Kelly Preston Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Kelly Preston

Biography / Wiki

Appearing in over sixty television shows and films combined Kelly Preston was an American former model and actress, who passed away recently on Sunday morning of 12th of July 2020, after her two year battle with breast cancer. The news was confirmed by her husband John Travolta in an Instagram post stating that her love and life will always be remembered.

Popularly known for her works in ‘Mischief’, ‘Twins’, and in ‘Jerry Maguire’, Kelly has acted in some critically acclaimed short films as well including the ‘Little Surprises’ in 1996 which was nominated for Academy Award. Kelly started appearing in commercials and apparently developed an avid interest in acting which eventually led her to work with almost all of the most popular names in the industry.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 13 October 1962, Kelly Preston was 57 years old at the time of her death on 12th July 2020. She was tall and appeared to be fit even while fighting with cancer for almost two years. Her height measured 5’6” and her weight was 57 kg. Kelly used to look quite beautiful because of her Blue colored eyes and her naturally Blonde hair.

Net Worth

From the time when she was still a teenager, Kelly Preston made her way by her own in the field of acting and modeling and is famous for appearing in several well-known films. Kelly had worked as a model previously but made her fortune came from her career as an actress. She lived in a lavish house in Anthony, Florida and their house had a private air steep as well. The total net worth estimated for Kelly Preston is $20 million US dollars.

Education / Family

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. as Kelly Kamalelehua Smith, she was the daughter of Linda Carlson, her mother but the name of her father is not known, her mother later married Peter Palzis, who adopted Kelly.

Along with her family, Kelly moved to Iraq and then Australia. After attending the Pembroke School in Adelaide, she went to Punahou School. To study drama, Kelly enrolled at the University of Southern California.


Kelly Preston

Real name Kelly Kamalelehua Smith
Birth Place Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Date Of Birth 13 October 1962
Age 57 years (at the time of death on 12th July 2020)
Height In centimetres – 168 cm

In feet and inches – 5’6”

Weight In kilograms – 57 kg

In pounds -125 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Actress, Model
Zodiac sign Libra
School Pembroke School in Adelaide, Australia
College University of Southern California
Religion Not Known
Nationality American
Home Town Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Fathers Name Peter Palzis (Stepfather)
Mothers Name Linda Carlson
Brothers Chris Palzis (Half brother)


Kelly Preston with her brother Chris
Kelly Preston with her brother Chris
Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

When she was a teenager, Kelly Preston met a fashion photographer who supported her to get a job in certain commercials during her stay in Australia. During the year 1980, she started her film auditions and transformed her last name to Preston.

Played as Marilyn McCauley in a romantic comedy, ‘Mischief’ was her first film role which was followed by another successful teen romantic based comedy known as Secret Admirer. As a girlfriend of her spouse John Travolta’s character “Terl”, she appeared in the film Battlefield Earth in 2000.

Her other notable roles have been as the character played as Jane Aubrey inside For Love of the Game along with Kevin Costner, Avery Bishop in Jerry Maguire alongside Tom Cruise, and as Kate Newell in Holy Man with Eddie Murphy.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

In 1985 Kelly Preston got married to actor Kevin Gage but it ended in less than two years with a divorce. She married John Travolta in 1991 and had three children Jett, Ella Bleu, and Benjamin. When the family was on a vacation in the Bahamas Jett Travolta died of a seizure in 2009.

Boyfriends Kevin Gage (1985-1987),


George Clooney (1987-1989),

Kelly Preston with her ex-boyfriend George
Kelly Preston with her ex-boyfriend George

Charlie Sheen,

Kelly Preston with her ex-boyfriend Charlie
Kelly Preston with her ex-boyfriend Charlie

Luke Perry (1990),

Luke Perry
Luke Perry

John Travolta (1990-2020),

Marital Status Married
Husband John Travolta,


Kelly Preston with her husband John
Kelly Preston with her husband John

Kevin Gage (Ex-husband)

Kevin Gage
Kevin Gage
Children Son – Jett Travolta (born in the year 1992, passed away in January 2009),


Kelly Preston with her son Jett
Kelly Preston with her son Jett

Benjamin Travolta (born in the year 2010),

Kelly Preston with her son Benjamin
Kelly Preston with her son Benjamin

Daughter – Ella Bleu Travolta (born in the year 2000)

Kelly Preston with her daughter Ella
Kelly Preston with her daughter Ella

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Kelly Preston’s favorite things.

Favorite Indulgence Food Cinnamon Muffins

Kelly Preston

Some Interesting Facts About Kelly Preston

  • She will be Loved, Maroon 5’s debut music video of the single featured Kelly Preston.
  • While she was living in Australia, Kelly was discovered at the age of 16 by a fashion photographer, who helped her get work in commercials for local brands.
  • Kelly had spent some part of her childhood in Iraq and Australia.
  • In the 1980 released movie, The Blue Lagoon, the same photographer who had discovered her, helped her to book her first audition but she later lost the role.
  • Threatening to release sensitive information about the death of their son Jett, three people were arrested, in January 2009 including Obie Wilchcombe, a member of the Bahamian Parliament.
  • They tried to extort millions of dollars from Preston and her husband John.
  • Kelly started doing activism work for Children’s Health Environmental Coalition after her son Jett was diagnosed with Kawasaki’s Syndrome.

  • Her husband and Kelly were active practitioners of Scientology.
  • Kelly recently passed away in July 2020 giving hope to many with her fight against breast cancer.
  • Kelly Preston never used any kind of social media platform.
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