• John Travolta is an iconic American film actor
  • He is known for hit films like Grease among others
  • Travolta has dealt with many deaths in his life

Despite an enviable movie career, not everything in his life has been as dazzling and joyful as his films. In real life, the Hairspray star has had to cope with a number of strokes of fate that might have broken others.

John is an example of perseverance through pain

In November 2009, tragedy struck for the first time: His firstborn son Jett, whom he had with his wife Kelly Preston, died at the age of 16. At the time, John was traveling with his family to the Bahamas. What happened next is nothing but tragically sad!

Also interesting:

While on vacation, Jett suffered a seizure and banged his head on the edge of a bathtub. His family found him unconscious. Any attempts at resuscitation failed. But why did this happen in the first place?

Watch the video above to learn more!