How much is Marshmello worth?
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 19, 1992|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Marshmello
Marshmello is the stage name of Christopher Comstock. He is an American disc jockey (DJ), electronic music producer, and internet personality who began his career in 2015 and soon gained international recognition. Among some of his most distinguished songs are “Wolves”, “Friends”, “Happier”, and “Alone”, all of which are in collaborations with established artists such as Selena Gomez, Anne-Marie, and Bastille.
Ever since he rose to prominence, Marshmello has released three studio projects titled “Joytime”. Thanks to his successful career, in 2017, “Forbes” magazine named him one of the highest-paid DJ in the world. Outside of his music career, the Internet personality has amassed more than 45 million subscribers on his YouTube channel where he frequently posts music, gaming, and cooking videos.
Marshmello has a net worth of $40 million dollars, as of 2020.
How Did Marshmello Get So Rich?
Marshmello became rich right after the release of his first studio project – “Joytime”. The album was released in January 2016 and it quickly entered the US Billboard 200 chart, where it peaked at number 5. A few months later, the electronic music producer performed at the well-known “Electric Daisy Carnival” in Las Vegas, marking his first appearance on a big event.
Towards the end of 2016, Marshmello embarked on his very first world tour, performing not only in the United States but in China, India, Paraguay, and South Korea for the remaining months. His first mainstream song to achieve international success, “Silence”, which features R&B singer Khalid, was released in August 2017. By the end of the year, the popular DJ earned $21 million, because of which “Forbes” magazine named him the eighth highest-paid DJ in the world.
Why Is He So Famous?
Marshmello is famous because of his funny personality and exciting music style. Besides electronic and future bounce, the DJ has also created many trap, future bass, and progressive house tracks. He was born on May 19, 1992, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Inspired by the Canadian producer Deadmau5’s style and appearance, he first began recording his own music in the mid-2010s.
His first song named “Wavez” was posted on his SoundCloud account in early 2015. After consistently releasing new singles on the online music platform, Marshmello caught the attention of several artists including Skrillex with whom he began friends. Soon, he received offers to perform in various festivals and concerts such as “California’s Hard Day of the Dead”, “Miami Music Week”, “New York’s Pier 94”, and “Pomona”.
What Makes Him So Successful?
The success of the DJ came in the late 2010s when he continued to take part in a series of festivals and music awards while collaborating with other artists. That year, he received many nominations for his work and won his first major award – an MTV Europe Music Award in the category “Best Electronic”. Also in 2018, Marshmello released some of his distinguished tracks – “Wolves” (featuring Selena Gomez), “Spotlight” (featuring Lil Peep), and “Friends” (featuring Anne-Marie).
The talented musician’s second album, titled “Joytime II”, was released in June 2018. The album became his first project to top a US Billboard chart (Top Dance/Electronic Albums). A few months later, in January 2019, Marshmello announced his collaboration with the widely-popular free-to-play video game “Fortnite Battle Royale”. The DJ threw a virtual in-game concert and also released his own game-based merchandise. The concert was a huge success, as it quickly amassed more than 10 million players in just the first day.
In the summer of 2019, he released his latest album, “Joytime III”, which was just successful as his previous two. The album includes collaborations with various producers such as Crankdat, Wiwek, Flux Pavilion, Elohim, Slushii, and Bellecour among others. Outside of his music career, Marshmello is also a YouTuber who frequently posts cooking, gaming, and music videos, and a philanthropist. Besides being an activist for the ASPCA campaign, he also teamed up with famous gamer Ninja with whom he won a charity tournament organized by Epic Games. The two donated half of the million to various children organizations.
As of 2020, Marshmello is one of the most prosperous electronic music producers and DJs. In the past few years, he quickly made a name for himself and, with millions of followers from around the world, he also became one of the most influential internet personalities.