At only two years old he was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease, which is remarked for its inflammation of the arteries, sometimes causing lasting heart damage.
Before his death, he would often join his parents on the sets of their films, such as visiting his father while he filmed From Paris With Love in 2008.
His parents gave birth to his younger sister Ella Bleu eight years after he was born. Then, after his death, his younger brother Benjamin was born in 2010.
His uncle is film and stage actor Joey Travolta.