The 30 Richest DJ's in the World (2023)

Who are the richest DJ’s in the world?

When it comes to the music business, DJ’s probably aren’t the first people you think of having all the riches. After all, what with the likes of Dr. Dre, Eminem, Jay-Z, Ice Cube, and so on, nothing else quite stacks up.

However, you might be surprised by some of the money these DJ’s are pulling in!

We’ve put together a compilation of the richest DJ’s in the world, but before you continue reading, have a guess as to who you think is going to appear below.

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The Top 30 Richest DJ’s in the World

Here are the top 30 richest DJ’s of all time, as of 2022. We’ve pulled all their net worth estimates directly from CelebrityNetworth.com:

30. Eddie Piolin Sotelo

Net Worth: $25 Million

Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, is a Mexican radio broadcaster. He currently hosts the nationally syndicated radio show El Show De Piolín on Entravision.

As of October 2022, Eddie Piolin Sotelo’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million.

29. Diplo

Net Worth: $26 Million

Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer.

As of October 2022, Diplo’s net worth is estimated to be $26 million.

“It’s never too late to change your luck.” – Diplo

28. Sebastian Ingrosso

Net Worth: $30 Million

Sebastian Ingrosso is a Swedish DJ and record producer. He’s also a member of Swedish House Mafia, together with Axwell and Steve Angello, who also appear on this list.

As of October 2022, Sebastian Ingrosso’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.

“Turn off your head and turn on your heart.” – Sebastian Ingrosso

27. Ferry Corsten

Net Worth: $30 Million

Ferry Corsten is a Dutch DJ, record producer, and remixer. He’s known for being one of the trance genre pioneers between the 1990s–2000s. This was back in a time when he was performing under several different aliases.

As of October 2022, Ferry Corsten’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.

“Trance is the kind of music that puts smiles on people’s faces. It’s designed to make people feel great and forget about the trouble that they may face every day.” – Ferry Corsten

26. Fatboy Slim

Net Worth: $30 Million

Norman Quentin Cook, better known as Fatboy Slim, is an English musician, DJ, and record producer who helped to popularise the big beat genre in the 1990s.

As of October 2022, Fatboy Slim’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.

“A good DJ is always looking at the crowd, seeing what they’re like, seeing whether it’s working; communicating with them. Smiling at them. And a bad DJ is always looking down at what they’re doing all the time and just doing their thing that they practiced in their bedroom.” – Fatboy Slim

25. Axwell

Net Worth: $30 Million

Axel Christofer Hedfors, better known as Axwell, is a Swedish DJ, record producer, remixer and owner of Axtone Records. Axwell is also a member of Swedish House Mafia, alongside Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello.

As of October 2022, Axwell’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.

“Underground dance music – in the nicest way possible – it’s amateur.” – Axwell

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24. Alesso

Net Worth: $30 Million

Alessandro Renato Rodolfo Lindblad, commonly known by his stage name Alesso, is a Swedish DJ and record producer. He’s worked with a lot of the artists and DJs on this list.

As of October 2022, Alesso’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.

“Everyday people do everyday things but I can’t be one of them.” – Alesso

23. Pete Tong

Net Worth: $33 Million

Peter Michael Tong MBE is an English DJ who works for BBC Radio 1, where he is the host of ‘Essential Mix’ and ‘Essential Selection’. Before working on the radio, Tong played all around the world at events and nightclubs.

As of October 2022, Pete Tong’s net worth is estimated to be $33 million.

“Stop blaming me when everything goes wrong.” – Pete Tong

22. Tom Joyner

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Net Worth: $40 Million

Thomas Joyner is an American radio host, host of the nationally syndicated ‘The Tom Joyner Morning Show’, and also founder of Reach Media Inc., the Tom Joyner Foundation, and BlackAmericaWeb.com.

Tom’s show has attracted plenty of baller advertisers such as McDonald’s, Chrysler Corporation, WalMart and Southwest Airlines.

