Travis Barker

United States

Travis Barker Bio

Who is Travis Barker

Drummer for the pop punk band Blink-182, known for such popular songs as "What's My Age Again?" and "All the Small Things." He had a reality TV show titled Meet the Barkers from 2005 to 2006 and many came to recognize him for his heavily-tattooed body and mohawk.

Early Life (Childhood)

He dreamed of becoming a pro surfer and skateboarder and began playing the drums at the age of four.His father worked as a mechanic and his mother babysat. When Barker was four, his mother gave him his first kit, which was the only one he would have until he was fifteen. Barker began taking drum lessons at age five with a drummer named Michael Mai, who would expose young Barker to many different playing styles.

Interesting Facts

He has performed with a number of hip-hop artists and he was also a member of The Transplants, Box Car Racer and +44.He was a part of Blink-182 with Mark Hoppus, who later formed the punk rock group, +44.Barker is a vegan and is an investor in the Los Angeles-based Vegan restaurant Crossroads.

Personal Life

He married Melissa Kennedy on September 22, 2001 and divorced her on August 6, 2002. He married Shanna Moakler on October 30, 2004 and divorced her on February 8, 2008. His children are Landon Asher and Alabama Luella Barker.