Calvin Harris has been at the top of this list for years with the title of highest paid DJ, according to Forbes. But it was only a matter of time before someone dethroned him. On this year’s list, Calvin drops to third place.
This year’s highest paid DJ’s are- Drew & Alex, best known as The Chainsmokers!
Marshmello is in second place.
These guys know what they’re doing; according to Forbes,
“Over the past year, the Chainsmokers performed at the XS Nightclub and Encore Beach Club as part of a three-year residency with Wynn Nightlife announced in 2017 (and recently extended until 2021). In between Vegas gigs, the duo played a multitude of festivals and private shows, pulling in mid six-figure sums per night. Their yearly total also factors in endorsements and recorded music sales.”
Here’s the Top 10 list
10. Armin van Buuren ($15 million)
9. Zedd ($17 million)
8. David Guetta ($18 million)
7. Martin Garrix ($19 million)
6. Tiësto ($24 million)
5. Diplo ($25 million)
4. Steve Aoki ($30 million)
3. Calvin Harris ($38.5 million)
2. Marshmello ($40 million)
1. The Chainsmokers ($46 million)