Travis Willingham Bio, career, net worth & more

Who is Travis Willingham?

Travis Willingham, an American voice actor born in Dallas, Texas, has become a household name in the entertainment industry. He is best known for his role in the popular web series Critical Role, where he plays various characters. Willingham’s talent in voice acting has not gone unnoticed; he won the Voice Actor of the Year award at the 2017 BTVA Voice Acting Awards. Additionally, he serves as the CEO of Critical Role Productions, showcasing his leadership skills in the industry.

Willingham’s work as a voice actor spans many notable productions. Fans of the Fullmetal Alchemist series would recognize him as Roy Mustang. At the same time, One Piece enthusiasts would know him as Portgas D. Ace. Willingham has also lent his voice to several Sonic the Hedgehog series characters, including Knuckles the Echidna.

Now based in Los Angeles, Willingham has come far from his Texas roots. He graduated from Texas Christian University and moved to California to pursue his passion for acting. His impressive career in voice acting has allowed him to work alongside industry legends and become a well-respected figure in the entertainment world.

Travis Willingham
Travis Willingham Biography

Quick facts

Full nameTravis Willingham
BirthdayAugust 3, 1981
Age41 years old
Sun signLeo
TraitsPositive: Loyal, kind, and confident
Negative: Self-centered, stubborn, and lazy
BirthplaceDallas, Texas, U.S.A
Currently residingLos Angeles, California, USA
ParentsPatricia Mueller
SiblingsCarson Willingham
Marital statusMarried
SpouseLaura Bailey
ChildrenRonin Willingham
EducationTexas Christian University,
Woodrow Wilson High School
ProfessionVoice actor and businessman
Net worthUSD 77 million
Social mediaInstagram,


Travis Willingham childhood photo with his father and brother
Travis Willingham’s childhood photo with his father and brother

Travis Willingham, a renowned American voice actor, was born in Dallas, Texas, on August 3, 1981. He grew up in East Dallas with his mother, Patricia Mueller, and younger brother Carson Willingham. Unfortunately, Travis’s father passed away when he was a teenager, and he dedicated a heartfelt Instagram post to him in November 2020, reflecting on his father’s impact on his life.

During his childhood, Travis was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which causes hyperactivity and difficulty focusing. Despite this, Travis attended Woodrow Wilson High School, where he completed his high school education in 1999. After graduating from high school, Travis pursued his passion for theater and enrolled at Texas Christian University, where he earned his degree in theater.

Travis is a handsome man growing up, standing at an impressive height of 6 feet and 4 inches. His good looks, with brown eyes and dark brown hair, could put most Hollywood hunks to shame. While Travis is non-religious, he and his family celebrate major American holidays like Halloween and Christmas.

Travis Willingham’s childhood and upbringing were crucial in shaping his future success. Despite his challenges with ADHD, he pursued his passion for theater and voice acting, ultimately becoming a celebrated figure in the entertainment industry.

Travis Willingham family

Laura Bailey

Travis Willingham and Laura Bailey wedding photo
Travis Willingham and Laura Bailey’s wedding photo

Travis Willingham, the renowned American voice actor, has happily married his long-time partner Laura Bailey since September 25, 2011. The couple’s marriage is a testament to their enduring love and commitment.

Laura Bailey is also a celebrated voice actress, and the two have worked together on various projects over the years. While the couple prefers to keep their personal life private, they occasionally share heartwarming pictures of each other on social media.

Travis and Laura’s relationship has stood the test of time in a world where many celebrity marriages often end in divorce. Their unwavering commitment to each other has resulted in a happy and successful marriage that thrives even after all these years.

Travis Willingham Children

Ronin Willingham

Travis Willingham with his wife, Laura Bailey and son
Travis Willingham with his wife, Laura Bailey, and son

Travis Willingham and his wife, Laura Bailey, are proud parents of a three-year-old son. The couple welcomed their son, Ronin Willingham, on June 28, 2018. 