As of October 2022, Tom Joyner’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million.

“We take five, one-week vacations a year, and those dates are set in stone.” – Tom Joyner

21. DJ Sasha

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Net Worth: $40 Million

Sasha is a Welsh DJ, record producer and Grammy Award nominee. He was voted World No. 1 DJ in 2000 in a poll conducted by DJ Magazine. He is a four-time International Dance Music Awards winner and four-time DJ Awards winner.

DJ Sasha has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

“You only have to love a thing greatly to get it.” – Sasha

20. Marshmello

Net Worth: $40 Million

Christopher Comstock, otherwise known as Marshmello, is an American electronic music producer and DJ. Marshmello is of course famous for wearing the huge marshmallow looking head while performing on stage.

It was originally thought that Comstock used this to help improve his public persona and recognition to elevate his career.

As of October 2022, Marshmello’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million.

“Be like sun, keep on shining, and let the world burn.” – Marshmello

19. Judge Jules

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Net Worth: $42 Million

Judge Jules is a British dance music DJ, producer and entertainment lawyer. Known for his DJ activities, music production and popular radio show which achieved global success. He was voted the No. 1 DJ in the World by DJ Magazine in 1995.

Jules has made it onto the list of the richest DJ’s in the world with an estimated net worth of $42 million.

18. Zedd

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Net Worth: $45 Million

Anton Zaslavski, known popular by his stage name Zedd, is a German record producer, DJ, and musician. Zedd was born in Russia, however he grew up in Germany, which is where his exciting career as a DJ all began.

As of October 2022, Zedd’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million, making him the 18th richest DJ in the world.

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“Being yourself is what will make you survive through anything. If you make music to please someone, it’s the first step in the wrong direction. Always do what you believe in, no matter what people say. Only way to go!” – Zedd

17. John Digweed

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Net Worth: $48 Million

John Digweed is an English DJ, record producer and actor. DJ Magazine voted him World No 1 DJ in 2001.

John is now 50 years of age, and has had an incredibly successful career, currently leaving him sitting with an estimated net worth of $48 million.

“If you’re the biggest DJ in the world, you’re in a position where you can play stuff that people don’t know and blow people’s minds. But if you just chose to play stuff they know just to get a reaction, that’s just being lazy.” – John Digweed

16. Skrillex

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Net Worth: $50 Million

Sonny John Moore, known professionally as Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Skrillex’ style is very different to a lot of the other DJ’s out there, and that set him apart when trying to make a name for himself.

As of October 2022, Skrillex’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.

“I like doing things in a very minimal, unconventional way as a personal way of saying, ‘Look, I made a career out of carefully and CRAFT-FULLY, though unconventionally, making records on laptops and blown speakers.'” – Skrillex

15. Kaskade

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Net Worth: $50 Million

Ryan Gary Raddon, known by his stage name Kaskade, is an American DJ, record producer and remixer.

As of October 2022, Kaskade’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.

“Listening to music is such an uplifting, spiritual thing. It’s far-fetched to some – I understand that. But the way dance music brings people together, it’s not a big stretch from hymns.” – Kaskade

14. Deadmau5

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Net Worth: $50 Million

Joel Thomas Zimmerman, better known by his stage name deadmau5, is a Canadian record producer and DJ from Toronto, Ontario.

Zimmerman has received six Grammy Award nominations for his work. He has worked with other DJs and producers, such as Kaskade, MC Flipside, Rob Swire and Wolfgang Gartner.

As of October 2022, Deadmau5’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million, placing him at 14th on this list of the richest disk jockeys in the world.

“I was the least popular in my school. The less popular you are, the more time you have to work on your own thing as opposed to trying to fit into everybody else’s thing.” – Deadmau5

13. Armin Van Buuren

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Net Worth: $55 Million

Armin van Buuren is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer;

Van Buuren has won a number of accolades. He has been ranked the No. 1 DJ by DJ Mag a record of five times, four years in a row. He was ranked fourth on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s list in both 2016 and 2017.

