Calvin Harris Named World's Highest-Paid DJ in 2016

The former boyfriend of Taylor Swift tops Forbes' list of the biggest-paid DJs that include DJ Tiesto, David Guetta, Diplo and Skrillex.

AceShowbiz - Although his high-profile relationship with %cTaylor Swift% has come to an end, %cCalvin Harris% still retains the title of the biggest DJ in the world. The Scottish EDM artist tops Forbes' list of highest-paid DJs this year, pocketing a whooping $63 million.

Most of his money came from his lucrative Las Vegas club residency. He received Future Icon Award earlier this month during Caesars Palace's 50th Anniversary Gala. His earnings dipped slightly from last year. He topped the 2015 list with an estimated $66 million.

%cDJ Tiesto% follows at the second spot with a total of $38 million earnings. %cDavid Guetta% sits at the third position with $28 million, 26-year-old %cZedd% trails behind with $24.5 million, and %cSteve Aoki% rounds up the top 5 with $23.5 million.

  1. %cCalvin Harris% - $63M
  2. %cDJ Tiesto% - $38M
  3. %cDavid Guetta% - $28M
  4. %cZedd% - $24.5M
  5. %cSteve Aoki% - $23.5M
  6. %cDiplo% - $23M
  7. %cSkrillex% - $20M
  8. %cKaskade% - $19M
  9. %cMartin Garrix% - $16M
  10. %cDimitri Vegas% & %cLike Mike% - $15.5M

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