The World’s top 10 Highest-Paid DJ’s in 2016, most popular richest DJ’s of the world.
DJs or the Disc jockeys are one of the most popular modes of music in the recent times. They are the most talked about personalities in the music world, whom the crowd has ever supported for their entertaining performances. They are the ones who have made the best techno music in the recent times.
Get the chance to know the names of top 10 highly paid and successful DJ’s of the industry in 2016
The work of the DJ’s is not as easy as they need to make their own production, need to play in the parties and the night clubs. They are not only famous among the fans but also famous among the famous night clubs mostly in the Las Vegas area.
The list of the top 10 highest paid DJ’s are as follows:
1. Calvin Harris: His real name is Adam Richard Wiles have been playing in more than 125 gigs. By earning $66 million he stands first in the list. He had his own grocery shop previously. He is presently working with some of the big name in industry such as Rihanna and Kesha. His success is very mush talked about in the pop world.
2. David Guetta: He was previously a Parisian club manager and stands second in the list by earning $30 million. In his last 12 months he has worked with Lady Gaga and Britney Spears on their albums and also had a tour with Rihanna. He had a divorce with his wife Cathy Guetta who is of 22 years and his long time business partner.
3. Avici: He is just 24 years old holding the third position by earning $28 million. A debut album of this Swedish dj went out this year named ‘true’ which gave him a huge career hike. He latest song ‘wake me up’ has become the electronic song ever to move 4 million units in the United States.
4. TIE: This Dutch dj holds the position of fourth by earning $28 million. He has recently shifted to Las Vegas from Ibiza. He has earned over $60 million for the 24 months and the one to beat him in this race is Calvin Harris. He has played in over 100 shows and yet a show packed year is getting ready to come.
5. Steve Aoki: He stands in the 5th position by earning $ 23 million. He has played in more than 277 shows. He is an American electro house musician, record producer and music executive.
6. Afrojack: Standing in the 6th position with earnings of $22 million. He has recently released his first awaited album ‘forget the world’ this may. He has recently shifted to lass Vegas and stays at the Wynn. He has played on more than 150 shows on the scoring period. In spite of having his own clothing collections, his earnings include endorsements like Nike and G-Star Raw.
7. Zedd: He stands 7th in the list by earning more than $21 million in the scoring period. He is popular worldwide. His popularity is spread widely over the fans. He is one of the most preferred one in the night clubs and the bands.
8. Kaskade: he stands 8th in the list by earning. The recent update says his recent earning is $17. He has been the busiest person last year who has covered 30 night shows in lass Vegas. He has numerable albums of his own and all of them are bestselling in the market.
9. Skrillex: His earning in the scoring period is $16.5 million and that has surprised many of the competitors. His recent album is ‘recess’. It has making records worldwide with 48000 sales till date. His past albums in 2010 are still rocking in the market, among the fans and also among the general music lovers.
10. Deadmau5: His presence is the most talked about factor in the market. He has earned $16 million in the scoring period. He is famous among the music lovers for his mouse headed stage appearance. This mouse headed appearance of his is adopted from the Disney, and that has rocked the crowd. He stands in the 10th position in this list.
The entire list is made out from the earnings of the DJ’s in the scoring period. This also includes their worldwide popularity last year.