Hawaii born actress Kelly Preston has worked on some major films like Jerry Maguire, Gotti, Old Dogs, and on TV shows like CSI: Cyber. In addition to this, she is also known as the wife of polarizing actor John Travolta.
She also made headlines after she was at the center of an extortion scandal involving the death of her son. Additionally, she was also involved with Charlie Sheen, and TMZ claimed that he shot her. For more details scroll below.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Kelly Preston In 2020?
Kelly Preston has a net worth of around $180 Million as per data from Celebrity Networth. Another source claims that she is worth only $24 million.
Her husband, John Travolta, on the other hand, is worth a whopping, $250 Million as of February 2020. Both of them earned their net worth from a career spent as actors in the industry for over 30 years.
What Is Her Salary And Earnings?
Most of her earnings are from films and TV, the average actress earns $39.84 per hour, and the list of her box office earnings are in the table below.
|1996||From Dusk till Dawn||$59.3 million|
|Jerry Maguire||$273.6 million|
|2003||What a Girl Wants||$50.7 million|
|1997||Addicted to Love||$34.67 million|
Additionally, she also earns from TV shows and her own skincare line.
Houses With Husband John Travolta
As a rich celebrity couple with a combined net worth of over $200 million, they live a lavish house in various houses scattered all across the world.
On 6 January 2020, they sold a house in Los Angeles, California, USA, for $18 Million in an off-market transaction. They sold the mansion to talent agent Scott “Scooter” Braun. The estate was built in 1949 and is spread across 11,100-square-feet.
The duo went all-out while decorating the mansion, fitting imported tiles, after they bought the property in 1997 for a reported $3.5 million.
The pair also own a home in Anthony, Florida, US whose estimated value is $4.9 million. The estate is the famous property with an attached-runway.
Kelly Smith started her career on film in 1983 with the film 10 to Midnight. Ten the same year, she got roles in films like Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn, Christine, etc.
Then over the course of the decade, she would act in films like Mischief, Secret Admirer, Spellbinder, etc. After working in various minor roles, she was finally cast in the Tom Cruise superhit Jerry Maguire which made her a star.
She is also a prominent TV actress who started acting on TV with the film Hawaii Five-O. She worked on the 1983 series For Love and Honor in a regular role.
The leading lady was also cast in the Friends spinoff Joey, where she worked alongside Matt LeBlanc. Other known works of the actress are Suburban Shootout, CSI: Cyber, etc.
She has been inactive since 2018 as of February 2020 in the movie industry.
Death Of Son And Extortion Case
John Travolta and Kelly Preston are both actors and Scientologists. They got married on two occasions, firstly on September 5, 1991, at Hotel de Crillon, and secondly on September 12, the same year after the first ceremony was considered invalid.
The pair had a son named Jett, who had been diagnosed with Kawasaki disease when he was just an infant. He regularly suffered seizures, and when the whole family had gone on vacation, Jett died from a seizure on January 2, 2009.
Later, 3 people were arrested for extorting them using their son’s death. Later it was revealed that the pair speculated their son had autism. The accused were high profile names like Obie Wilchcombe (Bahamian Member Of Parliament) and to others.
The case of extortion was for $25 million, and the case ended after Travolta requested two of the accusers be set free in September 2010.
Kelly Preston was born Kelly Kamalelehua Smith on October 13, 1962, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the U.S., to Peter Palzis and Linda Carlson.
She moved around in various places like Iraq, USA, and Australia as a child. She went to Pembroke School, Punahou School, and joined the University of Southern California.
Preston is married to John Travolta, and the pair gave birth to 3 children, out of which only two are surviving. Before this, she was married to Kevin Gagem they tied the knot in 1985 and ended their relationship in 1987.
The actress has also dated other high-profile names like George Clooney, Charlie Sheen, etc. As a matter of fact, she was engaged to Charlie Sheen for a while, and they ended their courtship after Sheen allegedly shot her in the arm.