Many stars including Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks and Tom Cruise have sent their condolences to John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

Friends have come forward to comfort and offer their support to the Travolta family who were left devastated following the death of their 16-year-old son Jett, who passed away on Friday.

The family has received thousands and thousands of phone calls from many including Oprah herself.

Michael also added Forrest Gump star Tom Hanks and Valkyrie actor Tom Cruise - who like John and Kelly is a follower of Scientology - have offered their condolences.

In a statement released by John and Kelly, the couple thanked well-wishers for their support.