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Who Is The Highest Paid Disc Jockey In The World: The 12 Top-Earning DJs For 2014?

Scottish DJ Calvin Harris

After earning a whopping $66 million, the Scottish DJ Calvin Harris has been named as the highest-paid Disc Jockey in the world for 2014 by the Forbes magazine.So, who is the highest-paid Disc Jockey In The World: Meet Top-Earning DJs For 2014?

Answer to the Ultimate Question: Electronic dance music superstar Calvin Harris, with $66 million in annual earnings.  You can follow Calvin Harris on Twitter @CalvinHarris.

French house DJ David Guetta is 2nd on “The Electronic Cash Kings List” with USD 30 million earnings, the veteran Dutch DJ Tiesto was narrowly behind in third with USD 28 million, Swedish DJ Avicii ($28million), and Steve Aoki round up the top 5, respectively.

The rest of the Top ten is populated by more of the biggest names in the EDM game, including Afrojack (No. 6), Zedd (No. 7), Kaskade (No. 8), Skrillex (No. 9) and Deadmau5 (No. 10).

The Magazine’ estimates for the list include  earnings from live shows, merchandise sales, endorsements, recorded music sales and external business ventures.

Scottish DJ Calvin Harris

The highest-paid DJ in the world for 2013-14: Electronic Cash Kings List

No. 1. Calvin Harris – $66 million

No. 2. David Guetta – $30 million

No. 3. Tiësto – $28 million (tied)

No. 3. Avicii – $28 million (tied)

No. 5. Steve Aoki – $23 million

No. 6. Afrojack – $22 million

No. 7. Zedd – $21 million

No. 8. Kaskade – $17 million

No. 9. Skrillex – $16.5 million

No. 10. Deadmau5 – $16 million

No. 11. Hardwell – $13 million

No. 12. Armin van Buuren – $12 million (tied)

No. 12. Steve Angello – $12 million (tied)

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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