By Abijah Keru on March 20 2014
Avicii Net Worth $33 Million
He is the record producer behind the highly addictive “Wake me up” a song that became a smashing hit in 2013 with over 1.8 million downloads. Tim Bergling also known as Avicii is a Swedish DJ, who dabbles as a remixer and record producer. The burgeoning DJ started producing music from his bedroom and later made his debut in 2010 when he released the song "Seek Bromance."
The song became a massive hit reaching the top 20 in Sweden, United Kingdom, and Belgium among other countries. His overwhelming debut saw him gain a huge following with fans from around the globe. In 2011, he released “levels” a song which was inspired by the gospel song “Something’s Got a Hold on Me”. The new kid on the block was on a streak of success.
His new single became a top hit in Germany, Hungary, Ireland, just to name a few. The song has since been remixed by the A-listers in the DJ world including Skrillex and Cazzette. In 2012, he received a Grammy nomination for the track “sunshine” which he collaborated with David Guetta. He might not have won the award, but the Grammy nomination propelled him to fame.
He reached 2 million followers on Facebook and to celebrate his accomplishment released the song “2 million.” Avicii spent the better part of 2013 holding concerts in South America. His music is inspired by the likes of Swedish House Mafia, Steve Angello and Daft Punk. Avicii hopes to establish his name with other A-listers in the DJ industry as he continues to entertain us with his contagious sounds.
What does the 24-year-old do when the millions start piling up? Avicii is comfortable with spending his bucks on charity. He donated $1 million to Feeding America, a charity dedicated to distributing meals throughout America. He also started his own charity dedicated to alleviating global hunger. Four years after his debut Avicii has a net worth of $33 million. Killer looks, money, and talent that rocks the world, Avicii is certainly on top of his game.
Abijah is a journalism student who has a great passion for writing. She enjoys penning down her thoughts and sharing them with the world.