Tiesto net worth: DJ Tiesto is a Dutch DJ who has a net worth of $150 million. DJ Tiesto is a widely successful DJ, producer, and musician who DJs for massive audiences around the world. He has released five studio albums to date and was nominated for a Grammy in 2008 for his third studio album, "Elements of Life". Tiesto earns north of $40 million per year off merchandise, album sales, licensing and touring. DJ Tiesto, also known as Tijs Michiel Verwest, was born in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands. He began his career as a DJ at a small club in his hometown. He began releasing singles in the mid-90s under various names, and was subsequently discovered by the General Manager of Basic Beat Recordings. Over the next six years, he would begin to build a name for himself as a producer, establishing multiple sub-labels. He decided to focus on his solo work in 2000, and became an international sensation after DJing at the first "Live at InnerCity: Amsterdam RAI" event. The following year, he released his first solo album called, "In My Memory". He has since gone on to release four more successful studio albums, "Just Be" (2004), "Elements of Life" (2007), "Kaleidoscope" (2009), "Kiss From the Past" (2011) and "A Town Called Paradise" (2014). He also tours constantly.