Travis Scott’s Biography
Jacques Vermin Webster II, born on 30th April 1991 in Houston, Texas, USA; is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is better known by his stage name Travis Scott, which is a combination of one of his inspirations Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi).
He gained limelight when he signed his first major-label deal with Epic records in 2012 and with Kanye West’s Good Music. In 2013, Travis signed a record deal with T. I’s Grand Hustle imprint.
The same year, his first full-length project, the Mixtape Owl Pharoah was released.
In August 2014, he followed it with a second mixtape Days Before Rodeo. His hit single from the album Antidote gave his career a big hit and was his first to reach the Top 20 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Travis has gained ill fame for legal issues and controversies concerning safety at his concerts. In November 2021, ten people were killed and hundreds of others injured after a mass-casualty crowd crush happened during his performance at the Astroworld Festival in his town of Houston, Texas.
Travis Scott’s Profile Summary
Real Name: Jacques Bermon Webster
Nickname: Travis Scott
Other names: La Flame, Cactus Jack
Date of birth: 30th April 1991
Age: 31 years old as of 2022
Occupation: Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Record producer
Years Active: 2008-present
Education: University of Texas, Elkins High School
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 5’10” (1.77m)
Weight: 67kg (171lbs)
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Father: Jacques Webster
Mother: Wanda Webster
Sister: Jordan Webster
Brother: Joshua Webster
Partner: Kylie Jenner
Kids: Stormi Webster, Wolf Webster
Favorite colors: White
Hobbies: Songwriting and singing
Favorite foods: Peanut butter and Jelly
Genres: Hip hop, Trap, Alternative hip hop
Labels: Epic, Grand Hustle, Very Good Beats
Member of: Huncho Jack, The Scott’s
Net Worth: 65 million dollars
Early Life And Educational Background
Jacques Bermon Webster (Travis Scott) was born in Houston, Texas. He lived with his grandmother in South Park, Houston from age one through six. Located in South-central Houston, the neighborhood had an impact on him as it was notorious for crime.
He said seeing “people looking weird, hungry and Grimey” have him the edge to get out and made him who he is now.
He later left to live with his parents in Missouri City. His mother, Wanda Webster worked for Apple; while his father , Jacques Webster ran his own business. His father is also a soul musician and his grandfather, a jazz composer. Travis has two siblings, Jordan and Joshua Webster.
He studied at Elkins High School (a private school) and graduated in 2007. Same year, he gained admission at the University of Texas, San Antonio. However, he dropped out of College in his sophomore year to pursue a career in music. This decision angered his parents and they stopped supporting him financially.
Travis Scott’s Career
After dropping out of college, he moved to New York City to start a career in music; partnered with his longtime friend, Chris Holloway and together they launched the band The Graduates. They released the untitled first EP on social networking website Myspace.
In 2009, Scott with one of his school mates OG Chess, formed the group The Classmates. The group released two projects in 2009 with Buddy Rich and Cruis’n USA in 2010. Travis concentrated more on the production aspect in both projects. The duo disbanded in 2012 due to financial and Personal problems.
Travis Scott within this period faced a lot of financial shortcomings and a temporary low, both professionally and personally. He was left with meagre means to survive when his career was not yet booming.
He traveled a lot between Los Angeles to Houston before coincidentally, TI of Grand Hustle Record signed a deal with him after listening to Scott’s productionLights Love Sick.
Travis Scott’s first solo full-length project is a Mixtape titled Owl Pharoah. The project got delayed as fate may have it and was later re-created by Kanye West and Mike Dean. Meanwhile, Scott released the track “Blocka La Fame” which is a remix of fellow GOOD Music Label-mate Pusha T’s single “Blocka”.
Travis released the music Video for a song “Quintana”, set to appear on Owl Pharoah on March 22, 2013. He became a member of XXL’s Freshman Class of 2013, on 27th March. A snippet of his commercial debut single Upper Echelon featuring 2 Chainz and T.I was premiered on 29th March, 2013. “Upper Echelon” was sent to Urban Contemporary radio on April 23, 2013 and released for free download.
