Travie McCoy | Biography

Posted On: 14 Aug, 2014

Travie McCoy | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 06, 1981
Age 39 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Rapper
Wife/Spouse Not yet
Girlfriend Juliette Lewis
Ethnicity Multiracial
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Not yet
Net Worth $8 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 5 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Not yet

Talented and furious Travis McCoy is an American singer and rapper. He is well known through his rap rock band Gym Class Hero where he is a lead vocalist. He was born on August 6, 1981 as Travis Lazarus "Travie" McCoy in Geneva, New York, United States. As of his nationality he is an American and his ethnicity is white. He had a wonderful childhood with his family in Geneva. He was always loved and cared by his family. From his small age he was interested in music field and got towards it. he was born to an Haitian father and Irish mother. During his childhood he had a skateboard accident and had to use wheelchair for four months.  She for his studies he attended Geneva High school. Afterwards for his higher education he attended Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute where he majored in fine arts and illustration. At the age of 20 he dropped his education to dedicate himself towards his tattoo work and musical career. During his high school he often used to go to Manhattan to participate in the battle raps at the indie rap club Fat Beats.

Looking at his musical career he started a band with his childhood friend Matt McGinley named gym Class Heroes in 1997. Thy two met in a gym class and had common interest in music and made their mind to start a band. The band formed when the bands drummer and bassist Matt were performing at a party without vocals and McCoy picked up the mike and started rapping on the stage. They started creating their own music just after a week they meet. Some of his hit songs are "Cupid's Chokehold", "Clothes Off!!", "Cookie Jar" from their gold selling album “As cruel as School Children”. Along with his band he carried his solo career with his own music and lyrics. He released his first single “Billionaire” with Bruno Mars which was a huge success in May 2010. His first solo album was released on June 8, 2010 and the name of the album was “lazarus”. After this he was a well renowned all over the world. His songs were being loved by all the people. Recently he released his single “Keep On Keeping On” on March 23, 2014. He has earned 8 million dollars of net worth till date through his hard work.

He is one of the adorable, attractive and handsome singers of America. He has the attractive height of 6 feet and 5 inches. He stands very tall. He has got an athletic body not fat which is very hot and sexy. He has tattoos all over his body. He is 33 years old as of his age. We can find his pictures in the web there are his many pictures including his shirtless pictures.   

Moving on to his personal life wiki and dating records he was in affair with singer Katy Perry from 2007 to 2009. They met in a recording studio and after their long friendship they started dating each other. It was all going well but they broke up in December 2008 and got back together in few weeks. But later they got permanently separated in 2009 June. After his break up with Katy he started dating with his girlfriend actress Juliette Lewis. They commence dating on May 2012 and are still together with each other. Everything between them is going very well they don’t seem to get separated soon. They both love each other and have an understanding between each other. His fans can follow him in social networking site twitter.