Travis Tritt Biography

(Singer, actor, song writer)

Travis Tritt is an American country music singer, and songwriter. He is also an actor. He is a married man.

More about the relationship

Travis Tritt is a married person. He married longtime girlfriend Theresa Nelson on April 12, 1997.

The couple has welcomed three children: sons Tristan James (born June 16, 1999) and Tarian Nathaniel (born November 20, 2003), and daughter Tyler Reese (born February 18, 1998). Her daughter, Tyler is also a singer.

Previously, he married his high school sweetheart, Karen Ryon in September 1982. At that time, he worked at an air conditioning company and Ryon worked at a Burger King. But the couple could not hold the relationship and end after two years in 1984.

After that, he married a 33-year-old woman named Jodi Barnett and at the time of marriage, he was only 21 years old.

Unfortunately, he divorced his wife shortly after signing into Warner Bros. The divorce was finalized in 1989.

Relationship Facts of Travis Tritt

  • Travis Tritt is married to Theresa Nelson.
  • Travis Tritt married on April 12, 1997.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 286 days 💑
  • He is father of Three (Tarian Nathaniel, Tristan James, and Tyler Reese).
  • Travis Tritt is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Travis Tritt?

Travis Tritt is an American country singer, actor, and songwriter. He has released 12 studio albums and also, and his songs charted more than  40 times on the Hot Country Songs charts.

He has been awarded Grammy Awards in 1991 and 1998.

Travis Tritt: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

He was born on February 9, 1963, in Marietta, Georgia, USA, as James Travis Tritt. He is currently 59 years old. His father’s name is James Tritt Sr. and his mother’s name is Gwen Tritt.

His parents got divorced and later, again remarried when Travis was 18 years old. He has got a sister named Sheila Tritt.

Travis holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education history, he attended Sprayberry High School. Also, during his school time, he received his first guitar at the age of eight and taught himself how to play and later performed ‘Annie’s Song’ and ‘King of the Road’ in his school.

When he became 14 years old, his parents bought him another guitar and began learning more songs from his uncle, Sam Lockhart.

Travis Tritt: Professional Life and Career

He used to work at a furniture store during his teen years and later worked as a supermarket clerk. Later, he began playing in clubs while he was working at an air conditioning company.

Travis Tritt
Caption: Travis Tritt and Theresa Nelson (Source: Wide Open)

Then, Travis Tritt began recording demos for several years with the help of Warner Bros. Records executive Danny Davenport. His demo album titled ‘Proud of the Country’ was completed and he sent it to Warner Bros. representatives in Los Angeles.

In 1987, he was signed to the label and released his debut album, ‘Country Club’ in 1990. After that, he released ‘It’s All About to Change’ in 1991, ‘T-R-O-U-B-L-E’ in 1992, ‘The Restless Kind’ in 1996, and ‘No More Looking over My Shoulder’ in 1998.

He left Warner Bros. Records and signed to Columbia Records and released three studio albums: ‘Down the Road, I Go’ in 2000, ‘Strong Enough’ in 2002, and ‘My Honky Tonk History’ in 2004.

In February 2006, Travis Tritt signed to independent Category 5 Records and released his album ‘The Storm’ via the label.

He left Category 5 Records to open his label named Post Oak label and released an album, ‘The Calm After…’ in July 2013.

Apart from his musical career, he has made his appearances in films such as ‘Rio Diablo’ in 1993, ‘Fire Down Below’ in 1997, and in the TV series ‘Yes Dear’ in 1995 and ‘Sgt. Bilko’ in 1996.

Awards, Nominations

He was nominated for six Country Music Association nominations and won five of them. In addition, he has been awarded Billboard Awards in 1990, Grammy Awards in 1992 and 1999, and many more.

Travis Tritt: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $35 million as of 2022, earned from his professional career.

Travis Tritt: Rumors and Controversy

There are not any big rumors or controversies about this singer. However, recently on May 18, 2019, he witnessed a fatal accident on Veterans Highway, Myrtle Beach. It was a car accident with the death of two people.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

He has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and weighs 85 kg. Travis Tritt has blue eyes, blonde hair, and a fair skin tone.

Social Media

Tritt has around 256k followers on Instagram, about 206.8k followers on Twitter, and around 1.7M followers on Facebook.


To know more about Lizzo, Juice Wrld, and Laci Kaye Booth, please click on the link.