Armin van Buuren is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Leiden, South Holland, today we look at her net worth and lifestyle.
ARMIN VAN BUUREN NET WORTH – $55,000,000
|NAME: Armin Jozef Jacobus Daniël van Buuren|
|OCCUPATION: Professional DJ|
|BIRTHDAY: 25th December 1976|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: Holland|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: DJ Work|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Amsterdam|
Born in Leiden, on 25 December 1976, Armin van Buuren grew up in Koudekerk aan den Rijn and was very much was inspired by French electronic music composer Jean-Michel Jarre.
Graduating from the Stedelijk Gymnasium Leiden in 1995, he studied law at Leiden University and began his young DJ career playing at club Nexus with multiple sets each week.
He was introduced as a DJ in England and The United States by Dave Lewis and he later put his law degree on hold as his music career took off.
He graduated from law school in 2003.
HOUSE & CARS
Armin van Buuren lives with his family in a charming Dutch countryside house in Oegstgeest, which is only several minutes drive from his hometown.
He is a very down to earth guy and the home is said to be worth 2.7 million Euro’s with a number of bedrooms, bathrooms, a DJ Studio and a large kitchen and garden area.
Van Buuren currently only owns one car, a $65,000 Jaguar F-Type V8 S colored in black and often seen with him in and the roof down!
Armin van Buuren is one of the most successful and recognized DJ’s in the world and has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording, only the 4th trance artist to ever be nominated.
He holds the record for most entries, on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums and has been ranked the number one DJ by DJ Mag a record of five times, four years in a row.
Van Buuren hosts a popular weekly radio show called A State of Trance which has been broadcast to over 40 million people in 86 different countries since 2001.
More recently he has performed at the Republic Square, Yerevan and released his seventh studio album named Balance.
Armin van Buuren married Erika van Thiel, his long time girlfriend, on on 25 December 1976 and their daughter Fenna was born in July 2011.
Armin van Buuren also has a son named Remy, who’s birth was announced minutes before he went to headline the main stage at Tomorrowland in July 2013.
He has a mother named Marianne Verwaijen and a father named Joep van Buuren while his brother is acoustic guitar player, Eller van Buuren.
Armin van Buuren has many friends in the world of DJ’ing and these include Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Fatboy Slim and Paul van Dyk.
He has well connected friends in Armada Music and Philips, two companies he has worked for in the past and created projects for.
He continues to be good friends with Dave Lewis, the man who introduced him to the UK and USA JD scene.
Being a professional DJ, Armin van Buuren has traveled to many amazing places including Tenerife, Ibiza, and places like the south of France and Spain.
He is also well known for his love of Skiing and has visited colder parts of the world including the French and Italian Alps.
He enjoys many different types of food, however his favorite has to be Asian Cuisine which he often consumes before going on stage to perform a set.
Afrojack has many favourite destinations around the world, but the clubland islands of Ibiza and Tenerife are by far his favorites.