Travolta confirmed Preston’s demise on Instagram and stated it adopted a two-year battle with breast most cancers.
“It’s with a really heavy coronary heart that I inform you that my lovely spouse Kelly has misplaced her two-year battle with breast most cancers,” Travolta wrote on Instagram Sunday. “She fought a brave combat with the love and assist of so many. “
He continued: “My household and I’ll endlessly be grateful to her docs and nurses at MD Anderson Most cancers Heart, all of the medical facilities which have helped, in addition to her many pals and family members who’ve been by her facet. Kelly’s love and life will at all times be remembered. I shall be taking a while to be there for my youngsters who’ve misplaced their mom, so forgive me prematurely when you don’t hear from us for some time. However please know that I’ll really feel your outpouring of affection within the weeks and months forward as we heal. All my love, JT.”
Preston was born on October 13, 1962, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She finding out appearing on the College of Southern California earlier than starring in the romantic comedy movie, “Mischief,” her first main film position, based on PEOPLE.
She went on to star in such hit movies as 1988’s “Twins,” 1996’s “Jerry Maguire,” and 1999’s “For Love of the Recreation” alongside Kevin Costner.
Preston and Travolta acquired married again in 1991 at a midnight ceremony in Paris and had been collectively for 28 years.
Her last film position was portraying Victoria Gotti, within the 2018 film “Gotti.” The film additionally starred Travolta as John Gotti within the main position.
Her last Instagram publish was on Father’s Day. The actress shared an image of her household and wrote: “Completely happy Father’s Day to the most effective one I do know, we love you.”
Preston is survived by her husband, 66, daughter Ella, 20, and 9-year-old son Benjamin. Their son Jett died in 2009 on the age of 16.