April 30, 1991
Houston, Texas, U.S
Source(-s) of wealth
Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer
Who is Travis Scott?
Travis Scott is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and singer who broke into the limelight in 2012. Travis has 4 personal studio albums with nine Grammy Awards nominations, multiple other nominations and 4 BET award-winnings. Travis has been active since 2008 but landed a major recording contract with Epic Records in 2012 plus a publishing deal with GOOD Music. He released his first mixtape in 2013 and another one in 2014. His debut album came in 2015 with the most popular hit track “Antidote”. He released a few other albums after that. He is recognized globally as a hip icon.
He is currently married to Kylie Jenner of the famous Kim Kardashian family with two children. He has won a Latin Grammy Award, Billboard Music Award, and MTV Video Music Award.
A brief history of Travis Scott
Travis Scott Childhood & Education
Born Jacques Bermon Webster II in Houston, Texas on April 30, 1991. Travis grew up in South Park, Houston, with his grandmother. Travis comes from a lineage of music. His grandfather was a renowned jazz composer, while his father was a soul musician. Travis graduated from Elkins High School at 17. Travis dropped out of the University of Texas at San Antonio to focus on his music career. He started making music in high school.
Travis Scott Music Career
Travis started singing with Chris Halloway, an old-time friend. The duo formed a group called The Graduates. They released an EP in 2008 through Myspace back then. He later formed another group with OG Chess called The Classmates. The duo released two EPs and parted ways in 2012. Travis released his first mixtape called Owl Pharaoh, in 2012. He released his second mixtape in 2014 featuring people like Big Sean, Young Thug, and many others. In 2015, he embarked on a tour across several states including California, Chicago, Detroit, Denver, Atalanta, New York City, and Washington. Artists like Kanye West, Birdman, Wale, and Chris Brown made several appearances. In 2015, he released another album titled Rodeo under Grand Hustle and Epic Records label. The album featured Kanye West, Juicy J, Quavo, Justin Bieber, Chief Keef, Young Thug, and many others.
In 2017, Travis launched his record label called Cactus Jack Records. Travis has released many hit tracks, going on different tours, and released more albums over the years.
Travis Scott’s Business career
Travis has a collaboration deal with Nike in 2019 to release Cactus Jack Air Jordan. In 2021, he collaborated with luxury clothing line Dior to release his menswear collection. Travis collaborated with McDonald’s in 2020 to release special meals. He joined the PlayStation team in 2020 as a Strategic Creative Partner in a deal to promote the brand products. He has also appeared in some movies, such as Gully.
Travis Scott’s Net Worth
Travis Scott has earned millions from music and business throughout his career. His net worth keeps rising as the values of the businesses increase. Currently, his net worth is $56 million.