Travie McCoy is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rap group Gym Class Heroes.
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Travie McCoy was born on August 5, 1981, in Geneva, New York, to Irish-American parents. Travie was confined to a wheelchair for four months as an infant following a tragic skateboarding accident. While confined to his room for months, he chose to concentrate on music rather than venture out into the field. He worked as an intern in a tattoo parlor when he was 15. He played drums in high school and formed the rap group ‘True Life Playas’ with his brother and father.
Travie McCoy’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Travie McCoy was born on August 5, 1981, and is 41 years old. His height is 1.96 meters, and his weight is 73 kilograms.
Travie McCoy’s Profession & Career
He made his MTV debut in 2002 when he appeared in one of the beach house shows and won the same MC battle. “Direct Effect” was the title of the show. His professional career took off after he met his bandmate, Matt McGinley, at the same high school. Ryan Geise joined the band as a drummer, and the band was officially formed. McCoy was chosen as the band’s lead vocalist.
Travie McCoy’s Income And Net Worth
Travie McCoy has a net worth of $10 million as of 2023, which he earned as a successful rapper in the rap band “Gym Class Heroes,” which he also co-founded. He had several chart-topping singles, for which he was paid handsomely by the label. He is also compensated for his live performances.
Travie McCoy’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship
McCoy had been addicted to opioids and pharmaceuticals since he was a teenager. One of his best friends died as a result of this addiction, and the accident left Travie traumatized and forced him to seek treatment. He was arrested in 2008 for hitting a man on the head with a microphone while performing on stage. In 2010, he was arrested again while on tour in Berlin, Germany, for tagging the Berlin Wall.
|41 years old
|5 August 1981
|Geneva, New York, United States
|Rapper, Singer, Songwriter