Steve Aoki Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Awards.
Steve Aoki Net Worth 2020– Steve Aoki is one of America’s most successful disc jockeys.
Highly energetic during his shows, Aoki is known for his stage antics which include performing stunts into the crowd, pasting fully baked cake on the bodies of some lucky fans and showering them thereafter with champagnes.
The last two have become somewhat of a ritual.
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki was born on November 30, 1977, in Miami, Florida as the third child to Hiroyuki “Rocky” Aoki the Japanese-born American millionaire founder of Benihana and his first wife Chizuru Kobayashi. Steven grew up in Newport Beach, California where he attended Newport Harbor High School graduating in 1995.
After high school, Steve proceeded to the University of California, Santa Barbara from where he graduated with not one but two Bachelor’s degrees; one in feminist studies and the other in sociology.
However, Aoki’s love for music drove him to the world of entertainment. In his early twenties in 1996, Aoki had found his own music label, Dim Mak.
Aoki slowly developed Dim Mak into a brand by throwing parties and soon became popular among American colleges.
Subsequently, he relocated to Los Angeles to further develop his brand. Along the way, Aoki became part of a number of bands including Blake Miller, This Machine Kills, The Fire Next Time and Esperanza.
He released his debut mix album Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles early 2008. By the end of 2009, Aoki had remixed songs of numerous already established acts and even collaborated with some, from Drake to Kanye Westand Snoop Dogg.
By 2012, Aoki had gained his breakthrough.
He earned a Guinness World Record for the most-traveled musician ever, averaging 250 shows per year in at least 40 countries.
His debut solo album Wonderland (2012) received a Grammy nomination which Aoki has said is his greatest achievement thus far. Aoki has since never looked back, releasing an average of one album in two years.
He won the ‘Best Set of the Season’ award at the 2007 ‘Ibiza (DJ) Awards’ ceremony, which was closely followed by the ‘Best Mix Album of the Year’ at the 2008 ‘Billboard Awards’ for ‘Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles.’
He was nominated for a ‘Grammy’ for his album ‘Wonderland’ in 2013 and was awarded the ‘Chiuku Award’ at the ‘MTV Latin America Awards’ ceremony in 2015.
Steve Aoki Net Worth
Steve Aoki is a is an American electro house musician, Grammy-nominated record producer and the founder of Dim Mak Records, who has a net worth of $75 million.