John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer aged 57. The actor confirmed his wife’s death in an Instagram post overnight Sunday. Writing “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many”.
Actress and former model Preston and Travolta had married for 29 years and we’re both practicing Scientologists. They have two children, Ella and Benjamin. A son, Jett, died in 2009 aged 16 after a seizure at the family’s holiday home in the Bahamas. A tragedy which followed by a legal row with an ambulance driver. Accused of trying to extort the couple by threatening to reveal sensitive details.
Daughter Ella paid tribute to her mom in a moving post, writing “I love you so much, mama”. Travolta added, “Kelly’s love and life will always remember. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while”. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal.
On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife, and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer. Choosing to keep her fight private. She had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends. She was a bright, beautiful, and loving soul who cared deeply about others and who brought life to everything she touched. Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy now.
Daughter Ella wrote “I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beautiful and loving as you. Anyone who is lucky enough to have known you or to have ever been in your presence will agree. That you have a glow and a light that never ceases to shine and that makes anyone around you feel instantly happy. Thank you for being there for me no matter what.