American actor John Travolta married actress and model Kelly Preston in 1991.
Sadly, she passed away in July 2020 at the age of 57.
Who was Kelly Preston?
Then Preston co-starred with Tom Cruise as Avery Bishop in Jerry Maguire.
What caused Kelly Preston’s death?
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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.
Did Kelly Preston have children with John Travolta?
Before she left, she welcomed three children with her husband.
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.
Shortly after Preston’s death, Travolta told his youngest son about it.
“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.”