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Are you searching for the richest DJ’s in the world?

DJ’s are those sound engineers or scholars who have more of a deep knowledge in music.

Some of them have their own label and are earning a healthy amount of money.

In this post, we will be dealing with the wealthiest DJ’s in the world.

So, these are the top 30 richest DJ’s in the world:
 

30. Eddie Piolin Sotelo

Estimated Net Worth: $25 Million

Kicking off the list for the richest DJ’s in the world is Eddie Piolin Sotelo.

The Mexican FM radio broadcaster has built quite a strong reputation in the music arena.

29. Diplo

Estimated Net Worth: $26 Million

Nicknamed Diplo, Thomas Wesley Pentz is an American DJ who is also good at writing songs.

One of his favourite Quotes States that: “It’s never too late to change your luck.”

28. Sebastian Ingrosso

Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million

Coming in next on the list, Sebastian Ingrosso is a Swedish DJ.

One of his motivational quotes says: “Turn off your head and turn on your heart.”

Also, the record producer is part of Swedish House Mafia.

27. Ferry Corsten

Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million

Famous for his popular saying: “Trance is the kind of music that puts smiles on people’s faces. It’s designed to make people feel great and forget about the trouble that they may face every day,” Ferry Corsten is one of the richest DJ’s in the world.

The Dutchman is also a remixer and producer who had a high fulfilling career in music.
 

26. Fatboy Slim

Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million

Nicknamed Fatboy Slim, Norman Quentin Cook is an American DJ.

He is also a musician and record producer who is well known for his role in the big beat genre popularity in the 1990s.

25. Axwell

Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million

Nicknamed as Axwell, Axel Christofer Hedfors is the 25th richest DJ’s in the world.

The swedish DJ and record producer is the founder of Axtone Records and is part of the swedish house Mafia.
 

24. Alesso

Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million

Stage named Alesso, Alessandro Renato Rodolfo Lindblad is a Swedish DJ.

He is well known and has associated himself with lots of artists and other DJ’s.

23. Pete Tong

Estimated Net Worth: $33 Million

Valued for an estimated $33 Million in net worth, Pete Tong is an American DJ.

He is under the services of BBC Radio 1 but previously, he used to perform on occasions and clubs.

22. Tom Joyner

Estimated Net Worth: $40 Million

Tom Joyner is an American who serves in dual capacity as a DJ and a radio host.

He is the owner of Reach Media Inc., BlackAmericaWeb.com and the Tom Joyner Foundation.

21. DJ Sasha

Estimated Net Worth: $40 Million

Sasha was the best DJ in the world according to DJ Magazine.

The Welshman is also a record producer and a winner of several awards including international dance music award.

One of his inspirational quotes says: “You only have to love a thing greatly to get it.”

20. Marshmello

Estimated Net Worth: $40 Million

Staged named Marshmello, Christopher Comstock is the 20th richest DJ in the world.

The American is also a music producer and has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

One of his favourite Quotes States that: “Be like sun, keep on shining, and let the world burn.”
 

19. Judge Jules

Estimated Net Worth: $42 Million

Coming in next on the list, Judge Jules is a a British dance music DJ.

He is also a presenter and music producer who has been successful in this entertaining industry.

18. Zedd

Estimated Net Worth: $45 Million

Nicknamed as Zedd, Anton Zaslavski is a German DJ.

He is also a producer and a musician who has had a successful stint since venturing into the line.

The German has an estimated net worth of $45 Million.

One of his best sayings is: “Being yourself is what will make you survive through anything. If you make music to please someone, it’s the first step in the wrong direction. Always do what you believe in, no matter what people say. Only way to go!”

17. John Digweed

Estimated Net Worth: $48 Million

Next on the list, John Digweed is an American DJ.

He is also an actor and a record producer and is one of the longest serving music artist.
 

16. Skrillex

Estimated Net Worth: $50 Million

Staged name as Skrillex, Sonny John Moore is an American DJ who happens to play lots of musical instruments.

He is also an electronic dance music producer and musician.

15. Kaskade

Estimated Net Worth: $50 Million

Nicknamed as Kaskade, Ryan Gary Raddon is the 15th richest DJ in the world.

The American is also remixer and record producer.

One of his favourite Quotes States that: “Listening to music is such an uplifting, spiritual thing. It’s far-fetched to some – I understand that. But the way dance music brings people together, it’s not a big stretch from hymns.”

14. Deadmau5

Estimated Net Worth: $50 Million

Popularly known as Deadmau5, Joel Thomas Zimmerman is a Canadian record producer and DJ.

Having worked with other DJ’s and music producers, he has been honoured with six Grammy award nominations.

One of his best inspirational sayings is: “I was the least popular in my school. The less popular you are, the more time you have to work on your own thing as opposed to trying to fit into everybody else’s thing.”

13. Armin Van Buuren

Estimated Net Worth: $55 Million

Armin Van Buuren is a popular Dutch DJ with an estimated net worth of $55 Million.

He is also a remixer and record producer who has won DJ Mag’s best DJ for five times.

