David Guetta is one of top three most popular DJs in the world who is currently the second highest paid DJ in the world after Calvin Harris. David is a French DJ as well as a songwriter. He has released six music albums, and it was his fourth album ‘One Love’ in 2009 that made him popular. He has managed to sell nine million albums worldwide. Forbes estimated that his annual income is $30 million. Now let’s have a close look at David Guetta’s net worth in 2018.
David Guetta Early Life
David Guetta was born on 7th November 1967 in Paris, France. He is popularly called the Grandfather of EDM and 30 million singles worldwide sale to his name. His father is a Moroccan descent, and his mother is a Belgian descent. He has worked with almost all the popular English singer as collaborations.
From the very early days of his career, he started experimenting with different kinds of music. His popularity hit the pinnacle when he collaborated with The Black Eyed Peas for the song ‘I Gotta Feeling.’ David got married to the nightclub manager Cathy Lobe, and they have one son and one daughter. After 22 years of marriage, David filed for divorce in 2014, and it is still in pending state.
David Guetta Career
David started his career as a DJ in early 1984 at a nightclub in Paris. Within a year’s time, he started hosting nightclubs under his brand. By the mid-1990s, he covered all the high-class nightclubs in France and collaborated with various French rappers. In 2001, he founded Gum Productions and collaborated with Chris Wills to bring out his first hit single “Just A Little More Love.”
In 2009, he dropped his fourth album ‘One Love,’ and this is his international breakthrough. The album sold 5.5 million copies worldwide. It has many super hit singles like “Sexy Bitch” featuring Akon, “Memories” featuring Kid Cudi and likewise. Int eh same year, he started his own radio show.
From 2009, his graph of popularity increased exponentially, and he collaborated with all the popular contemporary singers Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Justin Beiber, Sia, Shakira, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, Skylar Grey, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, and likewise. David has traveled all over the world for hosting premium nightclubs and shows. He is the most sought-after DJ in the world.
Awards & Achievements
David Guetta has won many prestigious awards and accolades in his long career. He won two Grammy Awards for Best Remixed Recording for the songs “When Love Takes Over” and “Revolver.” He was the recipient of Best International DJ in 2007 and Best House DJ in 2008 and 2009.
In 2011, he won Number One DJ spot in the magazine “DJ Mag Top 100 DJs” by fans’ votes. In 2012, he won the American Music Award for Electronic Dance Music. In 2016, he won Best French DJ Award. His song “I Gotta Feeling” topped the charts in 17 countries at the same time which is one of the biggest achievements in his entire career. It also became the most downloaded song in the US. He became the third artist on Spotify to reach two billion streams.
Net Worth Of David Guetta
David Guetta has a net worth of over $75 million, and the numbers are surprising since Forbes reported that he earns $30 million per year. Most of his earnings come from his singles, albums and world tours. He invests most of the earnings in his production house. He paid a hefty undisclosed amount for the apparent artistic theft case filed against him for copying a particular artwork without permission.
David Guetta is credited to make an electronic form of music popular worldwide. All the DJs in the world are mostly electronic DJs. Even since 2009, he has maintained his position and popularity constantly, and he keeps on experimenting with new forms of music as it gets prominent from his singles.