Who is Travis Willingham?

Travis Willingham is an American voice actor hailing from Dallas, Texas. Currently based in Los Angeles, Travis Willingham is the cast member of the web series Critical Role. Named as Voice Actor of the Year at the 2017 BTVA Voice Acting Awards, Travis Willingham also serves as the chief executive officer of Critical Role Productions. The voice actor is known for his work in the Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece, and Sonic the Hedgehog.

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
NationalityAmerican
EducationWoodrow Wilson High School
ParentsPatricia Mueller (mother)
SiblingsCarson Willingham (brother)
Marital statusMarried
SpouseLaura Bailey
ChildrenRonin Willingham (son)
ProfessionVoice actor, Businessman
Net worthUSD 77 million
Social mediaInstagram
Twitter

Fun Facts

  • Travis Willingham is a voice actor known for his voice portrayals in several animated films and video games such as the Fullmetal Alchemist franchise, One Piece, Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, Digimon Fusion, BlazBlue Alter Memory, and Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement.
  • Willingham is the CEO of Critical Role Productions. He is also the cast member of the web series Critical Role.
  • Willingham graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in theater. He was a National Finalist in the Irene Ryan Competition at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
  • Willingham and his production company, Critical Role Productions raised over USD 11 million on Kickstarter to create an animated series of their first campaign in 2019. They had originally aimed to raise USD 750,000.
  • He is married to voice actress, Laura Bailey. The couple shares a three year old son named Ronin Willingham. 

Travis Willingham Birthday and age

Travis Willingham was born on August 3, 1981. He was born in Dallas, Texas, USA. Currently, he is 41 years old.

Height and Appearance

Even though Travis Willingham is a voice actor who often works behind the cameras, he definitely is blessed with good looks that could put most Hollywood hunks to shame. Travis Willingham is a treat for sore eyes, standing tall at an impressive height of 6 feet and 4 inches. 

The handsome actor has brown colored eyes and dark brown hair. Likewise, Willingham often sports some facial hair, making him appear even more attractive. 

Nationality, Ethnicity, and Religion

Born in Dallas, Texas, USA, Travis Willingham is an American citizen. The voice actor belongs to a Caucasian ethnic background. When it comes to his religious background, Willingham is non-religious. However, the Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files actor and his family celebrate major American holidays such as Halloween and Christmas

Travis Willingham Early Life, Parents, & Upbringing

Born in Dallas, Texas, Travis Willingham is the son of Patricia Mueller. Unfortunately, his father died when Travis was just in his teens. Likewise, he also has a younger brother named Carson Willingham.

Even though Travis Willingham has not shared details about his deceased father, such as his name and the reason behind his death, the voice actor dedicated a lengthy Instagram post to his dad on November 16, 2020. Similarly, Travis Willingham shared a photo of himself and his brother as little boys.

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

The Willingham siblings can be seen looking out to the ocean with their dearest father in the picture. Willingham captioned the photo,

“Hard to believe it’s been 25 yrs since we lost Dad. Crazy milestone to contemplate. Hell, the scotch we toasted to him last night was younger than the time since his passing.”

He further wrote,

“I think about him every day, and it hurts as much now as it did then. Probably always will – that’s how I know how loved we were, and how much he meant to all of us. The stories, the laughs, and the tears – I’ll never forget. Thank you for being an incredible role model that I will always strive to live up to, and thank you for showing me how to fight with everything you have. You are loved and missed.”

Travis spent the majority of his childhood in East Dallas. At a young age, Travis Willingham was diagnosed with ADHD. 

Educational Background

Travis Willingham attended Woodrow Wilson High School, located in Dallas, Texas. He graduated in 1999. 

After his high school graduation, Travis joined Texas Christian University. He graduated from the university with a degree in theater. 

Travis Willingham Relationships & Dating History

Travis Willingham is a married man. The voice actor got married to his long-time girlfriend, Laura Bailey, on September 25, 2011. 

Travis Willingham and Laura Bailey wedding photo
Travis Willingham and Laura Bailey wedding photo

Willingham’s wife is also a voice actress, and she has worked with Travis Willingham on many projects. While the couple prefers to lead a mostly low-key life, they often share aww-worthy pictures of each other on their respective social media profiles. 

It is not uncommon in Hollywood for most celebrity marriages to fall apart after some time. However, Travis Willingham and Laura Bailey’s marriage has stood the test of time, and the happy couple continues to enjoy marital bliss even after all these years of togetherness. 

Travis Willingham Children

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.”

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

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. 

Career path

In the early 2000s, Travis Willingham moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Even though Willingham’s acting career never really took off, the Texas native found great success as a voice actor. 

Willingham rose to popularity after voicing Roy Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist. He later reprised his role in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Likewise, Willingham is known for lending his voice to the character of Thor in Marvel’s Avengers and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. 

The voice actor is known for his portrayal of Yu Kanda in D.Gray-man, Cleo in Glass Fleet, Ginko in Mushishi, Portgas D. Ace in the Funimation re-dub of One Piece, Takashi Morinozuka in Ouran High School Host Club, and King Roland II in Disney Junior’s Sofia the First. 

