Martin Solveig Highest-Paid Dj in the World

Martin Solveig
Martin Solveig led People With Money’s annual list of the “100 highest paid djs” released on Sunday.

It's been a rough year for the dj, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 43-year-old Martin Solveig has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid djs for 2020 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.

UPDATE 10/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Martin Solveig tops annual list of highest-paid djs

In 2018 it looked like the dj’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (August 9) that Solveig is the highest-paid dj in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between July 2019 and July 2020, a nearly $50 million lead over his closest competition.

People With Money’s factors

In compiling this yearly list, the magazine considers factors such as upfront pay, profit participation, residuals, endorsements and advertising work.

The French dj has an estimated net worth of $245 million. He owes his fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Solveig Burger” chain) in Paris, a Football Team (the “Paris Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondersolveig - France), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Martin) and a fashion line called “Martin Solveig Seduction”.

The ranking is significant for many Martin fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.

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