As of October 2022, Armin van Buuren’s net worth is estimated to be $55 million.

“You know, sometimes you’re jealous of other people and their achievements, and you wanna be that person, but I’ve come to realize that each individual on this planet has his own path.” – Armin Van Buuren

12. Paul van Dyk

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Net Worth: $60 Million

Matthias Paul, more commonly known as Paul van Dyk, is a German Grammy Award-winning DJ, record producer and musician.

He was named the World’s number one DJ in both 2005 and 2006, something only a handful of DJs have ever achieved. He was the first-ever DJ to be named number one by Mixmag in 2005, and By 2008, he had sold over 3 million albums worldwide.

“I wouldn’t call myself a leader. I don’t want to lead people, I want to tempt them, I want to create a new world for them, just for that very small moment, when they are losing themselves in my music. I want to inspire them.” – Paul van Dyk

11. Afrojack

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Net Worth: $60 Million

Afrojack is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer. In 2014, he released his debut album Forget the World. Afrojack regularly features in the top 10 of DJ Mag Top 100 DJs.

With an estimated net worth of $60 million, he’s become one of the richest DJ’s in the world.

“People need realness, reality. People can sense when someone is being pretentious or fake. It’s because you feel it; you see it in someone’s body language.” – Afrojack

10. Paul Oakenfold

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Paul Oakenfold’s Net Worth: $65 Million

Paul Mark Oakenfold is an English record producer and trance DJ.

Oakenfold is a two time Grammy Award and two time World Music Awards nominee. He was also voted the No. 1 DJ in the World twice in 1998 and 1999 by DJ Magazine.

Over the span of his career, Paul has amassed a net worth of $65 million, making him the 10th Richest DJ in the world.

“When I started DJ’ing, it was no big thing. There was no money in DJ’ing, and you did it purely for the love of playing music.” – Paul Oakenfold

9. Thomas Bangalter

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Net Worth: $70 Million

Thomas Bangalter, featured on the right above, is a French musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, DJ, composer and film director.

He’s the other half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, and has amassed a $70 million net worth through his career.

“The only secret to being in control is to have it in the beginning. Retaining control is still hard, but obtaining control is virtually impossible.” – Thomas Bangalter

8. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

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Net Worth: $70 Million

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, featured on the left above, is a French musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, DJ and film director.

He’s best known for being one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk. The other half being Thomas Bangalter, who’s also featured on this list of the richest DJ’s in the world.

7. Andrew Taggart

Net Worth: $70 Million

Andrew Taggart is an American DJ, and one half of The Chainsmokers duo. His partner Alex Pall also features on this list. They’ve been producing EDM music under The Chainsmokers name since 2012.

As of October 2022, Andrew Taggart’s net worth is estimated to be $70 million.

“No one should feel that they have to be perfect. And we can be role models if we own our mistakes.” – Andrew Taggart

6. Alex Pall

Net Worth: $70 Million

Alex Pall is an American DJ/Actor, and is one half of The Chainsmokers duo. The Chainsmokers started producing EDM music in 2012, and have had major success.

As of October 2022, Alex Pall’s net worth is estimated to be $70 million, making him the 6th richest DJ in the world.

“We rage every night.” – Alex Pall

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5. David Guetta

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Net Worth: $75 Million

David Guetta is a French DJ, songwriter, record producer, and remixer. He co-founded Gum Productions with Jean-Charles Carré and Joachim Garraud, and released his first album ‘Just a Little More Love’, in 2002.

Anyone who knows what DJ’ing is has heard of David Guetta, that’s for sure. He is one of the most well known DJ’s worldwide, along with Calvin Harris featured on the top spot.

As of October 2022, David Guetta’s net worth is estimated to be $75 million.

