2. David Guetta
Pay: $37 million
Genres: Electro house, progressive house, house, dance-pop, EDM.
Born and raised in France, David Guetta is a French DJ, record producer, songwriter and music programmer and is among the highest paid EDM DJs in the world.
Guetta is a leading DJ in the electronic dance music (EDM) industry and is named the number one DJ in the world by nearly 1 million people.
He has sold around 30 million individual tracks and 9 million albums worldwide, making him a veteran in the EDM DJ industry.
In 2016, he received an appointment from UEFA as a music ambassador for the UEFA Euro, for which his song This One’s for You featured Zara Larsson as the official song of the tournament.
She performed the song at the opening and closing ceremonies of the UEFA Euro Cup.
Annually, he earns between $20 million and $40 million.
1. Calvin Harris
Payment: $66 million
Genres: dance-pop, EDM, electro pop, nu-disco, electro house, Eurodance
The world’s richest/richest DJ in 2023 is Calvin Harris.
Harris is a Scottish DJ and a well-known singer-songwriter and record producer, as he is among the highest paid EDM DJs in the world. He has been nominated for a total of 118 awards.
In 2015, he was declared the 30th richest British musician by the Sunday Times. He earns a salary of $50 million.
Calvin Harris has made several singles and some of them are well known like «Feels», «This is what you came for», «We found love», «Feel so close» and «summer».
He has won 32 awards, including 1 Grammy Award, 2 American Music Awards, 4 MTV Video Music Awards, and 2 Brit Awards. He owns the Fly Eye Records record label.
Their third album, 3 Months, climbed the UK album charts and went to the top, and was the first album to appear on the US Billboard 200 ranking at number 19.
Calvin Harris has topped Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid DJs since 2013.
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