|Celebrated Name:||Travie McCoy|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Travis Lazarus “Travie” McCoy|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date:||5 August 1981|
|Birth Place:||Geneva, New York, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Travie McCoy Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Travie McCoy is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who is popularly known as the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rap band Gym Class Heroes. He was already attached to punk rock scenes while he was in early teens. His boy band took a three-year hiatus from the old school music, which left the co-founder to a solo career, but he didn’t give up. His solo career was as successful as the old one and won several awards and recognitions throughout his life.
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Early Life & Biography
Travie McCoy was born on 5 August 1981, in Geneva, New York, to his parents, who are of Irish ancestry. While Travie was an infant, he was confounded to a wheelchair for four months after a tragic skateboarding accident. While he was locked inside his room for months, he decided to focus on the music rather than going into the outside field. When he was 15, he worked in a tattoo parlor as an intern. While he was in high school, he played drums and founded a rap band with his brother and father named ‘True Life Playas.’
McCoy was highly addicted to opioids and pharmaceuticals since he was in his teens. One of his best friends died due to this addiction, and the accident left Travie in trauma and forced him for a retreat. In 2008, he was arrested for hitting a man on his head with a microphone while he was performing on stage. He was arrested again in 2010, on his tour in Berlin, Germany, for tagging Berlin Wall.
Travie dated the famous music personality Katy Perry for two years while their love life ended in December 2008 due to a conflict. Katy also featured in one of Travie’s music videos, which included topics of love and sex called ‘Cupid’s Chokehold”. Katty Perry later released a song after their break-up, which allegedly suggested that it was made for Travie McCoy, named as “Circle of Drain.”
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 5 August 1981, Travie McCoy is 41 years old as of today’s date 8th June 2023. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 73 kg.
Travie’s television debut took place with MTV in 2002, when he featured in one of the beach house shows, and also won the same MC battle. The show was named “Direct Effect.” His professional career took off after he met his band partner Matt McGinley while they were in the same school. The band officially formed when Ryan Geise also joined the troop as a drummer. McCoy was elected as the lead vocalist of the band.
Later on, Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo and bassist Eric Roberts joined the band to complete the team. The band was called “ Gym Class Heroes.” After they got the label, they released a geld-selling album named “As Cruel as School Children” and then “Cupid’s Chokehold,” which grabbed the number 3 position on UK Single’s chart and number 4 on Billboard Hot 100.
Travie started his solo career after the rumor spread that the band broke up. Every member had their own musical outlet. He shifted to Miami and started working on his career. He released a hit single with Bruno Mars called “Billionaire,” which reached the top charts of the UK as well as the USA. He released his first solo album called Lazarus. He made several collaborations with trending celebrities such as Bruno Mars, T-Pain, The Smeezingtons, The Stereotypes, Lucas Secon.
Awards & Achievements
Travie McCoy has released several albums that featured the top charts of the country. He collaborated with several famous celebrities to shoot his fame to the next level. He has also been nominated for many awards, which are listed below:
- Nominated for T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist (2010)in American Music Awards
- Nominated for Best International Act (2010)in MOBO Awards
- Nominated for Choice Summer Music: Song (2010) in Teen Choice Awards
Net Worth & Salary of Travie McCoy in 2023
As of June 2023, Travie McCoy has a net worth of $10 million, which he accumulated after working as a successful rapper in the rap band “Gym Class Heroes” which he co-founded as well. He released several record-breaking singles for which he was paid a hefty sum of money by the label. He also receives money after he performs in live concerts.
Travie McCoy is one of the most famous rappers and songwriters if the generation who has released several record-breaking singles and albums throughout his career. He co-founded a band named “Gym Class Heroes,” which released several albums and performed in multiple live concerts. His solo career was successful as well. He featured in one of the beach house shows, and also won the same MC battle. The show was named “Direct Effect.”