John Travolta celebrates ‘most beautiful daughter’ Ella on her 21st birthday: ‘your father loves you’

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‘Your dad adores you’: John Travolta celebrates ‘most beautiful daughter’ Ella on milestone 21st birthday … her first without dead mum Kelly Preston

John Travolta celebrated his only daughter’s 21st birthday on Instagram on Saturday.

The Pulp Fiction star shared a beautiful photo of Ella Travolta outside in the yard at their childhood home in Florida, along with a heartfelt message.

This year’s birthday will understandably have been bittersweet for the family as it was Ella’s first birthday since her mother, actress Kelly Preston, passed away from cancer last summer.

Adorable dad: John Travolta, 67, paid tribute to his 'most beautiful daughter' Ella on her 21st birthday on April 3

Adorable dad: John Travolta, 67, paid tribute to his ‘most beautiful daughter’ Ella on her 21st birthday on April 3

‘Congratulations on the 21st birthday of the most beautiful, nicest person and artist I know. Your father loves you! Travolta, 67, gushed in the caption.

In the photo, Ella flashed a big radiant smile, dressed in a blue denim jacket and her dark brown locks styled long and straight with a part in the middle.

At first glance, it’s easy to see Ella’s resemblance to both her mom and dad.

Apple doesn't get far ...: Ella Travolta bore a stunning resemblance to both her father and late mother, actress Kelly Preston in the photo dressed in a denim jacket

Apple doesn't get far ...: Ella Travolta bore a stunning resemblance to both her father and late mother, actress Kelly Preston in the photo dressed in a denim jacket

Apple doesn’t get far …: Ella Travolta bore a stunning resemblance to both her father and late mother, actress Kelly Preston in the photo dressed in a denim jacket

Bittersweet: This was Ella's first birthday since her mother, Kelly Preston, passed away in July 2020, two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer;  Ella is pictured with her mother and 10-year-old brother Benjamin

Bittersweet: This was Ella's first birthday since her mother, Kelly Preston, passed away in July 2020, two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer;  Ella is pictured with her mother and 10-year-old brother Benjamin

Bittersweet: This was Ella’s first birthday since her mother, Kelly Preston, passed away in July 2020, two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer; Ella is pictured with her mother and 10-year-old brother Benjamin

Preston was just 57 when she died in July 2020, two years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Travolta announced the tragic news on Instagram, revealing that his wife had ‘fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many’.

He also shared how “Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” in the emotional post.

Preston’s Hollywood career highlights include roles in such films as Mischief (1985), Twins (1988), Jerry Maguire (1996), For Love of the Game (1999), What A Girl Wants (2003), and Death Sentence (2007).

Sharing the spotlight: the two-time Oscar-nominated actor starred alongside his daughter in a recent ad for Scott's

Sharing the spotlight: the two-time Oscar-nominated actor starred alongside his daughter in a recent ad for Scott's

Sharing the spotlight: the two-time Oscar-nominated actor starred alongside his daughter in a recent ad for Scott’s

Heartbreaking: The Pulp Fiction star announced the death of wife Kelly Preston in July 2020, two years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer

Heartbreaking: The Pulp Fiction star announced the death of wife Kelly Preston in July 2020, two years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer

Heartbreaking: The Pulp Fiction star announced the death of wife Kelly Preston in July 2020, two years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer

In February, Ella paid tribute to her father on his 67th birthday, calling him “the most incredible man I’ve ever known.”

‘Not only are you the best dad ever, but you are also my best friend. Thank you for raising, helping and loving us, and thank you for all the good you do every day, ”added the adoring daughter.

‘The world is so lucky with you and so are we. I love you, daddy. I had the best time yesterday to celebrate your birthday with you. ‘

Travolta is also a father to 10-year-old son Benjamin, whom he shared with Preston.

Proud Dad: Travolta is also a father to 10-year-old son Benjamin, who he shared with Preston

Proud Dad: Travolta is also a father to 10-year-old son Benjamin, who he shared with Preston

Proud Dad: Travolta is also a father to 10-year-old son Benjamin, who he shared with Preston

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