DJ Mustard Net Worth
Who is DJ Mustard?
DJ Mustard is an American hip-hop and R&B record producer, a record executive, an actor, a DJ and a rapper from Los Angeles, California.
What is he known for?
Initially, he started off by working as a DJ for a friend and rapper YG in 2010. While working here he dabbled a little in music production. He would produce mix tapes for the rapper. He started developing his own music which he calls as ‘ratchet music’.
He got his first big break at the age of 21 when produced the soundtrack for Tyga’s “Rack City”. It was hot on the charts for a while and eventually reached up to number 7 on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts.
Even after signing up with Roc Nation as an artist, DJ Mustard would write his own lyrics but he would not sing them. Instead, he would enlist rappers and singers to lend their voices to his beats while he controlled his album’s creative direction. In August 2014, Mustard released his debut album 10 Summers. It peaked at number 14 on the US Rap Charts and at number 20 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
DJ Mustard admits that the main challenge lies in continuously reinventing himself.
In January 2016 he released a new single called “Whole Lotta Lovin”.
Following that, he released his second album “Cold Summer” which also did well on the charts.
By then, Mustard had experienced every phase of the music industry from being an artist to a record label executive.
He has worked with top international artists such as Tyga, Nicki Minaj, B.o.B., Kid Ink, Chris Brown, Will.I.Am, Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, Iggy Azalea etc.
What is his life history?
Dijon Isaiah McFarlane was born on June 5th, 1990 in Los Angeles, California. He is professionally known as DJ Mustard. DJ Mustard is married to his longtime partner Chanel Thierry and has 2 children, a daughter named Kauner and a son named Kiylan.
Dijon has been DJ’ing since he was 11 years old when his uncle, who is also a professional DJ, allowed him to DJ at a family party. Since then, there was no looking back for him. As he got older, he branched out and so his skills improved.
He coined his stage name from the popular condiment dijon mustard since “DJ” has a tone sounding similar to Dijon.
Dijon then went on to become an artist by signing to Roc Nation in 2013.
How much is DJ Mustard worth?
DJ Mustard has a net worth of 8 million dollars.
All of DJ Mustard’s songs can be verified with his signature vocal tag, “Mustard on the beat”.
DJ Mustard’s early success has prompted a clad of artists and A&Rs to scour after him for production that balances between the urban and mainstream audiences.
He says he doesn’t create music for the money, but for the lot of it.
Mustard continues to perform as a DJ at major music festivals and arranges for a monthly residency at LIGHT Nightclub in Las Vegas.