Calvin Harris Is By Far The World’s Highest Paid DJ

Forbes recently released their list of the highest paid DJs in the world and Calvin Harris came out on top by a wide margin earning $46 million with chart dominating singles and nightly fees that exceed $200,000.

“The rise of dance music has been astronomical in the last three years,” said Harris, “I happened to be in the right place at the right time.”

Forbes’ 12 Highest-Paids DJs in 2013:

1. Calvin Harris, $46 million
2. Tiësto, $32 million
3. David Guetta, $30 million
4. Swedish House Mafia, $25 million
5. Deadmau5, $21 million
6. Avicii, $20 million
7. Afrojack, $18 million
8. Armin van Buuren, $17 million
9. Skrillex, $16 million (tie)
9. Kaskade, $16 million (tie)
11. Steve Aoki, $14 million
12. DJ Pauly D, $13 million (tie)
12. Diplo, $13 million (tie)