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Facts of Diplo

Full NameDiplo
First NameDiplo
Birth NameThomas Wesley Pentz
ProfessionDJ. Music Producer
Birth CityMississippi
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameThomas Pentz
Mother NameBarbara Jean Pentz
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of Children2
AwardsGrammy Awards
Filmography22 Jump Street
EducationTemple University
Height178 cm
Weight86 kg
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthNovember 10,1978
Age40 years

Three-time Grammy Awards winner, Diplo is an American DJ and a record producer. He is best known as the co-founder and the lead member of the musical trio Major Lazer, which includes DJs Ape Drums and Walshy Fire. He is also the DJ for the supergroup LSD, which consists of Labrinth and Sia.

Winner of the Electronic Music Awards, Diplo is also a part of the group Jack Ü with DJ Skrillex and also manages the record label Mad Decent.

Diplo's Disc Jockeying Career- Songs and Albums

After completing his education at Temple University he teamed up with DJ Low Budget and took over the Philadelphia party scene. They organized parties and recorded a few mixtapes under the alias name Hooked on Hollertronix.

American DJ, Diplo
Caption: DJ Diplo

Image Source: Billboard

His success grabbed the attention of many musical artists and collaborated with M.I.A to produce the hit the Grammy-nominated song Paper Planes.

Diplo has also worked with big names of the music industry like Snoop Dogg, Shakira, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea, Chris Brown, Beyoncé, Poppy, Britney Spears, and many others.

Together with DJ Switch, he formed the electronic music group Major Lazer which now includes DJs Ape Drums and Walshy Fire. However, Switch left in 2011. He also formed the group Jack Ü with music producer Skrillex.

Besides that, he is also a member of the Silk City, which consists of himself and Mark Ronson, and in LSD with singers Sia and Labrinth.

As of 2019, he has released 1 studio album titled Florida (2004), 1 live album and 5 compilation albums. Some of his hits songs are titled Thunderclouds, Close to Me, Audio, Welcome to the Party, and Genius to name some.

Besides music composing he has also had cameo appearances in few films like 22 Jump Street, starring Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, and Ice Cube, and in Detective Pikachu, featuring Ryan Reynolds.

What is the Net Worth of Diplo?

With an annual salary of $25 million, Diplo is ranked #5 in the list of the highest-paid DJs in the world and has amassed a net worth of $26 million. According to Forbes, his estimated yearly earnings for 2017 was calculated to be $28.5 million.

Diplo's album Florida's album cover
Caption: Diplo's only major studio album Florida's album cover

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His album Florida can be purchased from Amazon at the price of $9.49. The audio CD costs about $7.85 and the Vinyl version of the album can be bought for $110.

Earnings From Social Media- Instagram and YouTube

He can be found on Instagram under the username @diplo where he has more than 6 million followers and has gathered over 1 million likes. According to a review site, his estimated earnings for every post is $11,336 - $18,893.

The American DJ also has a YouTube channel of his name where he has over 1.83 subscribers. He has uploaded 149 videos to his channel and the estimated monthly earnings of the channel are said to be $3.8K - $61.5K whereas its yearly earnings are said to be $46.1K - $738.3K.

His group Jack Ü also has its own YouTube channel and the estimated monthly earnings of the channel is $1.6K - $25.9K and its earnings for a year are $19.5K - $311.3K.

Diplo is the manager in the record label Mad Decent whose channel's earnings for a month are $1.6K - $26.4K and its annual earnings are $19.8K - $316.5K.

Diplo's House in Los Angeles

The Grammy Award singer purchased a house in the Beachwood Canyon area in Hollywood Hills in 2016 for $2.425 million. The 2,500 sq foot home was originally listed for $2.449 million.

Diplo's Personal Life

He was born as Thomas Wesley Pentz on 10th November 1978 in Tupelo, Mississippi, in the United States. He is the son of Thomas Pentz and Barbara Jean Pentz. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is white.

Diplo studied at the University of Central Florida and graduated from there in 1997. He then enrolled at Temple University.

40-year-old Diplo is currently single and has no wife, but in the past, he has had affairs with M.I.A, Katy Perry and Kate Hudson.

Diplo and his sons Lazer and Lockett
Caption: Diplo with his sons Lazer and Lockett at the Grammys

Image Source: ET Online

He also had a relationship with Kathryn Lockhart with whom he has two children; sons named Lazer and Lockett.

The American DJ was also rumored to be dating singer Madonna in 2015.

Updated On Wed Oct 16 2019 Published On Wed Oct 16 2019 By