The relationship between Blink-182 member Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian has taken a serious turn, as Barker gets “Kourtney” tattooed on his chest. Now, the internet is curious on who the musician’s ex wife is.
Shanna Moakler has been thrown into the spotlight recently after her ex-husband Travis Barker posted a photo to his Instagram story of a swimming pool very similar to the one Kourtney Kardashian had uploaded.
Who is Shanna Moakley?
Shanna isn’t just the ex-wife of a Blink-182 drummer, she is a model, actress and reality TV star. Shanna was born on March 28th 1975, making her currently 46-years-old.
Shanna Moakler’s career began as a pageant girl, rising to fame in 1995, after winning the Miss New York USA pageant and coming second at Miss USA 1995.
Starting modelling at age 15, she worked her way up and won Playmate of the Month for Playboy in December 2001.
Since her acting career has not been her main focus, Shanna has only guest appeared in several shows over the years. These include: Joey, the spin-off to sitcom Friends, CSI and Entourage, to name a few.
Travis Barker’s relationship with Shanna Moakler
The couple wed on October 30th 2004, after Travis proposed to her in the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland. Together they share two children: son Landon Asher Barker, born October 9th 2003 and daughter Alabama Luella Barker, born December 24th 2005.
Two years later, the pair announced their divorce, which was followed by years of an on-again off-again relationship until 2016.
When Travis was allegedly seeing Paris Hilton in 2006, Shanna and Paris seen in a physical altercation at a LA club and they both accused each other of battery.
On two occasions in 2007 and 2009, the couple confirmed their relationship but the final split was in April 2009. They are now successfully co-parenting their children.
Travis Barker’s other partners
Before his marriage to Shanna, he was married to Melissa Kennedy for nine months until August 2002.
She appeared in Blink-182 documentaries The Urethra Chronicles and The Urethra Chronicles II: Harder Faster Faster Harder.
Now, Melissa has her own marketing company, Ester Mae Marketing, and she has not been in the limelight since her divorce.
After Shanna, Travis was briefly linked to British singer Rita Ora.