30 Tantalizing Facts About Travis Scott Every Fan Should Know


Travis Scott, within a short span of time, has built a name for himself in the music industry, especially with his intense and thematic live performances and deep, distorted vocal effects. Since his very first hit single, he has been in the limelight constantly, with almost everything he does being reported. Still, there are much more things that fans don’t know about the musician. Here are some interesting facts about Scott you probably missed before:

    "Travi$ Scott May 7, 2014 @ Opera House, Toronto" by thecomeupshow is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

  1.  Scott is the first artist to have three of his songs debut at #1 on the Hot 100, in a span of just a single year, in the Billboard chart history, in September 2020.
  2.  He launched his own record label Cactus Jack Records, in March 2017. The label also has its own publishing division – Cactus Jack Publishing.
  3.  Scott released the label’s first compilation album titled “JackBoys” on December 27, which charted at #1 on the Billboard 200, becoming the first number one of the decade.
  4.  He released “The Plan,” the theme song of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” movie, on August 22, 2020. Nolan praised Scott and remarked that the song was “the final piece of a yearlong puzzle” for the movie.
  5.  His single “Highest in the Room” was first used in his then-girlfriend Kylie Jenner’s "Kybrows" commercial that aired on April 29, 2019.
  6.  Born as Jacques Bermon Webster II on April 30, 1991 to Jacques Webster and Wanda Webster, in Houston, Texas. He was raised by his grandmother in South Park, Houston, since he was a year old.
  7.  He has two siblings – Jordan and Joshua. At the age of six, he moved to Missouri City, to live with his parents. His father led his own business, while his mother worked for Apple.
  8.  He comes from a family of musical talents, as his father was also a soul musician, while his grandfather was a jazz composer.
  9.  Scott participated in musical theatre while during his days in Elkins High School. He went on to enroll with the University of Texas at San Antonio, but dropped out in his second year, to pursue his musical career.
  10.  Through his collaboration with McDonald in September 2020, Scott launched a limited edition meal named “The Travis Scott,” which was introduced in participating McDonald’s restaurants in North America.
  11. "Travi$ Scott" by enjoytheshownet is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

  12.  This marks the first celebrity-endorsed McDonald’s meal, since the 1992 partnership between McDonald and Michael Jordan, to launch a “McJordan” burger.
  13.  The singer also launched a line of McDonald’s and Cactus Jack branded merchandise that included not just clothing items, but also a rug, and a McNugget shaped body pillow.
  14.  His guest appearance during the Maroon 5’s set, at the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, was met with major backlash.
  15.  He and his longtime friend Chris Holloway formed the Guardians, and released their first untitled EP on MySpace in the year 2008.
  16.  Scott, then joined hands with his schoolmate OG Chess and released two projects – “Buddy Rich” in 2009 and “Cruis'n USA” in 2010, under the band name The Classmates. Personal conflicts and other financial disputes between the Scott and Chess led to the disbandment of The Classmates, in late 2012.
  17.  He started working with Mike Waxx, the owner of music website Illroots, when he moved to Washington Heights in New York City.
  18.  Before making it big, he slept on the floor at his friend’s house, while spending most of the day time in Just Blaze’s Studio. Just after four months, he was frustrated with his progression in New York, and moved to Los Angeles.
  19.  His parents cut him off financially, and kicked him out of house, when he relocated to Houston. He had no other option, than returning to Los Angeles, and stayed with his friend studying at University of Southern California.
  20.  It was at this time, that he was contacted by Atlanta-based rapper T.I.’s representative, after listening to one of Scott’s productions “Lights (Love Sick).”
  21.  He collaborated with SZA and The Weeknd for the song “Power is Power,” which is the second song from the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones” soundtrack album “For the Throne.”
  22. "FIB Benicassim 2018 Travis Scott" by Diariopop ( is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

  23.  His single “Sicko Mode” from his third studio album “Astroworld” is the first hip-hop song to spend at least 30 weeks in the chart’s top ten region, in Billboard history.
  24.  He joined the Sony’s PlayStation team as a Strategic Creative Partner, in October 2020, in an effort to promote the PlayStation 5 console.
  25.  He collaborated with PlayStation team to release special merchandise, which includes a previously unseen version of Nike Dunk Lows.
  26.  His third album “Astroworld” was named after the defunct theme park “Six Flags Astroworld” which was located in Houston. The park was closed in 2005, and later taken down to build more apartments. Scott claimed that they have taken the fun out of the city and that the kids need the amusement park back.
  27.  Scott started dating Kylie Jenner, a reality TV star and entrepreneur, in April 2017. However, the relationship did not last long, and the duo broke up in September 2019.
  28.  Jenner gave birth to his first daughter Stormi Webster on February 1, 2018. The couple, despite being separated, have been taking care of their daughter together.
  29.  The lyrics of his single “Gatti,” which is the seventh and last track in the compilation album “JackBoys,” is reported to have references of his break-up with Jenner.
  30.  In early 2021, both Scott and Jenner were spotted together, mostly to celebrate the third birthday of their daughter Stormi, which sparked rumors of the couple’s reconciliation.
  31.  Netflix released the documentary “Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly,” on August 28, 2019. The documentary starts with him rising to fame, crafting his “Astroworld” album, amidst various controvery, and the important point of his life – fatherhood.
  32.  Scott broke a Guinness World Record in the year 2017, for the most consecutive performances of a sing, following his performance of “Goosebumps” for the 15th time in a row.
  33.  Travis Scott Net Worth: $50 Million

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