The Highest Paid DJs in the World are…

By Bryan Durham - August 3, 2018

The Highest Paid DJs in the World are…

Calvin Harris, Tiesto, The Chainsmokers and marshmello

Forbes has released 2018’s list of the Highest Paid DJs (Based on pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017 through June 1, 2018) and no surprises, Calvin Harris has topped the list for the sixth consecutive year with annual earnings upward of $48 million.

Close on his heels are The Chainsmokers (Drew Taggart and ALex Pall) at $45.5 million. In third place is the seasoned veteran, Tiësto at $33 million. Steve Aoki ($28 million) and Marshmello ($23 million) round up the top 5.

Other big names like David Guetta, Diplo and Martin Garrix are also in the Top 10. Those who didn’t make it include Skrillex, Armin Van Buuren, Alesso and Hardwell.

Here’s the list of the Top 15 Highest Paid DJs

1. Calvin Harris ($48,000,000)
2. The Chainsmokers ($45,500,000)
3. Tiesto ($33,000,000)
4. Steve Aoki ($28,000,000)
5. Marshmello ($23,000,000)
6. Zedd ($22,000,000)
7. Diplo ($20,000,000)
8. David Guetta ($18,000,000)
9. Kascade ($13,500,000)
10. Martin Garrix ($13,000,000)
11. Axwell Ingrosso ($12,000,000)
12. Kygo ($11.500,000)
13. DJ Snake ($11,000,000)
14. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ($10.500,000)
15. Afrojack ($10,000,000)

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