|Net Worth:||$150 million|
|Country of Origin:||Netherlands|
|Date of birth:||January 17 1968|
|Source of wealth:||Disc Jockey|
Tiesto is a DJ of Dutch Origin and has been in the business for numerous years, becoming the first DJ to have a solo concert and the first DJ to perform in the Olympics.
As of 2019, Tiesto’s net worth stands at $150 million.
Tiesto, named Tijs, Michiel Verwest, was born and bred in the Netherlands.
He was born in Breda and grew up there. He started performing as a DJ at a young age, and even managed to find himself a manager.
He started performing with several clubs in the area and was soon able to make a name for himself within no time.
As of 2019, Tiesto’s net worth is around $150 million but it took him some time to reach this point.
When Tiesto began his career, the music he created was mostly trance and soon people started acknowledging his talent for mixing and making beats.
He started working with Arny Bink and the two released the Forbidden Paradise and Magik series together.
The two also started their own label which was called Black Hole Recordings.
After this, Tiesto joined hands with Ferry Corsten and the two worked on Goureylla together. Their songs such as Gourellya and Walhalla became international hits, really putting Tiesto on the map.
Furthermore, when he released Summerbreeze, a mix album, he was recognized in the United States as well, marking a major milestone. Since then, Tiesto is someone who is known in multiple countries all over the world.
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Tiesto as an established musician
Till this point, Tiesto hadn’t released his own album but in 2002, he released his first album titled In My Memory.
After the release of his first studio album, he was recognized by other artists and worked with musicians such as David Bowie and Busta Rhymes.
In 2003, he began playing alone, in concert, something which had never been done before.
Eventually, such performances came to be called Tiesto in Concert and DVDs of the same name were released.
Soon after, he released his second album which was titled Just Be which contained songs such as Traffic.
Around that time, the queen of Netherlands, Queen Beatrix bestowed a huge honor on him by making him an Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassuu. Followed by this, yet another honor was bestowed on him when he was called upon to perform at the Olympics.
Tiesto went on to release his third album titled Elements of Life and this album was nominated for a Grammy Award.
His fourth and fifth studio albums, titled Kaleidoscope and A Town Called Paradise respectively, have been released and received significant acclaim all of which have led to Tiesto’s net worth being $150 million, as of 2019.
- Grammy Award
- TMF Award won multiple times
- MTV Europe Music Award
- World Music Award