In May 2014, Scott performed a new song, “1975” featuring Big Sean, from his upcoming project at the time. On May 5, 2014, he released the full version of the song with a new title “Don’t Play”. On July 11, 2014 “Don’t Play” was officially released as the lead single from Days Before Rodeo. The song was a hit and led him to announce a concert Tour “The Rodeo Tour” with rapper Young Thug and producer Metro Boomin.
The tour which started on March 1, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. The tour ran through cities like Atlanta, New York, Houston, Texas, Denver, Seattle, Michigan, San Francisco, Washington. There were guest appearances from Kanye West, Wale and Birdman.
On September 4, 2015 Rodeo was released by Grand Hustle and Epic records. It included guest appearances from various artists. The album recorded a huge hit and it debuted at number 3 on the US Billboard 200 Chart and number one on the Billboard Rap Albums Chart. The album included two singles: 3500 featuring Future and 2 Chainz, and the second is Antidote.
He released a collaborative single with Young Thug titled Pick Up The Phone. The single reaches number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
By mid-2016, Travis announced that the title of his second album would be Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight and his third album is Astroworld. He premiered “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” on September 2, 2016 which got released on iTunes and Apple Music. The album became Scott’s first number one album on the US Billboard 200. On September 12, 2016, Universal Music Publishing Group signed a deal with him.
Travis performed at All-star Weekend on February 16, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana at Champion Square. A month later, he also performed at New Orleans BUKU Music+ Art Project festival.
Apart from working on his third album, he featured on a track from Canadian rapper Drake’s project More Life titled Portland. The song peaked at number nine on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming his first top ten song as a Featured artist. Scott announced that he would be launching his own imprint, under the name Cactus Jack Records in March, 2017.
He released three new tracks on Soundcloud, “A Man”, “ Green & Purple (featuring Playboi Carti)” and “Butterfly Effect” on May 16, 2017.
On April 18, 2019 he released a single with S2A and The Weekend for the popular HBO series Games of Thrones, titled Power is Power on August 28, 2019, Scott’s documentary film Look Mom I Can Fly, was released on Netflix.
On January 2021, Travis released a remix of Goosebumps with producer HVME. He was featured on Durag Activity by Baby Keen on 30th April.
On April 27, 2022, the Primavera Sound Festival announced that Scott is scheduled to perform at their festivals in Buenos Aires, Santiago and São Paulo respectively. He performed at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, which was his first since the Astroworld Festival tragedy in 2021.
Travis Scott’s Fashion
Scott announced a collaboration with Nike to release on April 30, 2019 to release his Cactus Jack Air Jordan 1’s. He also announced a collaboration with Dior for a men’s wear collection.
Travis Scott’s McDonald’s
In September 2020, Travis collaborated with McDonald’s to launch a limited edition meal in participating McDonald’s restaurants in North America, which is named “The Travis Scott” and a variation on their Quarter Pounder with Cheese.
Travis Scott’s PlayStation
Travis Scott announced that he was joining the Play Station team as a strategic Creative Partner to promote the PlayStation 5 Console in October, 2020.
Travis Scott’s Film Industry
He made his debut in Theater in the 2021 film Gully as a movie store owner. He signed a movie production deal with A24 on August 2, 2021.
Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Foundation
Travis Scott established the Cactus Jack Foundation in November 2020, to assist Houston Youth.
Travis Scott’s Controversies And Legal Issues
At Lollapalooza in 2015, Scott was charged and arrested for disorderly conduct after he invited concert goers to ignore security and rush the stage. Same year, at the Open air festival in Switzerland, he encouraged fans to attack a man.
In 2019, as a crowd rushed to enter the compound at Astroworld, three people were trampled and injured.
