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Meet John Travolta & Kelly Preston’s Three Children

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Following his breakout role in the 1977 cult-classic Saturday Night Fever, John Travolta has remained one of Hollywood’s most beloved stars. 

While his acting career may have brought him decades of success, in 1988, John’s time on the set of The Experts also brought the actor love in the form of co-star Kelly Preston, with the pair tying the knot in 1991. 

WATCH: When John Travolta and Kelly Preston met. Article continues after video. 

Throughout their over 30-year marriage, John and Kelly’s life away from the camera also began to garner attention, with the couple welcoming their first of three children in 1992. 

Scroll down to learn more about John Travolta’s children – Jett, Ella Bleu, and Benjamin. 

Who are John Travolta’s children? 

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Jett Travolta

Born April 13, 1992, Jett is John Travolta and Kelly Preston’s first child.

Speaking on his experience as a new father, John told People in 1994, “I can’t imagine what life would be like without Jett. After he was born and cleaned up, I held him for hours while Kelly slept.”

Tragically for the couple, Jett passed away aged 16 after suffering from a seizure and subsequent head injury in January 2009. 

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Ella Bleu Travolta

Welcoming their second child on April 3, 2000, John and Kelly’s daughter Ella Bleu has followed in her father’s famous footsteps, pursuing a career in acting. 

Making her acting debut alongside her father in Old Dogs (2009), Ella Bleu scored her first leading role in the 2019 Alice in Wonderland adaptation Lost in Wonderland. 

“She is her own person. She is gracious, generous, poised, graceful and gorgeous. I don’t know how she came to be, and I don’t take any credit other than just adoring her,” John told People in 2019. 

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Benjamin Travolta

The youngest of John and Kelly’s three children, Benjamin Travolta was born on November 23, 2010.

The 13-year-old has become a regular feature on his father’s Instagram, with John sharing updates of his son’s latest hobby of parkour. 

Following Kelly’s passing in July 2020, John opened up on his relationship with his youngest son, telling Kevin Hart, “He said to me once, ‘Because mum passed away, I’m afraid you’re going to’… “I said, ‘But you know, Ben, you always love the truth and I’m going to tell you the truth about life. Nobody knows when they’re going to go.” 

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