Travis Pastrana Bio

Facts About Travis Pastrana

Celebrated NameTravis Pastrana
Age39 Years Old
Nick NameTravis Pastrana
Birth NameTravis Alan Pastrana
Birth Date1983-10-08
Profession Motorsports Competitor , Stunt Performer
Birth NationUSA
Place Of BirthAnnapolis, Maryland
FatherRobert Pastrana
MotherDebby Pastrana
UniversityUniversity of Maryland
Marital StatusMarried
WifeLyn-Z Adams Hawkins
ChildrenAddy Ruth and Bristol
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net Worth$35 Million
Source of WealthRacing and Stunt Performing Career
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight89 KG
Body Measurement40-32-14 in
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
LinksWikipedia Instagram

Travis Pastrana is a well-recognized American professional motorsports competitor and stunt performer. He has won various championships and gold medals on X Games, such as motocross, rally racing, supercross, and freestyle motocross. He is a TV producer and currently runs a show, "Nitro Circus". Moreover, he competed in Monster Jam circuits and Global RallyCross Championship. He has also driven in NASCAR, most recently competing part-time in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 40 and the No. 45 for Niece Motorsports. He is a four-time Rally America champion and has also raced in the Global RallyCross Championship, Monster Jam, and Race of Champions. He is judge on America's Got Talent spin-off AGT: Extreme, which premiered on February 21, 2022, on NBC. 

What is Travis Pastrana Famous For?

  • Being a professional motorsports competitor and stunt performer.
  • Being the ten-time gold medalist at X games holding a world record as the first stunt performer pulling off a double black flip and the second world record for notable jumps.

What Ethnicity is Travis Pastrana?

Travis Pastrana was born with the birth name of Travis Alan Pastrana on 8th October 1983. He is from Annapolis, Maryland, the USA. He was born to his parents; Robert Pastrana (father) and Debby Pastrana (mother). He belongs to American-Colombian ethnic background and his nationality is American. He is of Colombian descent by his grandparents from his father's family. His uncle, Alan Pastrana, played as a quarterback from 1965 to 1968 at the University of Maryland, which Travis Pastrana also attended. Libra is her zodiac sign and her religion is Christian. He celebrated his 38th birthday as of 2021. On 11th June 2003, 19-year-old Pastrana was seriously injured when he crashed his Corvette into a tree in Davidsonville, Maryland. 

About his education, Pastrana attended the University of Maryland. 

Travis Pastrana Career Timeline

  • Travis, in his early career, won three motocross racing championships: the 2000 AMA 125cc National championship, the 2001 125cc East Coast Supercross Championship, and the 125cc Rose Creek Invitational. In addition, he raced in the 2000 Motocross des Nations.
  • Tavis, at the age of 13, performed stunts during motocross racing, keeping the fans enthused and, later in life, leading to his career in freestyle motocross.
  • He has always raced and competed on Suzuki motorcycles. All of his motorcycles and rally cars carry the number 199. 
  • He has even sponsored a Monster Jam truck called Pastrana 199 and Nitro Circus, after the show on MTV. 

