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As It Turns Out, DJs Are Really, Really Rich

It's a shit ton.

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This week Avicii announced that he'd be "retiring" from DJing, and would no longer be performing live or touring. This led me to wonder if he could afford to retire at age 26 (Boca Raton can get expensive!).

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Turns out, he can. Because this guy is worth 75-fucking-million dollars.

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Wake Me Up."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Wake Me Up."

Yes, 75 million dollars. Real dollars, not Monopoly money. As it turns out, DJs are rich as fuck. Here is what a bunch of DJs are worth according to CelebrityNetWorth.com, which estimates their wealth.

DJ Tiesto: 105 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Wasted."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Wasted."

David Guetta: 60 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Titanium."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Titanium."

Daft Punk: 70 million dollars EACH. That means 140 million combined.

Song that made them at least a portion of this money: "Get Lucky" (among several others).
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Song that made them at least a portion of this money: "Get Lucky" (among several others).

Skrillex: 36 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Where R Ü Now."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Where R Ü Now."

Calvin Harris: 110 Million dollars

Song(s) that made him at least a portion of this money: "Feel So Close." "Summer." "Sweet Nothing." A billion songs. It all makes sense.
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Song(s) that made him at least a portion of this money: "Feel So Close." "Summer." "Sweet Nothing." A billion songs. It all makes sense.

Armin Van Buuren: 55 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "This Is What It Feels Like."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "This Is What It Feels Like."

Steve Aoki: 55 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Pursuit Of Happiness Remix."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Pursuit Of Happiness Remix."

Zedd - 25 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Clarity."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Clarity."

Diplo: 15 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Lean On."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Lean On."

Kaskade: 43 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Atmosphere."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Atmosphere."

DJ Khaled: 30 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "All I do is win."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "All I do is win."

Steve Angello: 24 million dollars.

Song that helped him make at least a portion of this money: "Don't You Worry Child."
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Song that helped him make at least a portion of this money: "Don't You Worry Child."

Afrojack: 20 Million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Ten Feet Tall."
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Ten Feet Tall."

Martin Garrix: 14 million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Animals." Also, he's 19. Like, he was born in the late 90s. He's a TEENAGER.
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Animals." Also, he's 19. Like, he was born in the late 90s. He's a TEENAGER.

Deadmau5: 53 Million dollars

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Strobe" (if you wait until around the 4:40 mark, you'll realize you know this song.)
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Strobe" (if you wait until around the 4:40 mark, you'll realize you know this song.)

And finally, DJ Pauly D: 20 Million dollars.

Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Back To Love." TBH, I didn't even know there would be a song, but turns out there is.
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Song that made him at least a portion of this money: "Back To Love." TBH, I didn't even know there would be a song, but turns out there is.

OK, TIME TO BECOME A DJ!!! BYEEE.

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