FACT FILE :
* Kelly Preston's parents were divorced soon after she was born. When her mother remarried Kelly Preston was adopted by her stepfather, Peter Palzis.
* During her teenage years in Hawaiii, Kelly Preston appeared in television commercials.
* After graduating from Punahou High School in Honolulu, Kelly Preston went to Los Angeles to study drama. There, Kelly Preston began studing acting at "The Beverly Hills Playhouse.
* In 1980 Kelly Preston auditioned for the lead role in the classic teen movie "The Blue Lagoon". The part would eventually go to Brooke Shields.
* Kelly Preston began her film career with parts in a series of teen movies including: "Secret Admirer" (1985), "Mischief" (1985), "SpaceCamp" (1986) & "A Tiger's Tale" (1987).
* In 1988 Kelly Preston starred alongside A-list superstars Arnold Schwarzenegger & Danny DeVito in the smash hit comedy "Twins".
* In 1989 Kelly Preston met Hollywood Superstar John Travolta, the man who would later become her husband, when she starred opposite him in the comedy film "The Experts".
* For a short time between 1989-1990 Kelly Preston lived with Hollywood hunk Charlie Sheen. Reports at the time revealed that Kelly Preston was accidently shot in their apartment.
* It is also reported that Kelly Preston once dated George Clooney, in the days before he became a Hollywood A-list superstar.
* Apart from small roles in big screen bloackbusters Kelly Preston, also starrred in a number of made for TV films in the 90's such as "The American Clock".
* In 1991 Kelly Preston married John Travolta. They had a son, Jett in 1992.
* In 1996 Kelly Preston co-starred opposite Tom Cruise in the critically acclaimed Cameron Crowe drama "Jerry Maguire".
* In 2000 Kelly Preston appeared in a small role opposite her husband John Travolta, in the science fiction thriller, "Battlefield Earth".
* In April 2000 Kelly Preston & John Travolta had their second child, daughter Ella Bleu.