With income of $33m last year, Tiësto remains best paid Dutch DJ

Photo: Nestland via Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Nestland via Wikimedia Commons

With his 2017 income pegged at $33m, Tiësto remains the best paid DJ in the Netherlands and is ranked third on Forbes’ annual list of global DJ earnings.

Breda-born Tiësto, whose real name is Tijs Verwest, fell from number two position as the American DJ duo the Chainsmokers pulled in $44.5m.  Top spot again went to Calvin Harris of Scotland at $48m.

Coming in10th on the Forbes list with earnings of $19.5m, was another Dutchman,  Martin Garrix.  And Afrojack, with income of $10m, was ranked 15th.

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