Lupe Fuentes had started out as a porn actor, with her own website, at 19. The Colombian artist later stepped into music, joining the group The Ex-Girlfriends. Now a social-media influencer and a house music DJ/producer, Lupe lives in Los Angeles and is married to actor/singer Evan Seinfeld.
Samantha Ronson is an English singer, songwriter, and DJ. Best known for her work as a DJ, Ronson spins at high-profile gigs across the world. She has also played private events for popular personalities like Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, and Ellen DeGeneres among others. Samantha Ronson is also known for getting entangled in several controversies including lawsuits.
American DJ, model, and YouTuber Chantel Jeffries was initially signed to Wilhemina Modeling and later began her DJ-ing career as Ceejay the DJ. Her debut single, Wait, was a Billboard-charting hit. She has also DJ-ed at events such as Coachella and the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
Nina Kraviz is a Russian DJ, singer, and music producer. She studied dentistry and even practiced for some time while performing gigs as a side hustle. She then proceeded to study at the Red Bull Music Academy. She released her self-titled debut album in 2012 and then went on to launch her own record label.
Popular Irish DJ and presenter Annie Mac made headlines when she quit BBC Radio 1 after a 17-year stint to take care of her children and focus on writing and podcasting. Known for hosting shows such as BBC Switch, she later also curated a music festival and wrote the bestselling book Mother Mother.
Charlotte de Witte is a Belgian record producer and DJ best known for her acid techno music and dark brand of minimal techno. She is credited with founding the label KNTXT. Over the years, Charlotte de Witte has won a couple of awards, such as the International Dance Music Awards and DJ Award.
Belgian electronic music producer and DJ Amelie Lens grew up listening to alternative rock and dance music and later became one of the most sought-after DJs of Europe. Apart from performing in clubs and at events, she also arranged her own music nights and parties, under the name EXHALE.
Electronic dance musician and songwriter Olivia Nervo is one-half of the Australian DJ duo Nervo that she formed with her twin sister, Miriam. Over the years, they have spawned charting singles like We're All No One and The Way We See the World. The Grammy Award-winning single When Love Takes Over by David Guetta was co-written by the Nervo sisters.
Lady Starlight is an American musical performer and DJ best known for her frequent collaborations with Lady Gaga. Starlight is credited with helping Lady Gaga design her eccentric onstage outfits early in her career. Gaga's costumes would later contribute immensely to her overall popularity. Starlight is also credited with influencing Lady Gaga's on-stage persona and career.
South African-born Daniela Di Lillo, or Nora En Pure, grew up in Switzerland, where she was introduced to music as a child. Now a world-renowned sensation in electronic music, she is known as the Queen of Deep House. The International Dance Music Award winner was previously also part of the Helvetic Nerds.
Miriam Nervo is an Australian electronic dance musician and songwriter, who formed the DJ Duo NERVO along with her twin sister, Olivia, at the age of 18. However, their career actually took off when at the age of 21, they signed with Razor Boy Music Publishing, shortly co-writing When Love Takes Over, which made them famous overnight. Their debut album, Collateral, was released in 2005.
Koffee is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, deejay, rapper, and guitarist. She is best known for her 2019 extended play Rapture, which earned her the prestigious Grammy Award, making her the only woman and youngest person to receive the award under the Best Reggae Album category.
Uffie is an American-French rapper, singer, songwriter, DJ, and fashion designer. She is best known for her debut studio album Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans which peaked at number 18 in the UK Dance Albums Chart. Uffie's life and career inspired a documentary that was showcased at the 2019 FIPA film festival.
Alaska is a Spanish-Mexican television personality, DJ, and singer. She is best known for her association with a countercultural movement called La Movida Madrileña. Considered an icon of 1980s Spain, Alaska is credited with co-founding one of the first punk rock bands of Spanish language, Kaka de Luxe.
Initially a promising and award-winning gymnast from Budapest, Niki Belucci had to end her sports career due to an injury at 15. While working at a lingerie store, she was scouted by an adult industry agent. After working as a porn actor, she eventually became one of the most successful DJs of Hungary.
Barbara Tausia is a Belgian dancer and choreographer. She is also known as the wife of French football player Nicolas Anelka. Tausia started her career as a singer and worked with the hip-hop star MC Solaar. She then went on to co-found an event and Public Relations company with a famous agency called Between. Tausia also appears on TV shows.
Anne Lilia Berge, better known as Annie, soared to fame with tracks such as The Greatest Hit and also rocked the DJ-ing scene in Bergen. Popularly known as The Norwegian Kylie, she got over the death of her boyfriend and collaborator Tore Kroknes and continued creating hit albums such as Don't Stop.
Brigitta Kocsis, or Brigitta Bulgari, was once a top model for the Hungarian versions of Playboy and Penthouse. While she initially aspired to be a lawyer, destiny made her a porn actor. She was once arrested for running naked on the field during a soccer match. She is now a popular DJ.