Famous American DJs

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Marshmello
(DJ Famous for Wearing a Helmet Resembling a Marshmallow)
Marshmello
35
Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Marshmello is an American DJ and electronic music producer. In 2017, he was named as one of the world's highest-paid DJs by Forbes magazine. He wears a custom helmet, which looks like a marshmallow, for public appearances, and his identity was unknown at the beginning of his career. He is also a well-known philanthropist and a generous donator.

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Steve Aoki
(DJ, Record Producer, Music Programmer, Record Executive)
Steve Aoki
10
Birthdate: November 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
DJ and music producer Steve Aoki had already soared to fame with I'm in the House by the time his first album, the Grammy-nominated and Billboard-charting Wonderland, released. He is known for his collaborations with artists such as Kid Cudi. Steve has also established a charity and authored a memoir.
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Diplo
(Co-Creator and Lead Member of the Electronic Dancehall Music Project ‘Major Lazer’)
Diplo
8
Birthdate: November 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Rapper, producer, and DJ Diplo is part of the duo Jack U, with Skrillex, and of the supergroup LSD, with Labrinth and Sia. He is also a co-creator of the electronic dance-music trio Major Lazer, with DJs Ape Drums and Walshy Fire. He owns a record company and a non-profit.
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 4 
DJ Khaled
(DJ and Record Producer Known for His Album 'We the Best Forever' and Single 'I'm on One')
DJ Khaled
18
Birthdate: November 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Founder of We the Best Music Group record label, DJ Khaled is an internationally acclaimed DJ and record producer. He has won prestigious awards, such as the Grammy and American Music Award. Apart from music, Khaled is also known for his acting and writing skills; his book, The Keys, was named in New York Times Best Seller list.

 5 
Virgil Abloh
(Fashion designer)
Virgil Abloh
10
Birthdate: September 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, U.S.

Virgil Abloh is not just a designer but also a qualified architect. He has been a DJ, too. Apart from heading Louis Vuitton's menswear collection as its artistic director, he also became the first Black designer to lead a major fashion brand. He has also launched the luxury streetwear label Off-White.

 6 
Casey Kasem
(First Actor to Voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the 'Scooby-Doo' Franchise )
Casey Kasem
8
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: June 15, 2014
Legendary RJ and voice actor Casey Kasem is remembered as the host of several hit radio countdown shows, most notably American Top 40. He had also voiced countless characters in animated children’s programs, such as Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He was a vegan and took interest in American politics.
 7 
Metro Boomin
(Record Producer)
Metro Boomin
10
Birthdate: September 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Leland Tyler Wayne, better known as Metro Boomin, gained recognition for his recordings with artists such as 21 Savage, Ludacris, and Gucci Mane. He is also known for his Billboard-topping debut solo album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes. He owns the label Boominati Worldwide and is a four-time BET award-winner. 
 8 
Pauly D
(Disc Jockey, TV Personality and Cast Member of MTV's Reality Show ‘Jersey Shore’)
Pauly D
10
Birthdate: July 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Paul D. DelVecchio Jr., also popular as Pauly D and DJ Pauly D, soared to fame with the MTV reality show Jersey Shore. He was also part of the A Double Shot at Love. After bagging a three-album deal with G-Unit Records, he released hits such as Back to Love.

 9 
DJ Yella
(Rapper)
DJ Yella
10
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 10 
Shaggy
(Reggae Musician & DJ With Hits Like 'It Wasn't Me'. 'Boombastic' and 'In The Summertime')
Shaggy
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Birthdate: October 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaican reggae singer Orville Richard Burrell, better known as Shaggy, has delivered international hits such as It Wasn't Me and In The Summertime. The two-time Grammy-winning artist was also bestowed with the Jamaican Order of Distinction. He was part of the U.S. Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm.

