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Travis Barker

pramesh Published On Mon Nov 25 2019   Modified On Wed Nov 27 2019
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Full NameTravis Barker
First NameTravis
Last NameBarker
Birth NameTravis Landon Barker
Other NameTravis
ProfessionDrummer
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityCaucasian-White
Birth CityFontana, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameRandy Barker
Father ProfessionMechanic
Mother NameGloria Barker
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeScorpio
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseShanna Moakler
No Of Children2 Landon Asher Barker & Alabama Luella Barker
Awards2000 MTV Video Music Awards,Icon Awards,Alternative Press Music Awards,Billboard Music Awards,Blockbuster Entertainment Awards,California Music Awards,Echo Awards,Grammy Awards,iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards,iHeartRadio Music Awards,Kerrang! Awards,Libby Awards,MTV Europe Music Awards,MTV Video Music Awards,Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards,San Diego Music Awards,Teen Choice Awards
Sibilings0
EducationHigh School Graduate
ReligionCatholicism
Height175.2 cm
Weight65 kg
Networth$45 M
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Wiki Profile
Date of BirthNovember 14,1975
Age44 years

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    of Travis Barker

    What is Travis Barker marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Travis Barker have ?2 Landon Asher Barker & Alabama Luella Barker
    Who is Travis Barker married with?Shanna Moakler
    What is the height of Travis Barker?175.2 cm
    What is the weight of Travis Barker?65 kg

    Who Is Travis Barker?

    Travis Landon Barker is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the drummer for the rock band Blink-182.

    The Rolling stone referred him as "punk's first superstar drummer" and Top 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time.

    Barker so far has established himself as a versatile drummer, who is a music producer as well as guest drummer for various music projects for numerous music genres extending from hip hop, alternative rock, punk to country music.

    Additionally, he is a reality star for MTV's reality series Meet the Barker.

    Why Is Travis Barker Famous?

    Travis Barker is famous as Blink 182's drummer who also has played for other sub-blink 182 projects such as +44 and Box Car Racer.

    The Drummer is also known for his hip hop projects, alternative collaborations and as a record producer. Travis recently released a single in 2019 with Machine Gun Kelly, and an alternative singer Yungblud, titled I think I am Okay!

    The song drew a huge attention on the Blink drummer. Alongside that, Travis, Mark, and Matt recently did a tour with Lil Wyane which got controvercial after Wayne walked away from a live Blink event.

    Added that, Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker also runs a plant-based restaurant named Crossroads.

    The news about Travis starting a Vegan restaurant aired on Joe Rogan Podcast (The Joe Rogan Experiance).

    Travis Barker Bio, Early Life, Education

    Barker was born to Randy and Gloria Barker in Fontana, California, on November 14, 1975, youngest of three children and the only boy. His father worked as a mechanic, and his mother was a babysitter.

    Barker began taking drum lessons at age five with a drummer named Michael Mai, who exposed young Barker to many different playing styles.

    As a child, he aspired to become a professional surfer and skateboarder.

    However, Barker expressed

    "I always migrated back to drums, though."

    Barker has described himself as a stoner during his tenure at Fontana High School.

    Travis Barker Career Highlights

    After Fontana High School, Barker worked as a trash man in Laguna Beach and played with the punk rock bands Snot and Feeble, later he played for a Fontana-based group where he met Chad Larson.

    The groups with Feeble and worked in a studio with veteran producer Jim Goodwin to record The Fury of The Aquabats.

    In October 1997, Travis release of The Fury of the Aquabats! Following that, he toured nationwide with San Diego-based Blink-182, who had recently completed their second album, Dude Ranch.

    Travis, Tom & Mark
    Formar Blink 182 With Tom Delong

    Scott Raynor, who was the drummer of Blink-182, announced to his fellow members that he would depart following the SnoCore Tour in February 1998.

    Then Barker was requested to fill in for the Blink-182 20 songs. He then completed all the songs in 45 minutes and performed with Blink-182 flawlessly.

    The incident inspires the entire member of Blink-182, which leads him to remain in the band after that. Album Enema of the State released in 1999, where the Barker covers all songs, and that album listed Blink-182 as the biggest pop-punk band of the era.

