Who are Travis Barker's ex-wives? Kourtney Kardashian's fiancé married twice before
Fans are hoping that third time is the charm for the musician who was earlier married to Melissa Kennedy and Shanna Moakler
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are all set to embark on a new journey as the duo has got officially engaged. The Blink-182 drummer popped the big question to his lady love over the weekend and made sure the occasion was as romantic as possible. Travis Barker put a ring on their relationship as he went down on one knee on Sunday, October 17, at a beachside hotel in Montecito, Santa Barbara.
While this is the first time Kourtney Kardashian will be walking down the aisle (we hope soon), for Travis Barker, this will be his third wedding. Fans are hoping that the third time is the charm for the musician who was earlier married to Melissa Kennedy and Shanna Moakler. He even shares two children with the latter, while Kourtney has three kids with her ex Scott Disick. Read on to find out more about Travis Barker's past marriages and what his ex-wife had to say about an alleged rumor between him and Kim Kardashian.
Travis Barker was married to Melissa Lynne Kennedy for less than a year. Not many details are known about her, though according to YourTango, they tied the knot on September 22, 2001. Kennedy appeared briefly in a 1999 documentary on Blink-182 band, titled 'The Urethra Chronicles'. In 2002, she again appeared in a follow-up documentary and has been identified as Travis Barker's wife on IMDb.
Born on July 27, 1982, Kennedy is seven years younger than Barker, but it is not exactly known how they met. Their marriage fell apart less than a year later as they divorced on August 6, 2002. Following the split, Kennedy devoted her attention to her career. She is presently a broker and owner of LifeStyle Estates Realty and Funding Inc. in Orange County, California.
Travis Barker later married model and actress Shanna Moakler in 2004. Moakler won the Miss New York USA pageant in 1995 and was the first runner-up at Miss USA the same year. She began modeling at the age of 15 and was later chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in December 2001. She started her television career in 1996 with appearances on 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman', Due South' and NBC movie of the week 'Til the End', also starring Shannen Doherty. In 1998, she appeared in an episode of 'Timecop' playing the role of Allison Kendall, and became a regular on the television police drama 'Pacific Blue'.
She dated British musician Billy Idol in 1997, and the couple appeared in a scene together in the Adam Sandler-Drew Barrymore romcom 'The Wedding Singer'. She dated boxer Oscar De La Hoya in October 1997, with whom she had a daughter. The relationship abruptly ended in 2000 when the actor saw De La Hoya escorting another woman to the Latin Grammy Awards when she was at home watching the show on television.
She also dated actor Dennis Quaid and Hells Angels biker Bryan Sollima. Moakler married Travis Barker, drummer for the bands Blink-182, +44, Box Car Racer, and The Transplants and formerly of The Aquabats, when Barker proposed to her in the elevator entrance to the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland. The couple married in 2004 and have two children together: a son, Landon Asher Barker, and a daughter, Alabama Luella Barker.
Barker filed for divorce in August 2006. Moakler was devastated by the end of their marriage. Eventually, reports that Barker was seeing Paris Hilton began to circulate, leading to a confrontation between Moakler and Hilton in a Los Angeles nightclub Hyde Lounge, where they accused each other of battery. Following the divorce, Moakler and Barker were in an on-and-off relationship, spending romantic dinners and throwing parties for each other. The couple is now co-parenting their two children.
Moakler landed in controversy recently after she liked a mean comment online which said that Travis Barker "downgraded" on his choice of partner after choosing Kourtney Kardashian. Later, she also started the rumor that Barker allegedly dated Kim Kardashian before fuelling a romance with her sister.