How much is Travis Scott worth?

Net Worth:$45 Million
Profession:Professional Rapper
Date of Birth:April 30, 1992
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.77 m

About Travis Scott

Jacques Berman Webster, known professionally as Travis Scott was born on April 30th 1992. He was born in Houston, Texas. Between the ages of 1 and 6, Travis lived in South Park, Houston in a neighborhood that has been known for its high crime rates. He lived there with his grandmother. He later moved away to live with his parents in the city of Missouri. Both his parents worked. His father ran businesses while his mother worked for Apple. His father and grandfather were both into music, his father being a soul musician, and his grandfather a jazz composer.

He went to Elkins High School where he graduated at the age of 17. He then advanced to University where he went to the University of Texas at San Antonio. He later dropped out as a sophomore to pursue his career in music. Later moving to New York to get involved in the scene and kick start his career as a hip hop artist.

In 2020, Travis Scott has an estimated net worth of $45 million dollars.

What makes him so successful?

The rapper from Houston has had a very remarkable career. The drive to his success comes from him not trying to compete with anyone, instead of competing Travis Scott does a lot of collaborations with big artists. He has a relentless attitude and he also says that his success has been driven by all the people that have inspired him along the way, but most importantly he found his own unique style of music and capitalized on it.

How did Travis Scott get so rich?

Travis Scott has become one of the richest rappers in the world. He is known for his unique style of music that is a mix of lo-fi, ambient, and traditional hip-hop. Apart from being a rapper, he is also a music producer and a songwriter.

Between September 2017 and 2018, he made $20 million from touring, record sales, and from a deal with Nike working on the VaporMax Sneaker. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he made $60 million. His Astroworld tour made $65 million. As of now, his net worth is about $45 million in 2020. Being so closely knitted to the Jenner / Kardashians having been in a relationship for years with Kylie Jenner, one can only image that Travis Scott is in a great position to further his career and with it, his net worth.

Why is he so famous?

Jacques Webster adopted the name Travis Scott from two of his heroes, his late uncle’s first name “Travis” and “Scott” from the first name of fellow artist Kid Cudi. He began his music career in 2008. He teamed up with a great friend of his, Chris Holloway to create a duo and named it “The Graduates”. They released an album EP on MySpace in 2008. In 2009, he joined with another great friend and former schoolmate OG Chess and formed another duo called “The Classmates”. They released two projects which were “Buddy Rich” in 2009 and “Cruis’n USA” in the next year. Travis was mostly in charge of the music production of the two projects. The Classmates, unfortunately, had to part ways due to conflicts and financial disagreements in 2012.

In Washington Heights, New York, Travis began to work with a friend of his, Mike Waxx, the owner of Illroots music website. He spent his time at the Just Blaze Studio and he slept on the floor in his friend’s apartment. Frustration due to lack of progress in his career got to him and after 4 months he moved away from New York and settled in Los Angeles, California.

LA did not work for him either because his friend abandoned him at his time of need, the friend had promised Travis a place to stay as he tries to settle things with his career. He had to move again back home to his parents in Houston. His parents weren’t happy with him due to the fact that he dropped out of University. Things weren’t working for him at home and he had to move again to Los Angeles and he crashed in the apartment of his former University schoolmate. He used to sleep on the couch.

Travis, however, kept on pushing and never gave up despite all that he went through. Luckily, T.I, owner of Grand Hustle Records, an Atlanta rapper, heard one of Travis’ productions called “Lights” and was impressed. He was then asked to attend a studio session to have a chat with T.I. and he eventually met Kanye West.

Travis started working as a producer for GOOD Music. His debut mixtape, Owl Pharaoh, was to be released in 2012 but was delayed due to issues of sample clearance. He began to grow and was included in XXL Magazine’s Freshman Class of 2013. Owl Pharaoh was released in 2013, May. It featured big artists such as T.I, 2 Chainz, Toro y Moi, and Justin Vernon. The album earned him a nomination at the 2013 BET Awards for Best Mixtape.

Travis Scott’s career began to rise even more with his first studio album which featured Big Sean in the single “Don’t Play” and single “Mamacita”. The U.S Rodeo Tour in March 2015 also boosted his rise to fame as well as the Rihanna’s hit single “Bitch Better Have My Money” that he produced which earned platinum.

From there, he released his 2nd album “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” which hit the top of the charts. The track he released in May 2017 “Butterfly Effect” went platinum. 7 months later he released a collaborative album ” Huncho Jack” with Quavo which was number 3 in the Billboard 200.

He later released his 3rd album “Astroworld” on August 3rd, 2018, and was entered as number one on the Billboard 200. In 2019, he released a documentary called “Look Mum I Can Fly” on Netflix which was streamed worldwide and also met with success.

Summing-Up

The rapper, music producer, and songwriter from Houston was born in a family that was into music, his father and grandfather were both musicians. He has had a passion for music and he dropped out of University to pursue his career. The road to his success has not been smooth, he has had a lot of obstacles on his way to the top, but he never gave up, he kept on pushing to be one of the most successful and influential rappers in the world.

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