Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian held a lavish wedding in Italy over the weekend, and it was the third time they tied the knot. The celebrations reportedly spanned for several days, making some question the two about how they could afford that grand ceremony.
Sure, Kourtney Kardashian is known for being part of the wealthy Kar-Jenner family, but what about Travis Barker? From an aspiring drummer to one of today's most important musicians, know how much the Blink-182 member’s fortune is.
What Makes Travis Barker Rich?
The drummer was only four years old when his mother gave him a drum kit. He also took trumpet lessons, played the piano, and joined a choir when he was young.
He initially wanted to be a professional surfer or skater, but he found drums as the best way to express himself.
In high school, he played drums in a marching band and jazz ensemble. After high school, he played for Snot and Feeble and joined the Aquabat’s in 1996.
After recording an album and joining the Blink-182 tour, he filled in for the latter’s drummer and became an official part of the group in 1998. After they officially dropped Enema of the State in 1999, featuring the songs “All the Small Things,” “What’s My Age Again?” and “Adam’s Song,” their fame skyrocketed.
Since then, the group has released five more albums, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket, Bline-182, Neighborhoods, California and Nine.
He then released an album of his own and played with other bands.
Travis Scott’s Other Ventures
Travis barker started his own clothing line, Famous Stars & Straps, in 1999. He also founded a record label called LaSalle Records in 2004.
He then released a memoir, Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums, in 2015.
He also appeared in several movie projects and TV shows, like American Pie, Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place, The Simpsons, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
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In case not everybody knows, he also had an MTV reality series, Meet the Barkers. With his great talent, Travis Barker was part of Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time list in 2016.
Travis Barker’s Lavish Marriage to Kourtney Kardashian
Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have been together for over a year, though they have been friends for decades already.
Their romance began in 2021, and they were often spotted displaying major PDA ever since. The couple was married thrice: a practice wedding at a Las Vegas wedding chapel on April 4, a legal marriage at a California courthouse on May 15, and an intimate wedding ceremony in Italy on May 22.
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians alum donned a custom white corseted mini-dress with a long, dramatic veil, while Travis Barker wore a sleek black suit in Italy. Both of their outfits were made by Dolce & Gabbana.
So, how lavish was the event? People reported Andrew Bocelli and his son, Matteo, were invited to perform.
The celebrations also spanned several days, starting with a dinner party on Friday, followed by festivities on Saturday, and the big ceremony on Sunday.
With Travis Barker’s $50 million net worth, per Celebrity Net Worth, he can sure afford all of these.
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