If we are talking about Dj’s, we all know that and the name comes on our mind are The Chainsmokers, Steve Aoki, Marshmello, David Guetta etc, but we dose not know that how much price they take from one show or one play. Siachen Studios present you the List of highest-paid dj’s in the world.
According to Forbes, they provides the list of dj’s who plays for How much. Take a look at the full list below and take a minute to reflect on the frankly absurd amounts of money some DJs get paid for their job.
1. Calvin Harris – $48 Million
Calvin Harris(Scottish DJ) is work as record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his singles “We Found Love”, “This Is What You Came For”, “Summer”, “Feel So Close”, and “Feels”.
2. The Chainsmokers – $45.5 Million
The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alexander “Alex” Pall and Andrew “Drew” Taggart. They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie artists. They have won a Grammy award, two American Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards and nine iHeartRadio Music Awards.
3. Tiësto – $33 Million
Tiësto is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Breda. He was named “the Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mix magazine in a poll voted by the fans. He is also regarded as the “Godfather of EDM” by many sources.
4. Steve Aoki – $28 Million
Steven Aoki is an American musician, DJ, record producer and music executive. In 2012, Pollstar designated Aoki as the highest grossing dance artist in North America from tours. He has collaborated with artists such as will.i.am, Afrojack, LMFAO, Linkin Park, Iggy Azalea, Lil Jon, blink-182, Laidback Luke, BTS, Monsta X, Louis Tomlinson, Rise Against, Vini Vici, Lauren Jauregui, and Fall Out Boy and is known for his remixes of artists such as Kid Cudi.
5. Marshmello – $23 Million
Marshmello, is an American electronic music producer and DJ. He first gained international recognition by releasing remixes of songs by American DJ duo Jack Ü and Russian-German DJ Zedd. He is best known for the songs “Silence”, “Wolves”, “Friends”, and “Happier”, all of which have been certified multi-platinum in several countries and appeared in the Top 30 of the Billboard Hot 100.
6. Zedd – $22 Million
Zedd is a Russian-German record producer, DJ, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He primarily produces and performs electro house music, but has diversified his genre and musical style, drawing influences from progressive house, dubstep, and classical music.
7. Diplo – $20 Million
Diplo, is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer, a member of the supergroup LSD, with Sia and Labrinth also working with producer and DJ Skrillex as part of the electronic duo Jack Ü, as well as on Silk City with Mark Ronson.
8. David Guetta – $15 Million
David Guetta is a French DJ, music programmer, record producer and songwriter. He has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide. In 2011, Guetta was voted as the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. In 2013, Billboard crowned “When Love Takes Over” as the number one dance-pop collaboration of all time.
9. Kaskade – $13.5 Million
Kaskade, is an American DJ, record producer and remixer. DJ Times voted Kaskade “America’s Best DJ” in 2011 and 2013″. DJ Mag named Kaskade fifty-first on its 2009 list of Top 100 DJs.
10. Martin Garrix – $13 Million
Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Amstelveen. His most known singles are “Animals”, “In the Name of Love”, and “Scared to be Lonely”. He was ranked number one on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for three consecutive years (2016, 2017, and 2018).