Deadmau5 is a DJ and a record producer from Canada. He released his debut studio album “Get Scraped” in 2005. deadmau5 is currently considered are one of the highest paid DJs in the whole world. Keep reading to know more about Deadmau5’s net worth in 2018.
Deadmau5 Early Life
Joel Thomas Zimmerman was born on January 5, 1981 in Niagara Falls city in Ontario, Canada. His father Rodney Thomas Zimmerman works for the General Motors Company, and his mother is a visual artist and her name is Nancy Zimmerman. deadmau5 has 1 brother and 1 sister, Chris Zimmerman and Jennifer Zimmerman.
Deadmau5 was mostly grown and raised in his hometown. He finished his schooling from the Westlane Secondary School. Joel Thomas Zimmerman adopted his name “deadmau5” after finding a dead mouse in his computer.
For his relationships and marriage life, Deadmau5 first had a relationship with the model and actress Elle Evans. Then, he dated and got engaged to the taboo artist, musician, model, TV personality and entrepreneur Katherine von Drachenberg “Kat Von D” from 2012 – 2013. Deadmau5 and Katherine have several matching tattoos.
In 2017, deadmau5 married Kelly Fedoni.
Deadmau5 Career, Awards & Achievement
Deadmau5 has released more than 30 studio, live and extended play albums throughout his career. His debut studio album “Get Scraped” was released in 2005. The album contains tracks that he worked on from 1998 and the whole album recently got retrieved by Amazon. deadmau5 released a compilation album under the name of “Halcyon441” titled “Deadmau5 Circa 1998-2002” in 2006. In 2006, deadmau5 released his 2nd studio album “Vexillology” and another compilation album that was released in the same day of his first compilation album titled “A Little Oblique”.
Deadmau5 3rd studio album “Random Album Title” ranked on top charts including at 3 on the Dance Albums chart and 9 on the Digital Albums chart both in the United Kingdom, next to other charts. his 4th studio album “For Lack of a Better Name” gave him his debut at 1 on the Dance Albums chart in the United Kingdom.
Deadmau5 found his own recording label in 2007 named “mau5trap”. His studio album “4×4=12” ranked on top charts in many countries including Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, Ireland, Netherlands and Belgium. Deadmau5 most recent released album is titled “Stuff I Used to Do”, and the latest news say that he’s working on his next album to be titled “on the way”.
Awards & Achievements
Deadmau5 has received more than 60 award nominations and winnings. The most important nominations that he was nominated for are the 6 Grammy Awards including 2 Grammy Awards for Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical, 3 Grammy Awards for Best Dance Electronic Album and the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
Deadmau5 won 5 Beatport Music Awards including 2 for Best Electro House Artist, 2 Best Progressive House Artist, and for Best Single “Not Exactly”. His 4 DJ Awards including 3 for Best Electro House DJ and 1 for Best International DJ. deadmau5’s International Dance Music Award winnings including the Best Canadian DJ, Best Artist and the Best Electro Track “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff”. He also won 3 Juno Awards for Dance Recording of the Year “Random Album Title, All U Ever Want, For Lack of a Better Name”.
Net Worth of Deadmau5
The estimated net worth of the DJ and the record producer Deadmau5 is $60 million, with annual earnings of $11.5 million. He made his 10s of millions from the albums he recorded, released, sold and toured for, and from his own record label. deadmau5 earned around $1 million from “For Lack of a Better Name” album. His Campbellville-Ontario- based home was purchased for $5 million.
Deadmau5 is one of the world’s highest paid DJs of all time. He has been releasing and selling albums since 2005, but he has been working on tracks since 1998. Deadmau5 found his own record label named “Mau5trap”. deadmau5 is married to Kelly Fedoni and they seem happy together.