Olivia Newton-John marries businessman


He's the one that she wants.

Olivia Newton-John, who starred in the hit movie version of the musical "Grease," has married, it was announced Thursday.

Newton-John wed John Easterling on June 21 in Cuzco, Peru, said a statement from the Reno, Nev., office of attorney John Mason. Other details were not released.

A statement on Newton-John's official Web site Thursday said the couple had a private ceremony, followed by a second ceremony on Jupiter Island in Florida the following week.

"Family and friends were told about the nuptials at a barbecue on July 4, 2008, in a private celebration at the singer's home in Malibu, Calif.," the statement said. The announcement said it was the second marriage for both.

Easterling, 56, who has been nicknamed "Amazon John," is the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon Herb Co., which sells botanical supplements from the rainforest. The business is based in Jupiter, Fla.

Newton-John, 59, has been involved with Amazon preservation efforts. She has a daughter by Matt Lattanzi, whom she married in 1984 and divorced in 1995.

Newton-John's boyfriend of nine years, Patrick McDermott, 48, vanished in June 2005. He failed to return from a fishing trip off the California coast.

Newton-John has four Grammys and had a string of pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s, including "Physical" and "I Honestly Love You." She and John Travolta starred in the 1978 movie "Grease," which spawned hit songs including "You're the One That I Want," "Summer Nights" and "Hopelessly Devoted to You."