6. Diplo - $28.5 million
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Forbes Reveal The 10 Highest-Paid DJs Of 2017
5. 6. Diplo - $28.5 million
Diplo continues to cash in on the ever-growing sub-genre Tropical House which he helped spread across the charts. Often performing side-by-side with his supergroup Major Lazer, or Jack Ü teammate Skrillex, the American DJ also earns six figures per gig.