John Travolta honors late son Jett on what would have been his 29th birthday

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John Travolta is remembering his late son, Jett.

The “Pulp Fiction” star paid tribute to his firstborn on what would have been his 29th birthday.

Jett, who had Autism, passed away in 2009 after suffering a seizure and hitting his head in the bathtub while the family was on vacation in the Bahamas. He was 16.

As part of his touching message, Travolta shared a black-and-white photo of him with his son.

"Happy birthday my beautiful Jetty," the 67-year-old captioned the snap. "I love you."

Travolta’s 21-year-old daughter, Ella, commented with three heart emojis and shared her own message on Instagram.

"I love you Jetty. Happy Birthday❤️," Ella captioned a black-and-white photo of herself with Jett as little kids.

This is also the first time Travolta celebrated the occasion since the passing of his wife, and Jett’s mother, Kelly Preston.

Preston died in July of last year after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 57.

Married for nearly three decades, Travolta confirmed news of Preston’s passing in an emotional post.

“It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many,” he wrote.

"My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly's love and life will always be remembered."

In addition to Ella and Jett, Travolta and Preston also shared son Benjamin, 10.

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