John Adam Belushi was an American comedian, musician, and actor. He rose to prominence in the 1970s with the help of some of his stellar acts that he headlined during his career in Hollywood. Belushi was born in a family of Albanian immigrants and grew up in his native, Chicago. During his school days, he had started off as a music band member and before joining the university, he had already formed his own comedy troupe that would eventually catapult him to limelight. After completing university, Belushi started his own troupe. However, after sometime, he became a member of the comedy troupe ‘The Second City.’ He then worked for ‘The National Lampoon Radio Hour,’ a comedy radio show, for which he came up with most of his popular work during his early career. His most important work came during his four-year stint at ‘Saturday Night Live’ that started in the mid-1970s. His performances in the show are regarded by many as the best that they have ever seen. Later on, Belushi produced music albums and also tried his hand at acting, both of which proved to be successful. Though Belushi had a short career, he was one of the most popular television stars during his time.