Famous American Christian music singer and country music singer Randy Travis is also known for his skills as an actor, guitarist, and songwriter. A six-time Grammy Award winner Randy, Let’s find out more about how much is Randy Travis’s net worth in 2018.
Randy Travis Early Life
Randy was born on 4th May 1959 in Marshville, North Carolina. His father’s name was Bobby Traywick and his mother was Harold. Randy was second among his six siblings. He is raised on a farm owned by his father. From childhood, he had interest in music. His favorite singers were Gene Autry, Lefty Frizell, and Hank Williams.
Randy was a school drop out and he worked in several places like working on a construction site as a worker. He was arrested several times too for breaking and entering, assault, and other misdemeanor charges. Randy met Elizabeth Hatcher and that changed his life as he now concentrated only on music.
Randy Travis Career, Awards & Achievement
The first single of Randy was ‘On The Other hand’ but he got success through his second track ‘1982’. His next three albums were superhit ‘Old 8 X 10’, ‘Heroes and Friends’, and ‘No Holdin’ Back’.
In the 90’s Randy thought of a career in acting. First, he did roles in some TV movies like ‘Steel Chariots’ and ‘Dead man’s Revenge’. He did play important characters in some TV series like ‘Fraiser and Sabrina’, ‘Touched By an Angel’, and ‘The Teenage Witch’. He got some supporting roles in movies too like ‘The Rainmaker’, ‘The Million Doller Kid’, and ‘T.N.T.’.
At that time some musical albums of Travis released too named ‘Full Circle’, ‘A Man Ain’t Made Out Of Stone’, and ‘You And You Alone’.
Awards & Achievements
A singer of his caliber is bound to get a lot of awards. He won the Academy of Country Music Awards 8 times. He won the American Music Awards 10 times. Randy won 6 Country Music Association Awards. He won the GMA Dove Awards 7 times and the biggest of all, the Grammy Awards 6 times.
Net Worth of Randy Travis
Randy earned a lot in his career. His earnings from his album Storms of Life was $3,000,000 and earnings from his album An Old Time Christmas was $500,000. He earned $1,000,000 from his album Greatest Hits, Volume 2 and $1,000,000 from his album Greatest Hits, Volume 1.
His album Worship & Faith saw him earn $500,000 and the earnings from his album Around the Bend are $35,000. Right now the estimated net worth of Randy Travis is $32 million.
Travis was arrested in 2012 for drunk driving and while being arrested, he threatened the officers. He was released the next day but not before posting a $21,500 bond.
Next year he was again in headlines for health issues. He was admitted to hospital and was suffering from heart-related issues. He went through a stroke and the stroke took away his power of speaking and walking. Now he is learning to sing again. Before that, he was engaged with Mary Davis and married her in 2015.