The "Pulp Fiction" actor posted pictures with his children and said it was a privilege to be a father.
John Travolta received a heartfelt Father's Day tribute from his daughter, describing him as the 'kindest person' she's known, reported PEOPLE. Ella, 22, paid tribute to her beloved father in a touching Instagram photo featuring both of them and her little brother, Benjamin, 11. “Happy Father’s Day, to the smartest, kindest, most generous man I know,” the actor captioned the post. “Just by being yourself, you have taught me the most important lessons in life. Thank you for everything you do and for being my friend. I love you, Daddy.”
She felt the love and support of her fans as they flooded the comments section with heart emojis and sweet wishes for John Travolta, who also shared the same photo on his own Instagram, along with another snap of himself cuddled up to Ben. "It's a privilege to be a father. I love you, my babies. Happy Father's Day to everyone," Travolta captioned the post. Many of his friends wished him the same, including Kristin Davis, who commented on his post: "Such a wonderful father you are — Happy Father's Day."
The Travolta family has lived through unimaginable tragedy after losing John’s eldest son, Jett Travolta, and also their mother Kelly Preston. Jett Travolta died at age 16 in 2009 following a seizure, while his wife, Kelly Preston, passed away in 2020 from breast cancer. John Travolta always pays tribute to them on Instagram. “We love and miss you, Kelly. Happy Mother’s Day,” John wrote on Instagram on May 8 along with a slide show of photos of Preston and himself and their three children.
John announced his wife’s passing in July 2020 after her two-year struggle with breast cancer. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many,” he shared shortly after her death. "Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” he wrote. Ella also paid tribute to her Mom. "I’ve learned a lot from all of the strong and powerful women in my life, I thank you all for being such wonderful role models. I miss and love you, mama. Happy Mothers to all of the wonderful moms out there!💖," she captioned a post along with a picture with her Mom. John Kelly had been married since 1991 and shared three children together.
The actor spend some quality time with his family recently before getting back to work. Travolta has revealed that his latest project has begun shooting in Columbus, Georgia. According to VisitColumbusGA president Peter Bowden, the film, the title of which has not been disclosed yet, will be majorly filmed in the area. The Randall Emmett-directed film involves a 15-day shooting schedule in Columbus, with Peter telling Ledger-Enquirer: "It takes a long time to court a film of any size, big or small. "A lot of things are in the funnel and in the pipeline at the same time. But someone with the star power of John Travolta raises the awareness that 'Maybe we should take a look at Columbus too.'"