Discovered by a fashion photographer when she was 16, he helped her get work in commercials and even set up for an audition for the Brooke Shields' role in The Blue Lagoon (1980). She didn't get the part because she was too sultry.
Was turned down for the role of Emmeline in The Blue Lagoon (1980). This was Preston's first film audition. The part went to Brooke Shields.
Kelly and her husband, John Travolta, have the distinction of having both starred in movies based on Stephen King novels, where the title of each was a girl's name which began with the letter "C". Kelly starred in Christine (1983), John starred in Carrie (1976).
Although they never married, Charlie Sheen presented Kelly with a 2.5 karat pink diamond engagement ring when he proposed to her in 1989.
She lived with Charlie Sheen from 1989-1990. She was accidentally shot in their apartment in 1990.
Her first child with John Travolta, son Jett Travolta, was born 13 April 1992.
Her second child with John Travolta, daughter Ella Bleu Travolta was born, weighing in at 4.08 kilos (nine pounds). [3 April 2000]
Did all of her own singing in the movie What a Girl Wants (2003).
Returned to work 8 months after giving birth to her daughter Ella Bleu Travolta to begin filming View from the Top (2003).
Gave George Clooney his infamous pet pig named Max, which died on December 1, 2006 after it had lived with Clooney for 18 years.
Eldest son Jett Travolta died January 2, 2009 of a seizure as a result of Kawasaki Syndrome. He reportedly hit his head in the family's bathtub in their home in the Bahamas.
Announced that she is three months pregnant with her third child, with husband John Travolta (18 May 2010).
Gave birth to her son Benjamin Hunter Kaleo Travolta, with husband John Travolta, three days prematurely via Caesarean section in a Florida hospital, weighing in at 8lbs 3oz (23 November 2010).