"I wanted to make my favorite childhood airline poster come to life for my birthday!" the 'Grease' star shared.
John Travolta is celebrating his 69th birthday in Viva Las Vegas style! The star took off to Sin City for a luxury trip on his big day, along with a group of friends and his daughter Ella Bleu Travolta. "I wanted to make my favorite childhood airline poster come to life for my birthday!" So here we go! Viva Las Vegas! ✈️🍸🎰" he captioned a video montage of their trip on Instagram. The video was set to the popular Elvis Presley song from his 1964 film of the same name. Travolta also used a vintage "Fly TWA" poster for the thumbnail—which he renamed "Fly Travolta World Airlines," according to PEOPLE.
The actor and his 22-year-old daughter, dressed in a long black dress, waved at the camera before boarding a plane, joined by others. Amidst celebrations after arriving in Las Vegas, the father-daughter duo also broke into a little dance with Travolta giving her a little twirl before showing a wardrobe change of himself in a blue suit. The montage shows guests enjoying some live music and playing craps and blackjack, before taking in a show. Travolta can also be seen at one point blowing out candles on his birthday cake surrounded by loved ones.
Travolta who is iconic for his dance moves on screen is often seen dancing with his daughter in several videos posted online. Two years ago the duo appeared in Scotts Miracle-Gro's Super Bowl ad which debuted just before the highly anticipated game against the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The short clip showed Travolta and Ella recreating one of Travolta's most memorable moments on film: the iconic Grease dance reports E! Online.
The father and daughter coordinated their looks with similar black jackets and broke into a perfect recreation of the hand jive while Surfaces' hit Sunday Best played. At 66 years old at the time Travolta proved he could still bust a move and step into his character just like he did alongside co-star Olivia Newton-John way back in 1978!
Ella Bleu also wished her father on his special day with a sweet tribute on Instagram. On Sunday, February 19, the 22-year-old marked her dad's birthday by writing, "Yesterday marked the birthday of my hero," in the caption along with a sweet photo of the two. "The most incredible father, friend and role model anyone could ask for," she added. "I love you, Daddy."
In April 2000, Ella Bleu Travolta was born to the Pulp Fiction actor and his late wife Kelly Preston, who passed away recently in 2020 of breast cancer. Moreover, Travolta is the father to Benjamin Travolta, 12, and the late Jett Travolta, who passed away in 2009 at the age of 16.
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