Remembering Kelly Preston on Her Second Death Anniversary!
- Kelly lost her life to cancer on July 12, 2020.
- The American actress battled cancer for nearly two years before eventually losing her life.
- She is survived by her husband John Travolta, and their two children.
The legacy of Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston lost her life to breast cancer two years ago. The beloved star was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on October 13, 1962.
Preston studied acting at the University of Southern California. She then started doing some minor roles in small Tv shows like For Love and Honor.
She landed her major role in the movie Mischief in 1985 which gave her career a new height.
In the next few years, she starred in many hits like SpaceCamp, Twins, Jerry Maguire, etc.
Her last movie was Off The Rails and her husband John Travolta honored the film on her behalf.
He took to his Instagram to share his love for his spouse’s last work. He said:
“Off the Rails is Kelly’s last film — she was very proud of it and of all of the wonderful talent that she got to work with in it,”
Kelly and John’s everlasting love
Kelly always cherished the relationship she shared with her husband John. The Grease actor first met his future wife during the screen test for their comedy, The Experts in 1989.
During the time, Kelly was unhappily married to Kevin Gage. The pair soon got divorced.
After that in 1991, Travolta got down on his knee to propose to his ladylove. The two got happily married on September 5, 1991, when she was two months pregnant with their son Jett.
Jett later died due to a seizure in 2009.
The Hollywood couple welcomed their second child, Ella, in 2000, and their son Benjamin in 2011.
The couple stayed together for 28 years despite all the highs and lows. On their 28th anniversary, both of them took to their respective IG accounts to share their messages with one another.
But after battling cancer for 2 years, Kelly died.
The statement issued by the family after her demise read:
”On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer,”
They also revealed that she had been privately fighting cancer and was undergoing medical treatments for some time.
They further added:
“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 at this time.”
Travolta never remarried after losing his beloved wife.