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Deadmau5 Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Deadmau5 Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Joel Thomas Zimmerman, to the audiences known by the stage name of Deadmau5, is a famous Canadian disc jockey, musician, as well as a record producer, who mostly focuses on genre of the progressive-house music. Even though Zimmerman debuted in the music industry in 2005 with the release of “Get Scraped” studio album, it wasn’t until he founded his own record label under the name of “Mau5trap” that he became a recognized name.

When he established his record label, Zimmerman went on to release his third studio album called “Random Album Title”, which became Deadmau5’s breakthrough work. A mixture of progressive house, electro house, trance and techno music styles, “Random Album Title” managed to spawn seven singles, including “I Remember”, which topped the UK and US music charts, “Not Exactly”, “Alone With You” and “Faxing Berlin”. Around the same time, Zimmerman began working on collaborations with other artists, most notably with Kaskade, with whom he released a largely popular song entitled “Move for Me”. The single proved to be a huge success, as it peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay chart and was later featured in a rhythm video game “DJ Hero 2”. However, this video game is not the only one to feature Zimmerman’s music. His tracks appear on such popular games as “The Sims 3”, “Sound Shapes”, “Saints Row: The Third”, “Grand Theft Auto IV”, “Need For Speed: Most Wanted”, as well as others.

Deadmau5 Net Worth $45 Million

A famous record producer, how rich is Deadmau5? According to sources, Deadmau5’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million. Undoubtedly, most of Deadmau5’s net worth and wealth comes from his music career.

Joel Zimmerman was born in 1981, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Zimmerman’s interest in music showcased itself during his childhood, when he received his first keyboard and started creating music. Zimmerman’s desire continued throughout his teenage years, until he eventually released his first studio album “Get Scraped”, which was followed by “Random Album Title” and his fourth studio attempt called “For Lack of a Better Name”. Some singles of the album were created in collaboration with such producers as MC Flipside and Rob Swire from a drum and bass band called “Pendulum”. “For Lack of a Better Name” followed the success of its predecessors, and topped the music charts in addition to spawning six singles, including “Hi Friend!” and “FML”. Both of the latter songs were featured in a teen drama series called “Gossip Girl”, where Deadmau5 also made an appearance, as he starred alongside Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Taylor Momsen and Chace Crawford. Deadmau5’s latest studio attempt was released in 2014 under the name of “while (1<2)”, on which he collaborated with Trent Reznor’s “Nine Inch Nails” and “How to Destroy Angels”.

Since his debut in the music industry, Joel Zimmerman has had an opportunity to work with such artists as Chris James, Gerard Way, Kaskade, Colleen D’Agostino and others. Zimmerman’s contributions to music have been acknowledged with several Juno Awards, as well as five nominations for Grammy Awards.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glastonbury 20152015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Runner Runner2013performer: "Fn Pig", "Strobe" / writer: "Fn Pig", "Strobe" - as Joel Zimmerman
The Bling Ring2013performer: "FML" / writer: "FML" - as Joel Zimmerman
Fast & Furious 62013performer: "Failbait" - as deadmau5 / writer: "Failbait" - as Joel Zimmerman
The Vampire DiariesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Misfits2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Angels' Share2012performer: "Some Chords" / writer: "Some Chords" - as Joel Zimmerman
Kinect Star Wars2012Video Game performer: "Ghosts 'N' Stuff'
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards2012TV Special performer: "Rope", "Raise Your Weapon" / writer: "Raise Your Weapon"
Whiskey Hollow2012performer: "Ghosts N Stuff" / writer: "Ghosts N Stuff" - as Joel Zimmerman
Beavis and Butt-Head2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ecstasy2011/Iperformer: "Move For Me"
Beyond Aperture2011Short performer: "Bleed", "FML Again", "Creep", "Strobe"
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Teen Wolf2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
EntourageTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2010-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Dancing with the Stars2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Block2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Hangover Part II2011performer: "Sofi Needs a Ladder" / writer: "Sofi Needs a Ladder" - as Thomas Zimmerman
The Lincoln Lawyer2011performer: "I Remember" / writer: "I Remember" - as Joel Thomas Zimmerman
GoldenEye 0072010Video Game performer: "I Remember"
Chuck2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
MTV Video Music Awards 20102010TV Special performer: "Billionaire", "Ridin' Solo", "Dancing On My Own"
Get Him to the Greek2010performer: "Ghosts n Stuff" / writer: "Ghosts n Stuff" - as Joel Zimmerman
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game "No Pressure Deadmau5 Remix" / performer: "I Thought Inside Out Original Mix" / writer: "I Thought Inside Out Original Mix" - as J. Zimmerman

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Athletes in Motion2010TV Movie
A Hair Raising Experience2009Video documentary music composed by
DeadMau5: I Remember2008Short original music by

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Runner Runner2013DJ
Deadmau5 Ft. Gerard Way: Professional Griefers2011Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gumball 3000 med Erik och Mackan2015TV SeriesHimself
Glastonbury 20152015TV SeriesHimself
MTV and VH1 Grammy Night Live2013TV SpecialHimself
Meowingtons Hax 2K11: Toronto2012VideoHimself
I Heart Radio Music Festival2012TV MovieHimself - Performer
BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend 20122012TV MovieHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself - At the Grammys
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Electric Daisy Carnival Experience2011Documentary
Juno Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
DJ Hero 22010Video GameHimself
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2010TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself - DJ
Gossip Girl2010TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Dance/Electronica AlbumFor the album "While(1<2)."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Electronic/Dance AlbumFor the album ">album title goes here<."
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Dance/Electronica AlbumFor the album "4x4=12."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Dance RecordingFor the song "Raise Your Weapon."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Remixed RecordingFor the recording "Rope" (deadmau5 remix).


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