Net Worth

The fortune of DJ Avicii aka Tim Bergling

How much money did Avicii have?

The world-famous DJ Avicii was able to play at a young age Assets of 45 million euros and was one of the richest DJs in the world. The Swede made his breakthrough in the music industry at the age of only 18. Since then, his annual earnings have increased to a staggering $ 20 million. Avicii deserved up to 450,000 euros per appearance, so it is no wonder that he amassed such a considerable fortune. Avicii aka Tim Bergling was found dead in Muscat, the capital of Oman, on April 20, 2018. It is clear that Tim Berg committed suicide. Nothing has yet been known about his legacy. All of his bequeathed fortune will go to his parents. Since Avicii donated a lot during his lifetime, it could also be that his parents support a charitable cause.

DJ Avicii’s career

Avicii’s career began not as a DJ, but as a remixer. In 2008 the Swede presented a remix of “Lazy Jones,” the title track for the game C64, which hit like a bomb. In the same year he was able to take home the prestigious Josip Kopic Prize. In the voting, he even received around 70 percent of all votes – a really outstanding result. So it was not surprising that the most diverse music labels immediately tore over the young Avicii. Despite these promising beginnings, Avicii did not make his breakthrough as a DJ until 2011. In the summer of 2011, he had a dispute with the label of the British singer Leona Lewis. She used an instrumental by Avicii on her record. In the dispute over possible plagiarism, the DJ was finally able to achieve a good result. His name now appeared on Leona Lewis’ EP.

The breakthrough in the charts

Avicii's fortune
This scandal surely contributed to the popularity of Avicii, which finally his in autumn 2011 celebrated international breakthrough. He achieved fame in Germany, Austria and Great Britain, and his album made it into the top 10 of the charts. In Sweden and Norway, on the other hand, he even took first place. These successes brought him 6th place in the international DJ Top 100 in December 2011. In just one year, Avicii had achieved what many people did not achieve for a lifetime. A year later, he even improved to 3rd place in the DJ Top 100. Despite his steadily growing popularity, the Swedish DJ waited until 2013 for his next success. Then he brought his debut album “True” onto the market. On this music album, Avicii worked with many internationally known singers. This of course makes the EP all the more interesting for many of his fans.

These successes made Avicii rich

At the end of 2013 Avicii was able to work with some of the big stars from the music biz in the studio. Coldplay, Daft Punk and David Guetta were just a few of the musical greats with which the Swede had the pleasure. The collaboration with Adam Lambert in 2014 was also celebrated by fans around the world. Another honor for the young DJ followed for the 2014 World Cup. Because he was allowed to work on the song with Wyclef Jean and Carlos Santana “Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)” work. This song was officially selected by FIFA for the major event. Now one highlight followed the other. In autumn 2014, for example, there was a collaboration with Robbie Williams and Bono. In spring 2015 Avicii was allowed to produce at least parts of the Queen of Pop’s album, Madonna. At just 27 years of age, the DJ could hardly have achieved more in his career so far.

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