Travis Tritt Biography: Age, Height, Career, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Travis Tritt , Age, Height, Career, Wife, Children, Net Worth – Travis Tritt is an American country singer who signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1989, releasing seven studio albums and a greatest hits package for the label between then and 1999.

In the 2000s, Travis Tritt released three studio albums on Columbia Records and one for the now-defunct Category 5 Records. Travis Tritt is currently touring across 1 country and has 22 upcoming concerts.

Travis Tritt is said to have charted more than 40 times on the Hot Country Songs charts, including five number ones “Help Me Hold On”, “Anymore”, “Can I Trust You with My Heart”, “Foolish Pride”, and “Best of Intentions” and 15 additional top ten singles.


Name: James Travis Tritt
Age: 60 Years
Wife: Theresa Nelson
Date of Birth: February 9, 1963
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $35 million

Travis Tritt’s Biography

James Travis Tritt born on February 9, 1963, is an American country singer who signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1989, releasing seven studio albums and a greatest hits package for the label between then and 1999.

Travis Tritt’s Nationality

Travis Tritt is an American born in Marietta, Georgia, United States

Where is Travis Tritt from?

Travis Tritt is from Marietta a city northwest of Atlanta, in Georgia. Near leafy Marietta Square, an 1845 former cotton warehouse houses the Marietta Museum of History.

How old is Travis Tritt?

Born on February 9, 1963, the country music singer Travis Tritt is 60 years

Travis Tritt's Family & Siblings

Travis Tritt was born to James and Gwen Tritt but there is no information regarding his siblings.

Why is Travis Tritt famous?

Travis Tritt is famous as a Grammy Award-winning country musician and member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Travis Tritt's Height & Weight

Travis Tritt's height is 1.78 m and weight is 85 kg.

Travis Tritt Career

In the 2000s, Travis Tritt released three studio albums on Columbia Records and one for the now-defunct Category 5 Records. Seven of his albums (counting the Greatest Hits) are certified platinum or higher by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); the highest-certified is 1991's It's All About to Change, which is certified triple-platinum.

Travis Tritt is said to have also charted more than 40 times on the Hot Country Songs charts, including five number ones “Help Me Hold On”, “Anymore”, “Can I Trust You with My Heart”, “Foolish Pride”, and “Best of Intentions” and 15 additional top ten singles.

Travis Tritt has received two Grammy Awards, both for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: in 1992 for “The Whiskey Ain't Workin'”, a duet with Marty Stuart, and again in 1998 for “Same Old Train”, a collaboration with Stuart and nine other artists. He has also received four awards from the Country Music Association and has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1992.

Travis Tritt was born in Marietta, Georgia to James and Gwen Tritt. He reportedly first became interested in singing after his church's Sunday School choir performed “Everything Is Beautiful”. He received his first guitar at the age of 8 and taught himself to play it.

In fourth grade, Travis Tritt performed “Annie's Song” and “King of the Road” for his class, and was later invited to perform for other classes in his school. At the age of 14, his parents bought him another guitar and he learned more songs from his uncle, Sam Lockhart. Later, Travis Tritt joined his church orchestra, which occasionally performed at other nearby churches.

Travis Tritt began writing music while attending Sprayberry High School; composed his first song, titled “Spend a Little Time”, which was written about a girlfriend he had broken up with. He performed the song for his friends, one of whom praised him for his composing skills. He also formed a bluegrass band with some of his friends and won second place in a local tournament playing “Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys”.

During his teenage years, Travis Tritt worked in a furniture store, then as a supermarket clerk. He lived with his mother after she and his father divorced; they remarried when he was 18. He worked at an air conditioning company while playing club, but gave up the air conditioning job at the suggestion of one of his bandmates. His father believed that he would not succeed as a musician, while his mother believed that he should perform Christian music rather than country music.

Thanks to the help of the head of Warner Bros. Records, Danny Davenport, Travis Tritt started recording demos. The two worked together for few years, eventually creating a demo album titled Pride of the Country. Davenport sent the demo to a Warner Bros. representative in Los Angeles, they sent the demo to their Nashville division, which contracted Travis Tritt in 1987. Davenport also helped Tritt find a talented manager, Ken Kragen. At first, Kragen was not interested in joining a “starter act”, but decided to sign on as Tritt's manager after Kragen's wife convinced him.

