Who is Travis Scott?
Jacques Berman Webster II who is professionally known as Travis Scott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. His musical style is described as a fusion of traditional hip hop, lo-fi and ambient. He gained limelight in 2012 when he signed his first major-label deal with Epic Records. He ended the year on a high note by inking a deal with Kanye West’s GOOD Music’s, VERY GOOD Beats. To mark his association, he was seen in the label’s 2012 compilation “Cruel Summer.” His journey as a rapper and singer zoomed further as he followed it with a second mixtape “Days Before Rodeo.” In 2018, his highly anticipated Astroworld was released to widespread critical acclaim and produced his first Billboard Hot 100 number one single “Sicko Mode.” As of 2020, he has sold 45 million certified records in the US alone.
|Celebrated Name||Travis Scott|
|Profession||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter and Record Producer|
|Birth Date||April 30, 1991|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas, US|
|Full Name||Jacques Berman Webster II|
|Parents||Father: Jacques Webster
Mother: Wanda Webster
|Girlfriend||Kylie Jenner (broke up)|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)|
|Weight||67 kg (148 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Travis was born on April 30, 1991, in Houston, Texas, United States. He is currently 29 years old and has the star sign of Taurus. He is a son to mother, Wanda Webster who worked for Apple and to father, Jacques Webster who ran his own business. His father is also a soul musician. He lived with his grandmother until the age of six and eventually moved to the middle-class suburban area bordering southwest Houston, to live with his parents. His stage name is derived from his late uncle’s first name, Travis and his fellow artist, Kid Cudi whose first name is Scott.
Nationality and Physical Statistics
Travis is American by nationality and is of the black race
Besides that Travis stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighing about 67 kg (148 lbs). Additionally, her hair colour is black and her eye colour is dark brown.
Early Life of Travis Scott
Webster attended Elkins High School and graduated at seventeen. Then he attended the University of Texas-San Antonio, before dropping out of his sophomore year to fully pursue his music career. After dropping, he immediately moved to New York City in an attempt to start his music career. His parents were frustrated as he dropped out of school and eventually cut him off financially.
After dropping out of college, Travis moved to New York City to start his career in music. Initially, he aimed to become a record producer and started focusing on hip hop production and spent much time at Just Blaze studio. He partnered with Chris Holloway and launched the band “The Graduates.” A year later in 2008, they came up with their first EP on the social networking site MySpace. He also formed a group with his classmate OG Chess and named “The Classmates” and released two projects between 2009 and 2010. The duo remained until 2012 after which they disbanded due to financial and personal problems. He faced a problem of temporary low in his life, both professionally and personally.
Subsequently, he travelled between Los Angeles-Houston-Los Angeles. Coincidentally, IT of Grand Hustle Record heard his productions “Lights Love Sick” and signed a deal with him. Scott’s first-ever full-length project was a mixtape, “Owl Pharaoh” but it was later re-created by Kanye West and Mike Dean. Meanwhile, he released the track “Blocka La Flame”. In March 2013, he released a music video of the song Quintana. Also, he became a member of the XXL’s Freshman Class of 2013.
Eventually, at the end of the year, Scott came up with a snippet of his first commercial debut single “Upper Echelon”. The next year, he came up with his song “Don’t Play,” which was a prelude to his first major-label debut studio album “Days Before Rodeo.” It was a success which led to a concert tour “The Rodeo Tour” started from March 1, 2015.
In the same year in September, he released the must-awaited album “Rodeo” which included two singles, “3500” and “Antidote” that gave him a breakthrough in his career. He released a collaborative single with Thug, “Pick Up The Phone”. Also, he announced the title of his second and third, “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” and “AstroWorld” respectively in 2016. He toured and performed in many concerts and released three new tracks on SoundCloud in 2017. The same year, he also featured on Trippie Redd’s single “Dark Knight Dummo”. On April 18, 2019, he was accompanied by The Weekend and SZA and released a track for the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. His documentary film “Look Mom I Can Fly” released on Netflix in 2019. On March 2020, Scott released the music video for “Our West.”
Scott has won many nominations along with three awards for his contribution in music. He had won People’s Champ Award in 2016, Teen Choice Awards in 2017 and Billboard Music Awards in 2019.
Personal Life of Travis Scott
Scott started dating reality television star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner on April 2017. Jenner gave birth to their child, daughter Stormi Webster on February 1, 2018. They broke up in September 2019. However, they have been spotted together since, sparking rumours of their reconciliation.
Travis has an active Instagram account as @travisscott with 31 million followers and twitter account as @trvisXX with 8.6 million followers. She also owns a Facebook account as @travisscottlaflame with 2,328,561 likes and 3,615,077 followers.
Travis is living a luxurious life with his family. He is a famous singer who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Scott currently has about $50 million approximately.