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Calvin Harris Tops DJ Rich List

The Scottish DJ has topped the Forbes DJ rich list for the second year running.
 

Calvin Harris has once again been crowned the world's richest DJ


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American business magazine Forbes, has placed the Scottish DJ at the top of their DJ rich list for the second year running.

After earning a staggering 45 million dollars last year, he's shot up again to an incredible $66m over the past twelve months. Not content with being the worlds richest DJ he's also the second richest UK musician under 30, only being beaten to the top spot by Adele. 

The rich list uses estimates of how much artists earn from gigs, merchandise, endorsements, external business ventures and from music sales. Another winner on the list was Avicii, who moved from sixth to third, whoever Deadmau5 and Tiësto have both slipped down on last year's rankings.

Check out the full list below:


Forbes' DJ Rich List 2014

1. Calvin Harris $66m
2. David Guetta $30m
3. Avicii $28m
4. Tiësto $28m
5. Steve Aoki $23m
6. Afrojack $22m
7. Zedd $21m
8. Kaskade $17m
9. Skrillex $16.5
10. Deadmau5 $16


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20 Aug 2014