Announcing the arrival of their little bundle of joy, Travis Willingham shared an adorable photo of his expanded family on Instagram. The post made on July 4, 2018, was captioned,

“Our hearts are so incredibly full. Little Ronin had enough waiting and joined us at 3:40 on Thursday afternoon, and our worlds have never been brighter. He’s perfect.”

Moreover, little Ronin is often featured in his parents’ Instagram profiles. Just a month after Ronin’s arrival, Travis Willingham updated fans about how he is enjoying his new role as a father. 


Travis Willingham’s move to Los Angeles in the early 2000s marked the beginning of his successful career in the entertainment industry. Although his on-screen acting pursuits did not take off, he found his true calling in voice acting, which catapulted him to fame and success.

One of Willingham’s most notable voice acting roles was as Roy Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist, a character he reprised in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. He also lent his voice to Thor in Marvel’s Avengers and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, cementing his status as a go-to voice actor for prominent characters.

Willingham’s talent and versatility as a voice actor are showcased in his portrayal of various characters, such as Yu Kanda in D.Gray-man, Cleo in Glass Fleet, Ginko in Mushishi, and Takashi Morinozuka in Ouran High School Host Club. He also voiced King Roland II in Disney Junior’s Sofia the First and Portgas D. Ace in the Funimation re-dub of One Piece.

In addition to his work in voice acting, Willingham is one of the core cast members of Critical Role, a popular web series where renowned voice actors play Dungeons & Dragons. The show received the 2019 Webby Awards for both Webby Winner and People’s Voice Winner in the “Games (Video Series & Channels)” category. Willingham and his fellow cast members established Critical Role Productions, with Travis as the CEO.

Willingham’s success extends beyond voice acting and production. He has contributed his talent to over 300 video games and has been recognized with numerous awards and honors throughout his illustrious career. He is also the executive producer of The Legend of Vox Machina, an upcoming animated series on Amazon Prime Video. Travis Willingham’s incredible talent and dedication to his craft continue to make him a respected and celebrated figure in the entertainment industry.


2001Dragon Ball ZVarious
2002Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost FilesMitsunari Yanagisawa, Touou
2004Kiddy GradeVarious
2004Case ClosedVarious
2004Fullmetal AlchemistRoy Mustang
2004Dragon Ball GT: A Hero’s LegacyGuard
2005Mermaid ForestYoung Eijiro, Man in Black Suit
2005Daphne in the Brilliant BlueWilfred Kim
2006Gun SwordKaiji
2006Ergo ProxyIggy
2006Crayon Shin-chanPhantom Scarecrow
2007School Rumble seriesMasakazu Tougou, others
2007Glass FleetCleo Aiolos Corbeille de Veil
2007Hellsing UltimateWild Geese Adjustant, Wild Geese Deputy
2007One Piece (Funimation dub)Portgas D. Ace
2007Digimon Data SquadBoomer, Tortomon
2008Black Blood BrothersBadrick Serihan
2008Shuffle!Eustoma (King of Gods)
2008Genesis of AquarionPierre Vieira
2008NarutoHachidai, Henchman (Eps. 152–153), Seimei, Yotaka
2008Code Geass: Lelouch of the RebellionAndreas Darlton, Otaku (Ep. 18), Worker (Ep. 9)
2008Ouran High School Host ClubTakashi Morinozuka
2009Street Fighter IV: The Ties That Bind (OVA)Guile
2009Kenichi: The Mightiest DiscipleLoki, Disciple #2
2009D.Gray-manYu Kanda
2009The Tower of Druaga seriesNeeba
2009MonsterChristof Sievernich, Eva’s Gardener
2009BlassreiterHermann Salza
2009Naruto: ShippudenZetsu, Jugo, Fudo, Various
2010Soul EaterFree
2010Fullmetal Alchemist: BrotherhoodRoy Mustang
2010Vampire Knight seriesToga Yagari
2011Marvel Anime: Iron ManNagato Sakurai / Ramon Zero
2011Marvel Anime: WolverineYakuza
2008Ghost HuntHoushou Takigawa
2011Marvel Anime: X-MenJun Sanada, Jason Wyngarde / Mastermind
2012Tiger & BunnyAntonio Lopez / Rock Bison
2013Digimon FusionKnightmon, Vilemon, Angemon, Musymon, Karatenmon
2014One Piece (Funimation dub)Portgas D. Ace
2015BlazBlue Alter MemoryRelius Clover
2016Sengoku Basara: End of JudgementKatakura Kojuro