“My parents were extreme left so everything was against the system. I was walking barefoot in the streets of Paris when I was eight. When I started to DJ they hated it, because for them, nightclubs, and all of this life, was terrible and fake.” – David Guetta

4. Steve Aoki

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Steve Aoki’s Net Worth: $95 Million

Steven Hiroyuki, otherwise known as Steve Aoki, is an American electro house musician, record producer, DJ, and music executive.

Aoki has released several Billboard-charting studio albums, notably Wonderland, which was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2013. He is also the founder of the Steve Aoki Charitable Fund, which raises money for global humanitarian relief organizations.

As of October 2022, Steve Aoki’s net worth is estimated to be $95 million.

“I always tell up-and-coming DJs you have to really love what you do and find that interest to drive you. It requires so much attention to detail, and it takes up a lot of your time. You hear a song, and there are so many little pieces that make that song work. It requires a lot of patience, diligence and resilience.” – Steve Aoki

3. DJ Tiesto

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Net Worth: $170 Million

Tiesto, full name being Tijs Michiel Verwest, is a dutch DJ and record producer.

When Tijs was a teenager, he would DJ at school parties, and then at several clubs in the Netherlands a few years later. In 1994, he began to release his own songs, and that’s when his career began to take off.

Tiesto is 3rd on this list of the richest DJ’s in the world with an estimated net worth of $170 million.

“Since I was a kid, I always felt the need to share the music I love with as many people as possible, and DJing seemed like the perfect outlet.” – Tiesto

2. Gianluca Vacchi

Net Worth: $200 Million

Gianluca Vacchi is an Italian professional DJ and social media personality. He’s probably most famous for his lifestyle; despite being in his 50’s, he has a muscular tattooed physique and is a bit of a playboy.

As of October 2022, Gianluca’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million.

“There is always time to dream.” – Gianluca Vacchi

1. Calvin Harris

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Net Worth: $300 Million

Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and producer. His real name is Adam Richard Wiles. He was born in Dumfries, in Scotland, but now lives in Los Angeles, California.

When Adam was younger, he would stack shelves in supermarkets and work at a local fish processing factory in order to earn the money he needed for DJ gear.

He gradually began to produce records here and there, and eventually caught the eye of Three Six Zero Group, who signed him later on. Right now, Calvin Harris is the richest DJ in the world with a net worth of $300 million.

“Sometimes, it’s better to stop thinking and trust your instincts. That’s what I used to do when I first started making music, but as time goes on, you can sometimes over-intellectualise things.” – Calvin Harris

Summary

This concludes our list of the richest disk jockeys worldwide. Some of these DJs are worth insane amounts of cash. If you’re interested in learning more, Audio Captain put together a really detailed guide answering the popular question: “How much do DJs make?

Here’s a quick recap of the top 30 richest DJ’s in the world As of 2022:

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  1. Calvin Harris
  2. Gianluca Vacchi
  3. DJ Tiesto
  4. Steve Aoki
  5. David Guetta
  6. Alex Pall
  7. Andrew Taggart
  8. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
  9. Thomas Bangalter
  10. Paul Oakenfold
  11. Afrojack
  12. Paul Van Dyk
  13. Armin Van Buuren
  14. Deadmau5
  15. Kaskade
  16. Skrillex
  17. John Digweed
  18. Zedd
  19. Judge Jules
  20. Marshmello
  21. DJ Sasha
  22. Tom Joyner
  23. Pete Tong
  24. Alesso
  25. Axwell
  26. Fatboy Slim
  27. Ferry Corsten
  28. Sebastian Ingrosso
  29. Diplo
  30. Eddie Piolin Sotelo

How many of the richest DJ’s in the world did you expect to appear on this list? Leave a comment below.

FAQs

Who is the richest DJ in the world 2022? ›

Calvin Harris – $240 million

The Scottish DJ and producer Adam Richard Wiles, born in 1984, ranks first in this ranking of the richest DJs. He is better known by his pseudonym, Calvin Harris.

Who is the richest American DJ? ›

Adam Richard Wiles, known professionally as Calvin Harris, is the richest DJ in the world. Harris gained worldwide fame with his third studio album, 18 Months.

