Techno music may live in the underground, but it still has a solid place in this world. Here are the highest paid techno aritsts to date.
When Forbes released the list for the highest paid DJs of 2019, some fans might have been surprised by the lack of techno representation on the top ten. Find out more here.
Richie Hawtin – $11 Million
British-Canadian Richard Hawtin has been experimenting with techno sounds ever since the late 80s. An extremely popular presence in the Detroit scene throughout the 1990s, Hawtin began his career when he was only 17 years old, showcasing his skills at local bars and clubs. His popularity grew exponentially ever since.
Aphex Twin – $12 Million
Twin went through a series of other stage aliases, releasing several records over the course of the 1990s.
In 2014, he won the Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album, and over 30 years after officially kick-starting his career, the now 48-year-old techno musician shows no signs of slowing down his winning streak. Celebrity Net Worth reports Aphex Twin has an estimated net worth of $12 Million.