William Sami Étienne Grigahcine, also popularly known as DJ Snake, is a record producer and DJ from France. DJ Snake’s net worth is estimated to be 8 million.
He is known to be one of the most popular DJ’s of today era.
Similarly, Grigahcine has never revealed his parent’s names. Yet, he was born to a French father and an Algerian mother in Paris, France, and grew up in Ermont slums.
Moreover, he was a graffiti artist but often escaped easily from the police, making him earned snake as his pet name.
So, after he started DJing, everyone called him ‘DJ Snake,’ so he never changed his name even if he didn’t like it because he thought it was too late now.
However, DJ Snake started his career as DJing at the early age of 14 and started producing when he was 19.
He was inspired to become a DJ after watching the French movie ‘La Haine‘ where KRS-One and Cypress Hill were creating music.
Likewise, in his early career, DJ Snake performed at the Les Bains Douches club and other clubs in Paris.
Later, in 2005, he met Steve Goncalves, his manager, who encouraged the DJ to create his own music.
In addition, while working in the popular record shop, DJ Snake came across many hip-hop artists, rappers, and EDM DJs.
Likewise, he has worked with popular artists like Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, Salena Gomez, Lauv, Lil Jon, George Maple.
|Full Name||William Sami Étienne Grigahcine|
|Popular name||Dj Snake|
|Nickname||Snake, Will, William|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Birth Date||June 13, 1986|
|Age||36 Years Old|
|Birth Place:||Paris, France|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.80m )|
|Weight:||82 kg (180 lbs)|
|Distinctive features||Wears stud earnings, Very short to shaved hairstyle, Wears shades most of the time|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Disc Jockey, Record Producer, Music Programmer|
|Beginning of Professional Career||2009- Present|
|Songs||Taki Taki (2018)|
|Favorite City||New York|
|TV Show||The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2015)|
|Awards||GAFFA Award, Kids Choice Award, NRJ Award, Billboard Music Award|
|Albums||Encore (2016), Carte Blanche (2019)|
|Charities||DJ Snakes’ Charity|
|Social Media||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Tiktok|
|Last Update||February, 2023|
DJ Snake | Net worth and Income
The talented French DJ, DJ Snake’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. His songs and music reflect rap and pop music.
However, he was in 9th place in Billboard Dance out of 100 in 2018.
Moreover, the DJ earns his living from music. He performs concerts all over the world and adds to his net worth.
DJ Snake has almost five hundred in ad revenue per annum and earns thousands of dollars every year from his worldwide tour concerts.
Similarly, apart from music, the hardworking DJ Snake earns his living from other sectors. He is a Youtuber, television idol, concert performer, etc.
Likewise, his Youtube channel named DJ Snake was opened on September 24, 2008, and has over 20.6 million subscribers. And he has uploaded only 178 videos till now.
However, he has got more than 6.49 billion views from his videos which earns more than 3 million dollars in ad revenue.
Surprisingly, according to some sources available, DJ Snake earns $800k yearly, $66.67k monthly, $15.4k weekly, 2.2k daily, and $91.32 hourly.
DJ Snake| Houses, Cars, Jet, and watches
Unlike some celebrities, DJ Snake also likes to keep his private life secret. Sources believed that his house is in Paris and Miami. However, there is no evidence of his home.
Similarly, the French DJ is fond of cars. DJ Snake has a huge number of car collections.
One of his expensive collections is Rolls Royce Cullinan which costs up to $330,000. Cadillac Escalade, worth $96,000.
Next is Bugatti Veyron, which might be the most costly in his collections, costs up to $1.9 million.
Moreover, he has Mercedes-AMG G63, which costs $147,500, Bentley Bentayga, worth up to $ 250,000.
Likewise, the talented DJ owns a private jet and named it Afro-Air. Sources found that it is seen parked at the Ibiza airport in Spain.
In addition, DJ Snake has a collection of watches. Being a brand ambassador at Hublot watches, he mostly wears them and has been using them for a very long time.
DJ Snake | Lifestyle and Vacations
The French- Algerian young DJ has an incredible lifestyle. Having fame and success at a very young age, he lives his life to the fullest.
