Marshmello, also known as Dotcom, is an American DJ and electronic dance music producer. He is one of the best-paid DJs in the world since he earns over $100,000 per show. This DJ is best known for hits such as “Silence” featuring Khalid, “Wolves” with Selena Gomez, “Silence,” and “Friends” with Anne-Marie.
Marshmello was born on May 19, 1992, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Then, he moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue music. His real name is Christopher Comstock.
He has English, French, German, Welsch, Irish and Scottish roots.
At the beginning of his career, Chris used the name Dotcom before he changed it to Marshmello. He uploaded his first original mix “WaVeZ” on SoundCloud in March 2015. His next mixes were “Pr0”, “BLocKs” and “FinD Me”. He also got attention when he made a remixed version of Zedd’s “Beautiful Now,” and Jack U’s “Where Are U Now.” In August 2015, he created a company called “Marshmello Creative, LLC.” Later that year, he did a major show in New York for which he earned $30,000.
In January 2016, he released an album Joytime. Then, his breakout single “Alone” was released. The official video had over 1 billion views on YouTube.
He continued making hits in 2017, such as “Silence” with Khalid and “Wolves” with Selena Gomez. His second album called Joytime II was released in June 2018. One of the best-ranked songs was “Happier” which earned more than 80 million views in just two months.
Besides his music, Marshmello is known for huge social media following. His YouTube channel has 22+ million subscribers and 3.9+ billion views. His Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter account also have 20+ million followers.
Marshmello’s Net Worth 2019
His net worth is around $20 million USD, which makes him 8. on the list of the world’s highest paid DJs for 2017. Experts predict he’ll earn over $40 million in 2019.