- Was discovered by a photographer at the age of 16, which led to work in commercials.
- First film audition was for the role of Emmeline in 1980's The Blue Lagoon; she lost the part to Brooke Shields.
- Married actor John Travolta in 1991 (whom she'd first met in 1987 on the set of The Experts) in a Scientology ceremony in France, but had to renew vows in an additional wedding ceremony in Daytona Beach due to legality issues.
- In 1996, appeared in breakthrough roles in the feature films Jerry Maguire and Citizen Ruth.
- Appeared in the 2004 Maroon 5 music video for "She Will Be Loved."
- Son Jett died from a seizure 2009 at age 16; after his death, Preston and Travolta established the Jett Travolta Foundation, which provides assistance to children with special needs.
- Lost 42 pounds in 14 months after giving birth to her son Benjamin in 2010; credits the Organic Liaison weight-loss program and extended breastfeeding for her success.
- Kevin Gage — Ex-husband
- Ella Bleu Travolta — Daughter
- Linda Carlson — Mother
- Charlie Sheen — Ex-fiancé
- John Travolta — Husband
- Jett Travolta — Son
- George Clooney — Ex-significant Other
- Benjamin Travolta — Son
- Peter Palzis — Father
- Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States; attended University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States
- Birth Name: Kelly Kamalelehua Smith
- Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
- Profession: Actor
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