Skrillex Net Worth: Skrillex, born Sonny John Moore, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter, and musician. Skrillex has won eight Grammy Awards at the age of 29 and holds the world record for the most Grammys won by an electronic music artist. As of 2021, Skrillex has a net worth of $50 Million
Skrillex earned $20 million before taxes from touring and licensing in 2016 alone.
|Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Date Of Birth||January 15, 1988|
|Place Of Birth||Highland Park, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
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Skrillex Early Life
Sonny Moore was born in Los Angeles, California, USA on January 15, 1988. Skrillex began his career (and amassed his net worth) as the lead singer of the band From First to Last. Skrillex launched a solo career under his real name, Sonny Moore, after two reasonably successful albums. Then, in 2008, he began his career as a dubstep producer.
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Skrillex Net Worth & Career
Skrillex launched his solo career in 2009 with the release of his debut extended play Gypsyhook. After several tours, he decided to release My Name Is Skrillex, his second extended play, as a free digital download on Myspace. To date, he has released Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites 2010, More Monsters and Sprites 2011, Bangarang 2011, Make It Bun Dem After Hours EP 2012, and Leaving 2013.
Sonny was seen performing under the name “Skrillex” in various clubs throughout the Los Angeles area, and in 2010, he released his official debut EP under the Skrillex moniker, titled My Name Is Skrillex. Following the success of the EP, he went on to produce for a number of bands, including metal band Bring Me the Horizon. Since becoming a producer, he has continued to work with acts such as Korn and deadmau5.
Skrillex’s career hasn’t been without its challenges. In 2011, he announced that his new album had been stolen after his laptops were stolen from a Milan hotel. He, on the other hand, took the change in stride, continuing to produce music in a variety of genres and touring with other musicians.
Skrillex released his debut studio album Recess in 2014, and it peaked at #4 in the United States, Australia, and Canada. In 2015, he also released the album Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U. Skrillex won Grammy Awards in 2012 and 2013 for Best Dance Recording, Best Dance/Electronica Album, and Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical. In 2016, he also received Grammy Awards for Best Dance Recording and Best Dance/Electronic Album.
Skrillex produced Incubus’s album 8 in 2017. He rejoined From First to Last in 2013, and the album Dead Trees was released in 2015.
Skrillex Net Worth
Skrillex is a well-known and well-respected electro DJ, singer, music producer, and multi-instrumentalist. Skrillex would be crowned the high priest if today’s electronic music becomes the creed. The DJ is credited with popularizing and spreading dubstep, and he is the only electronic dance artist in history to have received eight Grammy Awards. As of 2021, Skrillex has a net worth of over $50 million.