After months of secrecy, Kylie Jenner took to Instagram to announce the birth of her baby daughter with boyfriend Travis Scott, born on February 1, 2018.
After speculation about her pregnancy, Kylie revealed that ‘pregnancy has been the most beautiful, empowering, and life changing experience I’ve had in my entire life and I’m actually going to miss it.’
In addition to the social media post, the Lip Kit entrepreneur shared an announcement video that also provided the first glimpse of Kim Kardashian’s new baby Chicago West.
Travis Scott awaiting for the arrival of his daughter, seen in Kylie Jenner’s announcement video
Kylie was also wearing a diamond ring in the video, sparking rumours that she is engaged to the Goosebumps rapper Travis.
Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner went public with their relationship back in April 2017 after Kylie’s on-off three-year romance with Tyga ended. But who is Travis Scott?
Kylie Jenner announced the birth of baby daughter with boyfriend Travis Scott on Instagram
Who is Travis Scott?
Born Jacques Webster Jr. on April 30, 1992, in Houston, Texas, the rapper is better known by his stage name Travis Scott, or Travi$ Scott.
After dropping out of the University of Texas at San Antonio, Travis moved to New York City to start his music career but months later, moved to Los Angeles because of lack of progression.
Lack of funds resulted in Travis having to move back to Houston where his parents, who had already cut him off financially, kicked him out of their house and he returned to LA.
Kylie and Travis were first spotted together in Texas as they enjoyed a basketball in April 2017
T.I., the Atlanta-based rapper and owner of Grand Hustle Records, then heard the track Lights (Love Sick) and Travis was invited into the studios for a meeting.
Travis Scott’s first full-length release was a mixtape called Owl Pharaoh and a year later, another mixtape, Days Before Rodeo, was released. Soon after, he took to Twitter to announce his first studio album, Rodeo.
After the success of his first few productions, Travis went on to headline a concert tour across the US in 2015, renowned as the wildest rap tours of all time, with special appearances from Kanye West, Wale, Chris Brown and Birdman.
Rodeo was released in 2015 with guest appearances from Quavo, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber and debuted at the top of the Billboard Rap Albums chart.
In 2016, Alexander Wang revealed that Travis Scott would be part of WANGSQUAD for the Spring campaign and he continued to produce more music.
His album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight was released in the same year and was number one on the US Billboard 200 which led to Universal signing a worldwide deal with the Butterfly Effect rapper.
He also was an executive producer on Kanye West’s album Cruel Summer.
2017 saw Travis Scott announce a worldwide concert tour called Birds Eye View and the launch of his own imprint, Cactus Jack Records.
In an interview, Travis said: ‘I’m not doing it to have financial control over my music. I want first and foremost to help other artists, launch new names, to provide opportunities. I want to do for them what happened to me, but better.’
As well as working on an album with Quavo from the hip hop trio Migos, he announced his third studio album AstroWorld, worked with Drake on More Life and released new music on Soundcloud.
What is Travis Scott’s net worth?
Travis Scott’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $8 million (£5.7 million), according to Celebrity Net Worth.
After his parents cut him off financially, Travis built up his fortune after deciding to pursue music full-time and today, produces tracks for the likes of Jay-Z, John Legend and Madonna.
Travis also produced the hit single B**** Better Have My Money by Rihanna, has won a BET Hip Hop Award and a Teen Choice Award and was nominated for the Album of the Year Grammy in 2017 for being a featured artist on Justin Bieber’s Purpose.
His girlfriend Kylie Jenner is worth around $50 million (£35 million), according to Forbes Celebrity 100 Earnings list, on which she ranks at number 59.