Travis Barker is not only one of the 100 greatest drummers of all time according to the magazine “Rolling Stone”, he is also a musician who has a great notoriety thanks to his work with Blink-182 and her current romance with a socialite and a reality TV star Kourtney Kardashianin addition to having a large net value.
Barker, born November 14, 1975 in Fontana, California, began his connection to music when he was just four years old, when his mother gave him his first drum set, and he also learned to play the trumpet and piano.
Although he considered being a professional surfer or skateboarder, Barker opted for drums and after high school he joined bands. Snot, Weak and Aquabats. Just during his time with the latter band, Travis toured with Blink-182, who then dropped their drummer and asked Barker to join them.
From 1998, Barker became the band’s permanent drummer, which in 1999 released the world-famous album “Enema of the State”, which included the hit singles “All the little things”, “How old am I again?” and “Adam’s Song”.
After establishing themselves as one of the most important bands on the pop-punk scene, Barker and Blink-182 released five more albums: “Take Off Your Pants and Jacket” in 2001, “Blink-182” in 2003 , “Neighborhoods” in 2011, “California” in 2016 and “Nine” in 2019.
Grafts and other Barker side projects
The drummer, alongside his work with Blink-182, has collaborated on other musical projects such as Transplants, +44, TRV$D JAM, Box Car Racer, Expensive Taste, Goldfinger, Yelawolfand in 2011 he released a solo album, “Give the Drummer Some”.
Barker also founded a record label in 2004, LaSalle Filesin 1999 launched her clothing line, Famous stars and strapsand published a memoir in 2015.
In film and TV, he’s appeared in “American Pie,” “Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place,” “The Simpsons,” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” as well as the reality show . “Meet the Barkers” alongside the family he had with the former Miss United States Shanna Moaklerwhom he divorced in 2008.
Barker and Kardashian’s romance
Since January 2021, Barker has started dating the eldest sister of the Kardashian clan, to whom he got engaged at the end of this year and it was recently revealed that the two tied the knot in Las Vegas after attending the 2022 Grammy Awardsalthough the marriage has no legal validity.
Net worth of Travis Barker in 2022
According to sites like Celebrity Net Worth and Wealthy Gorilla, Travis Barker’s net worth in 2022 is $50 millionalthough his income does not come solely from the world of music or entertainment, as the drummer has also invested in real estate.