Last Updated: May 20, 2024
Info
Category:
Richest CelebritiesRichest DJs
Net Worth:
$60 Million
Birthdate:
Sep 2, 1989 (34 years old)
Birthplace:
Saratov
Gender:
Male
Profession:
Disc jockey, Musician, Record producer
Nationality:
Germany
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DJ Zedd is a Russian-German musician, electronic music producer and DJ who has a net worth of $60 million. Zedd, born Anton Zaslavski, is renowned for his unique style that blends electronic music with classical and progressive house elements. His career took off after he won two Beatport remix contests in 2010, leading to his recognition in the electronic music community.

Zedd's breakthrough came with "Clarity" featuring Foxes, which won a Grammy for Best Dance Recording in 2014. This track, along with hits like "Stay" with Alessia Cara and "The Middle" with Maren Morris, showcases his knack for creating infectious electronic-pop crossovers. His debut album, 'Clarity', and the follow-up, 'True Colors', received critical acclaim, solidifying his place in the industry. Zedd's collaborations with mainstream artists like Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, and Katy Perry have further broadened his appeal.

Early Life

Zedd's real name is Anton Igorevich Zaslavski, and he was born on September 2nd of 1989 in Saratov, Russia. When he was three years old, Anton moved with his family to Kaiserslautern, Germany. His parents, who were trained musicians, then raised Anton alongside his two brothers in Germany. At the age of four, he was taking piano lessons, and by twelve he was learning how to play the drums.

Career

Zedd started his music career in 2002 by joining Dioramic, a German deathcore band. However, he soon became interested in electronic music after hearing music from the French electro group Justice. After leaving Dioramic, gained notoriety by remixing various tracks, including those by Skrillex, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga. A major breakthrough came when his remix of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" was included in her album Born This Way. That year, he also began releasing his own singles, such as "Shave it Up" and "Slam the Door."

After signing with Interscope Records in 2012, Zedd released the single "Spectrum," which topped the Dance charts. He then collaborated with artists like Eva Simons and Justin Bieber, producing and writing some of their songs. That year, he also released his debut solo album, Clarity. The album sold more than 2 million units and was soon certified platinum. Zedd then spent 2013 touring in order to support his newfound fame. In 2014, Zedd won a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for the single "Clarity" featuring Foxes.

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During the next period, Zedd released the single "Stay the Night" and collaborated with artists such as Namie Amuro, Lady Gaga, and Ariana Grande. In 2015, he released True Colors, his second album. Another major achievement came when he collaborated with Selena Gomez on her song "I Want You To Know." Once again, Zedd spent much of the next period touring in order to support his latest album. From 2017 onwards, Zedd released successful singles such as "Stay," "Get Low," "The Middle," "Lost in Japan," and "365."

Controversy

In 2019, Zedd announced that he had been permanently banned from visiting China. According to Zedd, this was due to the fact that he had "liked" a tweet related to South Park, an animated sitcom that famously criticized China.

Real Estate

In 2014, Zedd paid $4 million for a home in the Hollywood Hills.

In 2018 Zedd paid $16 million for a home in Beverly Hills, California. Situated in the exclusive neighborhood of Benedict Canyon, the property was described as "peculiar" by many sources when news of the acquisition came to light. Minimalist architecture and large glass walls provide stunning views of the surrounding area. The house sits on a 3+acre plot of land that features an infinity pool and a moat. In July 2021 Zedd listed this home for sale for $26.5 million. He sold this home in early 2023 for $18 million:

In October 2021 Zedd paid $15.2 million for Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's Encino, Ca, mansion. In November 2023 Zedd paid $18.4 million for another home in Encino. A few months later Zedd listed his former Encino mansion for $18.4 million. In May 2024, singer Meghan Trainor bought the home for $17 million. Here is a video tour:

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