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John Travolta's daughter Ella shares emotional tribute with never-before-seen family photo

The Grease star and his late wife Kelly Preston are parents to three children

Hanna Fillingham

John Travolta's daughter Ella paid a heartfelt tribute to her older brother Jett on what would have been his 29th birthday on Wednesday.

The aspiring actress took to Instagram to share a beautiful black-and-white photo of herself as a baby while being doted on by her sibling.

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In the caption, Ella wrote: "I love you Jetty. Happy birthday," alongside a love heart emoji.

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The 21-year-old's followers were quick to comment on the post, with one writing: "Such a precious picture of a treasured memory. Happy birthday Jett. He is watching over you with your mom," while another wrote: "This photo is so beautiful."

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A third added: "Happy birthday to your brother, may he rest in peace."

Grease star John also paid tribute to his oldest child on the poignant day.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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John Travolta's daughter Ella paid a poignant tribute to late brother Jett on his birthday

The actor shared a black-and-white snapshot of his late son, alongside the words: "Happy birthday my beautiful Jetty. I love you."

Jett had a history of seizures from the age of two and had to be hospitalised at 15 months Kawasaki disease. He was also on the autistic spectrum.

Jett passed away during a Christmas family holiday in the Bahamas.

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The family endured more heartbreak in 2020 when John's beloved wife Kelly Preston passed away after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

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Jett tragically passed away at the age of 16 

John - who also shares nine-year-old son Benjamin with his late wife – has been doing his best to remain strong for his children following their mother's death.

The talented actor recently welcomed a new pet cat, Crystal, into his home, much to the delight of his son – who was pictured with their new four-legged friend on Instagram earlier in the year.

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Meanwhile, Ella recently celebrated her 21st birthday, which was marked on social media by her doting dad.

John shared a gorgeous picture of Ella on Instagram on her special day, showing the birthday girl posing outside in the garden.

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Ella and her Grease star dad are incredibly close

"Happy 21st birthday to the most beautiful, kind, human being and artist I know. Your dad adores you!" he wrote alongside the image.

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Ella also received some exciting news last month after landing a new acting role in the upcoming film, Get Lost, which is set to be a modern-day take on Alice in Wonderland.

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