Earning $46 million in pre-tax income from June 2018 to June 2019, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall claim Forbes’ number one spot followed closely by ‘Happier’ hitmaker Marshmello.
AceShowbiz -Electronic dance music duo The Chainsmokers have dethroned Calvin Harris as the world’s highest paid DJ act.
The Scottish musician has spent six years at the top of Forbes’ Highest-Paid DJs/Electronic Cash Kings list, but now it’s time for hitmakers Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall to claim the number one spot for 2019.
According to Forbes, The Chainsmokers earned $46 million (£37 million) in pretax income from June 2018 to June 2019, with Marshmello coming in second on the list with $40 million (£32 million). Calvin drops to three on this year’s countdown with a far-from-shabby $38.5 million (£31 million) haul.
Steve Aoki and Diplo round out the top five.
Forbes’ Highest-Paid DJs/Electronic Cash Kings List:
- The Chainsmokers – $46 M
- Marshmello – $40 M
- Calvin Harris – $38.5 M
- Steve Aoki – $30 M
- Diplo – $25 M
- DJ Tiesto – $24 M
- Martin Garrix – $19 M
- David Guetta – $18 M
- Zedd – $17 M
- Armin van Buuren – $15 M
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