Deadmau5 is a $50 million net-worth Canadian progressive-house music producer and performer. Deadmau5 rose to prominence in the early 2000s, thanks to his mouse-like helmet that he wears at concerts. He is now one of the world’s highest-paid music producers. Deadmau5 has received six Grammy nominations throughout his career.

Joel Thomas Zimmerman is Deadmau5’s real name. He was born on January 5, 1981, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and was raised alongside two sisters. When he was a teen, he was given a keyboard for his birthday, sparking his interest in music. His computer abruptly shut down one day while he was chatting with friends online.

He discovered a dead mouse inside his computer after smelling burnt wires and circuitry. In response to this incident, he adopted the stage name and online alias Deadmau5 (Dead Mouse). Deadmau5 worked as a programmer and at a music licensing company before becoming a major producer.

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Real Name/Full NameJoel Thomas Zimmerman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name:Deadmau5 
Birth Place:Niagara Falls
Date Of Birth/Birthday:Jan 5, 1981
Age/How Old:42
Height/How Tall:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Weight:58 kg
Eye Color:brown
Hair Color:black
Parents Name:Nancy ZimmermanRodney Thomas Zimmerman
Siblings:Not Known
School:Westlane Secondary School
College:Not Known
Religion:Not Known
Nationality:Canadian
Social media Accounts: (With link)Instagram/Twitter
Zodiac Sign:Capricon
Gender:male
Sexual Orientation:straight
Marital Status:married
Girlfriend:Not Known
Wife/Spouse Name:Kelly Fedoni
Kids/Children Name:No
Profession:A disc jockey, Musician, Record producer
Net Worth:$50 million

Career And Awards

Deadmau5 Net Worth

Deadmau5 began his musical career with the release of his debut album, Get Scraped, in 2005. The following year, he released Vexillology, his second studio album.

When Deadmau5 established his own record label in 2007, he released his third studio album, Random Album Title. Kaskade appeared on the popular song “I Remember” from this album. Later that year, Deadmau5 and Kaskade collaborated once more on the top-of-the-charts dance single “Move for Me.”

In 2009, Deadmau5 released For Lack of a Better Name. “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff” and “Strobe,” two of his most well-known songs, were both included on this album. Deadmau5’s fifth studio album, 44=12, was released in 2010. “Some Chords” and “Sofi Needs a Ladder,” two of the album’s hits, were used in films and television shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and The Hangover Part II.

Album Title Goes Here was his final album before signing with the Astralwerks label in 2012. While(12), featuring the singles “Seeya” and “Avaritia,” was released in 2014. Deadmau5 went through some rough times after leaving Astralwerks to focus solely on his own record label, Mau5trap.

He eventually deleted his social media accounts and took a long break from music, later admitting to being depressed. He returned in 2016 with the release of W:/2016Album/.

In 2017, a compilation of Deadmau5’s early songs, some of which was written in 1998, was released. The compilation album was named Stuff I Used to Do.

Where’s the Drop? was followed by two more compilation albums. and Mau5ville: Level 1, Deadmau5 went on tour the following year. Mau5ville: Level 2 and Maysville: Level 3 would follow soon after. Later, he contributed to the soundtrack of Polar, a Netflix action film.

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