I consider myself an artist, which is, like, the most played term, but I believe it. – Travis Scott
Travis Scott is an actor, musician, and social media personality, thanks to his relationship with Kylie Jenner. The actor has a long history with Tinsel Town and began acting in his formative years. As of Q4 2022, Travis Scott has a net worth of $65+ million.
While that’s nothing to scoff at, it pales compared to his partner’s fortune. Jenner is set to become a billionaire, thanks to revenues from her cosmetics brand, ‘Kylie.’ Travis Scott has a wild lifestyle marred by controversy in recent years.
Travis Scott: The Facts
|Net Worth:||$65 Million|
|DOB:||April 30, 1992|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Rapper, Actor|
While he might not be as popular as Kylie, the actor/musician has a huge following, and he’s one of the biggest names in TV and R&B music. Despite his fame and fortune, things weren’t always this way for Scott as he endured a tough childhood growing up.
Travis Scott – Early Years
Born in Houston, Texas, on April 30, 1992. Jacques Berman Webster II, aka Travis Scott, found his calling at an early age. By the time he turned three, the actor had already found the beat and started his passion for music.
The actor fondly remembers his father purchased him a drum kit when he was a kid. The musician in him got the jump-off before he went into acting, with Travis saying the following about his early experience with his drum kit.
When I was three years old, my dad bought me my first drum set. I was playing drums extra hard like I wasn’t going to fail with that shit. I was a drum master. I used to think engineering was producing.
His parents worked jobs during the day and night, leaving Travis in the care of his grandmother. However, the area of South Park in Houston was a crime hotspot. Travis eventually moved to Missouri City, a safer middle-class suburb in southwest Houston, to live with his parents.
Scott attended Elkins High School, spending his time dedicated to the school’s musical theater program. In an interview on the Jimmy Fallon show, the artist stated he was a regular in the thespian society while in high school.
His first appearance in a high school play was in a production of “Kiss Me Kate,” where the actor sang a song called ‘Too Darn Hot.’ This interaction with music and acting fused his interest and passion for acting as a profession.
Travis focused on rap music during his early days of getting into music. However, this was to the disapproval of his father. Travis remembers how his father would storm into his room while he was playing and making beats, pulling the power cable out of the socket while telling Travis to “turn that sh*t off.”
When Travis wouldn’t comply, his father would trip the main breaker to the plugs, sending the house into darkness, just to get him to stop. Travis eventually graduated from Elkins High School, enrolling at the University of Texas San Antonio for his higher education.
However, Travis soon realized school wasn’t for him, dropping out in his sophomore year to pursue a music career. Scott formed a duo, ‘The Graduates,’ with his longtime friend, Christ Holloway. The team released its first EP on the Myspace social media platform in 2008.
Travis went on to form the singing group ‘The Classmates’ in 2009. He teamed up with his friend to create ‘OG Chess,’ releasing the project before dropping out of college. After leaving his education behind, Travis moved to New York City, where he spent four months working with Mike Waxx.
After experiencing slow progress in his career, Scott decided to move to Los Angeles. There, he slept on friends’ couches while he tried to get his music career off the ground.
Travis Scott – Music Career
Scott kept working on his music in LA and eventually released his first mixtape, ‘Owl Pharaoh.’ The album ran into licensing issues due to the samples in the tracks. Asa result, Travis ended up releasing the mixtape in 2013, a year after his intended release date in 2012.
In 2014, Travis kept producing music and performing. That year, he took to the stage at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Shortly afterward, Travis released his second mixtape in August, titled ‘Days Before Rodeo.’
The artist signed with Grand Hustle and Epic Records after the mixtape’s success, producing his first studio album ‘Rodeo’ in September 2015. The album featured collaborations with some of the biggest names in hip hop and R&B, including Juicy J, Quavo, Kanye West, Swae Lee, The Weeknd, and Justin Bieber.
The album was a commercial success, debuting at the number three spot on the US Billboard 200 chart. Scott released his second studio album in September 2016, titled ‘Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight.’ The album was a smashing success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200.
After the album’s release, Scott signed a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group. He went on to release a collaborative album, ‘Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho,’ with Quavo from the hip hop group, Migos in December 2017.
He followed up with a third studio solo album titled ‘Astroworld’ on August 18. The second single from the album, ‘Sicko,’ peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his most successful track to date. Scott finished off 2019 with the release of the collaborative album ‘JackBoys’ featuring Sheck Wes and Don Toliver, with Chase B as producer.
Some of the most successful singles produced by Scott include “Pick Up The Phone” (2016) featuring Quavo and Young Thug, ‘Portland,’ featuring Drake, Kris Wu on ‘Deserve,’ ‘Watch’ with Lil Uzi Vert and Kanye West, and “Power is Power” featuring The Weeknd and SZA.
Scott also [plays the executive producer role for many other top-level artists in the hip hop and R&B game. He acted as the executive producer for Kanye West’s compilation album ‘Cruel Winter.’ Scott has also produced albums and tracks for Jay-Z, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean, Trinidad James, John Legend, Madonna, and Drake. He also produced Rihanna’s hit single, ‘Bitch Better Have My Money.’
