Jett died in 2009 from a seizure on the age of 16 on a household trip within the Bahamas.
“My dearest Jetty, I miss you greater than phrases can say,” the Oscar-nominated star wrote on his Instagram put up of an previous black-and-white photograph of the 2. “I take into consideration you on a regular basis. Comfortable Birthday. Love, your Dad.”
Jett was Travolta’s firstborn with late spouse, Kelly Preston, who died in July 2020 after a protracted battle with breast cancer.
Travolta and Preston married in 1991 and had three kids: Jett, Ella and Benjamin.
Travolta has by no means shied away from discussing the affect his spouse and son’s deaths had on his household.
He shared the dialog he had together with his son Ben, now 11, following Preston’s loss of life: “Your brother (Jett) left at 16. Too younger. Your mom left at 57. That was too younger. However who’s to say? I might die tomorrow. You could possibly. Anyone can,” Travolta instructed his son. “So let’s have a look at it prefer it’s a part of life. You don’t know precisely. You simply do your greatest at making an attempt to reside the longest you’ll be able to.”
Followers, family and friends members of the “Pulp Fiction” star shared loving messages within the feedback, together with Travolta’s daughter, Ella, who wrote, “Comfortable Birthday Jetty, we love you a lot.”
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis, who co-starred within the movie “Excellent” alongside Travolta, commented: “Oh John. My hand in yours. X j.”
Travolta and Ben lately adopted Mac N Cheese, the rescue canine Curtis had introduced onstage throughout a tribute to Betty White on the Oscars.
“Nothing worse than dropping a toddler. I really feel your ache. So sorry,” one other fan commented.
Travolta and his spouse stored Jett’s legacy alive over time on social media, together with on World Autism Consciousness Day in 2019 when Preston shared a photo of Jett, who’s autistic.
“To my candy love, Jett… you might be in our hearts eternally. I ship like to the entire lovely autistic kids and the fantastic individuals who love them,” she wrote.