Jacques Berman Webster II known by the artist name of Travis Scott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and music producer. In addition he plays synthesizer instruments and electric drums.
He was born in Houston, Texas on April 30th. 1991. Until the age of six, he was living with his grandmother in southern Houston. Afterward, he moved with his parents to suburban Missouri City. He enrolled at the University of San Antonio but did not complete it, and wanted to devote himself fully to his music career. He was not supported by his parents, and he nevertheless decided to follow his dreams by moving to New York.
He has been in a relationship with American reality star Kyle Jenner since April 2017. It was from that love that their daughter Stormi Webster was born on February 1st. In 2018. He does not use his real name in public. Travis took his name from his uncle and Scott was his nickname.
Together with his friend Chris Holovey in 2008 he made his first mix. The following year, he formed a band called “The Clasmate” with OJ Chesm, which unfortunately did not last long; they broke up in 2012 mostly due to financial reasons. Shortly after, he left New York and went to Los Angeles with no money and a secure roof over his head. Things got better when he was contacted by T.I., who recognized his talent and offered to cooperate.
On March 22, 2013, he released a video for the song “Quintana” and five days later, American hip-hop magazine XXL placed him among the best young musicians for the year.
He released his second mix called “Days before rodeo” in 2014. It was a great introduction to his first album and concert tour, which he planned to hold in the US.
He released his “Rodeo” debut album on September 4, 2015. Apart from him, the album also featured other musicians such as Giusi Jay, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Wikend … etc. The album ranked # 3 on the Billboard 200 list of most popular albums and sold over 110,000 copies in just the first two months of its release.
He has produced songs and albums for Kanye West, Jay z, Drake … etc. Along with the Weeknd and SZA musicians, he wrote the song for “Game of Thrones.”
In May 2016, he revealed the names of his second and third albums. The second album was released in September 2016 and the third in August two years later. The third album was named after an amusement park in Houston that was unfortunately demolished in 2005.
It has been sold in more than 537,000 copies and has been nominated for best rap album at the 61 Grammy Awards.
On one occasion he stated that his musical role models were Bon Iver, Kid Cudi, Т.I., Kanye West and Thom Yorke.
At the beginning of his career, the music he wrote was quite dark, aggressive and had a faster rhythm. Lately, he’s been known to use multiple instrumentals in just one song. However, in the end, when we look at all his works, “Astroworld” is considered to be his most significant release.
He even tried on fashion. His so-called street clothes are quite popular. On his official Astroworld website, the clothes are sold out, and for those who are interested and have not had a chance to buy them, they can be found on Amazon.
In addition to music, he has been successfully collaborating with sports brands like Nike and Air Jordan for several years. He has styled several exclusive sneaker models with them so far. According to unofficial information, one pair of Jordan sneakers should sell for $ 175.
Some interesting things about Travis Scott:
-His music is everything in the world to him. Even when he was in high school and had no money for the musical instruments he needed, Travis sold his bed without thinking. He slept in his chair for months.
– He’s a man of action, he doesn’t mind people brawling during his performances.
– He is very dedicated to the business, and on one occasion stated that he did not have much free time. He usually catches up with his loved ones through social media.
– Prior to Kyle Jenner, the media had written about his tumultuous relationship with famous singer Rihanna, but their relationship never worked. He did the song “Bitch Better Have My Money” for her.
-To this day, Travis still claims that he does regret not finishing college because he was never interested in school anyway.
-He loves the city he grew up in and considers himself a leader in music culture.
-Rappers have been known to show no emotion in public, this is not the case with Travis.
-For a long time he fought with his parents, trying to convince them how much he really wanted music and what it meant to him.
-Travis is a young man who is only 25 years old, with so much success behind him. He is a father and he has many videos and successful concerts …
Travis Scott net worth:
Between September 2017 and September 2018, Travis earned $ 20 million. That was enough to make him one of the 15 highest paid rappers in the world. He earned $ 60 million between June 2018 and June 2019. On his most popular tour, Astroworld grossed about $ 65 million.
Finally, one thing to keep in mind, Travis’s career is just beginning, this $ 20 million figure will slowly but surely increase as time goes on.
The secrets of his success:
1. No need to compete with the others;
2. You should never give up on your goals even though you are always facing obstacles;
3. If you see that you can do some things yourself, do it, don’t always wait for help from someone;
4. It is very important to connect and keep in touch with people who are doing the same thing as you;
5. Give your maximum in what you do, just get out there and give a 110%;