A superb-knit tribe! John Travolta and Kelly Preston have given followers glimpses into their family’s lives over time sooner than the actress’ death in July 2020.
The couple turned dad and mother as soon as they welcomed their son Jett and daughter Ella in 1992 and 2000, respectively. When their eldest was 16, he died all through a family journey to the Bahamas — and Preston credited her religion for getting through that strong interval.
“To be honest, [it was] the Scientology Coronary heart,” the Hawaii native instructed Nicely being journal in 2011. “I don’t know if I would have made it through with out it.”
The Jerry Maguire star spoke further about her “monumental loss” the subsequent yr, telling Amanda de Cadenet: “Nobody should should lose a toddler. It’s unfathomable. Nevertheless I’m proper right here to say which you’ll get through it. You probably can reside as soon as extra. You probably can have to reside as soon as extra.”
Preston went on to say, “People have been so pretty — so, so extraordinary from throughout the world. Everybody grieves in their very personal method. I felt at events like I was drowning. It felt like a sea of moist blankets. After which I merely peeled them off, layer by layer, so that I can now say, ‘I have to reside. I like life. My life is attractive and fantastic.”
Seven years after Jett’s lack of life, she and the Grease star welcomed their second son, Benjamin — and Preston has been “so utterly completely different” as a result of the toddler’s 2010 arrival.
“Now I don’t drink anymore,” she instructed Cadenet in 2012. “I don’t smoke anymore. I don’t do medication anymore. All of these embrace an ‘anymore.’ I used to do all of the issues and fairly a bit of all of the issues. With ingesting, I merely decided that I wasn’t always at my best. There have been events the place I drank an extreme quantity of, for constructive. … As soon as I didn’t drink, I felt fantastic, and I awoke feeling fantastic every single day.”
The couple, who wed in 1991, have been “floored” as soon as they found Preston’s being pregnant data. She gushed, “I’d snuck up and about after which acquired right here once more and woke Johnny up in mattress. We every started crying. It was implausible.”
Travolta launched in July 2020 “with a heavy coronary coronary heart” that his partner had died after secretly battling breast most cancers for two years.
Keep scrolling to see the late actress and her husband’s best moments with Jett, Ella and Benjamin, from purple carpet photos to family photos.