20. Skrillex- $30 Million
Although he is professionally known as Skrillex, his real name is Sonny John Moore. He was born in Highland Park, Los Angeles, on January 15, 1998. Skrillex is a DJ, songwriter, electronic dance music producer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. He launched his career in the music industry in 2004 at the age of just 16 when he joined a band called ‘From First to Last’ as the lead singer. The band released two albums; ‘Dear Diary, My Teenage Angst Has a Body Count’ was released in 2004 and this was followed by ‘Heroine’ in 2006. In 2007, he left the band to pursue a solo career and completed his first solo tour in the same year. He began performing under the name ‘Skrillex’ in 2009. He has won eight Grammy Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and an Annie Award.