Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer at the age of 57, her husband John Travolta reports on Instagram on Monday.
"She fought a brave battle, with the love and support of many," said Travolta of Preston's death after being diagnosed with breast cancer two years earlier. "My family and I are eternally grateful to the doctors and nurses." Travolta does not report when Preston died.
Preston was born in Hawaii in 1962 as Kelly Kamalelehua Smith. She has starred in the romantic film Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise and the science fiction film Battlefield Earth , together with her husband Travolta.
After marrying actor Kevin Gage, Preston had a relationship with George Clooney and broke off her engagement to Charlie Sheen. In 1991 she married Travolta and had the actor son Jett (1992-2009), daughter Ella Bleu (2000) and son Benjamin (2010).
John Travolta reports the death of his wife, actress Kelly Preston. (Photo: Instagram / John Travolta)