ELECTRONIC dance music DJ Steve Aoki is allegedly one of the richest DJs in the world.
He has made his vast million-dollar fortune through his tours and industry ventures.
Who is Steve Aoki?
Steve Aoki is a Japanese American entertainer, DJ, record producer, and music executive.
The 43-year-old is an electro house artist who had his first big hit with the 2009 single I’m in the House. Since then, he’s collaborated with big names like Iggy Azalea, will.i.am, Linkin Park and LMFAO.
He’s released several Billboard chart-topping albums and founded Dim Mak records.
Aoki was born in Miami, Florida, and grew up in Newport Beach, California.
He is the third child of Rocky Aoki who founded the Benihana restaurant chains.
In 2012, Pollstar named Aoki as the highest-grossing dance artist in North America from tours.
What is his net worth and how did he make his money?
Aoki is reportedly one of the richest DJ’s in the world.
He is worth $75million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
A large part of his net worth income could be accredited to Dim Mak records, which he has owned since 1996.
“I always tell up-and-coming DJs you have to really love what you do and find that interest to drive you. It requires so much attention to detail, and it takes up a lot of your time,” he said.
“You hear a song, and there are so many little pieces that make that song work. It requires a lot of patience, diligence, and resilience.”
He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2013 for Best Dance/Electronica Album for his debut studio album Wonderland.
He is also the founder of the Steve Aoki Charitable Fund, which raises money for global humanitarian relief organizations.
Is he married?
In 2015, Aoki married Australian model Tiernan Cowling.
The EDM maestro married his longtime love after five years of engagement.
“Steve married his longtime girlfriend in a small, private and intimate ceremony in Maui … in front of friends and family,” Aoki’s rep told to Us Weekly.
The DJ, who boasts 8million followers on Instagram, doesn’t post much of his wife on his social media.
The pair choose keep their relationship private.
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