Benjamin Travolta: The Miracle Child of John Travolta & Kelly Preston

Who is Benjamin Travolta?

Benjamin Travolta is the celebrity child of John Travolta and Kelly Preston, born on November 23rd, 2010.  Benjamin Travolta is a miracle child who came into his parent’s life unexpectedly.

The Travolta couple tried conceiving a 3rd child many times, but they failed. So, it was a miracle that they had Benjamin.

John and Kelly Preston believe that Benjamin is a reincarnation of their firstborn, Jett Travolta, who died with Kawasaki. Ben was born in the quietest surroundings possible. 

This article discusses John Travolta and Kelly Preston‘s miracle child, Benjamin Travolta.

Benjamin Travolta Biography
Benjamin Travolta Biography

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Quick Facts

Full NameBenjamin Travolta
BirthdayNovember 23, 2010
Age12 years old
Sun signSagittarius 
TraitsPositive: Optimistic, Self-assured, and Spirited
Negative: Outspoken, Clumsy, and Persuasive
BirthplaceFlorida, USA
Height128 cm
Weight58 lbs
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorBlonde
ParentsKelly Preston (Mother)
John Travolta (Father)
Grand ParentsSalvatore Travolta (grandfather)
Helen Travolta (grandmother)
SiblingsJett Travolta (Brother)
Ella Bleu (Sister)
Relationship  StatusSingle
ProfessionCelebrity Child
Net WorthUnder review
Social MediaNot Active

Benjamin Travolta Early Life and Childhood

On November 23rd, 2010, Benjamin Travolta was born in Florida, United States. 

He is the youngest child and has Ben as his nickname. He is currently 12 years old and is currently attending primary school.

Baby Ben with his Family
Baby Ben with his Family

Benjamin Travolta is interested in the world of computers, Tennis, Fishing, and Gymnastics. In an interview, his father, John Travolta, also revealed that Ben is also into dancing & entertaining.

John Travolta posted a few of Ben’s videos on his TikTok.


John Travolta (Benjamin Travolta father)

Born on February 18, 1954, in Englewood, John is an American Actor and Singer. His birth name is John Joseph Travolta.

John Travolta is the youngest child of his parents and has 5 siblings. His mother was an actress and a drama teacher. As a result, John naturally developed an interest in performing from childhood.

John Travolta
John Travolta

At 16, The Pulp Fiction actor, dropped out of High School to pursue a career in acting. Before getting into Broadway, John did more minor roles in plays and series.

‘Over Here’ was John’s debut work on Broadway. John is one of the iconic actors of the 1970s and is well known for his TV Series Welcome Back, Kotter, and Saturday Night Fever.

His fame started to fade in the 80s, however, he made a comeback through the 1994 movie Cult. Some of his outstanding films and TV Series are Pulp Fiction, A Civil Action, Grease, Broken Arrow, Primary Colors, Get Shorty, Phenomenon, Urban Cowboy, Carrier, and many more.

Kelly Preston (Benjamin Travolta mother)

Kelly Preston was born on October 13th, 1962, in Honolulu, Hawaii as Kelly Kamalelehua Smith. Her father worked in an agricultural firm, and her mother was an administrator at a Mental Health Center.

Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston

When Kelly was just 3 years old, her father passed away after drowning. Later, her mother, Linda Reynolds Carlson, married Peter Palzis. 

Preston attended Pembroke School and Punahoke School, graduating from the University of California. Kelly lived in Iraq for 5 years after birth and moved to Australia during her teens. In 1985, she made her debut through the film Mischief.

Kelly Preston was a remarkable Hollywood actress featured in the production of above 60 films and TV Series.

Some of her featured films and TV Series are Twins, Mischief, Fortore of the Game, Jerry Maguire, and more.

Ben’s parents relationship

Ben’s mother, Kelly Preston married Kevin Gate in 1985. The couple was married for a short period and do not have any children together.

After their divorce in 1987, Kelly dated Charlie Sheen and George Clooney in the 1990s.