Travis Scott’s Personal Life
In April 2017, Travis started dating Kylie Jenner, a media personality and business woman. In February 2018, they welcomed their first child Stormi Webster. They both broke up in September 2019 but rekindled their relationship after they quarantined together during the Covid-19 Pandemic. In February 2022, they announced the birth of their second child, Wolf Webster.
Travis Scott’s Age
How old is Travis Scott? Travis was born on 30th April, 1991. He is 31 years old as of 2022.
Travis Scott’s Height
How tall is Travis Scott? He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.77m).
Travis Scott’s Net Worth
Most of Travis Scott’s income comes from his tours and singing career. He is worth $65 Million dollars.
Travis Scott’s Social Media Accounts
Instagram: @travisscott with 45.4m followers, 71 following, 3151 posts.
- Rodeo (2015)
- Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight (2016)
- Astroworld (2018)
- Utopia (TBA)
Travis Scott Movies
- Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly – 2019
- Gully – 2019
- Trolls: Holiday bin Harmony – 2021
- Utopia – TBA
Travis Scott’s Concert Tours
- Rodeo Tour (2015, with Young Thug and Metro Boomin).
- Astroworld Festival (2018-2019, 2021)
- Fortnite x Cactus Jack presents ASTRONOMICAL (2020)
- The Madness Fall Your (2015, with The Weeknd and Banks)
- Anti World Tour(2016, with Rihanna)
- Never Sober Tour (2015, with JuicyJ and Project Pat)
Awards And Nominations
Travis has won so many awards like BET Hip Hop Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Latin Grammy Awards, Bet Awards and Billboard Music Awards. He has also been nominated for nine Grammy Awards.
Frequently Asked Questions About Travis Scott
1.Travis Scott Rodeo
Rodeo is the debut studio album by the American rapper and record producer which was released on 4th September, 2015 through Hustle Records and was distributed by Epic Records.
2.Travis Scott Hoodie
The trail inspired Nike x Travis Scott Apparel Collection aims at uniting sports-wear comfort with utility. Not only hoodie but sweatpants and t-shirt for individuals who might decide to choose function over comfort and vice-versa.
3.Travis Scott Wife
There are rumors being circulated that Travis and his baby mama Kylie Jenner have secretly tied the knot. This was due to the rings spotted on her left ring finger but she is yet to refute or confirm the rumor.
4.Travis Scott Jordan 4
The Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 nicknamed “Cactus Jack” edition costs $329.
5.Travis Scott Air Force 1
The Travis Scott x Nike Air Force 1 “Cactus Jack” was released on November 16 for $160 USD. It features a patchwork upper comprised of camouflage, flannel, duck canvas, suede, corduroy and wool.
6.Travis Scott Meal
The Travis Scott meal at McDonald’s contains a medium Sprite, a quarter pounder with bacon, and fries with barbecue sauce.
7.Travis Scott Astroworld
Astroworld is the third studio album by Travis. It was released on 3rd August, 2018 through Cactus Jack Records and Grand Hustle Records and distributed by Epic Records.
8.Travis Scott Meme
The Travis Scott meme came about after eight people died and hundreds more injured in a crowd surge at his Astroworld Festival.
9.Travis Scott Concert
At Travis Scott Astroworld music festival in Houston, officials say 10 people lost their lives in a massive crowd surge which led to “Compression Asphyxia”.
10.Travis Scott Shop
Astroworld Merch is a fan based store. The products sold are not affiliated with any organization or person of interest.
11.Travis Scott Braids
Travis is always on random Knotless braids.
12.Travis Scott House
The rapper lives in a mansion he co-owner with Kylie Jenner. It is $19.4 million AUD Beverly Hills mansion which measures a total of 16,700 square feet.
13.Travis Scott Siblings
Travis has two younger siblings; Jordan (sister) and Joshua (brother) who are twins.
14.Does Travis Scott Have a Daughter?
Yes, her name is Stormi Webster. He also has a son, Wolf Webster.
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