The Richest Electronic DJs In The World In 2013

The Richest Electronic DJs In The World In 2013
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In the last two years, EDM DJs have become some of the most influential figures in pop culture, as well the main attractions at massive music festivals like Coachella and South by Southwest. Not only are they selling millions of records, but for the first time in history, some of the top DJs are even playing sold out shows at massive arenas like Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center.

A popular DJ can easily earn $100,000 for a single night’s work, whereas the upper echelon of DJs can earn anywhere between $500,000 and $1 million. That’s almost enough money to feed Latrell Spreewells family!

Not only do they get paid to perform live, DJs also make a ton of money from merchandise sales, licensing, record sales and endorsements. Whether or not you’d like to accept it, with private jets, mansions, groupies, and celebrity girlfriends, EDM DJs have become the rockstars of our generation.

To show you just how breaded these DJs are, CelebrityNetWorth has compiled a complete list of the richest electronic dance music DJs in the world as of May 26, 2013.

To calculate the net worths, they took into account all music sales, merchandise, touring revenue, licensing, endorsements, real estate, royalties and more.

Check out the list below!

 

The Richest Electronic DJs In The World

#1: Tiesto – $75 million
#2: Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (Daft Punk) – $60 million
#3: Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk) – $60 million
#4: Paul Oakenfold – $58 million
#5: Paul van Dyk – $52 million
#6: John Digweed – $45 million
#7: Armin Van Buuren – $40 million
#8: Judge Jules – $42 million
#9: Sasha – $40 million
#10: Pete Tong – $32 million
#11: Moby – $30 million
#12: David Guetta – $30 million
#13: Steve Aoki – $28 million
#14: Fatboy Slim – $23 million
#15: The Chemical Brothers – $20 million
#16: Ferry Corsten – $19 million
#17: Deadmau5 – $18 million
#18: Carl Cox – $16 million
#19: Skrillex – $16 million
#20: Benny Benassi – $15 million
#21: DJ Pauly D – $15 million (Sad but true)
#22: Sven Vath – $14 million
#23: Jeffrey Sutorius (Dash Berlin) – $13.5 million
#24: Calvin Harris – $13 million
#25: Avicii – $12 million
#26: Afrojack – $11 million
#27: Kaskade – $10 million
#28: Sebastian Ingrosso (Swedish House Mafia) – $10 million
#29: Steve Angello (Swedish House Mafia) – $10 million
#30: Axwell (Swedish House Mafia) – $10 million
#31: Hardwell – $9.5 million
#32: Darude – $9 million
#33: ATB aka Andre Tanneberger – $8.5 million
#34: Richie Hawtin – $8.5 million
#35: Jono Grant (Above & Beyond) – $8 million
#36: Paavo Siljamäki (Above & Beyond) – $8 million
#37: Tony McGuinness (Above & Beyond) – $8 million
#38: Gareth Emery – $7 million
#39: Diplo – $6.5 million
#40: Erick Morillo – $6 million
#41: Alesso – $6 million
#42: Martin Solveig – $5 million
#43: Eric Prydz – $4.5 million
#44: Markus Schulz – $4 million
#45: Mark knight – $4 million
#46: Adam Beyer – $3 million
#47: Danny Tenaglia – $3 million
#48: Bad Boy Bill – $2.5 million
#49: Little Louie Vega – $2 million
#50: Morgan Page – $2 million

 

via CelebrityNetworth 

Photo Credit: TiestoClubLife.

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