Kelly Preston is a well-known actress from the United States of America. She appeared in many movies, and her most popular roles were in comedy “Twins”, romantic comedy-drama sports “Jerry Maguire” and in the teen comedy “Mischief”. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Kelly Preston in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Kelly Kamalelehua Smith was born on October 13, 1962, in Honolulu the capital of Hawaii, United States. Her father worked at an agricultural company, but he drowned and passed away around 1965 when she was three years old. Her mother Linda Carlson worked at a mental health centre as an administrator, she got remarried to Peter Palzis who was a personnel director, but he also passed away in 2004.
Kelly Preston lived in several countries when she was a child; she spent some time in Australia, Iraq other than the United States. She studied at Pembroke School when she was in Australia, and at Punahou School in her hometown. She later studied theatre and drama at the University of Southern California. She has 1 stepbrother, his name is Chris Palzis, and she’s older than him.
Kelly Preston has been into marriages, engagement, divorce, relationship and has children that we know of and that is confirmed. She has been married to the popular actor and producer John Travolta since 1991. Kelly and John gave birth to 3 children. One daughter and one son are still alive, Ella Bleu Travolta and Benjamin Travolta. Their first son Jett Travolta had Kawasaki disease and he passed away in 2009.
Kelly Preston was previously married to the actor Kevin Gage for around two years ending with a divorce in 1987. After that, she dated the actor, director, producer and businessman George Clooney for around two years. Then she got engaged to the actor Charlie Sheen in 1990 but ended their relationship briefly. Charlie shot Kelly in the arm by accident.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Kelly Preston first worked in commercials after she was discovered in Australia. Her first series appearance was in the police procedural series “Hawaii Five-O”. She starred along with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and others in the comedy film “Twins” which is one of her most famous.
Kelly Preston doesn’t have many award wins and nominations to mention. She was named as the winner of the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress for “Battlefield Earth” film, and she was nominated for the same award for her roles in 2 comedy films, “Old Dogs” and “The Cat in the Hat”.
Kelly Preston’s 2018 acting work so far includes the starring role in a crime drama film titled “Gotti” along with her husband John Travolta, Spencer Lofranco, Stacy Keach and others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress Kelly Preston has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $25 million. She made her millions from the acting roles she performed and from the modelling work she used to do. Kelly Preston’s husband, John Travolta has a net worth of more than $175 million this year.
Kelly Preston is an actress whose performance and roles has always been noted. She now has more than 70 acting roles that are credited in movies and series including her 2018 starring role in the crime drama film “Gotti”. Kelly Preston is now happily living with her husband John Travolta and their children.