    Three singles were released from the record—"What’s My Age Again?", " All the Small Things" and " Adam’s Song"—that crossed over into Top 40 radio format and experienced significant commercial success.

    All the Small Things" became a number-one hit on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, but also became a crossover hit and peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100chart.

    The band began its first arena tour in the fall of 1999, but Barker missed much of the 2000 Mark, Tom, and Travis Show tour after he broke his finger.

    Blink-182's next effort, Take off Your Pants and Jacket (2001), was greeted with immediate success, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 and going triple platinum within three weeks (the record sold over 14 million copies worldwide).

    Travis Barker Married Life, & Children 

    Barker's first marriage, to Melissa Kennedy, lasted nine months until he filed for divorce in August 2002.

    Barker later married actress and Miss USA 1995 titleholder Shanna Moakler on October 30, 2004.

    Barker and Moakler have two children together, Landon Asher Barker (born October 9, 2003) and Alabama Luella Barker (born December 24, 2005).

    Travis Barker's Children Alabama Luella Barker, & Landon Asher Barker
    In Picture: Travis Barker's Children Alabama Barker, & Landon Asher Barker

    On August 8, 2006, Barker filed for divorce from Moakler after nearly two years of marriage. In late 2015, Barker briefly dated singer and actress Rita Ora.

    Barker has dated many other celebrities, check the link to know all Travis Barker's past affairs and girlfriends.

    Travis Barker Religion

    Barker was raised Catholic, believes in God and prays regularly with his children. He also has several religious Tattoos, including a tattoo of a cross, a tattoo of Mary, Mother of Jesus on his head, and a symbol of Jesus Christ on his right arm.

    Travis Barker Net Worth

    As Travis is the part of a global Pop-Punk punk rock-band Blink 182, which was one of the top selling bands and has sold over 15 million albums in States and over 35 million albums worldwide. Their album Enema of the State, their highest selling album, was certified 5x platinum.

    Travis Barker is a successful drummer who has an estimated of around $45 million. As he is a record producer, a successful drummer and a restaurant owner his net worth is justifiable. 

    As a part of one of the best pop punk bands, he is also an entrepreneur who worked with Lil Peep and XXXtentacion's Falling Down, Machine Gun Kelly, Halsey, Simple Creatures, Alkaline Trio, Goldfinger, The Aquabats, Vic Mensa, lil Aaron and many other singers which again adds value to his current net worth.

    Along with that, his earnings comes from touring with Blink 182 and other bands. Recently, he was also seen sharing stage with 21-Pilots. 

    Travis Barker House

    Travis Barker has two homes in LA.  His first Calabasas house was reportedly bought the home back in 2007 at $9.5 millions. The Drummer has put his house on a sale for $4.5 million. 

    The house features swimming Pool, home theater, a huge car park, garden, fountain and a well equipped music practice room.

    Travis Barker's Calabasas Mansion
    Exterior of Travis Barker's Calabasas Mansion 

    The Mediterranean style mansion is 7,196 square feet house with 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms. The Property is spread in 9,253-square-foot which is up for rent.

    Travis Barker's Second House In Calabasas
    Travis Barker's Second House In Calabasas

    He reportedly bought another $2.6 million worth home in Calabasas L.A after putting his first home on sale.

    Travis Barker Cars

    The LA resident is a very picaresque car collector. His cars show his lifestyle. Along with collecting old vintage Cadillac/caddies Travis also has some of the most expensive road machines that will surprise you.

    Barker owns some beautiful fleets such as 1964 Buick Riviera, Bentley Flying Spur, 2007 Cadillac Escalade, Rolls-Royce Wraith, 1963 Impala.

    Along with that, he owns some of the most elegant trucks such as 1964 Riviera, 1971 Chevrolet K5 Blazer, 2012 GMC Sierra Denali truck, ’51 Chevy truck, red 1953 Chevy truck.

    Travis Barker's Cars
    Travis Barker's Car Collection At a Glance

    Additionally, he owns a 2013 Prevost tour bus by Marathon Coach for touring purposes.

