Darude is a trance producer and DJ with a net worth of $9 million. Darude has earned his net worth from his hit single "Sandstorm" in late 1999, and the album Before the Storm. His music is progressive/uplifting style; he was born in Eura, Hinnerjoki, Finland. Darude began his music career as an amateur musician while in high school. He started using PC's tracker software to produce his music, and then moved on to more serious production techniques.