Although he hates to share his private life on social media sources, I have found some of his facts about lifestyle and vacations.
Unlike other celebrities, DJ Snake also likes to live a simple lavish life. He wears perfume all the time and loves to smell good every time.
According to his outfit, William never goes out without the watches and loves to wear them all the time.
Similarly, he has a pet dog named Pikachu which he loves a lot and DJ Snake is a fan of chocolates. He usually wears Beats Headphones and White Puma Shoes and keeps a huge collection of new and vintage sunglasses.
The DJ has shared a series of video clips on his Instagram story of him holidaying at the recently opened Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.
DJ Snake| Charity
Unlike, other celebrities DJ Snake also takes part in charity and donation programs. He supports different charities and does welfare for society.
Similarly, DJ Snake has started his own campaign called DJ Snake’s Charity which raises charities and helps people from different countries.
Moreover, DJ Snake, with other celebrities, was spreading awareness from the largest refugee camp in the world.
The refugee camp is filled with Rohingyas, and they are the minority Muslim population native to Myanmar.
Likewise, Calvin Harris also donated $20K to DJ Snake’s Charity Campaign. The campaign had raised to $1.5 million in less than a week.
In addition, DJ Snake recently took part in helping refugees in Bangladesh.
The organization has managed to raise over $2M in less than a month.
DJ Snake | Awards & Endorsements
The young and active DJ of France, DJ Snake, is the winner of many awards. Although he was only the nominee for the Grammy Awards, he has won different other awards for his work.
Firstly, in 2014 from the song ‘Turn Down for What,’ he won MTV Video Music Awards for best direction.
Secondly, in 2015 he won Billboard Music Awards for Top Dance/ Electronic Song for the song ‘Turn Down for What.’ Similarly, the same year he won Denmark GAFFA Awards for Best Foreign Song from Lean On.
Moreover, in 2016 he again won Billboard Music Awards for Top Dance/ Electronic Song for Lean On.
Lastly, he won NRJ Music Awards for the title Best French DJ.
As for endorsement, DJ Snake has endorsement deals with Hublot watches, the PUMA, and the Nike brand.
DJ Snake| Career
The French DJ started DJing and producing music at the very young age of 19. He got his first big step in his career when he contacted Lady Gaga’s street DJ, Paul Blair.
Moreover, in December 2013, he again teamed up with Lil Jon for the song ‘Turn Down for What,’ which was released and distributed by Columbia Records.
The track reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Electronic Dance Music chart in the following month and year.
In October 2015, DJ Snake and his fellow electronic producer Tchami were injured in a car accident, which made them miss the channel scheduled for the Toronto Monster Mash event.
Forbes also named him one of their “30 Under 30 In Music” of the year in January 2016.
Likewise, in 2014, Island Records marketed and distributed DJ Snake’s music track ‘You Know You Love It,’ then the mixed number rose to the top of the Rhythmic Songs and Billboard Dance Mix / Show Airplay chart 2015.
However, the song ‘Lean On‘ became the most widely distributed track on Spotify since its beginning. It was downloaded over 526 million in November 2015. The music video was recorded in India under Tim Erem.
“Bird Machine” was the collaboration with his fellow French artist Alesia.
3 Facts about DJ Snake
- DJ Snake was scared of huge crowds, so his manager suggested he wear sunglasses to avoid that. Since then, he wears glasses mostly everywhere while performing.
- Similarly, DJ Snake is a huge football fan and loves Cristiano Ronaldo. And his favorite club is Paris Saint-Germain F.C, Paris.
- He is the only artist in the EDM industry to perform at the Arc De Triomphe in Paris. It was the symbol of ‘Power. ‘
How much is DJ Snake’s net worth?
As of 2023, one millionaire DJ, DJ Snake’s net worth, is estimated to be $8 million.
Is DJ Snake from India?
No, DJ Snake is not from India. He was born to a French dad and an Algerian mom, but he loves India and is obsessed with the country.
Whom did DJ Snake get married with?
The French DJ is very secretive about his personal life. It’s very rare to see his love life. However, sources have made sure that he is still unmarried.