Randy Travis Net Worth – 2022

Randy Travis

Net Worth $12 Million
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Gender Male
Date of Birth May 4, 1959 (63 years old)
Nationality United States of America

Randy Travis Net Worth:

$12 Million

What is the net worth of Randy Travis?

American country music and gospel musician, actor, and author Randy Travis has a net worth of $12 million. Travis has sold over 25 million albums and has had over 20 number one hits, including “Forever and Ever, Amen,” “It’s Just a Matter of Time,” “Forever Together,” and “Whisper My Name.” Nearly two dozen studio albums have been released by Randy, including “Storms of Life” (1986), “Always & Forever” (1987), “Heroes & Friends” (1990), and “Around the Bend” (2008). Travis has appeared in the films “The Rainmaker” (1997), “Baby Geniuses” (1999), “Texas Rangers” (2001), and “National Treasure: Book of Secrets” (2007), as well as the television series “Sesame Street” (1991), “Matlock” (1992–1993), and “Touched by an Angel” (1994–2003) and the miniseries “Texas” (1994). 2016 saw Randy’s induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Early Years

Randy Travis was born Randy Bruce Traywick in Marshville, North Carolina on May 4, 1959. His mother, Bobbie, worked at a textile industry, while his father, Harold, ran a construction company in addition to being a turkey farmer, horse breeder, and substitute teacher. Randy was raised alongside five siblings, and his father pushed him to pursue his passion for music. Travis began singing in the church choir and playing the guitar at the age of eight, and at the age of ten, he and his brother Randy founded the band the Traywick Brothers and played at talent contests and local clubs. Travis dropped out of high school and was arrested many times for crimes such as vehicle theft and burglary. In 1975, he won a talent contest at the Country City USA nightclub in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the club’s owner, Elizabeth Hatcher, recruited him as a cook and let him to play there frequently. Elizabeth became Randy’s guardian and manager when he was arrested a second time. In 1978, Travis began recording for Paula Records and recorded the songs “Dreamin'” and “She’s My Woman.” In 1982, Hatcher divorced her husband and relocated to Nashville with Travis, where their friendship blossomed into romance and culminated in their marriage over a decade later.

Career

After recording “Live at the Nashville Palace” independently in 1982 (under the name Randy Ray), Travis signed with the Nashville division of Warner Bros. Records. In 1986, he released “Storms of Life,” which topped the “Billboard” Top Country Albums list and contained the Gold singles “On the Other Hand” and “Diggin’ Up Bones.” Randy joined the Grand Ole Opry in late 1986. In 1987, he released the five-times-platinum album “Always & Forever,” followed by the two-times-platinum albums “Old 810” (1988) and “No Holdin’ Back” (1989). (1989). Each track from “Always & Forever” topped the “Billboard” Hot Country Songs list and the “Canadian Country Songs” chart. In the 1990s, Travis released the Platinum albums “Heroes & Friends” (1990) and “High Lonesome” (1991), as well as the Gold album “This Is Me” (1994), and the number-one singles “Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart,” “Forever Together,” “If I Didn’t Have You,” “Look Heart, No Hands,” and “Whisper My Name.” He left Warner Bros. in 1998 for DreamWorks Records, which issued his albums “You and You Alone” (1998) and “A Man Ain’t Made of Stone” (1998). (1999).

Randy published his debut album of Christian country music, “Inspirational Journey,” on Word Records in 2000. He then released the gold-certified albums “Rise and Shine” (2002) and “Worship & Faith” in 2002. (2003). “Three Wooden Crosses” hit number one on the Hot Country Songs list in 2002. Travis returned to Warner Bros. Records for 2008’s “Around the Bend,” and subsequently released “Anniversary Celebration” (2011), “Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am” (2013), and “Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am” (2015). (2014). In 2009, he participated on Carrie Underwood’s rendition of his song “I Told You So,” which topped the Canadian Country chart and peaked at number two on the Hot Country Songs list. Additionally, the Gold hit won Randy his eighth Grammy. In 2016, he participated among 29 other musicians in the “Forever Country” music video to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards. Travis released the CD “Precious Memories (Worship & Faith)” in 2020, which had tracks recorded at the Calvary Assembly Of God Church in Orlando in 2003. Additionally, Randy has published the Christmas CDs “An Old Time Christmas” (1989) and “Songs of the Season” (2005), as well as the live album “Live: It Was Only a Matter of Time” (2001).

Personal Life

On May 31, 1991, Randy wed Elizabeth Hatcher, who is 16 years his senior, and they divorced in 2010. Travis married Mary Davis on March 21, 2015 afterwards. Randy was arrested for public drunkenness in Sanger, Texas, in February 2012, and he was arrested again a few months later when police officers discovered him sleeping naked on the road. When cops attempted to arrest Travis for crashing his automobile, he threatened their life. Before being detected by authorities, Randy attempted to purchase smokes at a Tiger Mart convenience shop while naked. After being detained, he paid $21,500 bond and launched a lawsuit to prevent the publication of police dash cam footage; a court finally decided against him, and the video was published in late 2017. Travis pled guilty to driving under the influence in January 2013 and was sentenced to two years of probation, a 180-day suspended prison term, and a $2,000 fine.

Randy was brought to the hospital in July 2013 with viral cardiomyopathy resulting from a viral upper respiratory infection. His heart stopped beating, and he was placed in a coma by medical professionals. After Travis awoke from his coma, physicians determined that he had suffered a severe stroke, and during a second coma, his lungs collapsed. Travis was placed on life support, and Mary, who was Randy’s fiancée at the time, was informed that he had a one percent chance of survival. Randy defied all expectations and was discharged from the hospital on July 31, 2013. Due to the stroke, Travis had trouble speaking and had to walk with a cane, but by November 2014, he was relearning how to write and play guitar, and he could walk short distances without assistance. Randy regained his voice during the following two years and sang “Amazing Grace” at his Country Music Hall of Fame induction in October 2016. In 2017, Travis disclosed that the stroke had left him with lasting impairments, including restricted speech, a crippled hand, and diminished singing abilities. Randy and Mary Travis founded The Randy Travis Foundation, which is dedicated to sufferers of cardiovascular disorders and strokes. In 2019, Travis published “Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms,” in which he details his experiences. In 2019, Randy declared his intention to resume touring, but the tour was cut short due to “complicated performance content”-related technological concerns.

Honors and Candidatures

Travis has been nominated for sixteen Grammys and has won seven: Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for “Always & Forever” (1988) and “Old 810” (1989), Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for “Same Old Train” (1999) and “I Told You So” (2010), and Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album for “Rise And Shine” (2004), “Worship & Faith” (2005), and “Glory (2007). Randy has had over eighty nominations for his songs and has won eleven Academy of Country Music Awards, ten American Music Awards, five Country Music Association Awards, and eight GMA Dove Awards. “Influences: George Jones and Randy Travis” earned him a CableACE Award nomination for Performance in a Music Special or Series in 1993. In 2004, Randy was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2008, he earned a guitar on the Music City Walk of Fame.

Real Estate

Travis constructed a 20,000-square-foot “luxury ranch” near Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 2002. The residence is situated on 220 acres of land and features a shooting range, bowling alley, fitness center, horse stables, 10 fireplaces, and a swimming pool. In 2014, Randy listed the ranch for sale at $14.7 million. Over the next eight years, Randy reduced the price on several occasions. The property’s selling status was changed to pending in November of 2021. A few months previously, the price of the property was reduced to $8.5 million.

In 2010, he acquired the approximately 1,800-square-foot apartment in Nashville for $500,000; he sold it in 2019 for $545,000.

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