Jett Travolta was the son of actor John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston. Jett died tragically on January 2, 2009, at the age of 16. From a young age Jett Travolta had a history of seizures, and one ultimately claimed his life on this day. He passed away while on a family vacation in the Bahamas. John Travolta and Kelly Preston also have a daughter, Ella Bleu, 8.