Travis Scott is an American artist, singer, rapper, and record producer with an estimated worth of $60,000 million. He is among the most highly-paid and well-known artists in the world. Travis is also famous due to his pairing and friendship with Kylie Jenner. In a year of touring, Travis could easily make between $40 and $60 million from his numerous ventures.
Record producer, Composer, and Record producer
United States of America
The Beginning of Life as well Career Beginnings
Jacques Berman Webster II, popularly known by the name Travis Scott, was born in Houston, Texas. He resided with his mother within South Park, Houston, which was a notorious crime zone, up to the age of six. Then he relocated in Missouri City, a middle-class suburb to the southwest of Houston and lived there alongside his parents. He completed his studies at Elkins High School and enrolled at the University of Texas San Antonio before dropping out of during his sophomore year in order to pursue a musical career.
Scott formed the music group “The Graduates” along with his long-time friend Christ Holloway, releasing their untitled debut album through Myspace during 2008. In 2009, he started”The Classmates “The Classmates” with schoolmate OG Chess. They released two albums together. After having dropped out of college Scott relocated into New York City, where was working with the friend Mike Waxx. In dismay over the absence of growth, Scott moved to Los Angeles after just 4 months living in NYC. While in Los Angeles, he slept on a couch with a friend while the band continued to record music.
Scott’s first full-length solo album called a mixtape “Owl Pharaoh,”” was planned to release as a download for free in 2012. However, this project got delayed due to issues with sample clearance. The mixtape was made available in late May of 2013 through iTunes. iTunes store. He continued to create music and perform, such as during his 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) event located in Austin, Texas, before the release of his second mixtape “Days prior to Rodeo” in August of 2014.
His debut studio album “Rodeo” is out in October 2015. It was released by Grand Hustle and Epic Records. The album features guest appearances by artists like Quavo Juicy J Kanye West The Weeknd, Swae Lee, and Justin Bieber, to name just a few. The album received a great reception commercially and critically it debuted at the number three spot in the US Billboard200 chart. The second album of his studio “Birds In the Trap: Sing McKnight” was released in October 2016 and was his first top 1 album in the US Billboard200. The same month, Scott has also signed a global agreement to work with Universal Music Publishing Group.
Scott’s album of collaboration with Quavo from the rap band Migos, “Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho” came out in the month of December of 2017. The album was immediately followed by his second single album “Astroworld” in August of 2018. “Sicko Mode”,” The album’s first single was his top solo charting single following its peak at the top position at the top of the BillboardHot 100. The year ended with the release of his collaboration album “JackBoys” which was released under the Cactus Jack record imprint (launched in March 2017). The album featured musicians Don Toliver, Sheck Wes as well as music producer Chase B.
Notable tracks and singles Scott has produced include “Pick up the phone” (2016) featuring Young Thug along with Quavo (certified to be double platinum according to RIAA) Drake’s “Portland” (2017), Kris Wu’s “Deserve” (2017), “Watch” (2018) featuring Kanye West as well as Lil Uzi Vert, and “Power is Power” (2019) featuring The Weeknd and SZA for HBO series “Game of Thrones.”
In in addition to Scott’s own songs, Scott has been a prominent as a producer of other musicians. For instance, he was the executive producer of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Label’s album compilation “Cruel winter.” Scott has also written music and albums for artists like Kanye West Jay-Z, Trinidad James, Big Sean, John Legend, Drake, and Madonna. He was the producer for the hit single “Bitch Better Have My Money” by Rihanna.
His work is praised at numerous awards ceremonies and awards, including Scott’s People’s Champ Award win at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards and at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, where Scott won the award for Top Streaming Song (Audio) with “Sicko Mod.” The album was also nominated at the Grammys as a guest artist in Justin Bieber’s Purpose album. He was also nominated for a Grammy in 2018, and a few other awards in 2019 including Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song.
Scott’s film documentary “Look Mom, I’m Flying” premiered on Netflix in August of this year. There are several brands with which he collaborates. His official collaboration with Nike started in 2017 when he appeared in an Nike advertisement for its VaporMax sneaker that was released in May of the same year. The shoe that Travis Scott released was his first in partnership with Nike and the brand, the Air Force 1 sneaker collaboration in December 2017 and followed it up with an Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 “Cactus Jack” release in June of 2018; Travis Scott x Nike Air Force 1 “Sail” release in August of 2018; in addition, the Travis Scott x Nike SB Dunk release in February 2020. Scott’s other excursions into the realm of fashion include an exclusive collection that is inspired to the culture of his Texasn roots, which he released alongside the fashion label Helmut Lang in the beginning of 2017.
In addition, Scott has starred in an advertisement campaign in his Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2019 collection. The luxury house created the video music for Scott’s track “Can’t Speak,” providing his full outfit for the shoot and. Scott was also featured in the Fortnite theme of 2018 Samsung commercial with the streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins.
In April of 2017, Scott began dating reality television personality and businesswoman Kylie Jenner. Jenner was the mother of Stormi Webster, their child. Stormi Webster on February 1, 2018. The couple divorced in October of this year.
Between October 2017 and October 2018, Travis earned $20 million through record sales, touring in record sales, and Travis’ Nike endorsement contract. This is sufficient to rank him as among the 15 rappers with the highest earnings in the world during the entire year. From June 2018, to June of 2019, the rapper earned $60 million. The Astroworld tour brought in $65 million. From June 2019, through June 2020,, he made $40 million.
In 2020, Travis has signed a deal worth $20 million endorsement agreement with McDonald’s.
In 2019, Travis bought a $14-million 12,000-square-foot house in his hometown of Houston. The house was constructed in 2005. property is located on 1.5 acres inside the gated community.
In June of 2020, Travis was able to pay $23.5 million to purchase a mansion located on the hills in Brentwood located in Los Angeles. In the year of his purchase, he owned a $13.5 million mansion in Beverly Hills with ex-girlfriend Kylie Jenner. In 2021, he paid just under $6 million for the house just next to the Brentwood home.