Travis Scott, born Jacques Berman Webster II, grew up in Houston, Texas. He was six years old when he moved in with his grandmother in South Park, Houston, a high-crime neighbourhood. He later moved to Missouri City, a middle-class suburb southwest of Houston, to live with his parents. Elkins High School alumnus, enrolled at the University of Texas at San Antonio but left during his second year to seek a music career.
Scott formed the music duo “The Graduates” in 2008 with longtime friend Christ Holloway and published their untitled debut EP on Myspace. He and schoolmate OG Chess formed the group “The Classmates” in 2009, releasing two projects together. After dropping out of college, he moved to New York City and began working with buddy Mike Waxx. Scott left New York after barely four months due to frustration with the lack of development. While sleeping on a friend’s couch in Los Angeles, he continued to produce tunes.
Travis Scott A Career in Music
Scott’s first solo full-length album, “Owl Pharaoh,” was meant to be published as a free download in 2012, however, it was delayed due to sample clearance issues. In May 2013, it was finally released on the iTunes store. He continued to write songs and perform until releasing his second mixtape, “Days Before Rodeo,” in August 2014, most notably during the 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas.
In September 2015, Grand Hustle and Epic Records released his debut studio album, “Rodeo.” Quavo, Juicy J, Kanye West, The Weeknd, Swae Lee, and Justin Bieber are among the artists who perform.
It debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 list and was a critical and economic triumph. His second studio album, “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight,” was released in September 2016 and became his first number one record on the US Billboard 200. The same month, Scott signed a worldwide agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. Scott’s collaborative album with Quavo from the rap group Migos, “Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho,” was released in December 2017. “Astroworld,” his third solo album, was released in August 2018. “Sicko Mode,” the album’s second track, became his highest-charting solo single, arriving at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. He ended 2019 with the release of his Cactus Jack record label’s collaborative album “JackBoys” (launched in March 2017). Artists included Don Toliver, Sheck Wes, and Chase B.
Travis Scott Profits
Between September 2017 and September 2018, Travis made $20 million through touring, album sales, and his Nike endorsement agreement. That was enough to place him among the world’s top 15 highest-paid rappers for the year. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he made $60 million. His Astroworld tour brought around $65 million. Between June 2019 and June 2020, he made $40 million. In 2020, Travis signed a $20 million endorsement agreement with McDonald’s.
Travis Scott Real Estate
In 2019, Travis spent $14 million on a 12,000-square-foot estate in his hometown of Houston. The house, which was completed in 2005, is on 1.5 acres in a gated community.
In June 2020, Travis spent $23.5 million on a house in the Brentwood hills of Los Angeles. At the time of the purchase, he still co-owned a $13.5 million home outside of Beverly Hills with ex-girlfriend Kylie Jenner. He paid just around $6 million for the house next door to his Brentwood home in 2021.
Travis Scott has a net worth of $60 million
Travis Scott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer with a net worth of $60 million. He is one of the highest-paid and most popular rappers in the world. His bond with Kylie Jenner is also well-known. Travis could easily earn $40 – $60 million from his various endeavours in a touring year. So that’s it, folks. There you have it. The artist has made a name for himself and continues to be successful.