American Stunt Performer, Travis Pastrana

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  • He competed in the first-ever Red Bull Straight Rhythm competition on 3rd October 2014. However, he was eliminated early. 
  • He next competed in and won the World Freestyle Motocross Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada, beginning a winning streak that lasted until 2003. At that time, he was only fourteen. 
  • After his gold medal performance at the 1999 X Games, he clinched the gold at the inaugural Gravity Games in Rhode Island. 
  • As his dad was raised in Puerto Rico, it made Travis directly eligible to represent Puerto Rico in international competitions. The Puerto Rico Motorcycle Association provided him with a license to represent the Territory, which was accepted by the Unión Latinoamericana de Motociclismo, the relevant sanctioning body in Latin America.
  • His debut with the team took place on 15th March 2008. In the finals, he finished third. 
  • Next, he took part in the Motocross of Nations event as part of Team Puerto Rico in 2018. 
  • Regarding his X Games, he won the first-ever MotoX Freestyle event at the X Games in 1999, won the gold medal for the second time in 2000, won his third gold in 2001, claimed his fourth gold in 2003, won his fifth gold medal in Freestyle in 2005, became the third athlete to win three gold medals at a single X Games event in 2006, took bronze in Rally in 2007, took gold in Rally in 2008,  won Moto X Freestyle in 2010. 
  • He made his Stadium Super Trucks debut at X Games Austin 2015 in 2015. He finished last in his heat race, and was forced to run the last-chance qualifier, finishing second and advancing to the final race; he finished ninth in the final. 
  • He opened a rallying career in the Race of Champions in 2003 and began driving for the Subaru-backed Vermont SportsCar rally team in 2004. 
  • He was signed by Subaru to lead their new Subaru Rally Team USA in 2006. 
  • He competed at the 2006 Race of Champions at the Stade de France in Paris on 16th December 2006. 
  • On 29th August 2009, he claimed the overall victory at Ojibwe Forests Rally, his fifth of the 2009 Rally America season. The victory sealed his fourth consecutive Rally America driver's title, the most in series history.
  • He began competing in the Global RallyCross Championship in 2011. 
  • He also ran part-time with a Dodge Dart in 2013. 
  • He entered round 2 of the 2018 Americas Rallycross Championship at Austin, finishing fourth.
  • He announced plans to construct Circuit 199, a multi-purpose racing facility, in Sudlersville, Maryland in the year 2020. 
  • In 2021, he created the Nitro Rallycross series as an expansion of the discipline's participation in the Nitro World Games. 
  • Ahead of the inaugural season in late 2021, he built a test track on a 150-acre lot he purchased near his home. 
  • He won two races, which helped him become the 2021 champion as he claimed the tiebreaker over Scott Speed. 
  • He made his debut in the NASCAR competition by driving in the 2011 Toyota All-Star Showdown, finishing sixth. Next, he competed in NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin's Short Track Showdown at Richmond International Raceway, finishing 31st in 2012. 
  • On 27th April 2012, he made his Nationwide Series debut, finishing 22nd at the Richmond 250. 
  • He ended 2013 with four top tens, a pole, and 14th-place points finish, 429 points behind champion Austin Dillon. 
  • On 11th November 2013, he announced via Facebook that he would be leaving NASCAR at the end of the 2013 season, citing a lack of sponsorship, frustration regarding his performance, and a desire to spend time with his family as the reasons for his decision; Pastrana wrote: "I hate to quit and I hate to fail, but sometimes things work out as they should. I've never been able to figure out the finesse required in pavement racing and that is disappointing, but I'm looking forward to driving more rally and racing more off-road trucks and there will be some announcements on those fronts shortly."
  • On 23rd September 2015, he announced he would make his comeback to NASCAR, signing a one-race deal with NTS Motorsports to race the No. 31 Chevrolet in the Truck Series race at Las Vegas on October 3. He finished 16th, two laps behind race winner John Wes Townley.
  • Back in 2020, he returned to NASCAR for the first time in three years, competing for Niece Motorsports again. He drove their No. 40 truck in the second of two races of the doubleheader at Kansas. This was also his first Truck Series start that was not at Las Vegas.
  • On 17th September 2020, it was announced that he would run the Las Vegas race again with Niece. This was also the first time Pastrana made more than one Truck start in a season. 
  • Besides this, MTV "Nitro Circus", his new television show of which he is an executive producer, premiered on MTV on 8th February 2009.
  • A spinoff of MTV's "Jackass", the two shows shared producers, Jeff Tremaine, and was partially created by Jackass frontman Johnny Knoxville.
  • In August 2020, Pastrana organized the Pastranaland Pit Bike Championship. 
  • He alongside the rest of Nitro Circus appeared in the music video for "Spaceship" by Puddle of Mudd.
  • He alongside McGrath starred in the 2001 Disney Channel movie "Motocrossed". Additionally, he is featured as a hidden surfer in the 2002 video game "Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer".
  • He also appeared as a playable character in the 2004 video game MTX Mototrax. 
  • He lent his voice to the 2007 game Colin McRae: DiRT as himself. 
  • He even features as a driver in 2009's Colin McRae: DiRT 2 for Subaru Rally Team USA.
  • He co-authored a book about his life, The Big Jump: The Tao of Travis Pastrana with ESPN The Magazine senior writer Alyssa Roenigk, which was published by ESPN Books in 2007. 
  • A documentary about Pastrana was filmed by ESPN in 2008, titled "199 Lives: The Travis Pastrana Story".
  • He is featured in "X Games: The Movie".
  • He is a judge on the 'America's Got Talent' spin-off "AGT: Extreme", which premiered on 21st February 2022 on NBC.

He is judge on the America's Got Talent spin-off AGT Extreme, which premiered February 21, 2022 on NBC


Travis Pastrana International Career

  • In the 2007 season, Travis raced three P-WRC events in the Group N class, driving a Subaru Impreza WRX STI–based rally car.
  • He competed in his first world rally at the 21º Corona Rally México during March 9-11, 2007. 
  • He finished fifth in the P-WRC (Group N) class (the best-in-class finish by an American in a WRC event since John Buffum finished third in the Acropolis Rally in 1988), followed by a tenth place in Rally Argentina and an eleventh in Rally GB.  
  • His 2008 season in the P-WRC was less successful, with one retirement following a crash on stage one of Rally Argentina and one-thirteenth place on the Acropolis Rally.

Travis Pastrana Championship Titles

  • 2021: Nitro Rallycross
  • 2017: American Rally Association
  • 2006–2009: Rally America
  • 2001: AMA Supercross 125cc
  • 2000: AMA Motocross 125cc

Who is Travis Pastrana Wife?

