Posted: 16:09 GMT, Dec. December 2020 | Updated: 17:04 GMT, Jan. December 2020

John Travolta’s longtime wife, Kelly Preston, died in July after battling breast cancer

And that Christmas was the Saturday Night Live actor’s first without the Jerry Maguire actress by his side

On Friday, the 66-year-old shared a video with his daughter Ella Bleu (20) and son Benjamin (10) at home when he wished the fans a Merry Christmas

Solo now: Kelly Preston died in July after a long battle with cancer And that Christmas was the Saturday Night Live actor’s first without the Jerry Maguire actress by his side; seen in 2018

‘Say Merry Christmas Ella!’ said the pilot Ella looked pretty in black pajamas as she stood in front of the frosted white Christmas tree and held her cell phone

Behind her were several packages and a black luggage set, Benjamin was shirtless as he sat on a green chair enjoying a biscuit

Also not in the video was his son Jett, who died in 2009 at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure and hit his head in a bathroom

Kelly’s death came as a shock to the fans as she kept her health problems a secret

The little ones: On Friday, the 66-year-old actor (66) shared a video with his daughter Ella Bleu (20) and son Benjamin (10) in which he wishes the fans a Merry Christmas

Ready to open presents: “Say Merry Christmas Ella!” he said Ella looked pretty in black pajamas as she stood in front of the frosted white Christmas tree and held her cell phone

A family representative told People magazine, “On the morning of April 12 Kelly Preston, dear wife and mother, passed away on July 7th, 2020 after a two-year battle with breast cancer ‘

“She chose to keep her fight private and has received medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends,” said the family representative. She was a bright, beautiful, and loving soul who cared deeply for others and everything she touched brought to life. Your family asks you for your understanding of the need for privacy at this point in time ‘

A good snack: his son was eating a cookie as he relaxed in a green corduroy chair

‘It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly lost her two year battle with breast cancer. She fought a brave battle with the love and support of so many,’ he wrote on Instagram

John showed off his shaved head and wore a black turtleneck while reaching out to his three million followers on social media

“I just wanted to take this moment to thank each of you for supporting me in such an incredible way this year,” he said, “Happy Thanksgiving and always loving.”

Blessed: Travolta was overwhelmed with gratitude as he took a moment to greet his fans on Thanksgiving Day on Instagram

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