Who is David Guetta and what is his net worth 2018? Pierre David Guetta, casually known as just David Guetta, is a universally famous music producer, DJ, songwriter and remixer. Some of his famous tracks include ‘Sexy Chick’ with Akon and ‘Where Them Girls At’ performed with rapper Flo Rida. He was born in Paris and started his career as a DJ in night clubs. He co- founded the very famous Gum productions in 2001 along with Jean-Charles Carré and Joachim Garraud after which he didn’t bother to look back.
He released his first album Just a Little More Love in 2002. He saw a huge success with ‘I Gotta Feeling’. His famous albums include ’Nothing but the Beat’ followed by ‘Nothing but the Bear 2.0. Let us have a deeper look at his biography, career, his income and awards, and achievements and have a glance at his net worth.
David Guetta was born on November 7, 1967, in Paris, France to a Moroccan Jewish father and a Belgian mother. He married Cathy Lobe who was a night club manager in 1992. They have two children: son Tim Elvis Eric and daughter Angie. The couple got divorced in 2014 after 22 years long married life. He is the younger brother of famous actress Nathalie Guetta. He has supported Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidential campaign in 2007.
He started working as a DJ in his teens and hosted many shows in France. He became the fan of house music as he used to listen to it on French radio regularly.
He started his career as a DJ at the boardclub in Paris. He discovered house music after listening to Farley “jack master” Funk track on French radio. He released “Nation Rap” in collaboration with French rapper Sidney Duteil in 1990. He founded Gum productions in 2001 along with Joachim Garraud. In 2002 he released his first album Just a Little More Love. It has sold over 300,000 copies which were a record then.
His second album Guetta Blaster was released in 2004. He was ranked third in the “Top 100 DJs” poll by DJ Magazine. He had his own radio show which used to be aired on Saturday evenings.He also wrote, produced, and featured on Rihanna’s famous album, Unapologetic. He has done a famous track ‘Sexy chick’ with Akon. He also has made albums with Usher. He is famous for his album ‘Nothing but beat’ to which he had also made a sequel ‘Nothing but beat 2.0’
He was named as “Best House DJ” by DJ Awards in 2008 and 2009. He was awarded “Best international DJ” in 2007. In 2009, he secured the 3rd spot in a poll conducted for Top 100 DJs. He has won two Grammy’s awards in the years 2010 and 2011 in the category best-remixed recording, non-classical. In 2012, he won the coveted American music award. In 2016, he was named as “Best French DJ” in 2016.
David Guetta Net Worth
With “When Love Takes Over” being his first hit of the career, he became instantly rich as 5.5 million copies of this single track have been sold till now. He has earned $28 million although he hasn’t been active as he used to be and most of his earnings came from his theme song for euro soccer world cup 2016. In 2015, he has earned around $37 million which is the second highest for a DJ. He charges $350000 for a single concert. His net worth is around $80 million.
Being one of the costliest DJ, he is also famous for his philanthropic activities. He has done several charity works which include the City of Hope, STOMP Out Bullying, Red Cross, United Nations Foundation, Global Fund and much more. Guetta also supported many causes which include HIV & AIDS, bullying, cancer, disaster relief and education. With all the philanthropic activities, he is a superstar in real life too.