Rating of the most expensive DJ of the planet

A talented DJ will easily ensure the success of any entertaining event. However, the services of a real professional are quite expensive. The edition of Forbes has published rating of the most expensive DJ of the planet .A dozen leaders can be envied - they earn millions of dollars in income for their passionately loved job.

Not everyone from the disc jockeys was going to become a star of parties since childhood. Many came to this, having tried the career of a musician, singer or even a seller in a CD store. Today, each of the ten receives about $ 100,000 per night at the party and releases its own discs, diverging in many thousands of copies.


  • 10. Avicii( annual income - $ 7,000,000).
  • 9. Afrojack( $ 9 million).
  • 8. Kaskade( $ 10 million).
  • 7. DJ Pauly D( $ 11 million).
  • 6. Deadmau5( $ 11.5 million).
  • 5. Steve Aoki( $ 12 million).
  • 4. David Guetta( $ 13.5 million).
  • 3. Swedish House Mafia( $ 14,000,000).
  • 2. Skrillex( $ 15 million).
  • 1. Tiesto( $ 22 million).

10. Avicii ( annual revenue is $ 7,000,000).

The talented 22-year-old Swede has a nomination for the prestigious Grammy Award. The real name of the DJ is Tim Bergling, but since 2007 he has conquered the dance floors like Avicii.

9. Afrojack ( $ 9,000,000).

The Dutch DJ and producer in 2011 received a Grammy for a remix for Madonna's composition "Revolver".

8. Kaskade ( $ 10,000,000).

American DJ is also producing. The first single Kaskade released in 2001 at the age of 30 years. Over the past year, Ryan Reddon( real name DJ) marked performances in 125 shows.

7. DJ Pauly D ( $ 11,000,000).

The 32-year-old American DJ was behind the console just 3 years ago and has already achieved significant success, as shown by the considerable income of DJ Pauly D. Before that, the guy often flashed on TV, taking part in youth reality shows.

6. Deadmau5 ( $ 11,500,000).

The name of this eccentric DJ in English means "dead mouse".The Canadian often performs in a suit reminiscent of Mickey Mouse.

5. Steve Aoki ( $ 12,000,000).

The American DJ receives for the evening less than most of his colleagues rated. But hard work and popularity do their job - over the past year, Steve played more than 200 parties. Aoki - one of the most experienced DJs in the top ten, he has been working since 1996.

4. David Guetta ( $ 13,500,000).

French DJ earns millions on sales of albums, concerts and work in advertising campaigns of Renault and HP.

3. Swedish House Mafia ( $ 14,000,000).

The Scandinavian trio has been working successfully since 2008.Unfortunately, the Swedes Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello on June 24, 2012 posted on their official website an announcement about the closure of the project.

2. Skrillex ( $ 15,000,000).

In 24 years this popular American DJ is the owner of three Grammys. The guy is fond of electronic music from the age of 12.Today Sonny John Moore( real name of the artist) acts as a DJ and is a successful producer.

1. Tiesto ( $ 22,000,000).

Dutchman Tijs Michiel Verwest managed to participate in a variety of projects, to work as a designer, musician and composer. But the greatest success was achieved by the 43-year-old performer as a DJ.Today Tiesto receives $ 250,000 for the evening. He was three times recognized as the best DJ in the world according to the version of DJ Mag. By the way, Tiesto - the only DJ who spoke at the opening of the Olympic Games.