DJ Pauly D Made $13 Million This Year Playing Other People’s Music


We have never really understood the whole DJ thing, and it turns out we are idiots, because DJs make money. A whole shitload in fact, as we learned today when we stumbled upon Forbes list of men (no women sadly) who make money standing around and playing recorded music for drunk girls from New Jersey. And Long Island.

So go ahead and take a look at some of the big boys below, including Jersey Shore alum Pauly D. As a warning, you may just want to turn off your computer right now if you have student loans, a mortgage or any other kind of debt you’re sick of paying.

1. Calvin Harris ($46 million)
2. Tiesto ($32 million)
3. David Guetta ($30 million)
4. Swedish House Mafia ($25 million)
5. Deadmau5 ($21 million)
6. Avicii ($20 million)
7. Afrojack ($18 million)
8. Armin van Buuren ($17 million)
9 Skrillex ($16 million)
9 Kaskade ($16 million)
11. Steve Aoki ($14 million)
12. DJ Pauly D ($13 million)
13. Diplo ($13 million)