Who is Deadmau5 and What is net worth of him? Joel Thomas Zimmerman, also known as Deadmau5, is a record producer as well as one of the best DJs that have walked planet earth. Deadmau5 was born on January 1981 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. His parents are Nancy Zimmerman who is a virtual artist and his father is Rodney Thomas Zimmerman.
His older sister is called Jennifer Zimmerman and his younger brother is called Chris Zimmerman. Deadmau5 has been active as a DJ and a records producer since 1998 up to date. When it comes to progressive house music genre, he is a genius and he has produced quite a number of records in this genre. He has worked with a number of top producers and DJs in the world and this always seems to make him better and better by the day.
Zimmerman got his stage name when he opened up his computer to check out what was wrong after it had gone off unexpectedly and found a dead mouse. This led to the rise of the nickname, ‘dead mouse guy’ among his friends. He later tried to make it ‘dead mouse’ but it was still too long so he shortened it to ‘deadmau5’ and it stuck up to now.
Deadmau5 has released a number of albums and some of them include Get Scrapped (2005), Vexillology (2006), Random Album Title (2008), For Lack Of A Better Name (2009), 4×4=12 (2010), Album Title Goes Here (2012), While (1<2) (2014) and W:/2016 album/ (2016). Strange album titles, right?
Deadmau5 Net Worth
Joel Thomas Zimmerman’s net worth is a whopping $48 million. Ever since his career took off to this point, every move Deadmau5 has made has minted money for him. His total net worth is from his record albums, his producing career and a great percentage from his DJ gigs. Deadmau5 is one of the richest DJs in the world and he charges up to $100,000 per set. With his tight schedule throughout the year, it is understandable how his net worth came to be. He is also on the top five most rated DJs in the world.
Deadmau5 is known for his love for cars. I am not talking about any kind of car. I am talking about the type of cars that makes you wish your net worth was $48 million. I am talking about the top quality, high speed, and luxurious cars. He is a lover of Lamborghinis, Ferraris, and McLarens just to mention a few. To add to his collections, he was chosen to be among the people who would get the newest car in town, 2017 Ford GT at a great price. This should not come as a surprise, but the car is ready. It is as beautiful and enchanting as the rest of his fleet.
In the year 2012, September, Deadmau5 started dating a television personality who is also a tattoo artist, Kat Von D. the relationship did not last that long, though. The same year in November, they broke up. Shortly afterward, they reunited again and got engaged in December 2012. It is funny that they got engaged via twitter. Even so, the proposal was kind of sweet. Their wedding date was set for August 2013 but it never came to be as they broke off their engagement in June 2013. After that Deadmau5 bought a house Campbellville, Ontario that cost $5 million.
Deadmau5 is a total hard worker. You do not become one of the top paid DJs by laying back on that couch and wishing you were. To back up this claim, at one of his performances, he passed out and had to be taken to the hospital. He was diagnosed with severe exhaustion and this caused the rest of his schedule to be cancelled so that he could recover. This can simply tell you that his millions area made from a lot of sweat.
Joel Thomas Zimmerman is a great artist as well as a great producer. He definitely is worth the $48 million he makes. From the time his career launched he has never failed to bring his best to the stage. His fans love him and he loves them too. Why else would he let them design his mouse headgear costume that he performs with?