Travis Barker | Biography

Posted On: 04 Aug, 2014

Travis Barker | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 14, 1975
Age 45 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Wife/Spouse Melissa Kennedy(Div.), Shanna Moakler(Div.)
Girlfriend Rita Ora, Arianny Celeste(rumor)
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(twice)
Married Not Now
Net Worth $85 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Landon Asher Barker, Alabama Luella Barker

Travis Landon Barker was born on November 14, 1975 (his age is39 years old) in Fontana, California, U.S.A to parents Randy Barker and Gloria Barker. His father filled in as a technician and his mother babysat. When Barker was at four, his mother provided for him his first pack, which was the stand out he would have until he was fifteen. Barker started taking drum lessons at age five with a drummer named Thomas Hogan, who would open youthful Barker to numerous distinctive playing styles. At this time, he likewise started taking trumpet lessons. In lesser high, Barker figured out how to play the piano and quickly had a go at singing, joining the madrigals men and ladies' choir. Likewise, Barker had non-musical goals; he additionally was intrigued by turning into an expert surfer and skateboarder. Notwithstanding, Barker states that "I generally moved once more to drums, however. That was the one course that sort of felt like I was associated with and I could sort of get it. I could communicate preferred through my drums over I could else other possibilities."

He is not the tallest of people. His height is only 5 feet 9 inches tall. As popular he is for his music, he is equally famous for his tattoos. He has got more than 44 tattoos all over his body. However, his first tattoo was one that never got off his mind. While he was involved in a plane crash in 2008, his tattoo in his leg got damaged, and he had to painfully fix it later. He has got bruises of cuts and burns from that crash. Although he was rumored to be dead by many, he turned those news wrong and was fully recovered in a couple of months’ time.

After graduating Fontana secondary school, Barker functioned as a rubbish man in Laguna Beach and played with groups Snot, and later, Feeble, a Fontana-based band where he met Chad Larson. In 1994, Larson happened to help establish the SKA punk group The Aquabats. After neighborhood shows and demo tapes, the band enrolled Barker through Larson's association. Barker, who was "thinking about his companion's love seat" and even now filling in as a waste man, just expected to fill-in some days yet wound up joining the band.

He has been married twice. In December of 2001, he was married to Melissa Kennedy but the couple got divorced in 2002, just nine months later. His second wife Shanna Moakler, whom he met and married in 2004 was the runner up for Miss USA. The couple has got two kids together and he didn’t have any children with his ex-wife. He doesn’t have any girlfriends right now and isn’t linked to any affair.

He was the fastest drum player on the planet. With his punk-rock band Blink 182, he attained new heights of success. He has also played the magic of his drum set in many remix songs, along with artists like Eminem and Dre. You can watch videos of his remix songs on the internet.

In 2014, his reported net worth was 85 million US dollars. Along with that, he is world renowned for his work. To know more about him, you can read his biography in sites like Wikipedia. To get updates about his latest facts, you can follow him on twitter as well.