John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979) and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Grease (1978). His acting career declined through the 1980s, but enjoyed a resurgence in the 1990s with his role in Pulp Fiction (1994), and he has since starred in films such as Face/Off (1997), Swordfish (2001), Wild Hogs and Hairspray (both 2007).
John Travolta and her wife Kelly Preston were completely devastated when their son, Jett died at the age of 16 in 2009. Jett had several complications with a seizure which ended up causing his tragic death. Kelly had two more children, Ella Blue and Benjamin, who were born right before Jett died.