Kelly Preston Funeral

Kelly Preston Funeral

Kelly Preston Funeral Service, Coffin, Obituary: Kelly Preston was a Popular actress, Kelly Kamalelehua Smith was known for her roles in movies “Jerry Maguire,” “Twins,” and “Sky High.” She was the wife of actor John Travolta.

  • Died: July 12, 2020
  • Details of death: Died of breast cancer at the age of 57.

Kelly Preston Bio

Born
Kelly Kamalelehua Smith

October 13, 1962

Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Died July 12, 2020 (aged 57)

Houston, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1980–2020
Spouse(s)
  • Kevin Gage
    (m. 1985; div. 1987)
  • John Travolta (m. 1991)
Children 3
Website www.kellypreston.com

Family life

Preston married for 29 years to Travolta, Met him while they starred together in “The Experts” (1989). They had three Lovey children. Jett Travolta, their son (1992 – 2009), died of a seizure In 2009, while the family was vacationing in the Bahamas.

Acting career

Preston had an early notable role in 1985’s “Mischief” and starred opposite C. Thomas Howell in “Secret Admirer” the same year. She played a teen with NASA aspirations in “Space Camp” (1986) and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s love interest in “Twins” (1988). In 1996, Preston starred in “Jerry Maguire” alongside Tom Cruise, playing Jerry’s ex-fiancée. She starred in “Citizen Ruth” (1996), “Jack Frost,” (1998), “What a Girl Wants” (2003), and “Sky High” (2005), in which she played a superhero mom with the power of supersonic flight. She also made TV appearances on shows including “CHiPs,” “Tales from the Crypt,” and “Joey,” and she was a regular on the 1983 show “For Love and Honor.” Preston’s final role was in 2018’s “Gotti,” playing Victoria Gotti alongside Travolta as her crime boss husband.

Full obituary: Los Angeles Times

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