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Travis Barker Net Worth, Career, Early Life, Personal Life, Plane Crash And Other Details

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Travis Barker is a professional drummer, musician, and reality television personality. He is from America and is most well-known for being a member of the band Blink-182. He plays drums in the band and is also a popular member of the band. He has also appeared on the MTV reality series “Meet the Barkers and has millions of fans around the world.

Net Worth

Travis Barker has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He has earned his net worth by being a member of the band Blink 182. He is also the founder of the fashion company and also owns a record label. Blink-182’s most successful album, “Enema of the State,” sold 15 million copies and earned the band a lot of success and money. He has made it to the list of the “100 Greatest Drummers of All Time” list in 2016.

Early Life and Education

Travis Barker was born Travis Landon Barker on November 14, 1975, in Fontana, California. He was brought up by his mother Gloria who was a babysitter as a profession. His father Randy worked as a mechanic. He has older sisters. Barker was gifted a drum kit at the age of 4, and he started to take lessons to play the drum when he was just 4. He wanted to become a professional surfer or skater but developed more interest in playing drums.

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Career

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Barker was a part of the bands’ Snot and Feeble, and later joined Aquabats, which is a group founded by Feeble bandmate Chad Larson, in 1996. In June 1999, Blink 182 released their debut album “Enema of the State and it was a major success. Songs like “All the Small Things,” “What’s My Age Again?,” and “Adam’s Song helped the band to achieve mainstream success.

The band performed all around the world in 1999, but Travis did not perform in various concerts due to his broken finger. Barker released 5 more albums with Blink-182. Travis also performed with Transplants, which is a rock/rap supergroup founded by Tim Armstrong of Rancid. Barker also released a solo album, titled “Give the Drummer Some” and went on to release many other solo albums titled +44, TRV$D JAM, Box Car Racer, Expensive Taste, Goldfinger, Yelawolf, and others.

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Personal Life

Travis got married to Melissa Kennedy in 2001, but they divorced 9 months later. He married for the second time to the former Miss USA Shanna Moakler and the couple has a son together.  They also have a daughter together. The family appeared on a TV reality show “Meet the Barkers,” that aired 16 episodes. Barker and Moakler got a divorce in 2008.

Barker was addicted to painkillers after he broke up with Moakler. He got rid of his addiction after he got into a plane crash. He also believes that the plane crash made him more health-conscious. He is on a vegan diet and has been a vegetarian since his teenage years.

Plane crash

In 2008 a private plane that was carrying Travis, Adam Goldstein (aka DJ AM), and some security team crashed and exploded when taking off from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport in Columbia, South Carolina. Baker and the 2 pilots died, and Barker and Goldstein survived and were taken to the hospital. Barker had burned marks on 65% of his body and endured 27 surgeries.

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