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The Top 20 Richest DJ’s in the World 2018

The Top 20 Richest DJ's in the World 2017

Who are the richest DJ’s in the world?

When it comes to the music business, DJ’s probably aren’t the first people you think of having all the riches. After all, what with the likes of Dr. Dre, Eminem, Jay-Z, Ice Cube and so on, nothing else quite stacks up.

However, you might be surprised by some of the money these DJ’s are pulling in!

We’ve put together a compilation of the richest DJ’s in the world, but before you continue reading, have a guess as to who you think is going to appear below.


The Top 20 Richest DJ’s in the World

Here are the top 20 richest DJ’s of all time, as of 2018. We’ve pulled all their net worth estimates directly from


1. Calvin Harris

Richest DJ's - Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris’ Net Worth: $190 Million

Calvin Harris is an Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter and producer. His real name is Adam Richard Wiles. He was born in Dumfries, in Scotland, but now lives in Los Angeles, California.

When Adam was younger, he would stack shelves in supermarkets and work at a local fish processing factory in order to earn the money he needed for DJ gear.

He gradually began to produce records here and there, and eventually caught the eye of Three Six Zero Group, who signed him later on. Right now, Calvin Harris is the richest DJ in the world with a net worth of $190 million.

“Sometimes, it’s better to stop thinking and trust your instincts. That’s what I used to do when I first started making music, but as time goes on, you can sometimes over-intellectualise things.” – Calvin Harris


Written by Dan Western

Dan Western is the founder of Wealthy Gorilla. Dan is a young ambitious guy who has been researching self-development for the past two years and is now off travelling the world. His mission is to inspire others to live their dreams and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up." Join Wealthy Gorilla on Facebook.

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