12. Paul van Dyk

Estimated Net Worth: $60 Million

Nicknamed as Paul van Dyk, Matthias Paul is a German DJ.

He is also a musician and a record producer who has won the world’s best DJ for two consecutive years: 2005 and 2006.
 

11. Afrojack

Estimated Net Worth: $60 Million

Coming in next on the list, Afrojack is a Dutch DJ.

His album “Forget the World,” is a regular member of the best 10 of DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs.

One of his popular quotes States that: “People need realness, reality. People can sense when someone is being pretentious or fake. It’s because you feel it; you see it in someone’s body language.”

10. Paul Oakenfold

Estimated Net Worth: $65 Million

Paul Oakenfold is the 10th richest DJ in the world.

The Grammy Award winning American has won the best DJ consecutively between 1998 and 1999 by DJ Magazine.

9. Thomas Bangalter

Estimated Net Worth: $70 Million

Thomas Bangalter is a man of many talents.

He is a French musician, singer, DJ, film director, record producer ,songwriter and composer.

Of his favourite Quotes says: “The only secret to being in control is to have it in the beginning. Retaining control is still hard, but obtaining control is virtually impossible.”

8. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

Estimated Net Worth: $70 Million

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo likewise the previous DJ on the list, is a man of several talents.

The Frenchman is a film director, musician, DJ, singer, record producer and songwriter.

7. Andrew Taggart

Estimated Net Worth: $70 Million

Up next on the list, Andrew Taggart is an American DJ.

He is one of the producer of EDM music which is under the jurisdiction of Chainsmokers.

One of his best sayings is: “No one should feel that they have to be perfect. And we can be role models if we own our mistakes.”
 

6. Alex Pall

Estimated Net Worth: $70 Million

Alex Pall is an American DJ and actor who is also part of EDM music just like the previous one on the list.

He is one of the most successful music artist and has an estimated net worth of $70 Million.

5. David Guetta

Estimated Net Worth: $75 Million

David Guetta is the 5th richest DJ in the world.

The Frenchman is also a songwriter, remixer and record producer.

David has an estimated net worth of $75 Million.

4. Steve Aoki

Estimated Net Worth: $95 Million

Popularly known as Steve Aoki, Steven Hiroyuki is an American electro house musician, DJ and record producer.

He has a host of honours to his name including Billboard-charting studio albums.

One of inspirational quotes is: “I always tell up-and-coming DJs you have to really love what you do and find that interest to drive you. It requires so much attention to detail, and it takes up a lot of your time. You hear a song, and there are so many little pieces that make that song work. It requires a lot of patience, diligence and resilience.”

3. DJ Tiesto

Estimated Net Worth: $170 Million

Nicknamed Tiesto, Tijs Michiel Verwest is one of the most popular DJ in the world.

The Dutchman is one of the talented record producer and is known to had loved music right from his childhood.

Thus, one of his popular quotes says: “Since I was a kid, I always felt the need to share the music I love with as many people as possible, and DJing seemed like the perfect outlet.”

2. Gianluca Vacchi

Estimated Net Worth: $200 Million

Missing the top spot on the list, Gianluca Vacchi is the second richest DJ in the world.

The Italian is a professional music artist whose perfomance and love for what he is doing is exceptional.

He commands a current high estimated net worth of $200 million.

1. Calvin Harris

Estimated Net Worth: $300 Million

Coming in as the number one in the list, Calvin Harris is the richest DJ in the world.

The Scottish is also a producer, singer, songwriter and DJ.

His legal name is Adam Richard Wiles and he started out as a kid with no money to purchase any musical instrument including
DJ gear.

Currently, the music artist has an estimated net worth of $300 Million.
 

Conclusion

That was all on the 30 richest DJ in the world.

If you’re anticipating to become one, then this can be a form of motivation for you!

Which is your favourite DJ?

Before rounding off the list, let’s take a quick look at the summary:

S/NDJEstimated Net Worth
1.Calvin Harris$300 Million
2.Gianluca Vacchi$200 Million
3.DJ Tiesto$170 Million
4.Steve Aoki$95 Million
5.David Guetta$75 Million
6.Alex Pall$70 Million
7.Andrew Taggart$70 Million
8.Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo$70 Million
9.Thomas Bangalter$70 Million
10.Paul Oakenfold$65 Million
11.Afrojack$60 Million
12.Paul Van Dyk$60 Million
13.Armin Van Buuren$55 Million
14.Deadmau5$50 Million
15.Kaskade$50 Million
16.Skrillex$50 Million
17.John Digweed$48 Million
18.Zedd$45 Million
19.Judge Jules$42 Million
20.Marshmello$40 Million
21.DJ Sasha$40 Million
22.Tom Joyner$40 Million
23.Pete Tong$33 Million
24.Alesso$30 Million
25.Axwell$30 Million
26.Fatboy Slim$30 Million
27.Ferry Corsten$30 Million
28.Sebastian Ingrosso$30 Million
29.Diplo$26 Million
30.Eddie Piolin Sotelo$25 Million

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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