2009The Super Hero Squad ShowHulk, Human Torch, Grey Hulk, Hans, others
2010G.I. Joe: RenegadesSully, others
2011Boing: The Play RangerBing Bing, Mayor, DJ Frills & Thrills, Flipper
2012The Legend of KorraGanbat, others
2012Ultimate Spider-ManThor, Skurge, Wodin
2012Sofia the FirstKing Roland II, Royal Announcer
2013Avengers AssembleThor, Space Phantom, Bulldozer, Trick Shot, others
2013Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.Thor, Young Thor, Frost Giant Commander
2013Phineas and FerbThor
2013Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum OverloadThor
2014Regular ShowStash, Rich Steve, others
2014Sonic BoomKnuckles the Echidna, Soar the Eagle
2015DC Super FriendsLex Luthor
2015Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers ReassembledThor, Yellowjacket
2016Guardians of the GalaxyThor, Hogun
2016Camp CampCameron Campbell
2016Ben 10Cannonbolt, others
2017Spider-ManSandman, Thor
2019Fast & Furious Spy RacersAdditional Voices


2004Blue Gender: The WarriorControl Operator A
2005Dragon Ball Z: Broly Second ComingVillager E
2006Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of ShamballaRoy Mustang
2008VexilleCdr. Leon Fayden
2012Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of MilosRoy Mustang
2012Little Big PandaBrutus
2013Mass Effect: Paragon LostCaptain Toni
2013Sengoku Basara: The Last PartyKatakura Kojuro
2013Scooby-Doo! Stage FrightWaldo
2014Batman: Assault on ArkhamMorgue Guy
2014JLA Adventures: Trapped in TimeGorilla Grodd
2015Tiger and Bunny: The RisingAntonio Lopez / Rock Bison
2015Marvel’s Super Hero Adventures: Frost FightThor
2016Batman: Bad BloodThe Heretic
2017Transformers: The Last KnightKnight of Iacon
2020Superman: Red SonSuperior Man, Guy Gardner, Petrovich
2020Ben 10 Versus The Universe: The MovieCannonbolt

Video games:

2005Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson ElixirRoy Mustang
2005Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken AngelRoy Mustang
2006Valkyrie Profile 2: SilmeriaWoltar, Alm, Adonis, Aegis, Gabriel Celeste
2007Dawn of ManaStroud
2007Time Crisis 4Evan Bernard
2008Dynasty Warriors 6Xu Huang, Zhou Tai
2008One Piece: Unlimited AdventurePortgaz D. Ace
2008The World Ends with YouYodai Higashizawa
2008Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s DungeonVolg
2008Tales of VesperiaClint
2008Resistance 2Black Ops Soldier
2009Street Fighter IVGuile
2009Star Ocean: The Last HopeBacchus D-79
2009Halo WarsElite Honor Guard Unit
2009Ghostbusters: The Video GameAdditional Voice Talent
2009Magna Carta 2Raud
2009Marvel Super Hero SquadHulk, Grey Hulk, Red Hulk
2009League of LegendsAzir
2009Dragon Ball: Raging BlastCell
2010Final Fantasy XIIICocoon Inhabitants
2010Trauma TeamGabriel Cunningham
2010Transformers: War for CybertronSideswipe
2010BlazBlue: Continuum ShiftRelius Clover
2010Super Street Fighter IVGuile
2010Valkyria Chronicles IINarrator, Hubert Brixham
2010Sengoku Basara: Samurai HeroesKojuro Katakura
2010Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag TeamCell
2010Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2Cell
2010Call of Duty: Black OpsSergei
2010Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity GauntletHulk
2010Sonic Free RidersKnuckles the Echidna, Storm the Albatross
2010Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3Jugo
2010Sonic ColorsKnuckles the Echidna
2010Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2Jugo
2010Naruto Shippûden: Dragon Blade ChroniclesJugo
2011Fight Night ChampionIsaac Frost
2011Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate TenkaichiCell
2011Battlefield 3Ralph Pogosian
2011Saints Row: The ThirdPedestrians
2011CatherineJonathan “Jonny” Ariga
2011Naruto Shippûden: Kazuna DriveJugo
2011Transformers: Dark of the MoonStratosphere
2011Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja ImpactJugo, Zetsu
2011Sonic GenerationsKnuckles the Echidna
2011Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic GamesKnuckles the Echidna
2012Binary DomainDan Marshall
2012Armored Core VLeon, City Police AC, AC Pilot
2012Halo 4Jul ‘Mdama
2012Lego Batman 2: DC SuperHeroesMultiplayer, Additional voices
2012Lego Batman 2: DC SuperHeroesSuperman
2012Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Storm GenerationsJugo
2012Street Fighter x TekkenGuile
2012Transformers: Fall of CybertronSideswipe, Onslaught, Slug, Hot Shot
2012Sonic and All-Stars Racing TransformedKnuckles the Echidna
2012World of Warcraft: Mists of PandariaRell Nightwind, Rivett Clutchpop, Grizzle Gearslip
2012Dragon Ball Z: For KinectCell
2013Gears of War: JudgmentCOG Sergeant, Onyx Officer
2013Metro: Last LightEnglish Voice Talent
2013Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3Jugo, Zetsu
2013The Last of UsAdditional Voices
2013Sonic Lost WorldKnuckles the Echidna, Zavok
2013–15Disney Infinity seriesThor
2013Grand Theft Auto VThe Local Population
2013Aliens: Colonial MarinesO’Neal
2013Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter GamesKnuckles the Echidna
2013FuseRaven Guard, Grigori
2013Killer Is DeadHamada-Yama
2013Metal Gear Rising: RevengeanceDolzaev
2013Thor: The Dark WorldThor
2013Ratchet & Clank: Into the NexusWeapon Grummel
2014Dragon Ball Z: Battle of ZCell
2014Middle-earth: Shadow of MordorHirgon
2014–16Skylanders seriesDoom Stone, Eye-Brawl, Buzz
2014Lego Batman 3: Beyond GothamSuperman
2014World of Warcraft: Warlords of DraenorGazlowe
2014BlazBlue: ChronoPhantasmaRelius Clover
2014Far Cry 4Paul “De Pleur” Harmon
2014Infamous First LightShane
2014Infamous Second SonReggie Rowe
2014Sonic Boom: Shattered CrystalKnuckles the Echidna
2014Sonic Boom: Rise of LyricKnuckles the Echidna
2014Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Storm RevolutionJugo, Zetsu
2014Ultra Street Fighter IVGuile
2014Spider-Man UnlimitedJack O’Lantern, Morlun, Sandman
2014Transformers: Rise of the Dark SparkOnslaught, Sideswipe
2015Saints Row: Gat out of HellSatan
2015Battlefield HardlineCarl Stoddard
2015Final Fantasy Type-0 HDRyid Uruk
2015Infinite CrisisMecha Superman
2015Heroes of the StormGazlowe
2015Mad Max
2015–16Lego DimensionsVoiceover Talent
2015Halo 5: GuardiansFrederic-104, Jul ‘Mdama
2015StarCraft II: Legacy of the VoidKarax, Dragoon
2016Street Fighter VGuile
2016Marvel HeroesGreen Goblin
2016Ratchet & ClankGrimroth, Gadgetron Vendor
2016Batman: The Telltale SeriesHarvey Dent / Two-Face
2016Dungeons & Dragons OnlineDungeon Master
2016Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4Jugo, Zetsu
2016World of Warcraft: LegionTuralyon, Kur’talos Ravencrest
2016Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic GamesKnuckles the Echidna, Zavok
2017Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter PrologueAced
2017Fire Emblem HeroesOgma, Lon’qu, Camus
2017Injustice 2Jay Garrick
2017Sonic ForcesKnuckles the Echidna, Zavok
2017Marvel vs. Capcom: InfiniteThor
2018Pillars of Eternity II: DeadfireTekēhu
2018World of Warcraft: Battle for AzerothTuralyon, Gazlowe
2018Spider-ManWilson Fisk / Kingpin
2018Middle-earth: Shadow of WarCastamir
2018Super Smash Bros. UltimateKnuckles the Echidna, Guile
2018Lego DC Super-VillainsSuperman, Talon, Etrigan the Demon, Booster Gold, Hawkman, Eradicator, General Zod, Metallo, Ultra-Humanite
2019Kingdom Hearts IIIAced
2019Marvel Dimension of HeroesThor
2019Magic: The Gathering ArenaGideon Jura
2019Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderJaro Tapal
2020Kingdom Hearts III Re: MindAced
2020The Last of Us Part IILarge Rattler, Additional Voices
2020Final Fantasy VII RemakeAdditional Voices
2020Marvel’s AvengersThor
2020Spider-Man: Miles MoralesKingpin, Additional voices


