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Highest Paid DJs in the World

, / January 20, 2015

DJs entertain the masses with music. Some of them are rich and famous. They collect huge nightly checks for performing at night spots from Las Vegas to Ibiza.

Here is Forbes’ top 13 highest paid DJs in the world as of 2014:

=12) Steve Angello ($12 million) (Tie)

This popular DJ commands six-figure fees for club gigs. He will release a new solo album this fall.

DJ Steve Angello spins at The Pool After Dark (PAD)

=12) Armin van Buuren ($12 million) (Tie)

This European trance king spent most of the time last year playing dates in support of his album “Intense.”


11) Hardwell ($13 million)

This immensely popular DJ was voted #1 electronic dance music artist in the world by fans in the annual DJ Magazine Top 100 poll.