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Mark Ronson
(DJ, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Mark Ronson
24
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Seven-time Grammy-winning music producer and DJ Mark Ronson shot to fame with Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black and single Rehab, and his own single Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars. He won both the Grammy and the Golden Globe for co-writing Shallow. He supports disadvantaged children and budding artists.
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Christopher Masterson
(Actor and Disc Jockey Known for His Role as ‘Francis’ in the Fox Sitcom ‘Malcolm in the Middle’)
Christopher Masterson
4
Birthdate: January 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Actor Christopher Masterson is best known for playing the protagonist Malcolm's eldest brother Francis in the TV series Malcolm in the Middle. Although his parents are not involved in the show business, he and his siblings are all actors. In the 2010s, he ventured into deejaying as well. He is a follower of Scientology.

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Questlove
(Musician)
Questlove
10
Birthdate: January 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Daniel Peter Masterson
4
Birthdate: March 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albertson, New York, United States
Danny Masterson is best known as Steven Hyde from That '70s Show and Jameson "Rooster" Bennett from The Ranch. He also performs as a DJ, using the pseudonym "DJ Mom Jeans." He is also a poker enthusiast. In 2020, he was charged of raping multiple women.
 15 
Amanda Seales
(Comedian)
Amanda Seales
5
Birthdate: July 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Grandmaster Flash
5
Birthdate: January 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies [now Barbados]
 17 
Biz Markie
(Rappers)
Biz Markie
10
Birthdate: April 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, USA
 18 
Jam Master Jay
(Musician)
Jam Master Jay
5
Birthdate: January 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 2002
 19 
Taboo
(Rapper)
Taboo
5
Birthdate: July 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California
 20 
Afrika Bambaataa
(DJ, Rapper, Producer)
Afrika Bambaataa
3
Birthdate: April 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 21 
Ryan Lewis
(Hip-hop Artist & DJ)
Ryan Lewis
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
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Uncle Kracker
(Singer-Songwriter)
Uncle Kracker
5
Birthdate: June 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States
 23 
Bob Eubanks
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
 24 
Porter Robinson
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
 25 
Irv Gotti
(Record producer)
Irv Gotti
5
Birthdate: June 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
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Flying Lotus
(Record Producer)
Flying Lotus
5
Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Sid Wilson
(Known as the ‘Turntablist’ of the Grammy Award-Winning Heavy Metal Band ‘Slipknot')
Sid Wilson
3
Birthdate: January 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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DJ Screw
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Birthdate: July 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smithville, Texas, United States
Died: November 16, 2000
 29 
Paul Wall
(Rapper, Disc jockey who became successful with his major label debut The Peoples Champ)
Paul Wall
3
Birthdate: March 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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The Alchemist
(Rapper and Record producer)
The Alchemist
1
Birthdate: October 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
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Jessie Andrews
5
Birthdate: March 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florida, USA
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Syd
(Singer-songwriter)
Syd
7
Birthdate: April 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
 33 
Zaytoven
(Record producer)
Zaytoven
7
Birthdate: January 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
 34 
DJ Quik
(Rapper)
DJ Quik
5
Birthdate: January 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Compton, California, USA
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Efren Ramirez
3
Birthdate: October 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 36 
DJ Kool Herc
(Disc jockey and Rapper)
DJ Kool Herc
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
 37 
James Murphy
(Musician)
James Murphy
5
Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Princeton Junction, New Jersey, United States
 38 
Lady Miss Kier
5
Birthdate: August 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, USA
 39 
DJ Shadow
5
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
 40 
Wink Martindale
(Disc Jockey)
Wink Martindale
4
Birthdate: December 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, USA
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Kaskade
2
Birthdate: February 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Kshmr
(Record producer, Disc jockey)
Kshmr
0
Birthdate: October 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
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Brian Tyler
(Composer)
Brian Tyler
4
Birthdate: May 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States
Ali Shaheed Muhammad
5
Birthdate: August 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
 45 
Shaggy 2 Dope
5
Birthdate: October 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
 46 
Kurtis Blow
(Rapper)
Kurtis Blow
5
Birthdate: August 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Hannah Bronfman
(Entrepreneur, DJ)
Hannah Bronfman
2
Birthdate: October 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Bob Mould
(Musician)
Bob Mould
4
Birthdate: October 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malone, New York, USA
The Blessed Madonna
5
Birthdate: October 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Frankie Knuckles
4
Birthdate: January 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: March 31, 2014