It turns out that creating disco is a really profitable venture.
His tally comes from his $200,000-and-up nightly DJ fees, an enviable publishing deal, his "18 Months" album and his production work on Rihanna's smash singles "We Found Love" and "Where Have You Been?" His take is more than twice what last year's top-earner, Tiësto, pulled over the same period in 2012, suggesting that EDM's fire hose of money isn't slowing down any time soon.
Harris' take was also good enough to place him in the list of highest-grossing celebrities under age 30 for 2013.
The rest of the EDM earners list is full of the names you'd expect --
Lessons learned? Maybe DJing is a more reliable revenue stream than data mining your new album after all.