Who is the most successful DJ? ›

Most Successful DJ and Producer of All Time, Calvin Harris, Tops the List of More than 60 New EXIT Festival Acts!

Who is the biggest DJ in Nigeria? ›

The top 7 DJs in Nigeria are listed below:
  • DJ CUPPY.
  • DJ CUPPY.
  • DJ ENIMONEY. ...
  • DJ ENIMONEY. Eniola Olamilekan Adedeji, aka DJ Enimoney, is a Nigerian DJ and the older brother of renowned Nigerian rapper Olamide. ...
  • DJ NEPTUNE.
  • DJ NEPTUNE.
  • DJ SPINAL.
  • DJ SPINAL.
8 May 2022

Who is the richest rapper in the world? ›

Jay-Z was the first rapper to cross the billion-dollar net worth mark, and he was the richest rapper in the world up until April 2020, when Kanye took the #1 spot. As of November 2022, Jay-Z's net worth is roughly $1.3 billion.

Who is the biggest artist in the world 2022? ›

Here Is the List of The Top 10 Most Popular Music Artists of 2022
  1. Ed Sheeran. With more than 52 million subscribers on YouTube, Ed Sheeran stands the number one in the list of most popular singers worldwide.
  2. Billie Eilish. ...
  3. Ariana Grande. ...
  4. Taylor Swift. ...
  5. Adele. ...
  6. Lady Gaga. ...
  7. Justin Bieber. ...
  8. Shawn Mendes. ...
11 Jul 2022

Who are richer actors or singers? ›

When it comes to success, the 10 highest earning musicians of the 2010s decade earned between 900–500 Million $ according to Forbes. The 10 highest paid actors of the decade earned between 600–250 Million $. Big actors make more.

Who is the No 1 DJ in the world? ›

Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren currently holds the record of most overall wins with five and a record four consecutively..
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Statistics.
DJYears
Armin van Buuren5
Martin Garrix4
David Guetta3
Tiësto3
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How does a DJ make money? ›

Some of the most popular and successful ways to make money as a DJ include: gigs, music production, monetized mix streams, social media promotion, event organization, and tutorials.

Who is the highest paid female DJ? ›

Currently, Paris Hilton is the highest-paid female DJ in the world. Along with being a DJ, she is a model, entrepreneur, and social media celebrity. She earns $ 1 million for every party and gig. She has showcased her worth with music and has the potential to attract the largest audiences.

Who is the top 5 DJ in the world? ›

Here are the Top 10 DJs in the world in 2021:
  • David Guetta: Instagram.
  • Martin Garrix: Instagram.
  • Tiësto: Instagram.
  • Armin van Buuren: Instagram.
  • Skrillex: Instagram.
  • Marshmello: Instagram.
  • Steve Aoki: Instagram || Photo: Aldo Carrera.
  • Afrojack: Instagram.

How much do DJs get paid? ›

Pro DJ earnings at a club or festival
ContinentEarnings Per Hour (Average)
North America$500 – $10,000
South America$300 – $5,000
Europe$500 – $10,000
Asia$200 – $5,000
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22 Oct 2021

Who is the best female DJ in Nigeria? ›

Here are a few of the most sought-after female DJs in Nigeria as reported by Morakinyo Olugbiji.
  1. DJ Cuppy. ...
  2. DJ Bellcheque. ...
  3. DJ Rosie. ...
  4. DJ Lambo. ...
  5. DJ Frizzie. ...
  6. DJ Soupamodel. ...
  7. DJ Switch. ...
  8. DJ Mystelle.

