Each year, Forbes releases its list of the highest-earning celebrities across the world, consisting not only musicians but also actors, writers and other personalities classified as entertainers.
Calvin Harris, Tiesto and The Chainsmokers just made it on the list for the year 2017. The three EDM artists may not make it to the top 10, but having their name on the list is a huge accomplishment itself.
The Chainsmokers have had a killer year, breaking music charts, teaming up with fashion industry leaders Tommy Hilfiger for a major fashion deal, etc. With a total earning of $38 million in the past 12 months, they landed at #65 on the list. The Dutch DJ Tiesto is ranked strong on #60 with a total earning of $39 million, plenty of his money comes from the Vegas residencies, sponsorships and tour dates around the world. Calvin Harris once again topped all EDM artist, with $48.5 million he landed on number #40.
Read the full list here.