Steve Aoki is one of the famous American record producer and music executive. He is also popular as the best American entertainer and DJ. He is mostly recognized as the founder of Dim Mak Records. The best thing about this popular personality is that he is a multitasker and tried his luck in various professions and now enjoying the success of his career in different professions like dance artist, and many others. With his great talent and focus towards a bright future, Steve Aoki has worked very hard.
Past Life – Born into a Japanese family on 30th November 1977 in Miami, this famous artist was grown up in California. Rocky Aoki, was is father and he was a former wrestler and has a restaurant chain in Benihana. Steve Aoki has one brother named Kevin and sister Kana. Steve is very close to his mother and also said that his father is his best hero and sys his journey to fame is successful mainly because of his parents, who are very supportive.
Steve Aoki’s full name is Steve Hiroyuki Aoki. Steve did his schooling from Newport Harbor High School in the year 1995. He was a bright student, and with his interest in sports, Steve becomes a member of the Badminton team in School. He completed his graduation from the University of California and earned a degree in Feminist studies and in Sociology. In the year 2015, Steve Aoki has married his Australian girlfriend, Tiernan Cowling. He also has a step-sister Devon Aoki who is a famous American actress.
Career Life – From the time of college days, Steve has a great interest in music. He first started his career by making remixes by joining “Moving Units,” the Los Angeles-based band. Later in the year 2008, He released his debut mix album “Pillow face and His Airplane Chronicles.” With his hard work and talent, this popular artist was announced as the sixth-best DJ in the year 2013. Later he produced numerous best tracks for TV shows, movies, and various commercials.
Net worth – According to various online resources, Steve Aoki’s holds the estimated net worth is roughly $75 million dollars. He is believed as one of the richest DJs in the entire world. Though his main source of income is as a DJ but with his great talent and interest, he also earns a good amount as a recorder and many other stage performances. His earning increased considerably with his regular concerts and tours.
Awards and achievements
With his amazing talent and best performance, Steve has been nominated for various awards many times. He won numerous awards. They are:
- The best set of the Season – DJ award in the year 2007
- Best Mix Album of the year in 2008
- MTV Latin America – Chiuku Award in the year 2015
- Apart from being the best DJ, Steve also showed his talent in Chess, where he was ranked among the top 250 chess players all over the world.
- Steve Aoki, to test his talent in the year 2004, also performed as a DJ in a nightclub.