Martijn Gerard Garritsen, better known to his fans as Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ. DJ Mag named him the World’s Number One DJ in 2016 and 2017. It was announced in 2017 that he would be the in-house DJ for H Ibiza.
|Celebrated Name:||Martin Garrix|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Martijn Gerard Garritsen|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Birth Date:||14 May 1996|
|Birth Place:||Amstelveen, Netherlands|
|Yes (Charelle Schriek)|
|Profession:||DJ and record producer|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2022|
Martin Garrix Biography
Martin Garritsen was born on May 14, 1996, in Amstelveen, Netherlands, to Gerard and Karin Garritsen. He began playing the guitar at the age of eight. Garrix has a sister named Laura as well. In Utrecht, he attended Herman Brood Academy, a production school. He was inspired by Tisto’s performance during the Olympic Games in Athens and has wanted to be a DJ ever since Martin is rumored to be dating model Charelle Schriek.
Martin Garrix Age, Height, Weight
Martin Garrix was born on May 14, 1996, and is 26 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.75 meters and his weight is 66 kilograms.
When Tisto discovered Garrix at the age of fourteen, he launched his career. His first tracks, BFAM and ‘Just Some Loops,’ were collaborations with Julian Jordan and TV Noise, respectively. His first release on ‘Spinnin’ Records,’ ‘Error 404,’ with Jay Hardway, was in 2012. In 2013, he released Torrent with Sidney Samson on Tisto’s own label, Musical Freedom. The same year, he released his first hit single, ‘Animals,’ which was also his first solo effort. With this song, Garrix became the youngest artist to ever reach the top of the electronic music store, ‘Beatport.’ He released another song with Hardway, titled ‘Wizard,’ in 2013. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb featured this song. ‘Helicopter,’ Garrix’s collaboration with Firebeatz, remained at the top of ‘Beatport’ for two weeks in a row. Garrix was given the honor of headlining the ‘Ultra Music Festival’ for the first time in 2014. He released ‘Forbidden Voices’ in 2015, which was vastly different from the music he had previously produced. He also worked with Usher on the song “Don’t Look Down” and performed with Ed Sheeran at the 2015 “Ultra Music Festival.” He left ‘Spinnin’ Records’ in 2015 and went on to release his own record, ‘STMPD RCRDS,’ in 2016. ‘Oops,’ his single was chosen as the anthem song for the ‘Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016’. He signed a contract with Sony Music the same year. Troye Sivan and Martin Garrix performed together at the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in California in 2017. Martin has also made two appearances on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,’ in 2016 and 2017.
Martin Garrix Achievements and Awards
In 2013, he received three Dance Music Awards: ‘Newcomer of the Year,’ ‘Best Electro / Progressive Track,’ and ‘DJ of the Year.’ His song ‘Animals’ won The Buma Award for Best International Song in 2014.
He also won the NRJ DJ Award in two categories the same year. In 2016, he also received the MTV Europe Music Award and the MTV Millennial Award. Garrix received a WDM Radio Award, a Kid’s Choice Award, and another MTV Millennial Award in 2017.
Martin Garrix’s Net Worth in 2022
Martin Garrix’s net worth is estimated to be around $25 million as of June 2022. Much of his wealth stems from his successful DJ career and remixing of various tracks on which he collaborates with various other artists.
Garrix’s age hasn’t stopped his career from taking off. His talent has made him a household name around the world. Being one of the world’s most popular DJs is no small feat, and the world eagerly awaits more of his performances.