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Travis Barker Rocky Net Worth, Musician, Early Life

Travis Barker is one of the most accomplished drummers of our generation. Although he is best known for his role in the pop-punk band Blink-182, Barker has played in several successful rock and rap bands.

Travis Barker
Net Worth $82 million
Source Of WealthMusician
Born14th Novemver 1975
Birth NameTravis Landon Barker
Height5ft 9in (176cm)

He founded his clothing company and record labels. He even wrote a memoir.

In addition to his successful career, Barker has acquired luxurious real estate and an impressive investment portfolio.

So what is Travis Barker's net worth? How did a teenage skateboarder from Fontana, California make the cut on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Drummers of all time?

Let's take a look at the complicated life and career of Travis Barker.

Travis Barker's Net Worth

In April of 2016, Travis Barker filed child support documents to the court. At the time, his net worth was listed at $40 million.

As of 2022, Barker is estimated to have a net worth of $82 million. Most of this money comes from music royalties and assets (primarily his large real estate portfolio) and investments.

It's no surprise that Barker profits from the work of his band, Blink-182.

The band has had eight top 10 albums, and two of those charted at number one. It's estimated the group has sold 50 million albums worldwide to date. They also count 12.6 million listeners on Spotify each month, and have tracked 2.1 billion YouTube views.

Blink-182 has brought in millions of dollars in revenue over their 15 tours.

Music Royalties

Barker has been a part of music projects outside of Blink-182, including +44, the Transplants, Box Car Racer, The Aquabats, and TRV$DJAM.

He has also launched two record companies. In 2004, he launched LaSalle Records and in 2019 he launched DTA Records, which has already signed a number of high-profile artists.

Barker gets a share of the revenue from all of these projects, often being listed as a songwriter or producer. These royalties have made Barker one of the highest-earning musicians in the world.

Real Estate

Outside of his success in music, Barker has built an impressive real estate profile.

In 2007, Travis Barker bought a home in Calabasas, California for $9.5 million.

In 2017, Barker sold a 4-bedroom home in Cheviot Hills for $4.5 million. That same year, he purchased a $2.8 million mansion in Calabasas, California which he is now renting out for $27,000 a month.

He also owns a home in Bel Air, worth $1.5 million, and a $1.3 million home in Rancho Cucamonga.

Investments

Barker has invested in a variety of projects. Outside of his record labels, he is the founder of the clothing company Famous Stars and Straps.

He has also backed vegan restaurants in the Los Angeles area, including Crossroads Kitchen and Monty's Good Burger.

Some reports have evaluated Barker's investment portfolio at $9 million with stocks that include Walmart, Amazon, and Apple.

Kourtney Kardashian

In 2022, Barker married socialite and Poosh founder Kourtney Kardashian. The couple now shares a 10,900-square-foot luxury mansion worth $12 million, which Travis had designed as a place their blended family could relax together. The mansion has a pool, library room, and luxury fireplace.

Travis Barker Early Life

Travis Landon Barker was born on November 14, 1975, in Fontana, California.

His father Randy was a mechanic and his mother Gloria was a babysitter. Barker also had two older sisters.

Childhood

When Barker was four-years-old, Gloria purchased a drum kit for him. Barker would later admit that Animal from the Muppets was one of his greatest influences at the time. His parents signed him up for drum lessons a year later, after seeing how much potential their child had.

Drummer Thomas Hogan taught Barker to drum. Barker also took trumpet lessons, learned to play the piano, and briefly enrolled in a choir. In junior high, Barker joined his first band, Necromancy.

High School

Sadly, Gloria passed away one day before Barker was to start high school, from a battle with sjögren's syndrome. One of the last things she did was encourage Barker to continue playing the drums and pursuing his dreams.

In high school, Barker enjoyed skateboarding and surfing but he knew he was most passionate about drumming. He played drums in the marching band at Fontana High School and played in the jazz ensemble. He also became a vegetarian.

Travis Barker Career

After graduating, Barker briefly worked as a trash man.

His first big band was a group called Feeble. In 1996, his bandmate Chad Larson invited him to join a new band called Aquabats. Barker would go on to record one album with Aquabats, who then toured with Blink-182.

Barker was asked to fill in for Blink-182's drummer Scott Raynor after he left the band.

He managed to learn and perfect 20 songs in just 45 minutes. Bandmates Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus were impressed and in 1998 Barker became the permanent drummer of the band.

Enema of the State

Enema of the State was the first album Barker recorded with Blink-182.

Released in 1999, the album included hit songs "All the Small Things", "What's My Age Again?" and "Adam's Song". "All the Small Things" hit number one on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart and number six on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Its video also received an MTV Video Award in 2000.

In 1999, the band toured the album but Barker was forced to sit much of the tour out due to a broken finger.

To date, Enema of the State has sold more than 15 million copies.

In 2001, Blink-182 released the album, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket, which included songs like "The Rock Show" and "First Date". The album debuted at #1 on Billboard's 200 list and earned triple platinum status in just a few weeks.

The band went on to release Blink-182, which they chose to record in a home studio. The album featured hit songs "Feeling This" and "I Miss You". "I Miss You" was certified gold after selling 500,000 copies.

Additional Music Projects

In 2002, DeLonge and Barker formed a band called Box Car Racer as a side project. Although their debut album was well received, the project seemed to cause tension with Hoppus, who was not included in the project.

