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Inside Travis Barker’s ‘$50M’ music fortune as ‘showbiz-savvy’ rocker is filthy rich WITHOUT Kourtney Kardashian’s money

‘HELL NO!’ “Also unlike Scott, Travis has years under his belt as a dedicated working dad and self-made multi-millionaire. 

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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker pose for pics at the LA premiere of new Hulu show The Kardashians[/caption] TRAVIS Barker has built a million fortune before even meeting fiance Kourtney Kardashian because he is way more “showbiz savvy” than fans realize, sources have told The Sun.  I’m a realtor – common cleaning mistakes could cost your home sale “That’s really a place where he and Kourtney see eye to eye.” Kourtney & Travis wear matching sweats as fans say he’s ‘controlling’

“She found a guy who was 180 degrees different from her ex in every way, and not in bad ways either. 
The Sun’s source said:  “When this relationship started, people wanted to dismiss it, but Travis’s sharp differences from Scott meant that it was really going to last a while, at least to people who know Kourtney well.  And as things began to take off with Blink-182 he offered drum lessons and clinics with music retail chain Guitar Center as a side hustle.

“Not only had he logged hour upon hour in front of reality cameras long before he met a Kardashian, thanks to his well-remembered show Meet The Barkers.  In 1999 he started the clothing and accessories line Famous Stars and Straps, which is inspired by the punk rock and hip hop subcultures.  

The band had already released two albums before he arrived but gained mainstream superstardom with Travis in their lineup when they released Enema of the State in 1999. Travis has made sure to capitalize on the opportunities that came his way following the massive success of Blink-182. Now Hollywood insiders have revealed that Travis’ own career and moneymaking skills mean he is more than prepared for this moment.  His business smarts even put him in a position to propose to Kourtney with an engagement ring thought to be worth up to million in October last year.

Aside from his entrepreneurial efforts, Travis has also been good at investing the proceeds from his ventures, pouring money into several multi-million dollar properties in upscale Los Angeles neighborhoods such as Cheviot Hills and Calabasas.  Featuring the punk rocker, his then-wife Shanna Moakler, and their kids, it lasted two seasons until 2006 when the couple acrimoniously split amid claims of cheating.  Read More on The US Sun Email us at [email protected] or call 212 416 4552. The band put out four more albums after that and has sold over 50 million records worldwide and more than 13 million in the US alone.   Outside of music, Travis made a splash when his reality show Meet The Barkers began to air on MTV in 2005. The album sold over 15 million copies worldwide and the band’s follow-up effort, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket, was another massive hit. SKELETON TWINS He is also known to have collected classic Cadillac and Chevrolet cars, some of which he later auctioned off. The couple made headlines earlier this month when they appeared to get unofficially married in Las Vegas without a license.  Do you have a story for The US Sun team? Blink-182 drummer Travis, 46, has become a central character in the Kardashian universe since it emerged he was dating the celebrity clan’s eldest daughter in late 2020.  The insider told The Sun: “Travis is walking into this with eyes wide open and despite appearances, this guy is way more showbiz-savvy than people realize. 

BEYOND MUSIC

Travis’ astonishing career has seen him go from working as a trash man after graduating from high school to becoming what Rolling Stone described as “punk’s first superstar drummer” after joining Blink-182 in 1998. He has since had endorsement deals with Drum Workshop drums, Zildjian cymbals and drumsticks, and Remo drumheads. “Unlike Scott, Travis has a real talent and has won fans the world over for his music.  Travis has said that he was inspired to start the wellness company after using CBD to deal with pain, PTSD, and grief after he was one of only two passengers who survived when a private jet crashed in South Carolina in 2008. “And most importantly, Travis is a hell of a lot more humble than Scott, right down to his core.  “He treats Kourtney like a princess not because he wants to look good on camera, but because he’s an inherently good-natured and mature guy.” He had already built a multi-million dollar fortune estimated at million from his own music and reality TV career and other business ventures.  As part of his music career he has played in numerous other punk rock and hip hop projects, including rap-rock supergroup Transplants.

‘GOOD-NATURED MATURE GUY’

Read More on Travis Barker New Hulu reality series The Kardashians is currently giving audiences a look behind the scenes at the heavily-tattooed rocker’s seemingly unlikely romance with glam Kourtney.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSunUS Our insider said: “People forget that his band not only sold millions of records, they headlined stadiums for a good fifteen years.  Alaskan Bush People’s Bear accepts plea deal after domestic violence arrest EASY SELL

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“Travis never has to work again, Kourtney or no one.” Known for following a vegan diet, Travis has also invested in food spots including a  fish taco franchise in Norco, California, and upscale vegan eatery Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood.

And he is more comfortable living life in front of the cameras alongside Kourtney, 43, than her ex Scott Disick ever was, a source who has interacted with the couple said. Other business ventures in recent years have included cannabinoid-infused products Barker Wellness, a line of hardware with British home brand Buster + Punch and, a collaboration with BMX brand SE Bikes. 

“Even though the Blink-182 team doesn’t like to brag about their wealth, the guys have done incredibly well for themselves.  The California native has also owned record labels LaSalle Records and DTA Records, which released a collab between him and superstar rappers Lil Wayne and Rick Ross in 2019. 

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“He’s also an expert at managing his life away from the cameras and keeping his dignity and soul intact. 

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“Scott Disick never understood how to maintain that line between TV and reality, but Travis has lived his life on it and made it work for him and his business.