Famous DJs & Their Real Names

Posted at August 30th, 2016 | by Yash Vikram Singh | in Dance Music, Entertainment

Having a stage name goes hand in hand almost all the time for musicians. Even more so in the case of DJs. One of the many reasons behind choosing a stage name is that it gives everyone a distinct whiff of a different version of the kind of person the artist may be. Check out this list of artists and find out their legal monikers.

 

Krewella: Jahan Yousaf and Jasmine Yousaf
Afrojack: Nick van de Wall
R3hab: Fadil El Ghoul
Kill the Noise: Jake Stanczak
Daft Punk: Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
Skrillex: Sonny Moore
Diplo: Thomas Wesley Pentz
GTA: Julio Mejia and Matt Toth
MAKJ: Mackenzie Johnson
Odesza: Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight
Calvin Harris: Adam Wiles
The Chainsmokers: Alex Pall and Drew Taggart
Tiesto: Tijs Michiel Verwest
Deadmau5: Joel Zimmerman
Zedd: Anton Zaslavski
Kygo: Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll
Axwell: Axel Hedfors
Martin Garrix: Martijn Gerard Garritsen
Bassnectar: Lorin Ashton
Dirty South: Dragan Rovanovic
Avicii: Tim Bergling
DJ Snake: William Sami Etienne Grigahcine
Major Lazer: Thomas Wesley Pentz (Diplo), Christopher Leacock (Jillionare) and Leighton Walsh (Walshy Fire)
Tommy Trash: Thomas Olsen
Borgore: Asaf Borger
Alesso: Alessandro Lindblad
Nervo: Miriam Nervo and Olivia Nervo
Mija: Amber Giles
Kaskade: Ryan Raddon
ETC!ETC!: Jose Guerrero
SNAILS: Frederik Durand
Don Diablo: Don Pepijn Schipper
Hardwell: Robert van de Corput
Grandtheft: Aaron Waisglass
Yellow Claw: Jim Taihuttu and Nils Rondhuis
Laidback Luke: Luke Cornelis van Scheppingen
Alison Wonderland: Alex Sholler
3LAU: Justin David Blau
Dash Berlin: Jeffrey Sutorius, Eelke Kalberg and Sebastiaan Molijn
REZZ: Isabelle Rezazadeh

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