William Sami Etienne Grigahcine, who has been professional as DJ Snake, is a French record producer and a DJ from Paris, France. He has been nominated for the Grammy Awards, and his career into International scene began with a single ‘Turn Down for What’ in 2013. The single ‘Bird Machine,’ was a collaboration with a musician known as Alesia. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earning of DJ Snake in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
DJ Snake was born in the year 1986 on June 13th to parents who had Algerian descent, and he grew up in Paris. He spent a large portion of his time in a place he describes as ghetto, Ermont which is located outside Paris. During his youth, he produced various graffiti arts, which earned him a moniker ‘Snake’ as he was able to evade the police consistently.
He had said that many people referred to him as Snake when he began DJing and this is what made him adopt this name. He has said the name sucks, but he finds it too late to change it. While starting his career, he was performing in various clubs, and this included Les Bains Bouches. In the year 2005, he would meet his manager, Goncalves who encouraged him to go on and create his music.
There is nothing much which is known when it comes to his personal life. There is no clear information regarding his wife and children. He rarely talks about his personal life and hence has not disclosed any information regarding his personal life. He is not yet married, and he has no children. The names of the previous girlfriends have also remained unknown.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
DJ Snake decided to quit school at the age of fifteen years old, and he knew that all that he wanted was to pursue his career in music. He devoted himself to the music and art of DJing. DJ Snake began the career when he was fourteen years, and by the time he was hitting eight years old, he had begun producing. His manager, Steve, was the man that encouraged him to try the music production. Among the worlds of DJ Snake includes Lean On, which is a sing in which he featured Major Lazer and Turn Down for What in which he featured Lil Jon.
In 2011, he worked with Lady Gaga and produced an album that was titled ‘Born This Way.’ He has earned nominations in the Grammy Awards for the album. The song ‘Government Hooker,’ Lady Gaga song, he co-produced it. He worked with Lil Jon which turned to be very fruitful as the song was a very big hit.
It made him very popular, and he was nominated to the MTV Video Music Awards. In 2015, he was awarded MTV Music Award. He has worked with Francis Dillon in a song that was titled ‘Get Low’ and has also worked with Major Lazer.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of DJ Snake is estimated to be over $10 million. This fortune has been generated from his career as a musician and a DJ. He has performed in very many concerts and shows. Also, he has produced music for the various artists including Lady Gaga and also had an opportunity to work with some of the best artists.
DJ Snake has built himself to become one of the best musicians, producer and a DJ. His skills are what has seen him perform in very many shows and concerts and this has helped his net worth to grow.