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Travis Barker Net Worth in 2021

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Travis Barker
Credits: Orange County Register

Travis Barker net worth is $50 million as of 2021. Barker is a famous musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer from America.

He has replaced artists in a famous band like Blink-182. Rolling Stone titled him as ‘punk’s first superstar drummer’ due to his increasing fame.

He started playing drums from a very young age of four years. Barker got training in drumming form the drummer named Thomas Hogan.

Since then he has been polishing his drumming skills and has learned a lot throughout his childhood. Practice and training have made him perfect.

Barker has been passionate about drumming from a young age and it is indeed his passion and dedication which led him where he stands today.

He is regarded as one of the world’s best drummers. Travis also represented his school band named Feeble. At Feeble he performed as a drummer.

His school band provided him a lot of experience and confidence in his skills at an early age. This made him more adamant in building his career in the music world.

Travis Barker Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$50 million
OccupationMusician Singer Songwriter Record Producer
Date Of Birth14th November 1975
Age44
Height5’9” (1.75 m)
Spouse(s)Mellissa Kennedy (m. 2001) (d. 2002) Shanna Moakler (m. 2004) (div. 2008)
ChildrenAlabama Luella Barker Landon Asher Barker
Country Of OriginUnited States of America
Source Of WealthPlaying Musical Instruments (drum) Representing bands Singing Songwriting
Instagram Followers2.8 million
Twitter Followers1.5 million
Youtube Subscribers386 K
Last UpdatedDecember 2020

Early Life

Travis Barker Early Life
Credits: Rolling Stone

Travis Barker was born on the 14th of November in the year 1975 to Randy Barker (father) and Gloria Barker (mother) in Fontana, California, the U.S.

His father Randy Barker was a mechanic by profession while his mother Gloria Barker was a Babysat.

Travis is not the only child of his parents Gloria Barker and Randy Barker but has two elder sisters as well. He is the only son of his parents.

He was very enthusiastic from a young age and was involved in extra-curricular activities like surfing and skateboarding.

While surfing and skateboarding were among his favorite extra-curricular activities, drumming was indeed his first love.

Travis began playing drums at an early age of four years. He got training from drummer Thomas Hogan. During his education years, he attended Fontana High School for preliminary education.

Travis also represented his school band named ‘Feeble’ where he performed as a drummer.

Barker joined a marching band in his schooling days. Being a part of the marching band he got exposure to regional competitions and festivals.

It was during the last year of his school that he toured with his first-ever band named ‘Feeble’.

Career Highlights and Awards

Travis Barker Career Highlights
Credits: GRAMMY.com

Early Beginnings

Travis got his hands on drums at the young age of four years. He even got training from a drummer named Thomas Hogan. Since then Barker has been practicing and working his drumming skills.

He also took part in the school marching band which gave him an early exposure of representing a band. His first ever band tour was with the ‘Feeble’ band.

After graduating from high school Travis took up an odd job of a trash man and begun his journey towards his dream. 

It was in the year 1994 when he got to be a part of a band named ‘The Aquabats’ which was his first official work as a part of a band in the entertainment world.

Travis talent and skills didn’t go unidentified by the band and there he got recruited as a full-time artist by the band.

His first-ever recording with the band ‘The Aquabats’ was released in the year 1997 with the title ‘The Fury Of The Aquabats’. It was because of this release that he got the nickname ‘Baron Von Tito’.

Journey to Success

Travis Barker got his first breakthrough in the year 1998 when he was recruited as a replacement for the drum artist in the punk group ‘Blink-182’. 

Barker’s talent was proved time and again through his performances in all the bands he represents. With ‘Blink-182’ he again reflected his talent by learning the drum tracks for 20 songs in just 45 minutes.

He didn’t only learn the drum tracks for 20 songs in 45 minutes but also performed them with perfection and poise. It is said that artists are not made but born and Travis Barker is a perfect example of this.

His drumming skills were so good that the other players of the band leveled up to match up with his drumming skills. Travis played for ‘Blink-182’ throughout the year 1998.

