The Chainsmokers Are Now The Highest Paid DJs On The Planet

After a long six year reign, Calvin Harris has been knocked off from the top of Forbes’ Highest-Paid DJs/ Electronic Cash Kings list: The Chainsmokers, Drew Taggart and Alex Pall are now the world’s highest paid DJs in the category, raking in a massive $46 million in income over the past year!  Harris is third on the 2019 list, following the The Chainsmokers and Marshmello. The new list shows a massive shift in names, with younger DJs topping the group and some new names too. Diplo breaks into the top 5 after being cut by Zedd last year, while Tiesto falls down to number 6. Martin Garrix rises three spots with $6 million more in 2019 than he made back in 2018. Armin van Buuren returns back to the list for the first time since 2013, which was the year that Calvin topped it for the first time. Skrillex also made a comeback on the list after a year of touring and new releases. Another new name is Alesso, who is currently sitting at number 13 with $12.5 million, between Skrillex and Afrojack.

And if you do wanna have a look at the current list as of right now, here you go:

  1. The Chainsmokers ($46 million)
  2. Marshmello ($40 million)
  3. Calvin Harris ($38.5 million)
  4. Steve Aoki ($30 million)
  5. Diplo ($25 million)
  6. Tiësto ($24 million)
  7. Martin Garrix ($19 million)
  8. David Guetta ($18 million)
  9. Zedd ($17 million)
  10. Armin van Buuren ($15 million)
  11. Kaskade ($14 million)
  12. Skrillex ($13 million)
  13. Alesso ($12.5 million)
  14. Afrojack ($12 million)
  15. DJ Snake ($11.5 million, tie)
  16. DJ Pauly D ($11.5 million, tie)
  17. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ($11.5 million, tie)