These Are The World’s Ten Richest DJs

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Not only is flying around the world smashing DJ sets to thousands of people a really cool job, it’s also a very, very well paid one if you’re at the top.

Forbes’ latest ‘richlist’ has revealed the top ten highest earning DJs in the world, and how much they earned last year.

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Topping the list, again, is Calvin Harris.

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He made £41.8million last year, which isn’t far off double the amount made by second placed David Guetta and his poxy £23.5million. It’s also more than the highest paid actress made, too (Jennifer Lawrence and £33 million, in case you were wondering).

Calvin is going out with Taylor Swift, and the pair have now overtaken Jay Z and Beyonce as music’s highest earning couple.

Not bad for a Scottish lad that 10 years ago was stacking shelves in a supermarket.

Here’s the full top ten:

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1. Calvin Harris, £41.8m

2. David Guetta, £23.5m

3. Tiesto, £22.8m

4. Skrillex, £15.2m

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4. Steve Aoki, £15.2m

6. Avicii, £12.1m

7. Kaskade, £11.4m

8. Martin Garrix, £10.8m

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8. Zedd, £10.8m

10. Afrojack, £10.2m

Nice one, Calvin. He is seriously smashing life right now. But despite all his hits, globetrotting, ridiculous money, and dating Taylor Swift, I will always rate him based solely on when he jumped onstage with Jedward with a pineapple on his head.


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