Randy Travis Profile
Randy Travis is an American Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Actor and has been active since the year 1978 until being incapacitated by a stroke in the year 2013. He also recorded 20 studio albums and charted more than 50 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. These include 16 that reached the number 1 position.
Randy Travis Age/How old is Randy Travis?/Randy Travis How Old
Travis was born on May 4, 1959, in Marshville, North Carolina, United States as Randy Bruce Traywick. She is therefore 64 years old as of 2023.
Randy Travis Height
Travis stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Randy Travis Family
Travis was born and raised in Marshville, North Carolina, United States to his loving and caring parents, Bobbie (née Tucker), mother, and Harold Traywick, father. His mother was born on the 16th of May 1937 and unfortunately lost her life on the 21st of May 1998.
She used to work as a textile factory worker. On the other hand, her dad was born on the 31st of March 1933 and unfortunately lost his life on the 8th of October 2016. His father was a turkey farmer, horse breeder, and construction business owner.
Travis was raised in a family of six children and had a brother named Ricky who they were encouraged to pursue musical talents by their father. His father was a fan of Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzell, and George Jones. Back in the year 19967, when he was about eight years old, he began playing guitar and sang in his church of Christ choir.
Later on, after about two years, he and his brother started performing at local clubs and talent contests. This was a contributing factor to why he dropped out of high school. Later on, he became a juvenile delinquent and was arrested for various offenses. This includes auto theft and burglary. He has since voiced regret for his past misdeeds.
Randy Travis Wife/Children
Travis was previously married to his wife, Elizabeth Hatcher who she had been in a marriage with for about 19 years. The duo divorced on the 29th of October 2010 and their business relationship ended thereafter.
He is now married to his wife, Mary Davis who he tied the knot with on the 21st of March 2015. He manages to keep information regarding whether or not he has any children away from the public. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Randy Travis’s Net Worth
Travis has an estimated net worth of around $12 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Actor/Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist.
Randy Travis Career
Travis happens to be a country music singer and gospel singer and began her career in the year 2013. He is considered a pivotal figure in the history of country music and broke through in the mid-1980s with the release of his album, Storms of Life. This album sold more than four million copies and established him as a major force in the neotraditional country movement.
Later on, he followed up his successful debut with a string of platinum and multi-platinum albums. Asides from this, he is known for his distinctive baritone vocals, delivered in a traditional style that has made him a country music star from the 1980s.
Later on, by the mid-1990s, she saw a decline in his chart success. Back in the year 1997, he left Warner Bros. He began recording more Christian material in the year 1997 when he left Warner Bros. Records for DreamWorks Records and then for Word Records. Despite the career shift, he produced only one more number-one country hit “Three Wooden Crosses.”
Later on, he went on to earn several Dove Awards which include Country Album of the Year five times. Since his stroke, which severely limited his singing and speaking ability. Asides from this, he released archival recordings and made limited public appearances.
Additionally, he pursued an acting career appearing in numerous films and television series. These include The Rainmaker in the year 1997 with Matt Damon, Black Dog of the year 1998 with Patrick Swayze, National Treasure 2 in 2007, and Texas Rangers in 2001 with James Van Der Beek. Asides from this, he appeared in about seven episodes of the Touched by an Angel television series. He also made an appearance in about two episodes of the crime-solving television series, Matlock.
Randy was privileged to sell over 25 million records and has won about seven Grammy Awards, six CMA Awards, eleven ACM Awards, 10 AMA Awards, eight GMA Dove Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Back in the year 2006, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Randy Travis 1982
His song, 1982, was released on his youtube channel on the 4th of April 2015 and has about 3,381,994 views. This song was written by Buddy Blackmon and Vip Vipperman and recorded by American country music singer Randy Travis. The song was released in the month of December 1985 as the second single from his album Storms of Life. This song peaked at number 6 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks(now Hot Country Songs) chart and number 5 in Canada. The song was covered by Garth Brooks for its 2016 box set The Ultimate Collection.
Randy Travis I Told You So/I Told You So by Randy Travis
His song, I Told You So was released on his youtube channel on the 27th of October 2009 and has about 27,410,130 views. This song was written and recorded by American country music singer, Randy Travis from his 1987 album, Always and Forever. The song reached number one on the U.S. Billboard and Canadian RPM country singles charts in June 1988.
Randy Travis Forever and Ever Amen
Travis released his song, Forever and Ever Amen on the 16th of July 2013 and has about 12,555,012 views. This song was written by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz and recorded by him. It was later released in the month of March 1987 as the first single from the album Always & Forever. He later became Travis’s third number 1 single on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles charts.
Randy Travis Deeper Than the Holler
His song, Deeper Than the Holler was released on his youtube channel on the 8th of November 2014. This song got about 31,403,814 views. It was written by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz and recorded by American country music singer Randy Travis. This song was released as the second single from the album, Old 8×10. It was his eighth Number One Single and his sixth consecutive.
Randy Travis Health/Is Randy Travis sick?
Randy previously suffered what is medically known as viral cardiomyopathy. This is a rare form of heart failure when a virus causes inflammation of the heart. This made it harder for the organ to pump blood around the body. At one point during his hospital stay, he even flatlined meaning that there was no movement in his heart.
What Happened to Randy Travis?
Travis suffered a massive stroke that necessitated brain surgery and robbed him of his ability to play guitar and perform. This also limited his speech. During this time, the doctors told his wife that he had only a 1 or 2 percent chance of survival.
Randy Travis Funeral
Travis is still very alive and kicking. He sang “Amazing Grace” at George Jones’ funeral. This was a tribute he performed in the Grand Ole Opry where a country singer has had the chance to shine. While seated on stage, before a hushed audience, Travis began his rendition of that all-time classic, “Amazing Grace.”
Is Randy Travis Still Alive?/Did Randy Travis pass away?
Travis is still very alive and kicking. He is XXX years old as of 2022.
Randy Travis Songs
- No Holdin’ Back (1989)
- An Old Time Christmas (1989)
- Heroes & Friends (1990)
- You and You Alone (1998)
- A Man Ain’t Made of Stone (1999)
- Inspirational Journey (2000)
- Around the Bend (2008)
- Anniversary Celebration (2011)
- Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am (2013)
- Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am (2014)