Brian Travers

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Brian Travers

Brian Travers

Who is Brian Travers?

Brian Travers was a British singer, songwriter, musician, and saxophonist from Birmingham, England, The United Kingdom. Brian Travers is well known as a founding member of the reggae and pop musical group UB40.

Early life and Childhood

On February 7th, Brian Travers was born to his loving parents.

He was born in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom in 1959.

In 2021, he was 62 years old.

Unfortunately, this singer died on August 22, 2021, after a lengthy struggle with cancer.

After having a seizure, he underwent a second brain tumor operation in December 2020.

The musical group initially confirmed his death on their social media profiles by tweeting

We regret to inform you of the death of our comrade, brother, founding UB40 member, and musical legend, Brian David Travers.

Brian died Friday evening, surrounded by his family, following a long and valiant battle with cancer.

Brian’s wife Lesley, daughter Lisa, and son Jamie are in our thoughts.

We are all devastated by this news and respectfully request that you respect the family’s desire for privacy at this time.

I couldn’t locate anything on this musician’s father or mother after extensive internet research.

He has British nationality because he was born in England.

Brian David was of British-white ancestry. Furthermore, he was raised in the Christian faith.

Education Details

In May 2004, Brian Travers obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Rhode Island, and in the Fall of 2004, Travers began teaching in the mathematics department at Salem State College.

Prior to attending graduate school full-time, Travers taught high school, but Travers believes Travers is better equipped to teach at the collegiate level.

Professional Career

Travers began his musical career in 1978 when he formed the band UB40.

This band is made up of players he chose from several Birmingham schools.

Brian used to perform with the band at the Hare & Hounds bar in Kings Heath in the early days of his career.

This band sold over a hundred million albums worldwide over their great existence.

I Can’t Help) Falling in Love With You and Red Red Wine are UB40’s all-time hit singles.

His most recent appearance with the band was in December 2019 at the Arena Birmingham during a concept show.

Brain Travers will officially resign from the band and the music industry in June 2021.

Duncan Campbell, the frontman for UB40, has announced his retirement owing to health difficulties.

Net Worth and Salary

Brian David Travers works in the United Kingdom as a guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.

He was a prominent part of UB40, with whom he worked for nearly 40 years.

Brian David published numerous albums, went on numerous musical tours, performed at major events, and much more over his professional career.

Brian Travers’ net worth is estimated to be between £3 million and £5 million British pounds as of 2021.

More Facts of Brian Travers

Full Real Name Brian David Travers.
Known As Brian Travers.
Famous for Founding Member of UB40.
Date of Birth February 07, 1959 (Saturday).
Date of Death August 22, 2021.
Cause of Passing Brain cancer.
Age (as of 2021) 62 years old.
Place of Birth Birmingham, England, The UK.
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Saxophonist.
Net worth £3 million – £5 million British Pound (approx.).
Nationality British.
Religion Catholic.
Ethnicity White.
Residence Birmingham, England.
Highest Qualification Graduate.
School Local Public School.
Alma mater The university in England.
Marital State Married.
Wife Lesley Travers.
Children Son – Jamie Travers.
Daughter – Lisa Travers.

Relationship Status

Travers married his wife Lesley Travers many years ago.

Their wedding was a magnificent occasion attended by their family members, relatives, and close friends.

However, the real date and location of Travers’ wedding have yet to be disclosed on the internet.

The couple had two children: Jamie Travers, a son, and Lisa Travers, a daughter.

He used to live in a beautiful mansion in Birmingham, England, with his partner and children.

Brian David’s family, husband, and children were by his side at the moment of his death.

Body Measurement

Brian Travers
Brian Travers is posing for a photo. Source: daily mail

Brian’s body measurement is given in the table below.

Eye Color Blue.
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 5′ 10″.
In Meters: 1.77 m.
In Centimetres: 177 cm.
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 75-78 kg.
In Pounds: 165-171 lbs.
Hair Color White.

Social Media

Brian’s social media is listed below.

  1. Instagram – btub40
  2. Twitter – btub40
  3. Facebook – UB40BT

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  • Travers was a British singer, songwriter, musician, and saxophonist of the group UB40 from Birmingham, England, UK.
  • He is best known for being the founding member of the reggae and pop-themed musical group UB40.
  • On the 22nd of August 2021, Brian passed away at the age of 62.
  • Unfortunately, on August 22, 2021, this singer died after a long battle with cancer.
  • Brain Travers officially retired from the band in June 2021 and from the music world.