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Jett Travolta

 Jett Travolta rose to fame as a celebrity kid of famous personalities John Travolta and Kelly Preston. Jett Travolta shared his first name with actor Jett Lucas.

Early Life

Jett Travolta was born on April 13, 1992, in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America. He was the son of the famous John Travolta and Kelly Preston. Moreover, he also had Brother Benjamin Travolta and Sister Ella Bleu Travolta, while he was eldest among all. Jett’s father himself was a famous actor who was quite a popular hero of the ‘70s and ‘90s and also a singer while her mother was an actress. He belonged to the white ethnicity. Moreover, he followed Christianity as his family. He held Aries as a zodiac sign.

He was a very intelligent body. Also, he indulged in different activities though he was autistic. During his death, he was pursuing his high school graduation in a local private school.

Jett Travolta – Death

Besides having autism which is a neurological condition, he was also diagnosed with Kawasaki disease, an illness that led to inflammation of blood vessels in young children. Jett was diagnosed with it at the age of two. This disease jeopardized his entire life until his death.

Jett passed away on 2 January 2009, at the age of 16 while he was out in the Bahamas along with his family for the celebration of the New Year. His cause of death was an epileptic seizure. Many popular celebrities attended his funeral. Following the death of Jett, eldest of their children, John Travolta charged a surgeon who reacted to Jett’s seizure and also the then-senator of Bahamas for asserting him to coerce $25 million which didn’t pay.

Jett Travolta – Professional life

Though Jett Travolta couldn’t have any contribution professionally, he fame as the son of John Travolta. John was renowned for his blockbusters like “Wild Dogs”, “Hair Spray” and “Grease”. He also had albums like “Travolta Fever”, “The Collection” and “This Christmas” under his belt.

John Travolta, father of Jett Travolta who is a famous actor has a net worth of $170 million US Dollars currently. There is no information regarding his assets and salary. Also, he never did any brand endorsement jobs in his lifetime.

Personal Life

As he was only 16 years only at the time of death, he was not committed to any kind of other relations except with his family. So, he was unmarried, with no history of dating anyone. Since he was from a celebrated family he was also involved in creative and extra-curricular activities. He used to learn music from his dad. Moreover, he was a focused child.

Jett Travolta

Caption: Jett Travolta with his family (Sources: Daily Mail)

Jett’s father initially denied him being autistic but later admitted it. He even suffered from Kawasaki disease in his short-term life.

Body Measurements

Jett Travolta was 5 feet 4 inches taller and weighed 55 kg though he was ill most of his life. His shoe size is (UK) 7. He had black hair with a pair of black eyes. There is no exact information on the body measurement.

Jett Travolta – Social Media

Jett Travolta wasn’t active on any sort of social media publically during the time of death. Most of his public appearances have been with his family, on their family trips, or the visit of him on his father’s movie sets.