    Travis Barker Survived South Carolina Learjet 60 Crash

    On September 19, 2008, Learjet 60 jet carrying musician Travis Barker, and disc-jockey Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, along with four other crew members of a musical band TRV$DJAM crashed during take-off in Columbia Metropolitan Airport, South Carolina.

    The aircraft overran the Columbia airport's runway and hit the airport's boundary fence, and got to the 302 Highway and went onto flames. 

    Most of Travis Barker's body got burnt in the crash and DJ AM Goldstein later committed suicide after the incident.

    Thought the accident was tragic, it made his former band members from Blink 182 Tom Delong, and Mark Hoppus to get united once again and release EP Dogs Eating Dogs, an and the famous band also released a studio album Neighborhood Blink 182 before going on a hiatus and re-forming the band with Alkaline Trio's Matt Sikba.

    All Travis Barker Tattoos & Meanings

    As per Barker, most of his tattoos were completely burnt out when he has a plane crash. After the crash his clothes were all socked in gasoline and all of his leg tattoos were gone! As most of his skin was burnt. So, doctors grafted his skin from his back and thigh to cover the burnt skin.

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    His skin was shredded and cloned with a new one so most of his tattoos were re done. Travis shared this painful experience on Joe Rogan's Podcast that 70% of his body was burnt and did about 30 surgery.

    The Rapper also said that the accident has imprinted his tattoos to his DNA and now they are a part of him.

    However here are some of the Travis Barker Signature tattoos that we would discuss here!

    Travis has an iconic Boom Box on his stomach! This tells story about his interest in music. 

    Barker’s first tattoo, as per him, got “burned off” in his plane crash. His tattoos Bones and A band he loved is now gone. 

    His side Axilla has a Cadillac because he loves Cadillac cars. His wrists have his children's names Alabama and Landon below the roger blade tattoos.

    Travis Barker Sleeve Tattoo With Son and Daughter's name in both Tattoo
    Travis Barker's Wrist and Arm Tattoos

    Travis is a huge racing fan, he still has the famous racing flag tattoo on his neck.

    The back of his head has mother Mary, a quote that reads 'Family first', 'one life one chance' and a old cross, a gas mask. 

    Travis Barker Back Tattoos
    Travis Barker Body Tattoo

    His back has Jesus, his mother, father, and two children along with hope tatted on the back of his lower abdominal region. Added that, his knuckle still has self made. 

    Travis Barker Knuckle tattoo Which Reads Self Made

    Barrker's arms still has a surfing hot girl. This shows how much he was interested in surfing! Other than that, his arms still has tattoos of birds, slower, girl and many other small things.

    Travis Barker's Religious Tattoos
    Travis Barker Head Tattoo

    Travis's chest still has the woman which he carved in early 2000s and his chest still reads Can I Say. Till this day, his Neck reads: “Chaos Often Breeds Life, When Order Breeds Habit.”

    His head has a race flag and his right arm's ankle has a spider web which literally means jail time! We don't know if Travis has ever been to jail but the spider web suggests it.

    He also has a many religious symbols carved all over his body and he thinks every tattoo he had is a story.

    Reportedly, Travis lasered and removed one of his tattoos from his neck after his second wife started giving weird looks at his neck which had the tattoo of his first wife. 

    Most of his arm tattoos are nature inspired with birds and girls depicting mother nature. Additionally, his lower abdomen below Boom Box has a sign which reads Lover. 

    Interesting Facts About Travis Barker

    • Travis barker’s age 42 years.
    • He was briefly married to Melissa Kennedy from
    • September 2001 to August 2002.
    • He was also married to Shanna Moakler from 2004 until 2008.
    • He has children named Landon and Alabama Luella.
    • Birthday November 14 and born on 1975.
    • He dreamed of becoming a pro surfer and skateboarder and began playing the drums at the age of four.
    • His birth sign Scorpio.
    • He has performed with several hip-hop artists.
    • He was a member of Transplants, Boxcar racer, and +Forty-four.

    Travis Barker Fact Table

    NameTravis Barker
    Age42
    Height5-ft 9 Inches
    Weight/Built65 kg/143 lbs
    Instruments Drums, Percussion
    Net Worth$45 million
    Children2
    Bands Transplants, Boxcar racer, and +Forty-four


     

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