Barker also started performing with Transplants, a supergroup formed by Tim Armstrong of the band Rancid.

Then, in 2005, Blink-182 announced an "indefinite hiatus" amidst rumors that DeLonge and Hoppus were feuding. This time, Hoppus and Barker would form a band, called +44.

Barker had launched his label LaSalle records in 2004, and was working with several artists including Transplants and Asher Roth. He was also spending time with his close friend Adam Goldstein (DJ AM). Together, they launched a collaboration project called TRV$DJAM.

Plane Crash

On September 19, 2008, Barker boarded a private plane in Columbia, South Carolina with Goldstein, personal assistant Chris Baker and security guard Che Still. Tragically, the plane crashed into an embankment during take-off and it burst into flames.

Barker and Goldstein were the only two survivors. They were rushed to Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia where Barker was treated for burns on 65% of his body. He endured 26 surgeries and skin grafts.

The tragic incident prompted Barker to become much more health-conscious, overcoming an addiction to painkillers and opting for a vegan lifestyle. Unfortunately, the trauma also prevented him from taking an airplane for 13 years.

The plane crash prompted DeLonge and Hoppus to reunite with Barker and in 2011, they released the album, Neighborhoods. In 2016, Blink-182 would release California and in 2019, they released the album Nine. However, DeLonge had parted ways with the band again in 2015.

At the time of writing this, there is speculation the group may be planning another reunion.

DTA Records

In late 2019, Barker launched DTA Records in partnership with Elektra Music Group.

The record label has already achieved success, signing popular artists Avril Lavigne, Machine Gun Kelly, and JXDN.

Clothing and Television

Barker has established himself outside of the music industry as well.

In 1999, he founded the clothing company Famous Stars and Straps. He also collaborated with DC Shoes.

In 2015, he published a memoir called Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death and Drums, Drums, Drums which became a New York Times Bestseller.

Barker has also had an impressive television career, appearing in the popular teen flick "American Pie", as well as television shows "The Simpsons", "Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place", "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and most recently, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians".

In 2005, he and his ex-wife Shanna Moakler starred in the hit reality TV show, "Meet The Barkers".

Travis Barker Relationship History

Travis Barker has been romantically linked to a lot of A-list celebrities over the years, including Rihanna and Paris Hilton. He has also been married three times.

Melissa Kennedy

In 2001, Travis Barker married Melissa Kennedy.

The couple was only married for nine months, but it is believed Kennedy helped Barker run his clothing line Famous Stars and Straps while they were married.

Shanna Moakler

In October of 2004, Barker married Shanna Moakler, former Miss USA.

The couple had welcomed their son, Landon Asher Barker a year earlier. They welcomed a daughter, Alabama Luella Barker in 2005. Moakler also had a daughter from a previous relationship with Oscar De La Hoya.

In 2005, the couple premiered their family-based reality series, "Meet the Barkers". Unfortunately, they announced their separation in 2006. In 2008, their divorce was finalized.

Kourtney Kardashian

In January of 2021, it was reported that Barker was dating his long-time friend Kourtney Kardashian, socialite and founder of Poosh.

Barker proposed to Kardashian in October of that year on a beach in Montecito, California. Photos of the proposal first appeared on Instagram and it was later a part of the hit show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians". It's believed Barker bought Kardashian a $1 million diamond.

In April of 2022, the pair posted photos in a Las Vegas wedding chapel but said they had a mock wedding with no license. They were legally married at a courthouse in May of 2022 and had a luxurious wedding in Portofino, Italy later that month.

In 2021, Kardashian convinced Barker to board a plane with her for his first flight since his plane crash in 2008. Barker and Kardashian both have children from previous relationships and have been open about their fertility journey as they hope to have a child together.

Travis Barker Family

Travis Barker was the youngest child of his father, Randy and his mother, Gloria. Unfortunately, Gloria died when Barker was just 13 years old. He has two older sisters.

Barker shares two children with his ex-wife Shanna Moakler. Landon Asher Barker was born October 9, 2003 and Alabama Luella Barker was born December 24, 2005. He often spends time on luxurious vacations with his children and step-daughter, Atiana De La Hoya, (from Moakler's previous relationship with Oscar De La Hoya).

In 2022, Barker married Kourtney Kardashian and became part of the famous Kardashian family. Kourtney Kardashian shares her three children Mason, Penelope, and Reign with her ex-partner Scott Disick.

FAQ

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How Many Tattoos Does Travis Barker Have?

Travis Barker's body is covered in tattoos from head to toe. As of 2022, it's estimated Barker has almost 100 tattoos in total.

The Complicated Life of Travis Barker

Travis Barker is best known for his contributions to the pop-punk band Blink-182, but his incredible career has stretched far beyond the confines of the music industry.

Because of his music royalties and passion for real estate, fashion, television, and investment opportunities, Travis Barker's net worth has topped $82 million.

Barker's successes have not always come easy. He's lived a complicated life filled with tragedy and challenges. Despite his shortcomings and setbacks, he has built an empire and proven to be one of the most accomplished artists of our time.

Our net worths are for entertainment purposes only. We do our best to provide accurate figures, but we cannot guarantee their accuracy. The figures are based on public information and estimates, and may not reflect the true value of assets or liabilities.

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