Travis Bacon Bio

He made his acting debut as Lenny in the 2005 drama “Loverboy”, directed by his father, Kevin Bacon, and starring his mother, Kyra Sedgwick, however, their son Travis choose another path to make a name for himself. Although he’s perhaps known best as the son of veteran actors-directors, Travis Bacon is a talented musician and composer. His most notable work is probably composing the music for the 2022 movie “Space Oddity”.

More about this celebrity child, his life, and his career, you’ll find in this article. So, keep on scrolling.

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Early life, family, and education

Born Travis Sedgwick Bacon under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 23 June 1989, he recently celebrated his 34th birthday. He hails from Los Angeles, California USA, holds American nationality, and comes from a family of English, German, Dutch, Irish and Ashkenazi-Jewish descent.

Raised by his parents, alongside his younger sister Sosie, who was born on 15 March 1992, she’s also an actress, perhaps known best for her portrayal of Rose Cotter in the horror “Smile”. Sosie won the Miss Golden Globe award in 2014.

When it comes to Travis, he had an interest in making music from an early age, so upon matriculating from high school in 2007, he enrolled at the Evergreen State College, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Audio Engineering in 2011.

Career and band

As a teenager, Travis had his band, then after his college graduation, Travis began his music career working as an assistant engineer at The Wild Arctic, a well-known record label, and occasionally performed at Acheron, among other popular venues. Travis worked as a live sound engineer for various companies, and also played guitar for several rock bands – he was part of the group Windows Pact, and a member of Idiot Box, a punk-rock-funk band. In 2016, Travis joined the rock band, called Black Anvil as a guitarist.

Currently, Travis is the frontman of the band called CONTRACULT Collective, a hard-metal industrial band; his bandmates are only known as Svart and Culprit. Travis’ mother, Kyra, was so proud seeing her son performing at the music festival held in Daytona Beach, Florida, thus she shared a photo featuring Travis playing the guitar and singing in the microphone on her Instagram, with the caption full of love and support for her son.

When it comes to his work as a composer, besides the aforementioned movie, directed by his mother, Travis composed music for the 2017 TV movie “Story of a Girl”. Two years later, he worked for “Girls Weekend”, also a movie made for television, followed by his work for the short movie “Ghost Woman” in 2021.

Love life and relationships

Travis has been the subject of various rumors concerning his love life, however, for the last three years he’s been living with his long-term partner, Angelina Sambrotto, also known as Angie Alaska, a make-up and FX artist.

The two are ‘parents’ of two cats; on Travis’ 34th birthday, Angie shared an Instagram post, among other things, saying that he’s the best cat father.

Net worth

According to critics, Travis’ band is one on the rise when it comes to hard metal music. Thanks to his musical talent, Travis has earned a decent amount of money, although being raised by two successful actors and filmmakers certainly contributed full filing his dream. According to sources, as of July 2023, Travis’ net worth has been estimated at over $2 million. If you have wondered how rich his parents are, Kevin and Kyra have a net worth estimated at $45 million.

Briefly about his father Kevin Bacon

A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native, Kevin Norwood Bacon, was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 8 July 1958. He has over 100 acting credits to his name, however, Kevin is probably known best for his role as Ren in “Footloose”. When it comes to his TV roles, Kevin’s most notable role was his portrayal of Ryan Hardy in the series “The Following”, which earned him numerous awards, including the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television.

Kevin was raised by his parents, Ruth and Edmund, as their sixth child. When it comes to his education, he attended Julia R. Masterman School, and after winning a full state-funded scholarship to the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts aged 16, after spending five weeks studying theater under the great Glory Van Scott, Kevin’s passion for acting was born.

Aged 17, he decided to move to New York City to pursue his acting career, making his acting debut at the Circle in the Square Theater School. In 1978, he made his big-screen debut as Chip Diller in the comedy “National Lampoon’s Animal House”.

Kevin made his first TV series appearance as Tim Werner in the long-running romantic drama “Guiding Light” in 1981, and through 1982 was seen in 11 episodes. After his breakthrough and first lead role in the 1984 musical drama “Footloose”, Kevin’s career moved upward. He followed with numerous roles in hit movies such as “Quicksilver” (1986), “Flatliners” (1990), “Hollow Man” (2000), and “My One and Only” (2009), just to name a few.

During his career, Kevin had 28 award nominations, including the Primetime Emmy Award nomination-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his portrayal of Michael Strobl in “Taking Chance”, and 16 wins.

If you’ve wondered from whom Travis inherited his love and talent for music, Kevin is a part of the folk-rock-soul band The Bacon Brothers, which he co-founded with his elder brother, Michael. The duo released three albums, entitled “Forosoco” (1997), “Getting There” (1999), and “Can’t Complain” in 2001.

When it comes to Kevin’s personal life, since 4 September 1988, he’s been married to Travis’ mother, Kyra. This renowned actress is probably known best for her role as Brenda Leigh Johnson in the series “The Closer”, while movie lovers know her as Lace Pennamin in “Phenomenon”, in which she starred opposite John Travolta.

Kevin and Kyra met while filming the 1988 movie “Lemon Sky”, and according to them, they fell in love almost immediately. The couple tied the knot a few months after they met, and as of July 2023, are still in marriage.

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