Who was John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston? – Sun

American actor John Travolta married actress and model Kelly Preston in 1991.

Sadly, she passed away in July 2020 at the age of 57.


John Travolta married Kelly Preston in 1991.1 credit

Who was Kelly Preston?

Born October 13, 1962 in St. Honolulu, HawaiiKelly Preston was known for her career in entertainment industry.

Because her father worked for an agricultural firm, she moved to Iraq when she was five years old and also lived in Australia for several years during adolescence.

Living there, she was discovered fashion photographer and started doing business modeling at the age of 16.

She then starred in several films but rose to fame in the late 1980s after co-starring with Arnold Schwarzenegger as well as Danny DeVito in Gemini.

Then Preston co-starred with Tom Cruise as Avery Bishop in Jerry Maguire.

What caused Kelly Preston’s death?

On July 13, 2022, it was announced that Preston passed away in her Florida house.


Her death came after a two-year battle with mammary cancer.

“On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, an adored wife and mother, passed away after a two-year battle with breast cancer,” a family spokesperson said. PEOPLE at that time.

“Determining to keep her fight under wraps, she went into treatment for some time with the support of her immediate family and friends.

“She was a bright, beautiful and loving soul who cared deeply for others and brought everything she touched to life. Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy during this time,” the spokesperson continued.

    Kelly Preston had three children


Kelly Preston had three children

Did Kelly Preston have children with John Travolta?

Before she left, she welcomed three children with her husband.

Among their children: Ella22, Benjamin11, and Jett.

Jett was known as the couple’s eldest son, but tragically died in 2009 at the age of 16.

He died while on vacation in Bahamas with his family after having a seizure and hitting his head on the tub.

Jett had a history of seizures that began at age two and was admitted to hospital at age 15 months with kawasaki disease and was on spectrum of autism.

Shortly after Preston’s death, Travolta told his youngest son about it.

“[Ben] once told me “since mama died, I’m afraid you’re going” Travolta said Kevin Hart during an appearance on his talk show “From Hart to Hart” in August 2021 via USA today.

“I said, ‘Well, that’s a whole other thing.’ And I went through controversy over my longevity and her limited life,” he continued.

“I said, ‘Ben, you have always loved the truth and I am going to tell you the truth about life. No one knows when they will leave and when they will stay.”

“Your brother [Jett] left at 16. Too young. Your mother passed away at 57. It was too soon. But who’s to say? I may die tomorrow. You could. Anyone can,” he added.

“So let’s look at it as part of life. You don’t know for sure. You’re just doing your best, trying to live as long as possible.”

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