Quick Facts Kelly Preston

  • NameKelly Preston
  • Birth NameKelly Kamalelehua Smith
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceHonolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionAmerican actress and former model
  • Net Worth$24 Million
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Hair ColorBlonde
  • Weight in KG57 kg
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toJohn Travolta (m. 1991), Kevin Gage (m. 1985–1987)
  • EducationPembroke School in Adelaide, University of Southern California
  • Body Measurements37-25-35
  • Breast Size37
  • Waist Size25
  • Hip Size35
  • Shoe SIze10 US
  • SiblingsChris Palzis
  • MotherLinda Carlson

Early Life and Education

Kelly Preston was born as Kelly Kamalelehua Smith on 13th October 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Her mother, Linda, was the head of a mental wellbeing focus and her father, who worked for a farming firm, suffocated when Preston was just three years of age. Her mother wedded Peter Palzis, a staff executive, who in this way embraced her; she utilized his name when she first started her acting vocation until 1984. Preston has a more young relative, Chris Palzis. As a kid, she invested time living in Iraq Furthermore in Australia, where she went to Pembroke School in Adelaide. She happened to Punahou School and mulled over dramatization and theater at the University of Southern California.

Change of Name

While living in Australia, Preston was found at 16 by a picture design taker who helped her get work in ads and other little parts, and composed Preston’s first film trial in 1980 for the role of Emmeline in The Blue Lagoon (1980), which she lost to the more youthful Brooke Shields. Around then she transformed her last name to Preston. Inside a year of making her TV debut, she embraced the surname Kelly Preston and made the jump to primetime.

Give a role as a coy teenager vamp in the brief NBC arrangement “For Love and Honor”, Preston substantiated herself a more than competent starlet. On the wide screen, Preston was the female lead in the low plan Charles Band dream “Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn” (1983) preceding discovering a corner in adolescent toll-like “Mystery Admirer” (1985) and “Spacecamp” (1986). Later that year, Preston endeavored to reposition herself with a key part in “52 Pick-Up” (1986), a lumpy, low-plan wrongdoing thriller controlled by John Frankenheimer.

Taking into account a novel by Elmore Leonard, the film featured Roy Scheider as a slick adulterer whose paramour (Preston) is killed before his eyes. The performer got a rare chance to, surprisingly, show her comedic capabilities as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s trusting lady friend in the hit parody “Twins” (1988), however generally, the on-screen character used a large portion of the late 1980s into the early 1990s tapped for unworthy admission. Preston was particularly miscast as a Soviet spy in her catch up, “The Experts,” a secret activity themed satire which sat on the rack for two prior years it was discharged in 1989.


At the same time, it did acquaint her with Travolta. Preston initially met John Travolta in 1987 while recording The Experts. They wedded in 1991, making a trip to Paris on an Air France Concorde for a wedding function at the Hotel de Crillon on September 5, 1991. Nonetheless, a second service was obliged because the initially, performed by a French Scientology pastor was viewed as invalid. This second function occurred on September 12 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

They had three children together. Her eldest of the son named Jett died in 2009 at the age of 17 due to some disease. Preston was also involved with artist Kevin Gage from 1985 until their separation in 1987. She additionally had an association with George Clooney, who provided for her Max, a pet pig that he kept after the coupling part up.

Kelly was quickly captivated to Charlie Sheen in 1990, however, finished the relationship soon after he unintentionally shot her in the arm.