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Travis Barker’s relationship history as he and Kourtney Kardashian get engaged

Travis Barker’s relationship history as he and Kourtney Kardashian get engaged

Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are currently in the throes of romance as the loved-up couple continue to celebrate getting engaged, but the Blink-182 drummer also has a chequered history of girlfriends and has also been married twice before.

Rockstar Travis tied the knot with mother of his children Shanna Moakler previously and also had a brief marriage with Melissa Kennedy.

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The 45 year old musician has also been linked to socialite Paris Hilton in the past as well as actress and singer Rita Ora.

Intrigued? Here’s a look into Travis’ colourful dating history before sealing the deal with Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kourtney…

Kourtney and Travis got engaged in a stunning beachside setting

Kourtney and Travis got engaged in a stunning beachside setting

Travis Barker has had an interesting relationship history

Travis Barker has had an interesting relationship history

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Melissa Kennedy 2001-2002

Musician Travis first got married in 2001 to 39 year old Melissa Kennedy.

A swift marriage, the dad-of-two and brunette beauty called it off only a year later.

While not much is known of the pair’s romance, they were regularly seen posing in pictures together cuddled up at various celebrity and music events.

In one snap, Melissa rocked a short cropped ‘do and grinned next to her former beau, who had chosen to wear a red sports shirt, as they sweetly held hands.

Travis was first married to Melissa Kennedy in 2001

Travis was first married to Melissa Kennedy in 2001

Shanna Moakler 2004-2008

The 2000s rocker also wed ex-wife Shanna Moakler, 46, in a gothic ceremony in 2004, but the couple were only together four years before they split.

During their whirlwind relationship, the pair welcomed children Landon Asher, 18, and Alabama Luella, 15, into the world, and Travis is also step-dad to Shanna’s daughter Atiana whom she had with Oscar De La Hoya.

The former couple even had their own reality TV show called Meet the Barkers in 2006.

Travis Barker of Blink 182 with Shanna Moakler during 2005 Volkswagen Jetta Premiere Party - Inside at The Lot in West Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage for Meteor Worldwide LLC)

Travis shares two children with his ex-wife Shanna Moakler

Sadly, the duo’s rocky relationship was short-lived, and they faced a rollercoaster of arguments and problems throughout their marriage.

Travis filed for divorce in August 2006 – trying once more to make things work before ending their marriage for good in 2008.

Despite their issues in the past, a source told US Weekly early this year that the divorced parents “are in a very good place coparenting their children”.

Travis Barker and Shanna Moakler during Blink 182 Memorabilia Unveiling at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)

Travis and Shanna divorced in 2008 after a rocky four years

Paris Hilton 2006

Following the divorce filing to Shanna, Travis briefly started seeing gorgeous socialite Paris Hilton, 40, in 2006.

It was short-lived as the Blink-182 star was determined to give his marriage another try, but while seeing Paris, the star was also interested in Kim Kardashian, who was her assistant at the time.

Speaking to US Weekly, he admitted he loves “curvy girls” so couldn’t help staring at Kim, despite enjoying “hanging out with Paris”.

“Kim was eye candy. I was no way disrespectful to Paris, but I couldn’t keep my eyes off Kim!” Travis added.

(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) Paris Hilton and Travis Barker (Photo by Chris Weeks/WireImage for Pure Managment Group)

Travis and Paris enjoyed a brief fling

Rita Ora 2015

Travis enjoyed a relationship with fellow musician and actress Rita Ora, 30, in the autumn of 2015.

At the time, Travis said the relationship “came out of nowhere” following a chance meeting at a charity basketball game when his friend told him to take a quick picture with the star.

“And I look over, and there she is,” the rocker remembered. “We’d never met, and she’s just, she’s stunning. She’s a sweetheart.”

“She’s awesome. She’s one of those great things that happen that you’re like, ‘Whoa, wasn’t expecting that,” the musician told the publication, going on to add that he never “second-guesses” things.

Unfortunately, the pair’s dalliance only lasted a month or two.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Rita Ora performs with Sigma during a broadcast of

Travis and Rita started seeing each other in 2015

Other relationships

Travis was also briefly linked to former Miss USA Tara Conner in 2006, and enjoyed a fling with model Arianny Celeste in early 2015.

The duo reportedly met at one of his concerts and it wasn’t long before they were “crazy about each other”, according to US publication People.

The news site also claimed the pair were having “tons of fun” but the relationship wasn’t exactly serious, and it wasn’t long before the romance fizzled out.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (Middle) Musician Travis Barker poses with daughter and (R) UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Travis dated Arianny Celeste for a while

Kourtney Kardashian 2020 –

Travis is now engaged to mum-of-three Kourtney, 42.

The couple have been friends for years, but finally their relationship went to the next level late 2020.

The drummer proposed to the millionaire TV star and lifestyle brand owner with a stunning beach display surrounded by hurricane candles in Los Angeles at sunset, featuring a ring of hundreds of roses and a decorative display in the middle.

The pair were pictured embracing in a romantic smooch as Kourtney said yes to her new fiancé and he put a giant oval diamond on her finger.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: (L-R) Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian attend the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on September 12, 2021 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2021/Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS)

Kourtney supported her beau Travis at the MTV Video Music Awards last month

Later on, Kourtney’s sister Kim, 40, gave fans a closer look at the sparkler and also posted a video of the lovebirds barely able to keep their hands off each other.

Kourtney was wearing a stunning black lace dress for the proposal, her sleek black locks styled into her new bob cut.

While the tattooed Travis kept it casual in a stripy T-shirt and jeans for his big moment.

Details remain scarce on the couple’s wedding plans at this stage, but the nuptials are sure to be just as quirky and bold as the pair themselves.

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Travis Barker’s relationship history as he and Kourtney Kardashian get engaged