Travis is a famous Australian actor and successful former model. he has been in the lime light after his hi profile Calvin Klein campaign in which he starred opposite to Patrick Swayze(Late). His other contribution in acting came up in the Beast, a TV series and in a movie ‘Warcraft’. His role in the History channel as Ragnar Lothbrok has been highly praised.
From his various earnings Travis has managed $3 million dollars as his net worth.
Travis was born on 15th July 1979 in Lockington, Victoria, Australia. Travis has seen a huge dairy farm in his childhood. The youngest brother Travis has other two siblings. He was born to Chris who is a cattle farmer and Jenny who has been serving for the disabled as a recreation officer. From his early childhood Travis was very keen to play in the Australian football. As per his ambition he moved to Melbourne to pursue playing in the ASL for St. Kilda Football Club. Unfortunately he was hurt before the season and lost initiation in the aspiration to be a professional footballer.
Soon after he tried commercial architecture in RMIT for his engineering but failed to continue.
Travis was spotted by Matthew Anderson in a gym while he was doing his workouts. He saw a promise in Travis of a fabulous model. Matthew was working for Chadwick Models agency. In 2002 Travis was signed by LA Models. He became the most highly paid model who is working for the Calvin Klein exclusively. He was there on the tours for CK’s Crave which was a fragrance campaign for the men and also model for the underwear. ‘People’ one of the most popular magazines of America has declared Travis as the Sexiest Bachelor in 2002. He has become one of the leading heart throb as a male model in the total span of modelling. It was guessed by some of the journalist that ‘Sex and the City’ has got its inspiration from Travis.
Appearing on the magazine’s cover has become a habit for Travis, as most of the magazines would prefer the appearance of Travis to get hold of their potential readers. This includes Numero Homme, a popular periodical of France and America’s TV Guide. His presence was felt in one of the most popular American TV show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in 2003. His popularity has gone up to such a height that on “Someone to call my Lover” by Janet Jackson, Travis had been asked to give a cameo appearance. Travis was again seen in Jennifer Lopez original version “I am real”. Travis was then incline to the world of acting and hence refused the role of guest judge on the popular television series “Make me a Supermodel”.
Travis learned acting under the supervision of Ivana Chubbuck. It was not easy in the beginning as Travis took almost two years to give his first audition for his debut performance. He appeared in “Tarzon”, a production by Warner Bros.TV series in 2003. CNN channel encouraged the endeavour and promote the series as one of the hottest thing of that time in the entertainment world. Most of the stands of that rule had been done by Travis.
He was busy as an actor in the Rocky. With the Lauren Holly which was released in 2005, in the “Southern Comfort” along Madeleine Stowe which appeared on the screen in the year 2006 and in “The Big Valley” with Jessica Lange and Richard Dreyfuss which was released in 2011. His appearance in the negative role requires a special mentioning. His role in “Restraint” and “Surfer Dude” has been highly appreciated. “Pure country 2: The Gift” where he played the role of compassionate cowboy was released in 2010. His role as a forensic photographer for an Australian horror film “Needle” where he co-starred with Ben Mendelsohn was highly praised by the movie lovers.
His diverse role as an actor has also brought him the role of a classical pianist in “Ivory”.. The film was produced by Gray Frederickson and along with Travis, Martin Landau and Peter Stormare was seen on the screen. His various experience for the diverse role has been further encouraged in the “Experiment” which appeared on the screen in 2010 in which Travis has appeared with Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker and also Cam Gigandet.
Travis got a terrific boost in “The Beas”t which was a A&E’s production in 2009. In 2010 he appeared in “The Chase” which was NBC’s production and Travis was playing the role of fugitive. On FX’s TV Travis was seen in “Outlaw Country”. In 2013 Travis appeared with Eva Longoria and Billy Bob Thornton in a production “The Baytown Outlaws”. He appeared in “Harodim” in 2012 with Peter Fonda. BlackBoxTV which source all thriller and science fiction filmed Travis for ‘Reawakening”. Travis was there in the lead role of ‘Vikings’.
Many ladies have entered in the life of Travis. He has shared some time of his life with Merrin Dungey, Jessica Miller, and Paula Patton
Full Name: Travis Fimmel
Date of Birth: 15th July, 1979
Birth Place: Lockington, Victoria, Australia
Age: 38 Years
Profession: Model, Actor
Height: 6 Feet
Net worth: $3 Million.