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World’s Richest DJs Reveled


The richest DJs in the world have been announced according to wealth calculator website, Celebrity Net Worth. And unsurprisingly, standing top at number one is… Tiesto.

The Dutch powerhouse is worth an estimated $75 million, with the funds coming from an average of earning $250,000 per night of playing his set, bringing home a whopping $20 million from that.

It was an increase of $10 million, following only an paltry $65 million made in 2012.

Coming second is French titans, Daft Punk, who’ve made an massive jumps following the release of their much anticipated album ‘Random Access Memories‘.

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, the duo’s real names, owned the majority of their money thanks to licensing deals, royalties, music sales and merchandise and are estimated to be worth around $60 million.

Other DJs who have managed to make the Top 20 include, Paul Oakenfold ($58 million) Paul van Dyk ($52 million), John Digweed ($45 million) and Armin Van Buuren ($40 million).

Skrillex was the new boy in the group after doubling his fortune to $16 million following a hat-trick of Grammy victories.

See the whole list below:
The top 20 list of the richest electronic DJs in the world is as follows.

Tiesto, $75 million
Daft Punk, $60 million
Paul Oakenfold, $58 million
Paul van Dyk, $52 million
John Digweed, $45 million
Armin Van Buuren, $40 million
Judge Jules, $42 million
Sasha, $40 million
Pete Tong, $32 million
Moby, $30 million
David Guetta, $30 million
Fatboy Slim, $23 million
The Chemical Brothers, $20 million
Ferry Corsten, $19 million
Deadmau5, $18 million
Carl Cox, $16 million
Skrillex, $16 million
Benny Benassi, $15 million
DJ Pauly D, $15 million

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