Who is the best DJ in 2022 in Nigeria? ›

  • DJ Exclusive. Rotimi Alakija, better known as Dj Xclusive, is currently the best DJ in the nation. ...
  • DJ Jimmy Jatt. Jimmy Amu, better known as DJ Jimmy Jatt, has long been one of the top DJs in Nigeria. ...
  • DJ Kaywise. On August 4, 1992, DJ Kaywise was born in Lagos, Nigeria. ...
  • DJ Kentalky. ...
  • DJ SPINALL. ...
  • DJ Neptune. ...
  • DJ Cuppy. ...
  • DJ Lambo.
23 Sept 2022

Who is the best DJ in Africa now? ›

Top 10 Best DJs In Africa (2022)
  • DJ Jimmy Jatt. ...
  • DJ Euphonik. ...
  • Dj Maphorisa. ...
  • DJ Kaywise. ...
  • DJ Exclusive. ...
  • DJ Spinall. ...
  • DJ Kent. DJ Kent is yet another great DJ hailing from South Africa. ...
  • DJ Aroma. DJ Aroma is a Ghanaian DJ who began his career in his early years of an undergraduate student at the University.

Who is richer Drake or Kanye? ›

Kanye West is richer than Drake. Even though Drake is highly successful in recent years, Kanye West's business ventures made him wealthier.

Who is the richest female singer ever? ›

Using data gathered from celebritynetworth.com, here's a look at the 10 richest female musicians and the ways in which they amassed their wealth.
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  1. 1 Rihanna, $1.7 billion.
  2. 2 Madonna, $850 million. ...
  3. 3 Celine Dion, $800 million. ...
  4. 4 Dolly Parton, $650 million. ...
  5. 5 Beyoncé, $500 million. ...
  6. 6 Gloria Estefan, $500 million. ...
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Who is the top 5 rappers? ›

Best Rappers of All Time
  1. 2Pac. Tupac Amaru Shakur also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper. ...
  2. Eminem. ...
  3. The Notorious B.I.G. ...
  4. Jay-Z. ...
  5. Nas. ...
  6. Rakim. ...
  7. Kendrick Lamar. ...
  8. Lil Wayne.

Who has the most fans in the world singer? ›

Beyoncé It's never too late to turn over a new leaf and bow down to the queen. If there was ever one group of the most dedicated superfans, Beyoncé's BeyHive would be at the top of the list.

Who is the most famous singer alive? ›

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  • 1 Taylor Swift97%
  • 2 Lady Gaga97%
  • 3 Justin Bieber97%
  • 4 Beyoncé97%
  • 5 Adele96%
  • 6 Kanye West96%
  • 7 Miley Cyrus96%
  • 8 Katy Perry96%

Which actor is a billionaire? ›

Top 20 Richest Actors In the World 2022
Richest Actors in the World 2022Net Worth (2022)Nationality
Arnold Schwarzenegger$450 millionAustria, United States
Amitabh Bachchan$430 millionIndia
Mel Gibson$425 millionUnited States
Adam Sandler$420 millionUnited States
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Who is richest movie star? ›

Let us now take a dive into the 20 richest actors in the world as of 2022. The world's richest actor is none other than American Actress Jami Gertz clocking 3 billion dollars net worth, followed by Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan at 600 million dollars.

Who is the highest paid celebrity 2022? ›

Like Jackson, Springsteen's earnings came from a major sale, as he sold Sony Music the rights to his entire music collection in a deal worth nearly $500 million last December.
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The Highest-Paid Celebrities in 2021.
Rank1
NamePeter Jackson
Nationality​ New Zealander
2021 pre-tax earnings$580 million
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Which country has best music? ›

  • Germany.
  • United Kingdom.
  • Japan.
  • France.
  • Canada.
  • Australia.
  • Russia.
  • Netherlands.

