Travis Scott Net Worth, his Early Life, Awards and Nominations.
Travis Scott’s real name Jacques Berman Webster II, born in Huston, Texas on April 30, 1992 (aged 27). He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Famous for his rape songs, Webster is professionally known by three names (La Flame, Cactus Jack and Travis Scott). He has provided a new and unusual touch to modern music. His music is named fusion of traditional hip hop, lo-fi and ambient musical style of which 45 million certified record sale has been done alone in the US.
Travis Scott’s net worth:
The net worth of Travis Scott is recorded to be $40 million as of 2020. His major earnings came during 2017-18 tours, record sales of music albums and Nike endorsement deal, for which he was paid $20 million. This music deal made him one of the 15 highest paid rappers of the world.
In 2018-19, he again made $60 million from his music album sales. Scott also has the Astroworld – Wish You Were Here Tour, which is a third concert tour by an American. This Astroworld tour is a $65 million grossed company.
Scott has multiple sources of income. He generates most of his revenue from the Astroworld – Wish You Were Here Tour, which earned $34.3 million in the first four months of 2019, with a targeted figure of $50 million till the end of 2019 which was achieved successfully.
He also has a collection of hoodies and t-shirts that are ranged between $13 to $375. He also has a deal with Nike and they make a sale of his sneakers (Jordan 1 Retro High Travis Scott) that are worth around $1,100.
The early life of Travis Scott:
Born in Texas, Scott lived in the same city with his grandmother during the first six years of his life. He got addicted to crime in his childhood because of his notorious criminal neighborhood. His grandfather was a composer of jazz music.
At the age of 7, he moved to Missouri City in Huston to live with his parents. His father was a soul musician and had his own business, while his mother worked for Apple. He went to Elkins High School and graduated at the age of 17.
He then went to the University of Texas-San Antonio and was dropped out in the second year to fully pursue his music career. His parents got frustrated due to his dropout from university eventually cutting him off financially. He then moved to New York City where he started his music career professionally.
Travis Scott’s Career:
Webster started his music career in 2008 when he and his longtime friend Chris Holloway also known as The Graduates recorded their first-ever song and released it on social media.
The same year Scott and his schoolmate OG Chess formed a group known as The Classmates and released two projects in 2009 and 2010 named Buddy Rich in and Cruis’n. Both of them worked till 2012 and separated due to some personal conflicts and financial disputes.
After moving to New York, he spent some difficult time sleeping on the floor in his friend’s house and used to spend most of his time at the studio. He lived in New York for 4 months and then moved to Los Angeles, California to take his music career forward.
His friend, who promised to provide him housing in LA, sacked him and he was forced to move back to Huston, where he was kicked out by his parents from their house.
His first major music album was a mixtape titled Owl Pharaoh released in 2012. In 2013, he released another video song named Quintana. A song titled 1975 was released in March 2014, followed by “Don’t Play” released in July 2014. In 2015, he went on a concert tour starting from Santa Ana, California and ended at Portland, Oregon, was named The Rodeo Tour.
In 2016, he and Young Thug released an album named Classic. He also performed at New Orleans BUKU Music and Art Project festival in 2017. In 2019, Scott released a series of Game of Thrones followed by a documentary film named Look Mom I can Fly the same year.
Awards and Nominations:
He has been nominated for several awards and has won three of them. He was nominated for 7 Grammy Awards, MOBO Awards, NAACP Image Awards, People’s Choice Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Awards.
He has also won BET Hip Hop Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and Billboard Music Awards.
Travis Scott Multi-Millionaire wealth:
Travis Scott doesn’t have any major property except for his house which he and his girlfriend Kylie Jenner bought together for $13.45 million. This house is located in Beverly Hills, California.
Kylie Jenner, aged 22 is one of the youngest billionaires owns a business known as Kylie Cosmetics, a makeup company, worth $900 million by Forbes in 2019.