, Easterling shares an emotional tribute on social media. 

John Easterling's Wife Olivia Ex-husband

John Easterling's wife Olivia was previously married to actor Matt Lattanzi. From the year 1984 to 1995, they were married and also became parents of Matt daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi.

Then she had an on-and-off relationship with cameraman Patrick McDermott after their divorce. Her ex-boyfriend Patrick mysteriously disappear and was presumed dead in the year 2005. Later, it was reported, he is alive and living in Mexico. 

What is John Easterling's Net Worth?

John Easterling is an American businessman and environmentalist who has a net worth of around $12 Million earned from his professional career. Also, he is the CEO of a multi-billion company and has been earning a handsome sum of salary. His beloved wife Olivia Newton-John has an estimated net worth of $40 Million.

He along with his wife bought a house in Jupiter Island, Florida for about $4.1 million. Unfortunately, their house became a scene of a suicide in the year 2013, when a man named Christopher Pariseleti shot himself while doing repairs in the house. Then they sold the house for $5 million in the year 2016.

John Easterling Height

John Easterling has a height of 1.8 m or 6 feet 1 inch tall. He has a healthy body and weighs around 79 kg or 174 pounds. Easterling has dark brown eyes color with grey-brown colored hair. 

Career of John Easterling

His journey as being businessman started after John applied for the Peace Corps after graduation. Eventually, he left the crops and traveled to South America instead, in search of adventure. Soon after Easterling started trading in rare minerals and stones, such as roses, mountain crystals, opals, etc.

He sold some Columbus pre-art works and textiles to museums and collectors. Then he suffered from hepatitis in 1980. Then John stayed in the village for about three days. During that time, the villagers nursed him back to health. The villagers served him a special herbal tea. His condition improved significantly after taking the tea regularly. 

John and Dr. Nicole Maxwell's collaboration resulted in the foundation of the Amazon Herb Company in the year 1990. Also, the company owns plantations in the Amazon region with its headquarters in the city of Jupiter, Florida. Then the company started the production and marketing of herbs, cosmetics, and products made from herbs. Also, it respects the rules and laws of nature conservation and sustainable development. Amazon Herb Company merged with an Arizona-based international wellness company called TriVita in the year 2012.

John Easterling Awards & Achievements

John along with his wife Olivia Newton-John jointly received the SAFE Water Award for their efforts to preserve Amazon's purity on October 12, 2011. 

Also, they were awarded the ACEER Legacy Award for their efforts to preserve Amazon rainforests and for supporting environmental protection on the same day.