Calvin Harris tops Forbes’ highest-paid DJs list for 2015

Posted by on August 25th, 2015 2:17 pm

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Calvin Harris – who’s currently dating Taylor Swift, recently beat Beyoncé and Jay Z to earn the ‘highest-paid celebrity couple’ title – is reported to have made $66 million (£40 million) in the past 12 months. WOW! That’s a lot of pennies for playing tunes for a living.

David Guetta, came in second with $37 million (£23 million).   See the below for the top 5 DJ spots on the Forbes rich list:

Calvin Harris ($66 million / £40 million)
David Guetta ($37 million / £23 million)
Tiësto ($36 million / £22 million)
Skrillex ($24 million / £15 million) & Steve Aoki ($24 million / £15 million)
Avicii ($19 million / £12 million)

Not bad considering a few of these starting out playing music in their bedrooms! So if you’re a budding DJ, keep practising because there is clearly a lot of money in it…

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