Olivia Newton John held an auction over the weekend of over 500 pieces of memorabilia to raise money for her cancer research institute in Australia. Well, she brought in a lot of dough.
One of the biggest items up for grabs was the the black leather outfit she wore in the finale of her hit “Grease,” and it sold for a whopping $405,000, more than double what it was estimated for. The black leather jacket went for $243,000, while her black pants sold for $162,500.
Other items sold at the auction included:
- A custom-made “Pink Ladies” jacket with a “Sandy” monogram - $50,000
- A movie poster signed by Olivia and co-star John Travolta - $64,000
- An outfit Olivia wore while performing “Physical” on the “Merv Griffin Show” - $31,000