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Who's the richest DJ of them of all?
Swedish House Mafia, Guetta and Tiesto have made a pretty penny...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 07 Aug 2012
David Guetta, who is making his way to Marlay Park on August 24, earned a whopping 10.8million last year, but the French DJ is only fourth on the DJ rich list.
Tiesto has been named the top earner in US business magazine Forbes first ever "Electronic Cash Kings list". The 43-year-old Dutch native earned €17.7 million last year.
Despite the controversy and tragic events that has plagued some of their recent performances Swedish House Mafia receive some favourable news, they have been named the third highest earners at €11.2 million.
Ahead of the expected mainstream heavy hitters (Guetta and Swedish House) is dubstep DJ Skrillex who claims the second highest spot pulling in €12 million last year.
Deadmau5 and Jersey Shore's Pauly D also make an appearance on the list.
Forbes' Top 10 Electronic cash kings list:
1. Tiesto - €17.7m
2. Skrillex - €12m
3. Swedish House Mafia - €11.2
4. David Guetta - €10.8m
5. Steve Aoki - €9.6m
6. Deadmau5 - €9.2m
7. DJ Pauly D - €8.8m
8. Kaskade - €8m
9. Afrojack - €7.2m
10. Avicil - €5.6m