John Travolta Celebrates Son Ben’s 12th Birthday

John Travolta is celebrating his son Benjamin’s 12th birthday.


On Wednesday, the grease star shared a cute photo of his son cuddling up to his dog, Peanut, writing, “Happy birthday my Ben! From your Dad, Ella and Peanut!! We love you so much!!”


Travolta, 68, shares Ben and daughter Ella Bleu, 22, with late wife Kelly Preston, who died at age 57 in July 2020 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The couple also share son Jett, who died at age 16 in 2009.





Travolta adopted Peanut for his son after Jamie Lee Curtis brought the dog—formerly Mac N Cheese—on stage at the 94th Academy Awards as she honored Betty White and her dedication to animal welfare.


She also celebrated her little brother on social media by posting a sweet picture of Ben holding the adorable pup by his side.



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“Happy Birthday to the sweetest boy I know❤️🎉🐶 I love you!!!” she captioned the post.


In August, Travolta shared an impressive video on Instagram of Ben practicing his parkour skills at an indoor adventure gym, noting that his son recently achieved a new ranking in his training, becoming a “level 3 ninja.”


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In the clip, Ben jumped between a series of objects by using monkey bars to swing across. He also moved a metal bar up and down a series of pegs using only his upper-body strength from him.


“I’m so proud,” the actor said at the time. She also cheered on her brother de ella in the comments section, adding, “🎉🎉👏.”

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