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World’s Highest Paid DJs

worlds highest paid djs

Electronic Dance Music DJ’s are the new rockstars. Wether you agree with that statement or not, these superstars earn a boatload of money. The great people down at Forbes have just put together a list of the highest paid DJs of the last year (June 1, 2012 through June 1, 2013) and the numbers are quite mind-blowing. Thoughts?

1. Calvin Harris – $46 million

2. Tiesto – $32 million

3. David Guetta – $30 million

4. Swedish House Mafia – $25 million

5. Deadmau5 – $21 million

6. Avicii – $20 million

7. Afrojack – $18 million

8. Armin van Buuren – $17 million

9. Skrillex – $16 million (tie)

9. Kaskade – $16 million (tie)

11. Steve Aoki – $14 million

12. DJ Pauly D – $13 million (tie)

12. Diplo – $13 million (tie)