Scott’s work received industry acclaim, with the artist earning a People’s Champ Award at the 2016 BET Awards and ‘Top Streaming Song’ at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards for ‘Sicko Mode.’ He was nominated for a Grammy in 2018 and several in 2019, including Best Rap Song and Best Rap Album.
Travis Scott has an official endorsement deal with Nike, starring in a 2017 Nike advertising campaign for its ‘VaporMax’ sneaker launch. Travis released a custom ‘Air Force 1’ collaboration with the brand in December 2017.
He followed up this success with the ‘Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4’ “Cactus Jack” model, released in June 2018. The ‘Travis Scott x Nike Air Force 1’ “Sail” was released in August 2018, and his Travis Scott x Nike SB Dunk launched in February 2020.
Scott’s ventures into fashion also include a collection released with Helmut Lang in 2017, inspired by his Texan roots. Additionally, Travis starred in ad campaigns for the 2019 Saint Laurent Spring/Summer collection.
Travis released his documentary ‘Look Mom I Can Fly’ on Netflix in August 2019, and he appeared alongside Twitch streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins in a 2018 Fortnite-themed commercial for Samsung.
Travis Scott has plenty of fame and recognition in his career. However, the musician saw his biggest commercial success by dating Kylie Jenner, sister of Kim Kardashian. The pair got together during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2017. Leaked photos of the couple holding hands spread across social media like wildfire.
The media speculated that, at the time, the stunt was a ploy to make Kylie’s previous lover, Tyga, jealous. However, in a joint interview, Kylie and Travis would come clean about their love affair. The couple welcomed their first child, ‘Stormi’ on February 1, 2018.
Jenner would keep her pregnancy hidden until many months into her term. Eventually, she broke the news of it on Instagram. The couple purchased themselves matching Lamborghinis on March 23, 2018, to celebrate. The post created a storm of interest on social media, with fans claiming Jenner paid for the cars.
However, Scott claims he paid for the bright orange Lamborghini Aventador, with his model being in a darker color. In 2018, Kylie would go all out for Scott’s birthday, renting out the entire Six Flags theme park for the musician and their family to enjoy the day.
The couple would run into trouble in late 2019, deciding on a temporary split from each other. However, this was short-lived, with sources confirming the couple was dating again in May 2020. On February 2, 2022, the couple welcomed their second child into the family.
Travis Scott – Earnings
Travis Scott earned $20 million between September 2017 and September 2018, with his primary revenue streams being record sales, touring, and his Nike endorsement. As a result of his success, he made it to the top 15 list of the highest-paid rappers that year.
Scott earned $60million between June 2018 and June 2019, with the Astroworld Tour grossing $65 million. The rapper earned $40 million between June 2019 and June 2020, and he signed a $20 million endorsement deal with McDonald’s in 2020.
Travis Scott – Spending Habits
Travis Scott is one of the highest-paid rappers in the game, and his touring, record sales and endorsement deals net him millions each year. Travis enjoys spending money on the finer things in life. He likes buying jewelry for himself and Kylie, and he’s well-known for gifting sportscars to his friends and family.
Travis admits he has a weakness for buying clothes and shoes, and he’s a supercar fan, buying himself a Bugatti Chiron for $3.1 million in April 2020. He’s also bought Kylie her Aventador and a vintage 1950s Rolls Royce, which the rapper gave to her on her 21st birthday.
Travis Scott Assets
Travis Scott paid $14 million for his 12,000 square-foot home in Houston in 2019. The home was built in 2005 and resided in a gated community on 1.5-acres of land. Travis paid $23.5 million for his mega-mansion in the Brentwood hills in Los Angeles in June 2009
At the time, Travis already owned a $13.5 million mansion in Beverly Hills with Kylie Jenner. He paid just under $6 million for the property. As mentioned, Travis has a thing for sports cars. His collection of vehicles includes Lamborghinis, a Porsche Cayenne, Lexus GX, Bentley Continental, and many others.
The rapper says his new Bugatti Chiron is the pride of his car collection, and he loves driving it around with Kylie in the passenger seat.
Travis Scott Quotes
There’s a lot of us out here that are birds, man. We all need to just fly.
I feel like God put me here to help out with people’s soul, man.
I’m just here for good times, man. I want people to have the best time ever, especially if they’re around me.
Don’t do it tomorrow. Do it now. There might not be f**king tomorrow.
Everybody just has different steps in their life that they take to do what they should.
I’m a magician, like David Blaine. I could never fall.
I feel like Houston is one of the leading things in music culture. Everyone loves the Houston culture. It needs to have its own monument, its own moment for artists like me, artists like Beyonce who set it off.
You can’t buy vision, and you can’t buy aesthetic.
I’m La Flame at all times. That, at times, can be bad, at times can be good.
I’m not into just one thing; I always felt like I had to have my hand in everything revolving around what I do, whether it’s directing videos, making beats, making music, performing.