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Here’s a list of the top 10 highest paid DJs in the world, 2015

The Scottish music-maker, Calvin Harris, has been named the highest-paid DJ in the world for the third year running after pocketing an estimated $66 million from his music, performances fees, and lucrative endorsement deals in 2015.

The 31-year-old Calvin Harris – who’s dating pop-star Taylor Swift – was followed by the Frenchman David Guetta ($37 million) at No. 2, Dutch DJ Tiësto, came in 3rd, who raked in $36 million, while Skrillex and Steve Aoki rounded out the top 5, both made $24 million each. Forbes Magazine estimated earnings from music, endorsements and other fields for the 12 months ending 1 June, 2015 to compile the list.

The rest of the top 10 electronic cash kings 2015 list includes Avicii (No. 6, $19 million), Kaskade (No. 8, $17 million), Martin Garrix (17 million), Zedd ($17 million) and Afrojack ($16 million).

Here’s a list of the top 10 highest paid DJs in the world, 2015

1. Calvin Harris, $66 million

2. David Guetta, $37 million

3. Tiësto, $36 million

4. Skrillex, $24 million (Tie)

5. Steve Aoki, $24 million (Tie)

6. Avicii, $19 million

7. Kaskade, $18 million

8. Martin Garrix , $17 million (Tie)

9. Zedd, $17 million (Tie)

10. Afrojack, $16 million

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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