In 1991, she got married to the Hollywood actor John Travolta. The two met back in 1987 during the filming of The Experts. But, rumors also have it that they met at the Church of Scientology.

John and Kelly have 3 children together. Unfortunately, one of them passed away in 2009.

John Travolta and Kelly Preston
John Travolta and Kelly Preston

Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. She passed away 2 years after the diagnosis, at the age of 57, in July of 2020. 


Jett Travolta (Elder brother)

Jett Travolta was born on April 13, 1992, as the first child of John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

When Jett was 15 months old, he was hospitalized. In addition, at 2, he was diagnosed with a deadly disease called Kawasaki Disease and was also diagnosed with autism.

Unfortunately, Jett Travolta passed away on January 2, 2009, in the Bahamas. The Travolta family was on a trip for New Year in the Bahamas.

John Travolta and Kelly Preston with their first child, Jett Travolta
John Travolta and Kelly Preston with their first child, Jett Travolta

On the trip, Jett died of an immediate seizure. When he had a stroke, he was in the bathtub and hit his head.

After Jett’s death, Kelly revealed in an interview that Jett was coming out of autism. She said that one factor for Jett’s autism was her having food poisoning when breastfeeding Jett.

Talking about good memories of Jett, he said that he lived a full life. As a remembrance of Jett, John and Kelly established an NGO named Jett Travolta Foundation.

Kelly also commented that she never thought she would survive the trauma. Both John and Kelly credited the Church of Scientology for helping them cope with Jett’s death.

Ella Bleu Travolta (Elder sister)

Ella Bleu Travolta was born on April 3, 2000, in Los Angeles. She is the second child of John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

Ella is a singer and actress by profession. Her first movie was alongside the late actor Robin Williams. She also acted alongside Becky Hunt in 2009, and in 2019 she worked alongside her father, John Travolta, in the film The Poison Rose.

Benjamin Travolta with his mother, Kelly Preston, and sister, Ella Bleu
Benjamin Travolta with his mother, Kelly Preston, and sister, Ella Bleu

Ella has also released her album as a singer. Additionally, she has also appeared in Entertainment Weekly and is a part of the acting crew in the film Get Lost.


Benjamin Travolta is not a part of any controversy as of 2022. However, on the other hand, his father, John Travolta, has been a part of some controversies.

At 2014’s Academy Awards, John introduced Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem. When asked about it in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, he gave excuses for being distracted by a supposed guest.

In an interview with ex-Scientologists, the Scientologists claimed that John Travolta’s power within the church had a dark side. The discussion further elaborated that he could get away with murder because of his special title. This created quite a controversy for John. 

He also received criticism from the Autistic Advocacy Groups because he refused to discuss his son’s condition of autism. Later, Scientology ministers stated how chemicals could contribute to one’s neurodiversity.

The statement was possibly why Preston talked about food poisoning during breastfeeding Jett.

The Autism Campaigners also criticized this statement because it gave the idea that they viewed autism as a terrible fate and something that should be cured and prevented.

At Oscars 2015, without the consent of the actress Scarlett Johansson, John touched and kissed her. This incident gave him the name of Hollywood’s creepy uncle.

More incidents like this came up one by one. John Travolta is a part of countless controversies.


Benjamin Travolta has not taken any specific career path yet. He is too young to choose one for himself.

However, he has made appearances in shows alongside his parents. He debuted through an episode of The Late Show in 2015.

Ben with his parents and sister
Ben with his parents and sister

He was very much interested to see his father at work. As a result, he made an appearance in the show named Take your children to work.

In contrast, Benjamin was very shy and clung to his mother all the time. No matter what career path he chooses in the future, we will always be rooting for him.

Benjamin Travolta Net Worth

As Benjamin Travolta is too young to have a career, his net worth will not yet be calculated.

On the other hand, his father has an impressive net worth of USD 260 Million, and his mother had a net worth of USD 180 million before she passed away. Both his parent’s dominant source of income is their acting careers.

Also, his sister, Ella Bleu, has a net worth of around USD 3 Million. Her primary income source is her career as an actress and singer.


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