Travis Scott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer, professionally known as Travis Scott. Scott has been recognized for his style, combining streetwear with high fashion, becoming a streetwear icon with sneaker collaborations that sell out in seconds with Nike Air Force 1, Nike Air Jordan, and Helmut Lang. Not only did the single become a major success, but it was also his first to reach the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 list in the US. Since then, Scott’s career has soared, and his second album ‘Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight’ have performed exceptionally well.
Travis Scott Bio
Travis Scott was born in Houston, Texas on April 30, 1992. He is 28 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Taurus. He spent most of his early years growing up with his grandmother in Missouri City. The area was infamous for violence, which he said had a lifelong influence on him. He later relocated to Missouri City, a middle-class suburb, to be with his parents. His father and grandfather were both soul musicians and jazz musicians.
Travis moved to live with his parents in Missouri City, a middle-class suburban town bordering southwest Houston. His mother worked for Apple and his father owned his own company. His father was also a soul musician and his grandfather was a jazz composer.
|Full name||Jacques Berman Webster|
|Date of birth||April 30, 1992|
|Age||28 years old|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Education||The University of Texas at San Antonio/ Elkins High School|
|Partner||Kylie Jenner (2017-2019)|
|Social Media||Instagram/ Twitter|
|Net Worth||Approximately $50 million|
Travis Scott Education
Before enrolling at Elkins High School, he studied at a private school. Then, he enrolled at Elkins High School in 2007, he graduated from the same university. Scott was subsequently admitted to the University of Texas at San Antonio. In his sophomore year, Scott dropped out of college to pursue a music career. Angered by this, his parents began financially supporting him.
Travis Scott Career
Travis Scott moved to New York City after dropping out of college to pursue a music career. He initially aimed at becoming a record producer and began to concentrate on hip hop production. He spent most of his time at Just Blaze Studio in New York. He collaborated with his longtime friend, Chris Holloway, and the band ‘The Graduates’ was launched jointly by the two. A year later, in 2008, they produced their first EP on MySpace which is a social networking site. In 2009, he founded a group called ‘The Classmates’ with his former classmate, OG Chess. Two projects were released by The Classmates between 2009 and 2010. Although the first was with Buddy Rich, the second was with Cruis’n USA. In both the projects, Scott looked primarily at the production aspect. The couple remained together until 2012, after which, they disbanded because of financial and personal issues.
Travis Scott, both professionally and personally, faced a time of temporary weakness in his life. While nothing significant happened in his music career, his financial shortcomings left him with meager means to survive. TI of Grand Hustle Record heard Scott’s production ‘Lights Love Sick’ coincidentally and signed a contract with him. A mixtape titled ‘Owl Pharaoh’ was Scott’s first-ever full-length project. But, call it destiny or bad luck, the project’s release was postponed and Kanye West and Mike Dean later re-created it. In the meantime, Scott released the track,’ Blocka La Flame’.
In March 2013, a music video of the song ‘Quintana’ was released by Scott, originally set to feature in ‘Owl Pharaoh.’ Scott became a member of the XXL’s Freshman Class of 2013 during this time. Travis Scott came up with a snippet of his first commercial debut single ‘Upper Echelon’ at the end of March 2013. Finally, the song was sent to Urban Contemporary Radio and made available as a free download.
Scott came up with his single ‘Don’t Play’ in July 2014. It was a prelude to his first ‘Days Before Rodeo’ which is a major-label debut studio album. The song was an awesome success. It was this success that led Scott to launch ‘The Rodeo Tour’ which was a concert tour with Rich Gang’s rapper Young Thug and producer Metro Boomin. The tour began in Santa Ana, California, on March 1, 2015. The tour ended in Portland, Oregon on April 1, 2015.
A big success was the Rodeo Tour, which made Travis Scott an instant sensation. In various legs of the tour that took place in different cities such as Denver, Colorado, Houston, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Detroit, Michigan, New York City, Atlanta, Georgia, Philadelphia, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, California and Seattle, Washington, renowned artists such as Kanye West, Chris Brown, Wale and Birdman made special guest appearances. It is cited as one of today’s wildest rap tours.
Scott’s much-awaited album ‘Rodeo’ was released in September 2015. It included guest appearances from different performers. The album was a major success and debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart at number 3. ‘Rodeo’ hit the bull’s eye with the number one spot on the Billboard Rap Album chart. There were two singles on his album, ‘3500’ and ‘Antidote’. It was ‘Antidote’ that gave him a breakthrough in his career, while ‘3500’ was a applauded hit. It went on to become the US Billboard Hot 100 chart’s highest-charting single, peaking at number 16.
He released a collaboration single titled ‘Pick Up The Phone’ with Thug in 2016. The single was largely successful on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number 43. By mid-2016, Scott revealed that ‘Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight’ and ‘AstroWorld’ would be the names of his second and third albums respectively. In September 2016, on his third episode of .wav radio, he revealed the premiere of his second album,’ Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight.’ He subsequently released the album on Apple Music and iTunes. By September 11, 2016, on the US Billboard 200, the album became Scott’s number one album. He signed a contract with Universal Music Publishing Company the next day.
Scott played at Champion Square during All-Star Weekend in New Orleans in February 2017. A month later, he also performed at the BUKU Music + Art Project festival in New Orleans in March. The European leg of the tour began on June 23 and was concluded on July 9.
In addition to working on his third album, he appeared on a track named ‘Portland’ from the project ‘More Life’ by Canadian rapper Drake. On the US Billboard Hot 100, the single peaked at number 9, becoming his highest-charting song as a featured artist. He began working on a collaboration album with Atlanta-based rapper Quavo of Migos during this period.
Scott released three new songs, including ‘A Guy’,’ Green & Purple’ (featuring Playboi Carti), and ‘Butterfly Effect’ on SoundCloud in May 2017. By the end of 2017, Scott was featured on the single ‘Dark Knight Dummo’ by Trippie Redd. It peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 72. His collaboration album ‘Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho’ with Quavo was released a week later. The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 3 and had seven tracks chart on the Billboard Hot 100.
Travis Scott Major works
The most notable work by Travis Scott came with his debut album ‘Rodeo’ and his single ‘Antidote’. Although ‘Rodeo’ debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart at number 3 and the Billboard Rap Album chart at number 1. His single ‘Antidote’ became his highest-charting single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number 16. It was his first platinum single.
As a big success, Scott’s second album,’ Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight,’ reaffirmed his supremacy as a rapper and artist. The album helped him to make a contract with the Universal Music Publishing Group.
Travis Scott Relationship
In April 2017, Scott started dating reality television star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner. Jenner gave birth to their first child, daughter Stormi Webster, on February 1, 2018. In September 2019, the couple split up. However, they have been spotted together, sparking speculation of their reconciliation.
Travis Scott Social media
Travis Scott is active on Instagram with an account, travisscot with 36.9 million followers. He is also active on Twitter with an account, TRAVIS SCOTT. On Twitter, he has 10.3 million followers (joined in April 2010). He also has a Facebook page with 2.6 million followers.
Travis Scott Net worth
Scott has a net worth of approximately $50 million. He’s one of the world’s highest-paid and most influential rappers. He is also noteworthy for his association with Kylie Jenner. Travis will raise $40-$60 million overall from his different projects easily in a touring year.