Actress and "Grease" star Olivia Newton John, who died yesterday at the age of 73, left a great legacy for everyone. However, what few knew is that
when she was diagnosed in 2017 for the third time with cancer, she sold one of her farms to invest in her institute to fight cancer and help people being treated for the disease.
Olivia was first diagnosed with the disease in 1992, then in 2013, and 2017 was the most recent. The actress died as a result of her breast cancer treatments.
In 2012 she founded the "Olivia Newton-John Cancer & Wellness", a foundation with an investment of $189 million( Approximately 970 million reais). The center is located in Melbourne, at the Austin Hospital.
Sources connected to the singer told the New York Post, that she wanted to leave a great legacy, and
something that her daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, the fruit of her marriage to Matt Lattanzi, could benefit from.
"Olivia loved helping people. She spent the last two decades of her life contributing to the world.
She wanted to leave something meaningful, something that her daughter could benefit from as well."
For her investments, she sold an 189-acre farm in Australia in Dalwood in 2019 for $4.6 million ( Approximately $23 million)
Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73. The actress and singer starred in the movie "Grease" as well as the hit "Xanadu" and had a successful
career in music. She was diagnosed with breast cancer with metastasis to the sacrum bone in 2018, after having overcome other tumors in 1992 and 2015.