Avicii Net Worth
Avicii net worth and salary: Avicii was an extremely popular and highly-paid Swedish-born DJ and music producer who had a net worth of $50 million dollars at the time of his death in 2018. Avicii was born Tim Bergling, in Stockholm in 1989. Avicii's big breakthrough in music came when he was just 18 years old. The breakthrough was in the form of a remix of a Commodore 64 video game called Lazy Jones. The buzz that this recording generated led to his first record deal with record company Strike! Recordings and subsequently his first release which was titled "Lazy Lace." From that point on, Avicii's star rose very quickly. He was nominated for a Best Dance Recording Grammy for his track with David Guetta, "Sunshine". His touring career began in 2010, and stopped in countries all over the world. His most popular song to date "Levels", features a prominent sample of Etta James' 1962 soul hit "Something's Got a Hold on Me." The song has gone on to be remixed by some very notable figures in the world of electronic dance music, including Skrillex, Cazzette and Noise inc. His debut studio album True was released in 2013 on Universal records. The album reached #1 in Sweden and Australia and the Top 5 in the US, Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the UK. He released the album Stories in 2015 which reached #1 in Sweden. Avicii's single "Levels" reached #1 in Sweden where it was certified 8x platinum. His single "I Could Be the One" (featuring Nicky Romero) reached #1 in the UK and his hit "Wake Me Up" reached #1 in nine countries. His singles "Hey Brother", "Addicted to You", "The Days", "The Nights", and "Waiting for Love" was also highly successful.
Salary and earnings: During his career, Avicii could regularly earn as much as $500 thousand per gig. He regularly earned $15 – $20 million per year. Between June 2014 and June 2015 alone, he earned $30 million. We estimate that during his career Avicii grossed approximately $140 million. In March 2014, Avicii purchased this $15.5 million house in the Hollywood Hills. In December 2018 legal documents in Sweden revealed that because he was single at the time of his death and left no will, Avicii's fortune would pass on to his parents Anki and Klas Bergling. His liquid assets were equal to 231 million Swedish Krone which is the same as around $26 million. That number does not include real estate, trust accounts, financial investments and other non-liquid assets.