Romeo Travis | Net Worth, Wife, & Bio

Romeo Travis is a professional American basketball player based in Akron, Ohio. he is considered to be a naturally talented player of basketball and has been selected for the national basketball team in the European 2017 qualifications.

Early Life (Parents, Siblings, and Hometown)

Romeo Travis was born on  December 10, 1984, in Akron, Ohio, USA. He grew up in Akron along with his older brother Melvin D. Travis and was raised by his mother, Carolyn Travis Byrant. The details on the identity of his father have been kept in secrecy. Travis is 39 years old.

Romeo Travis Personal Life (Relationship Status, Wife, and Children)

Romeo Travis is happily married to his wife Shay Travis. The couple walked down the aisle on July 6, 2017. The couple is blessed with three daughters; Niya Travis, Arielle Travis, and Sky Travis, and one son; Kevin Travis.

The family currently resides in their home in Ohio.


Romeo Travis got enrollment at  St. Vincent-St. Mary High Schoo in Akron where he played basketball alongside LeBron James; who is an American basketball player based in LA. Travis graduated from high school in 2002 with a score of 17 points and 11 rebounds in various basketball championships played during his sophomore year, and his senior year.

After his graduation from high school, he attended the University of Akron in 2003, where he got the position of the leader of the college’s all-time blocked shots in the college basketball team named ‘Akron’s basketball team’. He graduated from the university in 2007. In his senior year at the university, he was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Year. Also, he was named an Associated Press All-American as a senior.


Romeo Travis started his professional career as a basketball player in 2007 after joining the club Cantabria Baloncesto. His last season with Cantabria Baloncesto was in 2009, and for 2009–10 he joined the German club Walter Tigers Tübingen.

Similarly, he has played for Hapoel Gilboa Galil; a  professional basketball club based in northeast Israel which earned him various awards. 

From 2013 to 2018, Travis has played for several countries including Germany, Russia, France, and Croatia with various clubs. The names of the countries and clubs where Travis has played throughout his career are: 

  • Khimik (2013-2014) – Ukraine
  • Krasny Oktyabr (2014 – 2015) – Russia
  • Alaska Aces (2015) – Philippines
  • SIG Strasbourg (2015 & 2016 – 2017) – France
  • Le Mans (2016 & 2017 – 2018) – France
  • Cantu (2016) – Italy
  • Magnolia Hotshots (2018) – Philippines
  • Mono Vampire (2019) – Thailand

In 2020, Romeo got hired by  Limoges CSP; a French professional basketball club based in the city of Limoges, France. Travis has been playing in the position of the power forward of the club in the LNB Pro A league.

Romeo Travis Net Worth and Career Earnings

The total net worth of Romeo Travis is estimated to be from USD 1 million to USD 5 million. His direct source of income is his long career as a professional basket player. He has played for several clubs in his career which has helped to earn him his wealth. Apart from his huge income, Travis also owns a private house in Akron, Ohio.

Awards and Achievements

The following are the awards and achievements of Romeo Travis:

  • All-Israeli League Player of the Year (2011)
  • All-Israeli League 1st Team (2011)
  • Israeli League All-Imports Team (2011)
  • All-Balkan League Forward of the Year (2011)
  • All-Balkan League First Team (2011)
  • First-team All-MAC (2006, 2007)
  • MAC Player of the Year (2007)
  • All-Balkan League Imports Team (2012)
  • All-Balkan League First Team (2012)
  • Balkan League Champion (2012)
  • French Cup winner (2016)
  • (2015 Governors’) PBA Best Import of the Conference
  • 2018 Pro A champion, Pro A Finals MVP 
  • All-French Pro A First Team (2018)
  • PBA champion (2018 Governors’)

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Unknown Facts

 Here are few facts on Romeo Travis:

  • Romeo Travis is regarded as one of the most popular basketball players in the USA.
  • Travis is also a naturalized Macedonian.
  • On July 28, 2016; Travis was selected by the Macedonian Basketball Federation to play in the national team at the European 2017 qualification.
  • Travis has not been drafted by NBA in his long career but he is associated and is a good friend of Lebron James; an NBA star.
  • Romeo Travis also has made an appearance in a documentary film about five young basketball players entitled ‘More Than a Game’.

Wiki and Short Bio.

  • Name: Romeo Travis
  • Birth Name: Romeo Travis
  • NickName: N/A
  • Birth Date: December 10, 1984
  • Birth Place: Akron, Ohio, USA
  • Age: 39 
  • Gender: Male
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Religion: N/A
  • Father’s Name: Not disclosed
  • Mother’s Name: Carolyn Travis Byrant
  • Sibling: Older Brother
  • Name: Melvin D. Travis
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Shay Travis
  • Children: 3 daughters, 1 son
  • Names: Daughters:  Niya Travis, Arielle Travis, and Sky Travis, Son; Kevin Travis
  • Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
  • Year active: 2007 to present
  • Position: Power Forward
  • Current Affiliations: LNB Pro A
  • Net Worth: From USD 1 million to USD 5 million
  • Height: 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m or 198 cm)
  • Weight: 230 lb (105 kg)
  • Complexion: Brown/Black
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Social media: Twitter @RomeTrav, Instagram @rometrav, Facebook @rometravis, LinkedIn @romeor/

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