Who is the best girl singer in the world? ›

Best Female Singers Of All Time: 20 Trailblazing Music Icons
  • 8: Dionne Warwick. ...
  • 7: Adele. ...
  • 6: Madonna. ...
  • 5: Billie Holiday. ...
  • 4: Kate Bush. ...
  • 3: Ella Fitzgerald. ...
  • 2: Amy Winehouse. ...
  • 1: Aretha Franklin. Topping our list of the best female singers of all time, Aretha Franklin also stands as the most-charting female singer in history.
12 Jan 2022

Who is the best DJ in USA? ›

The complete rankings list for United States is:
Rank, Name & NationalityGenre
1skrillexDubstep
United States
2diploElectro House, Indie / Underground
United States
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How much does a DJ cost? ›

Average DJs– $900 – $1500. Wedding Specialist DJs– $1500 – $2000. Most Expensive– $2000 – $3000+

Who is the best hip hop DJ in the world? ›

Top Hip Hop DJs
  • DJ Antoine.
  • Stress.
  • Hip Hop All-Stars.
  • Kool Savas.
  • Remady.
  • Christopher S.
  • XAVAS.
  • Berlins Most Wanted.

Who is the richest between Kabza and Maphorisa? ›

Top 10 Richest South African Musicians 2022
  • Kabza De Small – R22. 83 million. ...
  • DJ Maphorisa – R34. 8 million. ...
  • Nasty C – R35. 44 million. ...
  • DJ Euphonik – R38. 05 million. ...
  • Juanita Du Plessis – R45. 66 million. ...
  • Rebecca Malope – R135. 25 million. ...
  • Die Antwoord – R150 . 6 million. ...
  • AKA – R167. 6 million.
5 Apr 2022

Who is rich between Cassper and nasty C? ›

Who is richer between Cassper Nyovest and Nasty C? According to Newsbub360, Nasty C's current net worth is $2 million. This means Cassper is richer than him by about $1 million. Cassper Nyovest's net worth in 2022 is the result of various income sources.

Who is the best female DJ in Africa? ›

Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy

She has featured in several publications including Forbes Woman Africa and recently floated her own entertainment company called AVMG, at the same time making her own music.

Is DJ a real job? ›

A DJ is mixing one record with another and creates a music set that makes people dance (if he does a good job), meaning a DJ is working on new music on a daily basis. Most of us DJs are also Producers who produce music for their sets and for the world music market.

Is DJ a good job? ›

DJing can be a great career path for many people, though it's not for everyone. If you have a passion for music and performing and don't mind staying up late, give it a shot. With the right skills and some luck, you could have a thriving music career.

Is being a DJ easy? ›

Contrary to popular belief, learning to DJ is not an easy route to overnight success. This takes work, and hustle, and time. It's not difficult to start. But it is difficult to stand out, and to be exceptional.

How much does Paris charge to DJ? ›

Hilton is also a much sought after international celebrity DJ, commanding $1 million per party.

How much do DJs make per show? ›

DJs are living the dream life. They play several shows during the week, travel around the world, meet people from all over the world, and bring new music to your favourite places all week long! So how much money do club DJs make? The average club DJ makes between $100-$200 per night.

Who is the worlds most famous female DJ? ›

1. Nervo. Topping the list of female EDM DJs is Nervo, a Grammy Award-winning twin sister duo of Olivia and Miriam Nervo.

Who is the most famous DJ in UK? ›

Global List
  • CALVIN HARRIS. 35,341 followers. Electro House. Progressive House. EDM/Pop.
  • FLYING LOTUS. 2,345 followers. Electronica. Live.
  • CARL COX. 26,410 followers. Tech House. Techno. Underground.
  • ABOVE & BEYOND. 34,081 followers. Trance. EDM/Pop.
  • MAYA JANE COLES. 6,308 followers. House. Tech House. Underground.

How much can a beginner DJ earn? ›

For beginner DJs playing a gig at a bar and club, you should be making around $30 per hour. For gigs at regular house parties, you should be charging around $40 an hour. For more high scale events like weddings and birthday parties, you should make nothing less than $60 an hour.

