13 Richest DJs of 2014

13 Richest DJs of 2014

It's been a few years since EDM became big business. But the bubble hasn't burst. And those folks who wear bulky headsets and press play (i.e. celebrity DJs) are still laughing all the way to the bank.

The giddiest jock is once again Calvin Harris. The scruffy-faced Scotsman topped Forbes' list of the highest-paid DJs of 2013 with a total of $46 million. One year later, Harris is raking in a staggering $66 million. But the second highest-earner collected a mere $30 million. And Avicii only made $28 million. Pshhh, pocket change.

Check the cut for the 13 richest DJs of 2014.

See also: EDM's Five Biggest Hacks

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12. Steve Angello: $12 Million Per Year (Tie)

Looks like Angello is doing well on his own without his mafia. The former Swedish House Mafia member bills six-figures for solo club gigs, so don't hold your breath for a reunion.

12. Armin van Buuren: $12 Million Per Year (Tie)

Age is just a number for the 37-year-old Dutch DJ, and apparently 12 is his lucky number this year.

See also: Six Reasons to Never Have Sex With a DJ


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