Zedd is a Russian-German musician, DJ and electronic music producer. He has produced a variety of remixes and originals. His song, “Clarity” featuring Foxes, is best known. He is best known for his glitch pulsing production. He currently lives in the United States. Now let’s have a close look on Zedd’s net worth in 2018.
Zedd Early Life
Zedd was born in Saratov, Russia, on 2nd of September 1989. His parents named him “Anton Zaslavski.” His parents were instrumentalists. At a young age of 4, he started playing the piano and the drums at age 12.
He was brought up in Kaiserslautern, German. His family later moved to the United States of America.
Zedd owns a big mansion in Hollywood Hills. He bought the home in 2014 after winning a Grammy Award for his popular song “Clarity.” His house is 3,443 square feet with a heated pool, four bedrooms and five bathrooms.
Zedd is single and is not dating. However, he shared a brief romance with Selena Gomez in 2015. Since then he has kept a low profile focusing on his career instead.
He continued using his birth name, Anton, until 2010 when he came up with his stage name now Zedd. He has never spoken on why he chose to call himself Zedd
Zedd Career, Awards & Achievement
Zedd came from a musical family, thus, providing an excellent environment to start off his career. He started off with a piano at age 4 and eventually the drums at age 12. Before he entered the digital world in 2009, Zedd played in a rock band.
With ‘Zedd’ as his stage name, he threw himself into the ring of music in 2010 with “Nice Sprites and Scary Monsters “- a remix of Skrillex. He became famous after his remixes Lady Gaga, Armand Van Helden as well as releasing his singles.
Zedd delivered “Clarity,” his first full length, whose lead single ‘Spectrum’ topped the United States top chart in late 2012. Another follow up, “Stay the Night,” which featured Hayley Williams was position two on the British pop charts.
In 2014 he released a track featuring, Foxes, the British pop singer on the vocals. In the same year, Zedd released yet another record known as, “Break Free” together with Ariana Grande.
His sophomore LP, ‘True Colors’ presented diversity with genres like rap and rock as influences. The collection featured Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez, and Logic. True Colors reached the top on Billboard chart. An international tour to support the album followed later.
Recently, Zedd together with Alessia Cara, a Canadian singer, issued the single known as “Stay.”
Awards and Achievements
In 2017, Zedd won MTV Video Music Award Best Dance for “Stay.” In 2016, he won the Billboard music award top dance for “True Colors.”
In 2015 he was nominated for American Music Award Favorite Artist (Electronic Dance Music). In the same year, 2015, he won the Latin American Music Award for “I Want You to know,” shared with Selena Gomez.
In 2014, he also got nominated for American Music Award Favorite Artist- Electronic Dance Music. In the same year, he got a nomination for Billboard Music Award. He won a Grammy Award Best Dance Recording for “Clarity.”
In 2013, Zedd got nominated for American Music Award Favorite Artist- Electronic Dance Music.
Net Worth of Zedd
Zedd has an estimated net worth of about $35 million. He gets most of his earnings from his professional career. He can make more fortune either, by the release of new hit songs with prominent artists, or through performance in live shows.
Zedd signed with Interscope Records by 2012. He signed after consistently impressing the music industry for electronic music production. His greatest hit “Spectrum” became the most played song and sold over 2 million copies.
With his name recognized across the world, Zedd continued to work with prominent artists. His song “Break free” was nominated for Teen Choice Award, enabling him to sell more albums. He also performs in different continents, with all the shows documented and later released through YouTube channel.
In his late 20’s Zedd has made a name in the music industry. His ability to work with musicians who have already established has helped him build his career. Since his debut as a musician, his career continues to gradually. He has branched out of the electro house genre and continues drawing influences from classical music.