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John Travolta & Daughter Ella Remember Kelly Preston On Posthumous 60th Birthday: 'Miss You'

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on October 15, 2022 at 9:00 PM EDT

John Travolta honored his late wife, Kelly Preston, in a remembrance post dedicated to her on her 60th posthumous birthday.

The "Grease" actor expressed his feelings via Instagram, yesterday. Their daughter Ella Bleu Travolta also shared a video montage on Instagram as she paid homage to her late mum. 

Preston sadly passed away in July 2020, following a two-year battle with breast cancer, having previously lost her first child in 2009. 

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John Travolta & Ella Travolta Pay Touching Tribute To Kelly Preston

The "Pulp Fiction" actor remembered his beautiful wife on her 60th posthumous birthday. Taking to Instagram, John posted a throwback picture of himself and Preston attending an event. 

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John Travolta and Kelly Preston
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In the picture, the pair looked very happy as they brightly smiled at the camera while lovingly embracing one another. 

The couple had on matching outfits, with the "Saturday night" actor donning a black suit paired with a navy blue t-shirt. While the stunning actress wore a black cutout sleeveless dress and had her shiny blond hair fall to her shoulders.

Captioning the post, the actor wrote, "Happy birthday to my favorite dance partner! We love you and miss you, Kelly."

The post garnered lots of likes and sweet comments from celebrities, including his daughter, who responded by adding three heart emojis. "Riverdale" star, Marisol Nichols, wrote, "Happy birthday, Kelly ❤️."

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Their daughter Ella also posted on Instagram a video montage of her younger self with her late mum. The video showed a series of different images of the duo taken during special moments.

Also attached to the video was a moving song called "Can't Help Falling in Love," sung by Haley Reinhart. Watching the short clip and listening to the lyrics would most likely have been emotional for some viewers.

Captioning the video, she wrote, "We love you [heart emoji]." The post had over 100,000 likes, with fans also sending the young actress encouraging messages. A fan wrote, "Your mother radiated warmth and kindness in her films and, as I understand, in real life. She was obviously beautiful, but she shined with beauty from within."

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John Earlier Honoured Preston On Mother's Day

Although the "Secret Admirer" actress is no more, she continues to fill in the void and provide warmth to her family. Per Today, Travolta shared a video on Instagram eulogizing his late wife on Mother's Day.

It consisted of a video montage of family photos synchronized to Barbra Streisand's song "That Face." The four minutes clip began with the words, "From me to you,"– which meant from John to the late model.

Appearing next were the pictures, which included ones that featured the couple, as well as their children, Jett, who initially passed away at the age of 16, their second child Ella, 22,  and the last born, Benjamin, 11. 

As the video came to an end, the 68-year-old actor wrote in the clip, "Happy Mother's Day," before ending it with the words, "With all my love, Johnny."

The "Face/Off" Actor Reverenced His Late Son Jett

While death has reared its ugly face on the legendary actor, the "Wild Hogs" star continues to stand strong amid his adversaries. 

Per The Blast, the Hollywood icon honored the memory of his late son in remembrance of his 30th posthumous birthday.

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The dad of three paid a touching tribute to his boy on Instagram after he posted a black-and-white throwback picture of himself shining with joy as he embraced young Jett, who also smiled energetically.

The pair donned identical outfits, with the "Urban Cowboy" actor rocking a baseball cap and t-shirt while the late Jett wore a hoodie. The doting dad wrote in the accompanying caption, "My dearest Jetty, I miss you more than words can say. I think about you every day. Happy Birthday. Love, your Dad."

This heartbreaking write-up spurred several comments from friends and family of the actor, including his supportive fans.

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His 22-year-old daughter, Ella, responded to the post by dropping a red heart emoji alongside the words, "Happy Birthday, Jetty, we love you so much." A fan commended the actor for being a good father, writing, "John Travolta is always happy to be a father before anything else because of how much he loves his wonderful kids."

Another shared the grief of the "Speed Kills" actor, who wrote, "I also lost a son, Vincent. He was 22 years old. I know what you are going through… Thinking about you."

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