Before you read any further, make a guess as to which DJ you believe will be listed below. We’ve compiled a list of the wealthiest DJ’s in the world.
Top 15 richest DJ’s in the World
- Calvin Harris – Net Worth: $300 Million
- Gianluca Vacchi – Net Worth: $200 Million
- DJ Tiesto – Net Worth: $170 Million
- David Guetta – Net Worth: $150 Million
- Steve Aoki – Net Worth: $120 Million
- Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo – Net Worth: $90 Million
- Thomas Bangalter – Net Worth: $90 Million
- Alex Pall – Net Worth: $80 Million
- Andrew Taggart – Net Worth: $80 Million
- Afrojack – Net Worth: $60 Million
- Paul Van Dyk – Net Worth: $60 Million
- Kaskade – Net Worth: $60 Million
- Armin Van Buuren – Net Worth: $55 Million
- Paul Oakenfold – Net Worth: $50 Million
- Deadmau5 – Net Worth: $50 Million
Lest’s get to it
- Calvin Harris – Net Worth: $300 Million
Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and producer Calvin Harris. Adam Richard Wiles is his true name. He now resides in Los Angeles, California, despite having been born in Dumfries, Scotland.
The Three Six Zero Group finally noticed him when he started to produce tracks here and there, and they later signed him. With a $300 million net worth, Calvin Harris is currently the wealthiest DJ in the world.
2. Gianluca Vacchi – Net Worth: $200 Million
Italian professional DJ and online celebrity Gianluca Vacchi. He is most well-known for his lifestyle; although being in his 50s, he has a strong body covered in tattoos and acts a little playboy.
Gianluca’s net worth is projected to be $200 million as 2023.
3. DJ Tiesto – Net Worth: $170 Million
DJ and song producer Tiesto, real name Tijs Michiel Verwest, is from the Netherlands.
When Tijs was a teenager, he would DJ at school events. A few years later, he would do the same at various clubs in the Netherlands. His career started to take off in 1994 when he started releasing his own tunes.
With an estimated net worth of $170 million, Tiesto ranks third among the world’s richest DJs.
4. David Guetta – Net Worth: $ 150 Million
DJ, songwriter, record producer, and remixer David Guetta is a Frenchman. With Jean-Charles Carré and Joachim Garraud, he co-founded Gum Productions. His debut album, “Just a Little More Love,” was published in 2003.
There is no doubt that David Guetta is well-known to those who are familiar with DJing. He ranks alongside Calvin Harris as one of the most well-known DJs in the world.
David Guetta’s net worth is projected to be $150 million in 2023.
5. Steve Aoki – Net Worth: $120 Million
The stage name Steve Aoki is used by Steven Hiroyuki, an American DJ, record producer, and electro house artist.
Aoki has created a number of studio albums that have reached the Billboard charts, most notably Wonderland, which was nominated for the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album. Additionally, he established the Steve Aoki Charitable Fund to support international assistance organizations.
As of 2023, Steve Aoki’s net worth is estimated to be $120 million.
6. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo – Net Worth: $90 Million
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo is a French musician, record producer, singer, composer, DJ, and film director. He is depicted on the image to the left above.
As one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, he is best known. Thomas Bangalter, who is also included on this list of the wealthiest DJs worldwide, makes up the other half.
7. Thomas Bangalter – Net Worth: $ 90 Million
French musician, record producer, performer, songwriter, DJ, composer, and film director Thomas Bangalter is shown above on the right.
He is one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk and has a career-related net worth of $90 million.
8. Alex Pall – Net Worth: $80 Million
One half of the DJ/actor duo The Chainsmokers is an American named Alex Pall. Beginning their career as EDM musicians in 2012, The Chainsmokers have enjoyed tremendous success.
Alex Pall is predicted to have a net worth of $80 million in 2023, ranking him as the sixth-richest DJ worldwide.
9. Andrew Taggart – Net Worth: $80 Million
American DJ Andrew Taggart is a member of the duo The Chainsmokers. This list also includes his partner, Alex Pall. Since 2012, they have been creating EDM music under the moniker The Chainsmokers.
In 2023, Andrew Taggart’s net worth is estimated to be $80 million.
10. Afrojack – Net Worth: $60 Million
Dutch DJ, remixer, and record producer Afrojack. He released his first album, Forget the World, in 2014. Afrojack frequently appears in the top ten of DJ Mag’s list of the top 100 DJs.
He has grown to become one of the wealthiest DJs in the world with an estimated net worth of $60 million.
11. Paul Van Dyk – Net Worth: $60 Million
DJ, record producer, and musician Matthias Paul, better known by his stage name Paul van Dyk, is a German Grammy Award winner.
He was named the best DJ in the world in 2005 and 2006, a distinction that only a select few DJs have ever attained. In 2005, he became the first DJ to ever receive Mixmag’s number one ranking, and by 2008, he had sold more than 3 million albums globally.
12. Kaskade – Net Worth: $50 Million
Kaskade is the stage name of Ryan Gary Raddon, an American DJ, record producer, and remixer.
Kaskade’s net worth is projected to reach $50 million as of 2023.
13. Armin Van Buuren – Net Worth: $55 Million
Dutch DJ, record producer, and remixer Armin van Buuren;
Numerous awards have been bestowed upon Van Buuren. DJ Mag has named him the top DJ a record-tying five times, four years in a row. In both 2016 and 2017, he came in at number four on DJ Mag’s list of the top 100 DJs.
Armin van Buuren’s net worth is projected to be $55 million.
14. Paul Oakenfold – Net Worth: $50 Million
Trance DJ and English record producer Paul Mark Oakenfold.
Oakenfold has been nominated for two World Music Awards and has won two Grammy Awards. Additionally, DJ Magazine twice selected him as the top DJ in the world in 1998 and 1999.
Paul is currently ranked as the 10th Richest DJ in the world with a net worth of $50 million over the course of his career.
15.Deadmau5 – Net Worth: $50 Million
Deadmau5 is the stage name of Joel Thomas Zimmerman, a DJ and record producer from Toronto, Ontario.
For his work, Zimmerman has been nominated for six Grammy Awards. Other DJs and producers he has collaborated with include Kaskade, MC Flipside, Rob Swire, and Wolfgang Gartner.
According to estimates of net worth as 2023, Deadmau5 ranks 14th among the world’s wealthiest DJs with a net worth of $50 million.