How can I become a DJ? ›

The 5 Best Ways to Become a DJ
  1. Choose Your Medium and Build Your Music Collection. ...
  2. Learn About the Different Types of DJs. ...
  3. Study Some Basic DJing Skills. ...
  4. Explore the Various Software Tools Used by the Top Professional DJs.
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How can I be a good DJ? ›

Top 10 Secrets To Become A Successful DJ
  1. Be a music fan. First off, if you're going to become a successful DJ, you need to be a lover of music. ...
  2. Curate a decent music collection. ...
  3. Get some experience. ...
  4. Get the right equipment. ...
  5. Hard work pays. ...
  6. Be reliable and professional. ...
  7. Have an online presence. ...
  8. Choose your style.

Is DJ Khaled the richest DJ in the world? ›

DJ Khaled is an American/Palestinian record producer, radio personality, DJ, record label executive, and author. Khaled is also president of the record label Def Jam South and CEO and founder of We the Best Music Group.
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Net Worth:$75 Million
Last Updated:August 2, 2022
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Who is the highest-paid female DJ? ›

Currently, Paris Hilton is the highest-paid female DJ in the world. Along with being a DJ, she is a model, entrepreneur, and social media celebrity. She earns $ 1 million for every party and gig. She has showcased her worth with music and has the potential to attract the largest audiences.

How much do DJs get paid? ›

Pro DJ earnings at a club or festival
ContinentEarnings Per Hour (Average)
North America$500 – $10,000
South America$300 – $5,000
Europe$500 – $10,000
Asia$200 – $5,000
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What is 50 Cent's net worth 2022? ›

The world's best American rapper “50 Cent” has a net worth of $52 Million.

How much is Kanye West 2022 worth? ›

It estimated the Adidas deal accounted for $1.5 billion of his net worth, but Forbes now estimates it at a mere $400 million. Kanye West is seen on October 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

Who is richer between DJ Khaled and Justin Bieber? ›

The net worth of dj khaled is $20 million whereas the net worth of justin bieber is $265million. Clearly there is no comparison.

Who is the richest between Kabza and Maphorisa? ›

Top 10 Richest South African Musicians 2022
  • Kabza De Small – R22. 83 million. ...
  • DJ Maphorisa – R34. 8 million. ...
  • Nasty C – R35. 44 million. ...
  • DJ Euphonik – R38. 05 million. ...
  • Juanita Du Plessis – R45. 66 million. ...
  • Rebecca Malope – R135. 25 million. ...
  • Die Antwoord – R150 . 6 million. ...
  • AKA – R167. 6 million.
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Who is rich between Cassper and nasty C? ›

Who is richer between Cassper Nyovest and Nasty C? According to Newsbub360, Nasty C's current net worth is $2 million. This means Cassper is richer than him by about $1 million. Cassper Nyovest's net worth in 2022 is the result of various income sources.

Who is the best female DJ in Africa? ›

Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy

She has featured in several publications including Forbes Woman Africa and recently floated her own entertainment company called AVMG, at the same time making her own music.

How much does Paris charge to DJ? ›

Hilton is also a much sought after international celebrity DJ, commanding $1 million per party.

How much do DJs make per show? ›

DJs are living the dream life. They play several shows during the week, travel around the world, meet people from all over the world, and bring new music to your favourite places all week long! So how much money do club DJs make? The average club DJ makes between $100-$200 per night.

Who is the worlds most famous female DJ? ›

1. Nervo. Topping the list of female EDM DJs is Nervo, a Grammy Award-winning twin sister duo of Olivia and Miriam Nervo.

Is DJ a good job? ›

DJing can be a great career path for many people, though it's not for everyone. If you have a passion for music and performing and don't mind staying up late, give it a shot. With the right skills and some luck, you could have a thriving music career.

Is being a DJ Hard? ›

Contrary to popular belief, learning to DJ is not an easy route to overnight success. This takes work, and hustle, and time. It's not difficult to start. But it is difficult to stand out, and to be exceptional.

How difficult is DJing? ›

DJing isn't especially hard to learn and you can get going quickly. By fading between intros and outros of tracks then you don't need to worry about learning complex techniques like beatmatching. However, that said, to become a professional DJ you do need to learn skills like these.

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