Travis Tritt is an American-born country musician, singer-songwriter, and actor. Tritt shot to superstardom in the 1990s with several hit country records having started his career in 1987. Over the years, the talented artist has had 40 charts. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, five of which made it to number 1. Seven of Tritt’s more than 20 albums have reached platinum certification or higher, making him one of country music’s best-selling artists. 90s. Travis Tritt is a two-time Grammy Award winner and has also received 4 awards from the Country Music Association (CMA).
Travis Tritt, Biography, Age
Travis Tritt on February 9, 1963 in Marietta, Georgia. His parents are James and Gwen Tritt. As a child, he developed an interest in music after watching his church’s Sunday School choir perform Ray Stevens’ “Everything Is Beautiful.” He received his first guitar at the age of 8, after which he taught himself to play. Young Travis became a celebrity at school and was invited to perform in different classes. He also visited various churches after joining his church group as a teenager. He started writing songs and also joined a band while still in high school.
Travis Tritt released his demo album titled Proud of Country in 1987 with which he landed a recording contract with the Warner Bros division. Nashville. Under his initial contract, the singer had to deliver 3 hits before signing for a full album. A musical genius, Tritt performed far beyond her expectations when her 1990 debut album Country Club contained 9 top 10 hits. He received the Billboard Award for Best Male Artist in 1990 and was nominated for the CMA Horizon Award (now known as the New Artist Award).
Tritt’s second album Everything Is About to Change (1991) even beat the success of the first, with all four of the 10 singles making it into the top 5 of the chart. Hot Country Songs Chalkboard Billboard . The album also became Tritt’s most successful album, having achieved triple-platinum certification. Travis Tritt received a Grammy Award in 1991 for Best Vocals Collaboration with fellow singer Marty Stuart for his work on the single “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin.”
Tritt’s third and fourth studio albums released in 1992 and 1994 respectively also achieved double-platinum certification. Tritt won his second Grammy Award alongside longtime collaborator Stuart for his work on the latter’s 1998 song, “Same Old Train.” At the turn of the century, it parted ways with Warner Bros. Records and later moved to Columbia Records.
His debut album with Columbia, At the End of the Road I Will contained the single “Best of Intentions” which became Tritt’s fifth and final No. 1 hit. The talented singer released 2 fairly successful albums with Columbia before he left the label in 2005. Travis Tritt joined Category 5 Records in February 2006, where he released one album. The Storm (2007). Tritt’s stint with Category 5 came to an abrupt end in November 2007 after the label closed for legal reasons. Under his own label, Post-Oak Records, Tritt re-released The Tempest in 2013 as The Calm After…
Travis Tritt is currently married to his wife of over 2 decades, Theresa Nelson. The couple met in February 1995 and tied the knot on April 12, 1997. They have two children together; 2 sons and a daughter. Their first son, Tristan James, was born on June 16, 1999. Their first and only daughter, Tyler Reese, was born on February 18, 1998. They welcomed their second son, Tarian Nathaniel, on November 20, 2003.
Travis Tritt had been married twice in the past before his current union. In September 1982, 19-year-old Travis Tritt married Karen Ryon, his high school sweetheart. However, the marriage barely lasted two years and ended in divorce in 1984. Soon after, he found himself with a woman named 12-year-old Jodi Barnett. This second marriage broke up in 1989 and their divorce was finalized in January 1990.
Tritt’s daughter, Tyler Reese Tritt has towed her in the famous father’s footsteps in music. As a teenager, she collaborated with her father on a cover of the classic “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough” recorded for the reissue of his 2013 album The Storm. She has since pursued her own musical career through several shows. In 2017, she opened for her father on various tours and concerts. On November 3, 2017, Tyler Reese Tritt finally released his debut single “Perfect” via Post Oak Records.
Net worth of Travis Tritt
Throughout his long musical career, TravisTritt has released numerous studio albums, compilation albums as well as live albums. With several of his albums reaching multiplatinum status, Tritt is undoubtedly one of the best-selling recording artists of his generation. He also embarked on several very successful tours and enjoyed many juicy endorsement offers. His net worth is currently pegged at $35 million.