In addition, Willingham is known for his work as one of the cast members of Critical Role, a web series where famous voice actors play Dungeons & Dragons. The web series was the Webby Winner and the People’s Voice Winner in the “Games (Video Series & Channels)” category at the 2019 Webby Awards. 

In early 2019, the cast members of Critical Role, including Travis Willingham, started their own production company named Critical Role Productions. Travis Willingham is the chief executive officer of the production company. 

Willingham, who has had over 300 roles in several video games, is also the executive producer of the upcoming animated series on Amazon Prime Video called The Legend of Vox Machina. Throughout his illustrious career, Willingham has received numerous awards and honors. 

Anime:

YearTitleRole
2001–03Dragon Ball ZVarious
2002–06Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost FilesMitsunari Yanagisawa, Touou
2004Kiddy GradeVarious
2004Case ClosedVarious
2004–06Fullmetal 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
2006–08Crayon Shin-chanPhantom Scarecrow
2007MushishiGinko
2007–08School Rumble seriesMasakazu Tougou, others
2007Glass FleetCleo Aiolos Corbeille de Veil
2007–12Hellsing UltimateWild Geese Adjustant, Wild Geese Deputy
2007–09,
2014–16
One Piece (Funimation dub)Portgas D. Ace
2007–08Digimon Data SquadBoomer, Tortomon
2008Black Blood BrothersBadrick Serihan
2008Shuffle!Eustoma (King of Gods)
2008Genesis of AquarionPierre Vieira
2008–09NarutoHachidai, Henchman (Eps. 152–153), Seimei, Yotaka
2008–09Code Geass: Lelouch of the RebellionAndreas Darlton, Otaku (Ep. 18), Worker (Ep. 9)
2008–09Ouran High School Host ClubTakashi Morinozuka
2009Street Fighter IV: The Ties That Bind (OVA)Guile
2009Kenichi: The Mightiest DiscipleLoki, Disciple #2
2009D.Gray-manYu Kanda
2009–14BleachVarious
2009The Tower of Druaga seriesNeeba
2009–10MonsterChristof Sievernich, Eva’s Gardener
2009BlassreiterHermann Salza
2009–16Naruto: ShippudenZetsu, Jugo, Fudo, Various
2010Soul EaterFree
2010–12Fullmetal Alchemist: BrotherhoodRoy Mustang
2010KekkaishiVarious
2010–11Vampire Knight seriesToga Yagari
2011Marvel Anime: Iron ManNagato Sakurai / Ramon Zero
2011Marvel Anime: WolverineYakuza
2008Ghost HuntHoushou Takigawa
2011–12Marvel Anime: X-MenJun Sanada, Jason Wyngarde / Mastermind
2012–13Tiger & BunnyAntonio Lopez / Rock Bison
2013Digimon FusionKnightmon, Vilemon, Angemon, Musymon, Karatenmon
2015BlazBlue Alter MemoryRelius Clover
2016Sengoku Basara: End of JudgementKatakura Kojuro

Animation:

YearTitleRole
2009–11The 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
2012–15Ultimate Spider-ManThor, Skurge, Wodin
2012–18Sofia the FirstKing Roland II, Royal Announcer
2013–19Avengers AssembleThor, Space Phantom, Bulldozer, Trick Shot, others
2013–15Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.Thor, Young Thor, Frost Giant Commander
2013Phineas and FerbThor
2013Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum OverloadThor
2014–15Regular ShowStash, Rich Steve, others
2014–17Sonic BoomKnuckles the Echidna, Soar the Eagle
2015DC Super FriendsLex Luthor
2015Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers ReassembledThor, Yellowjacket
2016–17Guardians of the GalaxyThor, Hogun
2016–presentCamp CampCameron Campbell
2016Ben 10Cannonbolt, others
2017–20Spider-ManSandman, Thor
2019–presentFast & Furious Spy RacersAdditional Voices

Films:

YearTitleRole
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:

YearTitleRole
2003BionicleTahu
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
2012Call of Duty: Black Ops IIMultiplayer, Additional voices
2012Lego Batman 2: DC Super HeroesSuperman
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
2014KnackRyder
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

Live-action:

YearTitleRole
2003Secondhand LionsHood
2003Prison-A-Go-Go!Dr. Hurtrider
2006The GuardianTravis Finley
2008Cold CaseUniform Cop ’64
2009A Perfect GetawayTommy
2009Nip/TuckBig Jane
2011–13Shelf LifeHero Man
2015–presentCritical RoleGrog Strongjaw (campaign 1), Fjord Stone (campaign 2)
2016–presentTalks MachinaHimself
2016The Phoenix IncidentMitch Adams
2019–presentTravis Willingham’s Yeehaw Game RanchHimself; co-host
2019UnDeadwoodReverend Mason

Travis Willingham 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. 

Travis Willingham photo
Travis Willingham photo

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.   

Social Media presence

Instagram

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. 

Twitter

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. 

Similar Posts