Travis Pastrana is a married man. He tied a knot to his beautiful wife, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins. By profession, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins is a Skateboarder. They married in the year 2010 after dating for eight years. On 4th June 2011, during a live performance of Nitro Circus, he proposed to Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins. Their wedding was held in Southern California, near the home of Hawkins. Today, the duo is enjoying their present life happily. The duo is also blessed with two daughters namely Addy Ruth Pastrana (born 2nd September 2013) and Bristol Murphy (born 9th February 2015). Their bond is going stronger with the passage of time. His sexual orientation is straight. He lives with his family in Davidsonville, Maryland. 

Travis Pastrana Family

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How much is Travis Pastrana Net Worth?

Travis Pastrana is a professional motorsports competitor and stunt performer. He has won many championships and X Games gold medals in several disciplines, including supercross, motocross, freestyle motocross, and rally racing. As of 2022, Travis Pastrana has an estimated net worth of $35 Million. He made this fortune from his successful career as a racer and a stunt performer. He has won many prizes, some in the form of money, which has brought millions on his way. He has also had deals with various brands like Suzuki. Besides this, he has produced and hosted various sports shows, which boost his net worth. He is currently sponsored by Alpinestars, Black Rifle Coffee Company, DC Shoes, Ethika, Kicker Car Audio, KTM, Pit Viper, Subaru, Yokohama Rubber Company. At present, he runs a show called Nitro Circus and the rallycross racing series Nitro Rallycross. Today, he is living a lavish lifestyle from his career earnings. His exact salary is in millions of dollars. 

How tall is Travis Pastrana?

Travis Pastrana is a handsome man witht he height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm or 1.88 cm. His balanced body weight consists of 195 lbs in the pound or 89 Kg. His other body measurement is 40-32-14 inches. Overall, he has got a healthy body with an athletic body type. His eye color is brown and his hair color is black. His medical records include a dislocated spine, he has torn his ACL, PCL, LCL, MCL, and meniscus in his left knee, broken his tibia and fibula, he has had surgery on his left wrist twice, left thumb once, two surgeries on his back, one on his right elbow, nine on his left knee, six on the right knee, one shoulder surgery which left him with the only piece of metal he has in his body. He was severely injured, his spine having been separated from his pelvis. It also left him in a wheelchair for three months. "I was in and out of consciousness for about three days and had six blood transfusions," said Pastrana. He also added that according to doctors, only three people in the U.S. have ever lived after such an injury. It was a long and difficult recovery, though Pastrana would routinely ride wheelies in his wheelchair around the hospital and therapy areas. Conversely, a broken pelvis during a BASE jumping accident in Florida, where he crash-landed into a park, forced him to miss the 2022 ROC.

Trivias About Travis Pastrana You Need To Know.

  • Travis once jumped from an airplane without a parachute as a carefully choreographed stunt. However, due to its illegality, he landed into serious trouble.
  • He was signed by Subaru to lead their new Subaru Rally Team USA in 2006.
  • He is featured in "X Games: The Movie".
  • He is a judge on the 'America's Got Talent' spin-off "AGT: Extreme", which premiered 21st February 2022 on NBC.
  • He lent his voice to the 2007 game Colin McRae: DiRT as himself.

Frequently Asked Questions About Travis Pastrana.

Where was Travis Pastrana born?

Travis Pastrana was born in Annapolis, Maryland.

Who is the father of Travis Pastrana?

The father of Travis Pastrana is Robert Pastrana.

Who is the mother of Travis Pastrana?

The mother of Travis Pastrana is Debby Pastrana.

What is the net worth of Travis Pastrana?

The net worth of Travis Pastrana is $35 Million.

What is the color of Travis Pastrana's eye?

Travis Pastrana eye color is Brown.

What is the color of Travis Pastrana's hair?

Travis Pastrana hair color is Black.

Travis Pastrana Biography

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Celebrated Name Travis Pastrana
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Travis Pastrana
Birth Name Travis Alan Pastrana
Birth Date 1983-10-08
Gender Male
Profession Motorsports Competitor , Stunt Performer
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Celebrated Name Travis Pastrana
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Travis Pastrana
Birth Name Travis Alan Pastrana
Birth Date 1983-10-08
Gender Male
Profession Motorsports Competitor , Stunt Performer
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Annapolis, Maryland
Father Robert Pastrana
Mother Debby Pastrana
Ethnicity American-Colombian
Horoscope Libra
Religion Christian
University University of Maryland
Marital Status Married
Wife Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins
Children Addy Ruth and Bristol
Sexual Orientation Straight
Residence Davidsonville
Net Worth $35 Million
Source of Wealth Racing and Stunt Performing Career
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Weight 89 KG
Body Measurement 40-32-14 in
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black