A very united tribe! John Travolta and Kelly Preston have given fans a glimpse into their families’ lives during the years leading up to the actress’s death in July 2020.
The couple became parents when they welcomed their son Jett and daughter Ella in 1992 and 2000, respectively. When the oldest was 16, he died while on a family vacation in the Bahamas, and Preston credited his religion with making it through that difficult period.
“To be honest, [it was] the Center for Scientology, “said the Hawaiian native Health magazine in 2011. “I don’t know if I would have made it without him.”
the Jerry maguire star spoke more about her “huge loss” the following year, saying Amanda de Cadenet: “No one should have to lose a child. It is unfathomable. But I’m here to say you can get over it. You can live again. You may want to live again. “
Preston went on to say, “The people were so beautiful, so extraordinary from all over the world. Everyone suffers in their own way. Sometimes I felt like I was drowning. It felt like a sea of wet blankets. And then I took them off, layer by layer, so I could say now: ‘I want to live.’ I love life. My life is beautiful and amazing ”.
Seven years after Jett’s death, she and him Fat The star welcomed her second child, Benjamin, and Preston has been “so different” since the little one’s arrival in 2010.
“Now I don’t drink anymore,” he told Cadenet in 2012. “I don’t smoke anymore. I no longer use drugs. They all come with a ‘plus’. I used to do everything and a lot of everything. With drinking, I decided that I wasn’t always at my best. There were times when I drank too much, sure. … When I wasn’t drinking, I felt amazing and woke up feeling amazing every day. “
The couple, who married in 1991, were “stunned” when they learned the news of Preston’s pregnancy. She gushed, “I scooted out of bed and then came back and woke Johnny up in bed. We both started crying. It was wonderful “.
Travolta announced in July 2020 “with a heavy heart” that his wife had died after secretly fighting breast cancer for two years.
Keep scrolling to see the best moments of the late actress and her husband with Jett, Ella and Benjamin, from red carpet shots to family photos.