2013's 10 Richest DJs in EDM

2013's 10 Richest DJs in EDM

In an age when hip-hop artists flash money in music videos, it's the electronic music world that seeing serious amounts of dough on a more low-key level.

EDM has probably never been more popular or mainstream and some of these dudes are really getting paid from this shit. DJs continue to tour all over the globe to make money at massive festivals, arenas and clubs. The live shows are really their bread n' butter, but music sales, endorsements and merchandise add to the stockpile.

Just look at the numbers in our list of the ten richest DJs in electronic dance music according to Celebrity Net Worth.

10. Pete Tong ($32-million)
9. Sasha ($40-million)
8. Armin van Buuren ($40-million)
7. Judge Jules ($42-million)
6. John Digweed ($42-million)
5. Paul van Dyk ($52-million)
4. Paul Oakenfold ($58-million)
3. Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk ($60-million)
2. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk ($60-million)
1. Tiesto ($75-million)

While not in the top ten, honorable mentions include Moby ($30-million), David Guetta ($30-million), Steve Aoki ($28-million), Deadmau5 ($18-million), Carl Cox ($16-million), Skrillex ($16-million), Benny Benassi ($15-million), and you guessed it, DJ Pauly D ($15-million).

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