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(April 3, 2000) Her second child with John Travolta, daughter Ella Bleu Travolta was born, weighing in at 4.08 kilos (nine pounds).

Was turned down for the role of Emmeline in The Blue Lagoon (1980) which went to Brooke Shields. This was Preston's first film audition.

She lived with Charlie Sheen from 1989-1990. She was accidentally shot in their apartment in 1990.

Attended Pembroke School in Adelaide, South Australia and graduated from Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii.

John Travolta and Kelly Preston had two different marriage ceremonies, one week apart. Their first wedding ceremony, conducted on September 5, 1991, officiated by a French Scientologist minister, was found to be unofficial. The subsequent, official ceremony was conducted on September 12. The couple met in 1987.

Born and raised in Hawaii, except for 15 months at age 5 where she lived in Iraq. Her father was working with the minister of agriculture to improve Iraq's farming conditions.

Although they never married, Charlie Sheen presented Kelly with a 2.5 karat pink diamond engagement ring when he proposed to her in 1989.

Did all of her own singing in the comedy-drama movie What a Girl Wants (2003).

Discovered by a fashion photographer when she was 16, he helped her get work in commercials and even set up for an audition for Brooke Shields' role in The Blue Lagoon (1980). She did not get the part because she was too sultry.

After her child Jett was diagnosed with "Kawasaki's Syndrome", an illness affecting children, which resulted in severe allergies and asthma attacks, Kelly has worked tirelessly on behalf of CHEC, the Children's Health Environmental Coalition, which is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents about environmental toxins that can affect children's health and informing them of the many potential health hazards in the environment. Olivia Newton-John is also a CHEC board member.

Studied drama at the University of Southern California and the University of California.

Her first child with John Travolta, son Jett Travolta, was born 13 April 1992.

She and her husband, John Travolta, are members of the Church of Scientology (members are also commonly known as Scientologists).

She has said that she has English, Irish, German, Scottish, and "about 1/32 Hawaiian" ancestry.

Gave George Clooney his infamous pet pig named Max, which died on December 1, 2006 after it had lived with Clooney for 18 years.

Was among the guests at Tom Cruise's and Katie Holmes' wedding ceremony in Italy.

Eldest son Jett Travolta died on January 2, 2009 of a seizure as a result of Kawasaki Syndrome. He reportedly hit his head in the family's bathtub in their home in the Bahamas.

Daughter of Linda Carlson. Stepdaughter of Lee Carlson.

Half-sister of Chris Palzis.

Adoptive daughter of Peter Palzis, with whose name she began her acting career.

(May 18, 2010) Announced that she is three months pregnant with her third child, with husband John Travolta.

(November 23, 2010) Gave birth to her son Benjamin Hunter Kaleo Travolta, with husband John Travolta, three days early via Caesarean section in a Florida hospital, weighing in at 8 lbs 3 oz.

Had been trying for a baby with her husband John Travolta for three years before conceiving their son Benjamin.

The first celebrity friend of the family to see their newborn son Benjamin was Kirstie Alley; she had been looking after their daughter Ella Bleu Travolta at the time of the birth.

Kelly and her husband, John Travolta, have the distinction of having both starred in movies based on Stephen King novels, where the title of each was a girl's name which began with the letter "C". Kelly starred in Christine (1983), John starred in Carrie (1976).

Returned to work 8 months after giving birth to daughter Ella Bleu Travolta, to begin filming View from the Top (2003).

Returned to work 2 years, 5 months after giving birth to son Benjamin, to begin filming Adopted (2013).

Has appeared with Ann-Margret in three films: 52 Pick-Up (1986), A Tiger's Tale (1987) and Old Dogs (2009).

Daughter Ella Bleu Travolta is 10 years, 7 months, and 20 days older than son Benjamin Hunter Kaleo Travolta.

Starred in the video for Maroon 5's hit debut single, "She Will Be Loved".