By the end of the year 1998, he successfully replaced another drummer in the band named ‘The Vandals’. In the year 1999, Blink-182 got their first professional contract and budget for recording by the MCA.

In January 1999, he recorded the drum tracks at the Chick Corea’s Mad Hatter Studios. The album after being polished with the help of Jerry Finn was released with the title ‘Enema of The State’.

The singles of this album were a blockbuster hit. Three singles of this album with the title ‘All The Small Things’, ‘What’s My Age Again?’, and ‘Adam’s Song’ were the major hits from this album.

Travis came into the spotlight with such hit releases by the band Blink-182. This led him to have fame, name, and money and eventually a lavish lifestyle.

By far Enema of the State is the best work by the band Blink-182 which involved contributions of Travis Barker. So eventually this release is the finest of all his releases by far as this album made Blink-182 the best punk band of the era.

Personal Life

Travis Barker Personal Life
Credits: Entertainment Tonight

Travis Barker’s love life has been the talk of the town ever since he became famous. Throughout his life, Barker has dated many and married twice.

His first marriage was with Melissa Kennedy. Barker married Melissa in the year 2001. His marriage didn’t even last a year and the couple divorced and parted their ways in the year 2002.

Later on in the year 2004, Travis got married to Shanna Moakler who is an actress and holds the title of Miss USA 1995. They together have two kids named Landon Asher Barker and Alabama Luella Barker.

Landon Asher Barker was born in the year 2003 whereas Alabama Luella Barker was born in the year 2005.

Travis was close to his former stepdaughter named Atiana Cecilia De La Hoya who is Shanna’s first child with her ex-boyfriend Oscar De La Hoya who is a boxer by profession.

The duo was facing issues with their relationship and even filed for divorce. Even after filing for a divorce, the couple tried to revive their relationship and give it a chance.

Travis even arranged for a surprise birthday party for his wife Shanna in Miami and they were seen at various events together.

Despite all the attempts they legally got divorced in the year 2008.

Criticism

Travis Barker Criticism
Credits: Billboard

Travis started playing drums at a very young age of four years and even got training from drum artist Thomas Hogan.

He is a popular drummer and it has been in the news that whichever band he joins his team artists level up to match up to his artistic skills.

Travis is well known for his drumming skills but recently some questions were raised on his skills. Being a part of an artistic industry one must possess creativity apart from talent which Travis is lacking at some point.

His drumming tunes and rhythms are all somewhat the same which shows he has nothing new to offer. His drum tracks are loud and fast reflecting his punk background but he lacks creativity and newness which is the demand of today’s era. 

What is Travis Barker Net Worth in 2021?

Travis Barker has a net worth of $50 million as of 2021. He began playing drums from a young age of four years. Barker was destined to be a part of the music industry since artists are born and not made.

His hard work led him to be a part of different bands which made him successful in the career line. His hard work and success reflect in his net worth as Travis Barker has a net worth of $50 million as of 2021.

Interesting Facts about Travis Barker

Travis Barker Criticism
Credits: Twitter
  1. Travis started playing drums at the young age of four years. He received training from drum artist Thomas Hogan.
  2. Barker took up an odd job and worked as a trash man after graduating from high school.
  3. Once while working as a full-time artist for Blink-182 he memorized as well as played drum tracks for 20 songs in just 45 minutes with perfection and poise.
  4. Travis tried to save his second marriage even after they filed for divorce. They parted their ways in 2008 when the divorce was legalized.
  5. When Travis became famous he opened a retail store and offered to drum lessons as well.

Summary

Travis Barker has a net worth of $50 million as of 2021. He has a successful journey to talk about and inspire his fans.

He began his journey from a young age. Travis was determined to be a part of the music industry since a younge age.

He took the job of a trash man after graduating till he landed in a music band.

From a trash man to Blink-182 it was a tough but memorable journey for him as Travis kept polishing his skills and climbed the ladder of success.

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