Travis Scott's net worth has become a subject of scrutiny by fans who are curious about just how much the rapper has immersed so far on his career journey. The talented American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer started dating Kylie Jenner of the Kardashian clan and they both hit the national headlines in 2018 when they welcomed their daughter Stormy. Nowadays he is making the news because of his net worth which has risen to $50 million.
Travis Scott is one of the most popular and highest-paid rappers in the world and is the brand ambassador of some fashion, food and entertainment brands which have also contributed to his net worth.
Travis Scott early life
Travis Scott is popular by his stage name, but his real name is actually Jack Webster the third. He was born on April 30, 1992, in Houston Texas and comes from a musical family. His father was a soul musician while his grandfather was a jazz composer. The rapper lived with his grandmother until he was six before joining his parents in the city of Missouri.
Scott attended Private elementary and middle schools but later changed to Elkins High School which is a public school.
Upon graduation, he got admission into the University of Texas in San Antonio. However, he stayed briefly for two years before dropping out to pursue music. His parents were angered by his decision and consequently stopped rendering him any financial support.
Travis Scott Career
Travis Scott began his musical journey at 16 and collaborated with his friend Christ Holloway, to form the hip hop group, The Graduates. They released their untitled EP on MySpace in 2008. After he dropped out of college, he moved to New York City and later to Los Angeles where he continued to pursue music.
Afterwards, he released a mixtape titled “Owl Pharaoh” in May 2013 on the iTunes stores, followed by another one in August 2004 titled “Days Before Rodeo”.
The rapper released his first studio album “Rodeo” in September 2015. The well-received album was produced by Grand Hustle and Epic Records and featured guest appearances from some artists including Kanye West.
In 2018, Scott came out with his chart-topping album, Astroworld. It featured singles such as ‘Sicko mode” which peaked at No 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In addition to making his own music, Travis Scott has produced songs for a number of artists including, Kanye West., Jay-Z, Big Sean, Drake, Rihanna and John Legend.
Moreover, he has received some awards for his creativity. He won the People’s Champ awards at the 2016 BET awards and received an award for the Top Streaming audio song for “Sicko Mode” at the 2019 Billboard Music Award.
Travis Scott’s Net Worth, Endorsements and Earnings
Music has created multiple money-making opportunities for the talented artiste and major brands have paid him to endorse their products. Travis Scott is a brand ambassador for Nike, Saint Laurent, Puma, Sprite, Reebok, MLB team Houston Astros and McDonald.
Forbes estimates that he earns around $10 million annually from his Nike endorsement through his vastly popular Travis Scott Sneaker line. He is also said to have made around $20 million for a deal with Epic game on the wildly successful “Fortnite” games.
Furthermore, Travis Scott has amassed a whopping $5 million from his deal with McDonald. He partnered with the brand to create the much-publicized $6 Travis Scott Meal and made a $15 million fortune from the Cactus Jack Merch. He has also made a lot of money from his tours, Astroworld tour, for instance, grossed $65 million.
How Travis Scott spends his money
Travis Scott spends his money on luxury items including cars, houses and other valuables. On his 28th birthday, he gifted himself a $3 million Bugatti Chiron. He also has other expensive cars such as a Lamborghini Huracan, a Lamborghini Aventador and a Mercedes Mayback G650. He bought a white vintage 1950’s Rolls Royce for Kylie Jenner on her 21st birthday and had also gifted her a sports car worth $1.4 million.
Furthermore, Scott owns a $23 million mansion up in the Brentwood hills in Los Angeles. He also has a $13 million mansion near Beverly Hills which he owns alongside his ex-girlfriend Kylie Jenner. His relationship with the reality show star began in April 2017. They had their daughter Stormy Webster on February 1, 2018, but the couple eventually separated in September 2019.
Travis Scott has capitalized on his popularity to make more money through deals with several brands. Apart from his music which brings in a tidy sum, this avenue is a major contributor to his present net worth of $50 million. His income is expected to continue to increase by all indication because he is a bankable artiste when it comes to endorsement deals. It is also mostly because he is able to reach a wide audience of mostly young people that are his fans.