The Highest Paid DJ In The World
Forbes has released best-paid DJ.Forbes has compiled the top, considering disc sales, concerts, tours, promoting benefiting, after talking with managers, lawyers and even some artists.The new trend of the Electronic music helps the pocket of the Dj.The first ten in the rankings earn between $ 7 million and 22 million dollars / year.
1. Tiesto -$ 22 million
DJ Tiesto is at the top ranking of the richest musicians from buttons. Dutch has a fortune estimated at 60 million dollars and was able to defeat Paul Oakenfold and Van Dyk.Dutch DJ wins $ 250,000 per night and hold concerts throughout the world. At 43 years old, has its home registration agreement, Black Hole Recordings and was the first DJ who gave a live performance at the Olympics in 2004.
2. Skrillex – $ 15 million
Up to 24 years old that has now won five Grammys. “I listen to electronic music since I was 12, Even when playing in rock bands flirt with its,” says the artist.In December 2011 he was appointed MTV best electronic music artist of the year.
3. Swedish House Mafia – $ 14 million
Is a Swedish trio composed of DJs Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso. Tickets to the shows they support are sold with thousands of dollars.Swedish House Mafia Manager, Amy Thomson, told Billboard they did not have a sponsor.The idea was “to try to keep the largest private party on Earth. No TV and have not even appeared in magazines. The fun is kept between three points. ”
4. David Guetta – $ 13.5 million
Frenchman participate in many musical festivals and released the album “Nothing but the beat”, received sponsorship from HP Presentation technology company TocuhPad.
5. Steve Aoki – $ 12 million
Unlike other DJs, earn less money for a show, but the concert last more than 200 days a year.Electro-house musician for 34 years is the producer and founder of Dim Mak Records recording.It is also co-owner of a management company, DECKSTAR, along with DJ AM.
On the 6th place is Deadmau5 with the amount of 11.5 million dollars while on the rest of the top are Dj Pauly D with 11 million dollars , Kaskade – 10 million dollars,Afrojack – 9 Afrojack – 9 million dollars. ,Avicii – 7 million dollars.