2003Secondhand LionsHood
2003Prison-A-Go-Go!Dr. Hurtrider
2006The GuardianTravis Finley
2008Cold CaseUniform Cop ’64
2009A Perfect GetawayTommy
2009Nip/TuckBig Jane
2011Shelf LifeHero Man
2015Critical RoleGrog Strongjaw (campaign 1), Fjord Stone (campaign 2)
2016Talks MachinaHimself
2016The Phoenix IncidentMitch Adams
2019Travis Willingham’s Yeehaw Game RanchHimself as a co-host
2019UnDeadwoodReverend Mason

Awards and Recognitions

Willingham was named the Voice Actor of the Year at the 2017 BTVA Voice Acting Awards. Likewise, He has been honored with four BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Awards. Similarly, the voice actor has also won a BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award and a BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award.

Net Worth, Income, & Lifestyle

Travis Willingham has a staggering net worth of USD 77 million as of 2022. His primary source of income is his career as a voice actor. 

Likewise, Willingham has also accumulated great wealth as the chief executive officer of Critical Role Productions. As a result of such remarkable net worth, there is no doubt that the Mermaid Forest voice actor leads a lavish lifestyle.   

Travis Willingham photo
Travis Willingham photo

Social Media presence

On Instagram, Travis Willingham is active under the username “willingblam.” 298k people follow the CEO of Critical Role Productions. Likewise, Willingham himself follows 122 other accounts.

Joined in January 2012, Travis Willingham’s Twitter account is registered under the username “WillingBlam.” On Twitter, the Ergo Proxy actor has 472k followers. Likewise, he follows 294 accounts. 


Does Travis Willingham still voice act?

Yes, Willingham still voice-acts. Critical Role is one of his longest-running projects, which is still running in 2023.

What does Travis Willingham tattoo say?

Travis Willingham’s tattoo on his arm says “worthy” in Norse, which he got together with fellow voice actor Troy Baker in honor of their characters in Avengers Assemble.

Was Travis Willingham in Dragon Ball Z?

Yes, Travis Willingham has worked on Dragon Ball Z as a voice actor. He voiced the character of Cell in the anime series.

Did Travis Willingham voice two face?

Yes, Travis Willingham did voice Harvey Dent/Two-Face in the Batman: The Telltale Series video game.

Are Travis and Laura married?

Yes, Travis Willingham and Laura Bailey are married. The couple married on September 25, 2011, and have been together ever since. Travis and Laura are accomplished voice actors and have worked on several projects together.

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