Famous drummer, Travis Barker, sure knows how to keep busy! Being a talented musician and experienced businessman has led him to achieve the fame he has today. Born in Fontana, California on November 14, 1975, this tattoo-covered drummer is most famously known for his musical talent in the pop-punk band Blink 182.

Other side projects have included his musical expertise in the groups +44, Box Car Racer, Transplants and Expensive Taste. Not only is he a professional at handling drumsticks but he is also involved in the business world founding the clothing company Famous Stars and Straps, co-founding LaSalle Records and opening a Wahoo's Fish Taco restaurant in Norco, California. Barker's not too shabby with fashion either.

He developed a shoe for DC Shoe Company. Barker is also a playable character in Guitar Hero: World Tour. His love life includes Shanna Moakler, second wife and former Miss USA, who has been on and off with Barker and has two kids with him. In mid-September, Barker was involved in a plane crash with DJ AM during takeoff in South Carolina. Barker survived though sustained second and third degree burns on his lower body and torso.


Young Hollywood spoke to Travis Barker at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards about working with DJ AM.


He has his own line of drumming products, sponsored by Zildjian

Travis has around 40-50 tattoos worth around 30 thousand dollars.

"Bones" was Travis' nickname as a kid.




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