Avicii, the stage name of Swedish Tim Bergling, was the famous Swedish musician DJ remixes, and record producer. Many music publications credit Avicii for introducing electronic music as 2010s top 40 on the radio music. Continue reading to discover the net worth of Avicii as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Tim Bergling (Also known as Tim Berg, Tim Lidén, and Tom Hangs Timberman) was born on 8th September 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden. His father was Klas Bergling, and his mother was Anki Lidén, the actress. Tim Bergling had three siblings namely Anton Körberg, David Bergling, and Linda Sterner. His brother, David Bergling is also a well-known musician DJ remixes. He inspired Tim Bergling to start the art of DJ remixes when Tim was only 16 years old. Later, while Tim Bergling was an active member of Laidback Luke Forums, he improved his style of playing and excelled in the trait of musician DJ remixes.
Career, Awards & Nomination:
In May 2007, Tim Bergling used the name, ‘Avicii’ when he was signing for the Dejitts Plays labels. Tim Bergling explained the meaning of the word ‘Avicii’ is ‘lowest level of Buddhist hell.’ Tim selected this name because his real name was already in use by another member of ‘Myspace’ webpage.
Avicii became a creative producer and released numerous music remixes (2009- 2010). His remixes including ‘Even,’ ‘Muja,’ ‘Ryu’ and ‘Sound of Now’ were super hits. In 2010, Avicii released his hit song, ‘Seek Bromance’ that was ranked as top 20 in many countries. These included Belgium, France, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Also, Avicii remixed ‘Rapture,’ the Classic single sung by Nadia Ali, for Nadia’s album called ‘Queen of Clubs Trilogy,’ the Onyx version. Around October 2010, Avicii signed with EMI Music Publishers, A&R team of Europe.
By 2011, Avicii became famous for his singles, ‘Levels.’ Around 2013, Avicii made his first appearance in ‘True,’ his first studio album. He had blended electronic music and several genres and got many positive reviews. This album was one of top 10 in over 15 countries. The album ranked highest in charts of international dance. Avicii’s lead single, ‘Wake Me Up’ was on top in most European markets but, was fourth in the US.
Around 2015, Avicii released ‘Stories,’ his second studio album. Again, in 2017, Avicii released Avici, an EP. Also, his catalog consists of singles including. ‘Addicted to You,’ ‘Hey Brother,’ ‘I Could Be the One’ with Nicky Romero, ‘Lonely Together,’ ‘The Days,’ ‘The Nights’, ‘Waiting for Love,’ ‘Without You,’ ‘X You, and ‘You Make Me.’
Avicii was nominated for Grammy awards for ‘Sunshine’ with David Guetta (2012) and ‘Levels’ (2013). Avicii won several titles listed here. American Music Awards (Favourite Electronic Dance Music Artist, 2013); Billboard Music Awards (Top Dance/Electronic Song, 2014); Echo Music Awards (Avicii Electronic Dance Music National/International, 2014); iHeartRadio Music Awards (EDM Song of the Year, 2014). International Dance Music Awards (Avicii Best Solo Artist, 2013); MTV Europe Music Awards (Best Electronic and Best Swedish Act, 2013); Teen Choice Awards (‘Wake Me Up,’ 2014); World Music Awards (World’s Best Electronic Dance Artist and World’s Best Swedish Act).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Avicii is $90 Million. Whenever he appeared on stage, Avicii earned a salary of $500 thousand per show. Avicii’s estimated annual income was about $15 to $20 million. It was recorded that between June 2014 and June 2015 Avicii had earned around $30 million. According to calculations, during his career, Avicii gross income was approximately $140 million. Around March 2014, Avicii bought a house worth $15.5 million in Hollywood Hills.
In 2016, Avicii quit from touring owing to his poor health conditions. He suffered from severe stress and mental illness for many years. On 20th April 2018, Avicii was found dead in a hotel in Muscat, Oman. On 8th June 2018, Avicii (Tim Bergling) was buried in Skogskyrkogården, Stockholm, Sweden.