The world was each shocked and saddened to study of the demise of actor Kelly Preston, spouse to her partner of 28 years, actor John Travolta. The Jerry Maguire star died on the age of 57 from breast most cancers.
“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,” Travolta, 66, posted on Instagram. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many.”
How Preston and Travolta met and fell in love
The two actors met at a display screen check for the movie, The Experts. At the time, Preston was married to a different actor, Kevin Gage.
Preston had married Gage, her SpaceCamp costar, in 1985. After their 1987 divorce, she lived for a time with George Clooney till their breakup in 1989. She was additionally engaged to actor Charlie Sheen till 1990.
In 2018, Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen requested Preston if it was love at first sight upon her first assembly Travolta.
“Kinda,” she stated. “Well, I was not that happily married, let’s put it that way. I was really with the wrong person.”
Preston and Travolta married in 1991.
The demise of their son and the delivery of their ‘miracle’ child
The couple had three youngsters: their son, Jett, daughter Ella, 18, and Benjamin, 8.
Tragically, Jett died in 2009 after struggling a seizure whereas the household was on trip within the Bahamas. Travolta, talking in a 2014 BBC interview onstage on the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London, described his son’s passing as “the worst thing that’s ever happened in my life.”
“The truth is,” he admitted, “I didn’t know if I was going to make it. Life was no longer interesting to me, so it took a lot to get me better.”
In 2011, the household welcomed child Benjamin, who the couple referred to as their “miracle.”
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Preston’s brave battle towards most cancers
Preston had been recognized with breast most cancers in 2018 and had been receiving therapies since then. She selected to not go public together with her sickness and as an alternative drew energy from her closest family and friends.
Her husband introduced her demise on Instagram, thanking her medical doctors and assist employees as effectively in his assertion.
“Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” he stated. “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.”
Kelly Preston’s internet price
Preston’s closing movie function was in 2018’s Gotti, starring alongside her husband as Victoria Gotti. Her notable movies, along with Jerry Maguire, are For Love of the Game, through which she starred in 1999 with Kevin Costner, and 2010’s The Last Song, as Miley Cyrus’ mom.
She additionally appeared within the 2004 Maroon 5 music video “She Will Be Loved.”
Preston’s internet price on the time of her demise, mixed together with her husband, John Travolta’s, was $180 million.
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