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Travis Van Winkle Biography

Birth Place:
Victorville, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began modeling for Abercrombie & Fitch and Walmart as a teenager
  • Moved to Los Angeles at the age of 20 to pursue an acting career without ever having acted before and began taking cold reading classes two days after his arrival
  • Was featured in Julianne Hough's 2008 music video for "That Song in My Head
  • " Played on the Hollywood Knights Celebrity basketball team in support of charity
  • Spent 15 days in an ashram in India, during which time he took a 10-day vow of silence
  • Created an app called BellyBump with fellow actor Justin Baldoni and musician Travis Clark that tracks and records a woman's pregnancy
  • Has traveled to Nicaragua, Haiti and Africa as a global ambassador for buildOn, an international nonprofit organization that constructs schools in developing countries
  • Organized and hosted a 5-hour celebrity talent show called Love Life: Livestream to raise money to build three schools through buildOn
  • Traveled with children from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Detroit to Malawi, where they assisted in the construction of a school