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Calvin Harris Overtakes Tiesto As Richest DJ In The World

Celebrity Networth has crowned a new victor for the richest DJ in the world. Formerly held by Dutch sensation Tiësto, the title now officially belongs to Scottish DJ/producer Calvin Harris. Weighing in factors such as number of live shows, merchandise sales, royalties, endorsement deals, appearance fees and more, Harris outnumbered Tiësto by a slim $5 million. Tiësto’s net worth increased from $90 million to $105 million, while Harris’ surged from $70 million to $110 million in the same time frame.

With approximately 125 live shows, his 2014 album Motion, and numerous radio pop hits including “Blame” featuring John Newman, “Outside” featuring Ellie Goulding and “Under Control with Alesso featuring Hurts, Harris made around $66 million between March 2014 and 2015. Harris has previously been dubbed the highest paid DJ in the world, but he can now say he is also the richest.

1. Calvin Harris: $110 Million
2. Tiesto: $105 Million
3. Avicii: $75 Million
4. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo: $70 Million
5. Thomas Bangalter: $70 Million
6. Paul Oakenfold: $65 Million
7. David Guetta: $60 Million
8. Paul van Dyk: $60 Million
9. Armin van Buuren: $55 Million
10. Steve Aoki: $55 Million
11. Deadmau5: $53 Million
12. Afrojack: $50 Million
13. John Digweed: $48 Million
14. Kaskade: $43 Million
15. Judge Jules: $42 Million

[H/T: Your EDM]

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