Travis Tritt's contract with Warner Bros. saw him record six songs, three of which were released as singles. Under the contract, he would not be contracted for a full album unless one of the three singles became a hit. His first single was “Country Club” Recorded in late 1988 and released on August 7, 1989, the song spent 26 weeks on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, reaching number nine.

It is the title track from his 1990 debut album Country Club, produced by Gregg Brown. The month of release, Travis Tritt suffered a ruptured blood vessel on his vocal cords and had to rest his larynx for a month. His second single “Help Me Hold On” became his first number one single in 1990. The album's third and fifth singles, “I'm Gonna Be Somebody” and “Drift Off to Dream”, respectively peaked at numbers two and three on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts, and number one on the Canadian RPM country charts.

Travis Tritt's Country Club was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in July 1991 for shipments of one million copies, and no medals since in 1996. In 1990, he won the Top New Male Artist award from Billboard.

Although he's been singing since he was a kid, Travis Tritt said he started putting “a little more soul” into his voice after his church band performed at an American church. He said he was interested in how African-American singers put “all the bends and sweeps and loops” into their voices and started emulating that sound. While performing at these churches, he also became interested in gospel singers like Andraé Crouch.

Travis Tritt then began listening to Southern rock bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd through a friend's recommendation, as well as the bluegrass music his uncle had given him. Travis Tritt said he discovered his songwriting skills had begun to develop during the making of his demo tape, when he wrote a song called “Gambler's Blues” that “felt more like Southern rock” much more than his previous posts.

Travis Tritt considers country, rock and folk music to be his influences. Regarding his songwriting style and single choices, Tritt said that he writes “strictly from personal experiences” and does not follow a particular formula. He described “Here's a Quarter” as “one of the simplest three-chord waltzes I've ever written”

Travis Tritt's first acting role was opposite fellow singer Kenny Rogers in the 1993 television series Rio Diablo. In 1994, he made a special appearance as a bull-rider in The Cowboy Way, starring Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland and Dylan McDermott. In 1995, he appeared in Season 6 of the horror series Tales from the Crypt in an episode titled Doctor of Horror.

He also starred in various guest roles in Yes, Dear as a criminal in rehabilitation, in Diagnostic Murder as a terminally ill criminal mocking Steve Sloan ( Barry Van Dyke) and in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman as the sniper.

The following year, Travis Tritt appeared as himself in Sgt. Bilko, starring Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd and Phil Hartman; Tritt's cover of “Only You (And You Alone)” appears on the soundtrack. He also appeared as himself in the 1997 film Fire Down Below, starring Steven Seagal and Kris Kristofferson.

In 1999, Travis Tritt appeared in Outlaw Justice alongside Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson. Travis Tritt appeared in the 2000 film Blues Brothers as one of the Louisiana Alligator Boys, alongside B.B King, Eric Clapton, and Bo Diddley. In 2001, he starred in Elmo's World The Wild Wild West. In September 2010, filming began called Fishers of Men, a Christian film.

Travis Tritt married his high school girlfriend, Karen Ryon, in September 1982. They were married for two years before divorcing. After going to court, Tritt was ordered to pay Karen's child support for six months. At the age of 21, he married Jodi Barnett, then 33 years old. He divorced shortly after signing with Warner Bros. in 1989; The divorce was finalized a month before “Country Club” was released.

Travis Tritt wrote the song “Here's a Quarter” the night he received the divorce papers. He married Theresa Nelson on April 12, 1997, and they have one daughter, and two sons.

Travis Tritt’s Wife

Travis Tritt has been married three times and is curreently happily married with his third wife Theresa Nelson. They have been together for about 25 years. On April 12, 1997, Travis Tritt married Theresa Nelson, a Nashville-based student-slash-model.

Travis Tritt’s Children

Travis Tritt has three children named Tyler Reese Tritt, Tarian Nathaniel Tritt, and Tristan James.

Tyler Reese Tritt is walking in her father's footstep as a country music singer. She released her debut single, “Perfect”, on November 4, 2017. Co-written by Jesse Owen Astin, Adam Folsom, and Dionne Osborne

Tarian Nathaniel Tritt is a world-renowned violinist famously known for his outstanding prowess from an early age. He was born on November 20, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Tristan James is the second child of Travis Tritt but there is no information about him as he appears to be keeping a low profile away from the media.

Travis Tritt’s Net Worth

Travis Tritt as a country music singer, songwriter, and actor has an estimated net worth of $35 million.

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