Marshmello (Photo source: Instagram)
Forbes has released its annual Electronic Cash Kings list, and Calvin Harris took the crown for the fifth consecutive year by earning an estimated $48.5 million.
Rounding out the rest of the top 10 highest-paid are DJs who have ranked in previous years, except for two additions: Marshmello and The Chainsmokers.
According to Forbes, their rankings “take into account earnings from June 2016 through June 2017. Fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not subtracted. We create our list with the help of data from Nielsen, Pollstar, Bandsintown, Songkick, as well as interviews with industry insiders and some of the DJs themselves.”
Take a look at the full list below.
2. Tiesto – $39 million
3. The Chainsmokers – $38 million
4. Skrillex – $30 million
5. Steve Aoki – $29.5 million
6. Diplo – $28.5 million
7. David Guetta – $25 million
8. Marshmello – $21 million
9. Martin Garrix – $19.5 million
10. Zedd – $19 million