You surely have heard the hissy “DJ snake” in Taki Taki or you might have remembered the jumping headphone guy who played music of your jam on your request. Well my friend they are Disc Jockey a.k.a DJ. They are professional music mixers and producers. Previously DJ worked on vinyl records. They would mix the pre-recorded music and would play at clubs, bars,s and even on radio stations. But now the genre is much more diverse and is hard to comprehend in just a few words. From weddings to new albums and singles, DJs have successfully shown their dedication, love, passion through their masterpieces. Their immense popularity is no joke. The well-known talented singers are not the only ones who earn millions. There are world-famous DJs who are worth millions and one can even earn more than 100 million USD.
Here are the top highest-earning DJ across the world,2021 whom you must listen to at least once in your lifetime:
10. Thomas Bangalter, net worth- 70 million USD.
Thomas Bangalter is a French singer, songwriter, music producer, and DJ.
At a young age, Thomas was introduced to music by his songwriter parents. While he was initially into piano and guitar, later on in late-teen he took interest in electronic music and started off with his former member Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo as Draft Punk.
Since 1992 he has been working as a group member and as a solo on a wide variety of genres of disco, electronics, house, etc.
9. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, net worth- 70 million USD
The 47 years old French musician and former member of Draft Punk, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo is a popular DJ, filmmaker, and owner of Crydamoure. He along with Thomas Bangalter were officially involved in music since their late teenagerhood. Due to his work, his annual net worth is more than 70 million USD.
8. Andrew Taggart, net worth-70 million USD
Definitely, there is hardly anyone who doesn’t know them. DJ Andrew Taggart, member of American duo group The Chainsmokers. He, along with his fellow groupmate Alexander Pall won several major awards including Grammy Awards. Their hit Singles include Closers and Roses. 70 million USD.
7. Alexander Pall, net worth- 70 million USD
In the 36 years, old DJ Alexander Pall produced several popular songs for the group’s song and other collaborative songs.
70 million USD.
6. David Guetta, net worth-85 million USD
The artist behind the hit song Titanium David Guetta is a well-known producer and songwriter. He wrote many hit songs and earned more than 49 million record sales.
5. Swedish House Mafia, net worth-100 million USD
The Swedish trio group Swedish House Mafia was formed by Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso, 2008. They broke up in 2012 and reunited in 2018.
4. Steve Aoki, net worth- 120 million USD
The popular featuring DJ artist of Mic Drop and Waste it On Me is a 43 years old American DJ Steve Aoki who has worked with several artists to produce music for their songs. He has worked in more than three music genres such as EDM, Dutch house, trap, etc.
3. Tiësto, net worth- 170 million USD
“The Godfather of EDM ” Tijs Michiel Verwest a.k.a Tiësto is one of the most well know DJ and producers. Several aspiring producers look up to him. He has worked in more than 5 different genres. The founder of Black Hole Recordings had featured artists such as Ferry Corsten to produce hit songs and even performed at the opening of the 2014 Summer Olympics.
2. Gianluca Vacchi, net worth- 200 million USD
Gianluca Vacchi is a 54 years old Italian entrepreneur and DJ. He is also an influencer in social media. Before being a popular DJ, he was completely involved with his family business. In fact, he started his DJ career at the age of 43 by leaving the world of business.
1. Calvin Harris, net worth- 300 million USD
The Scottish DJ Calvin Harris (Adam Richard Wiles) is the richest DJ among all by Forbes. He worked on various music genres under several labels with various high-profile artists.
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