Who Is Gloria Barker? Mother Of Travis Barker

by Manisha Fri Mar 25 2022 Updated On Fri Dec 16 2022
Who Is Gloria Barker? Mother Of Travis Barker

Gloria Barker is the late mother of musician, songwriter and drummer of rock band Travis Barker. 

Her husband's name was Randy Barker, who used to be a mechanic. She had three children, two daughters and a son, with her husband. 

Travis is the youngest. She used to be a babysitter. Her nickname was Cookie.

She was diagnosed with Sjogren Syndrome and died at a young age.

Gloria Barker's husband Randy Barker and son Travis Barker
Gloria Barker's husband Randy Barker and son Travis Barker Source: Instagram

Gloria Barker's Son's Past Relationship

Travis has had many relationships in his past. 

He dated miss USA 2006 Tara Conner and was hooking up with socialite Paris Hilton back in 2006

There was a rumor of him dating the pop star Rihanna, but later they denied the news and confirmed that they were just friends and nothing more than that. 

He was also linked to Kim Kardashian

In 2005 he met UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste, and from then, they started seeing each other. 

According to some sources, they were crazy about each other at that time and living their best life. 

Eventually, the couple broke up. He has had a small fling with singer and actress Rita Ora in that same year. 

He was also married twice. He firstly got married to Melissa Kennedy.

He was married to Shanna in 2004, a year after they welcomed their first child. 

He has two children from his ex-wife Shanna, Landon Asher Barker and Alabama Luella Barker

They put an end to their married life in 2008

They had a lot of issues and differences in their marriage and eventually filed for divorce after 5 years of their wedding. 

He tied a knot with Shanna Moakler way back in 2002, and they parted their ways after six-year.

Has He Married Kourtney Kardashian?

Travis and Kourtney  Kardashian made their relationship Instagram official in 2021 when Kourtney posted a photo of her holding his hands. 

A few months after the couple made their relationship public, he proposed to her with a diamond ring. 

Kourtney and Travis were good friends for a very long time. They lived in the same neighborhood. 

They were seen together going on a date, hanging out with each other, and traveling to many places. 

He has even tattooed her name on his chest. They are very serious about each other and so in love. In April 2022, the love bird got married in Las Vegas

The ceremony was so private and held in front of immediate people.

Travis Barker with his wife Kourtney Kardashian
Travis Barker with his wife Kourtney Kardashian Source: Instagram


Travis is 46 years old.

Net Worth

Travis net worth is estimated to be $50 million. All his income is from his music career. 

He also own a fashion company and a record label.

Travis's Mom Gloria Was His Biggest Pushover To Pursue His Dreams

His mother was his biggest supporter. 

His mom believed in his passion and was sure that he would definitely succeed someday. 

Travis's love for drums and music was her biggest priority. She never forced him to do something else. 

She always supported her son's Travis's passion. But his mom died when he was in freshman year. 

It was a very tragic phase of his life. 

After her demise, he started chasing his dreams as his mom's last words were to play the drums and do things that he loves to do and not to care about anything else. 

Gloria Barker's son Travis Barker and her grandchildren
Gloria Barker's son Travis Barker and her grandchildren  Source: Instagram

Travis Survived From Plane Crash

In one of his interviews, he shared that he fears flying and just hates to fly in planes.

In September 2008, he boarded a private jet with his assistant to go to South Carolina. 

Before boarding a flight, he called his dad because he had a very strange feeling and he was not feeling right and asked his dad to take good care of his children.

Unfortunately, his instinct turned into reality. The jet skipped off the runway and burst into flames. 

He and Goldstein survived the among all the people in that plane. His body was 65% burnt. 

He had 27 surgery within four months after that.

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