Facts of Diplo
|Birth Name||Thomas Wesley Pentz|
|Profession||DJ. Music Producer|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Thomas Pentz|
|Mother Name||Barbara Jean Pentz|
|No Of Children||2|
|Filmography||22 Jump Street|
|Date of Birth||November 10,1978|
Three-time Grammy Awards winner, Diplo is an American DJ and a record producer. He has a net worth of $26 million as of 2019, as per Celebrity Net Worth. He is best known as the co-founder and the lead member of the musical trio Major Lazer, which includes DJs Ape Drums and Walshy Fire. He is also the DJ for the supergroup LSD, which consists of Labrinth and Sia.
Winner of the Electronic Music Awards, Diplo is also a part of the group Jack Ü with DJ Skrillex and also manages the record label Mad Decent.
Diplo's Disc Jockeying Career- Songs and Albums
After completing his education at Temple University he teamed up with DJ Low Budget and took over the Philadelphia party scene. They organized parties and recorded a few mixtapes under the alias name Hooked on Hollertronix.
His success grabbed the attention of many musical artists and collaborated with M.I.A to produce the hit the Grammy-nominated song Paper Planes.
Diplo has also worked with big names of the music industry like Snoop Dogg, Shakira, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea, Chris Brown, Beyoncé, Poppy, Britney Spears, and many others.
Together with DJ Switch, he formed the electronic music group Major Lazer which now includes DJs Ape Drums and Walshy Fire. However, Switch left in 2011. He also formed the group Jack Ü with music producer Skrillex.
Besides that, he is also a member of the Silk City, which consists of himself and Mark Ronson, and in LSD with singers Sia and Labrinth.
As of 2019, he has released 1 studio album titled Florida (2004), 1 live album and 5 compilation albums. Some of his hits songs are titled Thunderclouds, Close to Me, Audio, Welcome to the Party, and Genius to name some.
What is the Net Worth of Diplo?
With an annual salary of $25 million, Diplo is ranked #5 in the list of the highest-paid DJs in the world and has amassed a net worth of $26 million. According to Forbes, his estimated yearly earnings for 2017 was calculated to be $28.5 million.
His album Florida can be purchased from Amazon at the price of $9.49. The audio CD costs about $7.85 and the Vinyl version of the album can be bought for $110.
Earnings From Social Media- Instagram and YouTube
He can be found on Instagram under the username @diplo where he has more than 6 million followers and has gathered over 1 million likes. According to a review site, his estimated earnings for every post is $11,336 - $18,893.
The American DJ also has a YouTube channel of his name where he has over 1.83 subscribers. He has uploaded 149 videos to his channel and the estimated monthly earnings of the channel are said to be $3.8K - $61.5K whereas its yearly earnings are said to be $46.1K - $738.3K.
His group Jack Ü also has its own YouTube channel and the estimated monthly earnings of the channel is $1.6K - $25.9K and its earnings for a year are $19.5K - $311.3K.
Diplo is the manager in the record label Mad Decent whose channel's earnings for a month are $1.6K - $26.4K and its annual earnings are $19.8K - $316.5K.
Diplo Owns a House in Los Angeles
The Grammy Award singer purchased a house in the Beachwood Canyon area in Hollywood Hills in 2016 for $2.425 million. The 2,500 sq foot home was originally listed for $2.449 million.
Diplo's Personal Life
He was born as Thomas Wesley Pentz on 10th November 1978 in Tupelo, Mississippi, in the United States. He is the son of Thomas Pentz and Barbara Jean Pentz. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is white.
Diplo studied at the University of Central Florida and graduated from there in 1997. He then enrolled at Temple University.
40-year-old Diplo is currently single and has no wife, but in the past, he has had affairs with M.I.A, Katy Perry and Kate Hudson.
He also had a relationship with Kathryn Lockhart with whom he has two children; sons named Lazer and Lockett.
The American DJ was also rumored to be dating singer Madonna in 2015.