Deadmau5 Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards.
Deadmau5 Net Worth 2020 – Deadmau5 is a Canadian electronic DJ/dance artist and record producer. Blessed with excellent skills in electronics, he displays a variety of styles in his works, and uses different forms of electronic music.
Deadmau5 Net Worth 2020
He has worked with several famous DJs and producers on a number of releases. Nominated for the Grammy Awards six times, deadmau5 is well known for his trademark helmet and popular live shows.
Deadmau5 Net Worth
Deadmau5 is a Canadian progressive-house music producer and performer who has a net worth of $53 million.
Deadmau5 was born as Joel Thomas Zimmerman on January 5, 1981 in Ontario, Canada to Nancy, who is a visual artist, and Rodney Thomas Zimmerman, a General Motors plant worker. His older sister is Jennifer, and younger brother is Chris.
He graduated from Westlane Secondary School in Ontario. He received his first keyboard as a Christmas gift when he was a teenager.
Having always had a knack for electronics and dissecting hardware, he started out working in animation and web design. He then entered the music world as a DJ, making his way to Europe and South America for gigs.
He initially garnered attention for his brand of electronic music on the indie dance retail site Beatport with the instrumental tracks “Faxing Berlin” and “Not Exactly”.
His songs soon were included on compilation albums and DJ playlists. From there, his star began to rise very quickly. He has since charted several songs on Billboard’s Dance/Club Play chart, including The Veldt (featuring Chris James).
In November 2013, deadmau5 removed three years worth of music from his SoundCloud account, and uploaded an EP of seven piano sonatas titled ‘7’. In the same month, he left Ultra Records and signed with Astralwerks.
His seventh studio album ‘while1<2’ was released on June 17, 2014 by mau5trap and Astralwerks in the US and Canada and by Virgin EMI Records internationally. Four singles from the album—‘Avaritia’, ‘Infra Turbo Pigcart Racer’, ‘Seeya’, and ‘Phantoms Can’t Hang’, were released before the album. In the same year, he was also featured in ‘Goat Simulator,’ a video game. His music has also been included in some video game titles.
In October 2015 he left Astralwerks. In December he announced that he may end his career as deadmau5, and start something new. He even deleted his Twitter and Facebook accounts. However, after a few days, he reopened his Twitter account and apologized to his fans, stating that he was suffering from depression, and would return to music after the New Year.
On May 27, 2016, the single ‘Snowcone’, was released as a digital download. His eighth studio album ‘W:/2016ALBUM/’was released on December 2, 2016, and it included several tracks.
In early 2017, he released a compilation of his earlier works from 1998 to 2007, titled ‘Stuff i used to do.’ The limited version of the album featured 13 tracks instead of the 16 he had announced earlier. Some of these tracks were ‘Messages From Nowhere’, ‘HaxPigMeow’, ‘Long Walk Off a Short Pier’, and ‘Creep’.
Deadmau5 won the Beatport Music Awards for Best Electro House Artist and Best Progressive House Artist in 2008 and 2009. He has won the Juno Awards thrice.
He bagged DJ Award for Best Electro House DJ in 2008, 2010, and 2011. He won the International Dance Music Awards thrice and was nominated for Grammy Awards six times.