Top 10 Richest DJ’s in the World 2022-2023

DJ is a profession that requires both passion and talent and there are a number of DJs who have gained immense popularity through this profession. These DJs earn a handsome salary and have made fortune worth of million dollars making their name among the richest artists. Most of these DJs are also their own musicians, record producers, singers and songwriters. Here is the list of top 10 richest DJ’s in the world 2022-2023 in case you are wondering.

Top 10 Richest DJ’s In The World 2022

The table provides the list of the top 10 richest DJsin the world along with their net worth (as in 2022) and their nationality.

NameNet worth (2022)Nationality
Calvin Harris$300 millionScotland
Gianluca Vacchi$200 millionItaly
DJ Tiesto$170 millionNetherlands
Steve Aoki$95 millionUnited States
David Guetta$75 millionFrance
Alex Pall$70 millionUnited States
Andrew Taggart$70 millionUnited States
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo$70 millionFrance
Thomas Bangalter$70 millionFrance
Paul Oakenfold$65 millionUnited Kingdom

World’s 10 Richest DJs In 2022

Now that you know the world’s richest DJs, their net worth, nationality, etc, let us learn a little bit more about them in detail.

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris Net worth $300 million

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. Harris was the first artist to place three songs simultaneously on the top 10 of Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Songs chart and the first UK solo artist to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify.

  • Awards: 18 Brit Award nominations, five Grammy nominations, Ivor Novello Award
  • Instruments: Piano, Keyboards, Synthesiser, Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Sampler, Sequencer, Vocals
  • Philanthropy: Harris is an active performer for charity causes like Campaign Against Living Miserably, Shelter

Gianluca Vacchi

Gianluca Vacchi

Gianluca Vacchi Net worth $200 million

Gianluca Vacchi is an Italian businessman, entrepreneur and a DJ known for its luxurious lifestyle. A very successful businessman, Vacchi decided to leave the world of business to become renowned DJ to pursue his hobby. He has performed all over the world with many high-profile artists and celebrities.

  • Most of Vacchi’s wealth comes from his multinational business that he has been managing since he was 25.
  • Gianluca Vacchi started his career as a DJ at the age of 46.
  • His famous songs include Trump-It, Viento, Lamento, Juega, etc.

DJ Tiesto

DJ Tiesto

DJ Tiesto Net worth $170 million

Professionally known as Tiesto, Tijs Michiel Verwest is considered as the greatest DJ of All Time. Tiesto started jockeying at schools parties and clubs when he was only a teenager. He is also known for his philanthropy activities and has performed in many charitable events.

  • Tiesto is regarded by many as the best DJ of the last 20 years and the Godfather of EDM.
  • He is the winner of multiple awards including the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical.
  • Nicknames: Allure, VER:WEST, TST

Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki Net worth $95 million

Steve Aoki is a popular DJ artist who has collaborated with a number of well-known artists and bands including Linkin Park, Iggy Azalea, Backstreet Boys, Lil Jon, BTS, Louis Tomlinson and others. Aoki is among the richest DJs of the world with a net worth of around 95 million dollars.

  • Aoki is also the heir to his father Rocky Aoki’s fortune from the Benihana restaurant franchise.
  • In 2012, Aoki was the highest grossing electronic dance music artist from tours in North America.
  • He has been nominated for Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2013.
  • Aoki founded the Steve Aoki Charitable Fund, which raises money for global humanitarian relief organizations.

David Guetta

David Guetta dj

David Guetta Net worth $75 million

David Guetta has been into jockeying since 1986 and has earned the reputation as one of the greatest DJs over his career of almost three decades. Guetta started gaining popularity as a DJ during his early days at the Broad Club in Paris. His first hit single “Just a Little More Love” in 2001.

  • He has won two Grammy Awards, an American Music Award and a Billboard Music Award.
  • Guetta’s hit singles “Titanium”, “Sexy Bitch”, “When Love Takes Over”, “Gettin’ Over You”,, “Memories”,  “Where Them Girls At”, “Little Bad Girl”, etc.
  • Over the years, he has produced over 10 million albums and has 65 million singles sales and more than 10 billion streams.

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Alex Pall

Alex Pall Net worth $70 million

Alexander “Alex” Pall is a member of famous American electronic DJ duo The Chainsmokers. Pall received his breakthrough from his popular hit #Selfie that he co-produced with partner Andrew “Drew” Taggart. Both Alex and Andrew are among the highest-paid DJs and the richest DJs of the world.

  • Alex is the winner of a Grammy award, two American Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards and nine iHeartRadio Music Awards.
  • He and his partner Taggart dethroned Calvin Harris as the highest paid celebrating in the Forbes list of 2019.
  • Alex Pall and former DJ Rhett Bixler were the founders of the famous band “The Chainsmokers”.

Andrew Taggart

Andrew Taggart dj

Andrew Taggart Net worth $70 million

Andrew “Drew” Taggart is the other member of the electronic DJ duo The Chainsmokers who has produced several hits with his partner Alexander Pall. Along with Pall, taggart has bagged many awards including a Grammy and two AMAs. He stands at seventh ranking in this list of top 10 richest DJs in the world 2022.

  • Andrew was not the initial member of this duo and has joined few months later after its formation.
  • He is the winner of a Grammy award, two American Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards and nine iHeartRadio Music Awards, along with his partner Alex Pall.
  • His noteworthy songs that he composed as a Chainsmokers member include Closer, Don’t Let Me Down, All We Know, New York City and others.

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo dj

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo Net worth $70 million

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo is a DJ and record producer from France known for his French house music. He was a member of the famous French duo Daft punk with his partner Thomas Bangalter. Both Guy-Manuel and Bangalter are among the richest DJs if the world.

  • Genres: House, electronic, dance & disco
  • Instrument(s): Guitar, synthesizer, drums, keyboards, bass guitar, programming, vocals
  • Popular songs: Get Lucky, Random Access Memories, Da Funk, Future Funk, Robot Rock, Human After All
  • His current net worth is around 70 million dollars and is among the wealthiest DJs of the world.

Thomas Bangalter

Thomas Bangalter dj

Thomas Bangalter Net worth $70 million

Thomas Bangalter is the other half of the former music band Daft Punk and one of the richest DJs of the world. He is a musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, DJ, composer and also has interests in film direction and cinematography. Bangalter met Guy-Manuel while attending the Lycée Carnot School in 1987 after which they formed Daft Punk.

  • Bangalter is the son of Daniel Vangarde, a songwriter and producer for famous artists like the Gibson Brothers, Ottawan, and Sheila B. Devotion
  • Genres: House, electronic, dance & disco
  • Instrument(s): Guitar, synthesizer, drums, keyboards, bass guitar, programming, vocals, vocoder
  • Popular songs: Get Lucky, Random Access Memories, Da Funk, Future Funk, Robot Rock, Human After All

Paul Oakenfold

Paul Oakenfold dj

Paul Oakenfold Net worth $65 million

Paul Oakenfold is a record producer and DJ from England known for his trance electronic dance music. He has done remixing for a number of popular artists Madonna, Britney Spears, The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson and others.

  • A fan of The Beatles, Paul started jockeying at a young age describing himself as a bedroom DJ.
  • He has been nominated for three Grammys and two World music Awards.
  • DJ magazine named Oakenfold number 1 DJ in the world twice in 1998 and 1999.
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