- Name: Deadmau5
- Age: 37 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Music Producer
- Net Worth: US $50 Million
- Status: Alive
Deadmau5 is a Canadian Grammy Award-nominated music producer, DJ and performer. He’s known for his trademark mouse helmet and for hits like “Faxing Berlin” and “The Veldt”. His discography includes Random Album Title (2008), For Lack of a Better Name (2009) and 4×4=12 (2010). Deadmau5 was born Joel Thomas Zimmerman on January 5, 1981 in Niagara Falls, Canada. His mother, Nancy, is a visual artist, and his father, Rodney, works for General Motors. He has two siblings, Jennifer and Chris. Deadmau5 attended Westlane Secondary School in Niagara, Falls. One of his early job in the music industry was as a programmer for an online music licensing company. He worked in animation and web design.
Zimmerman adopted the moniker “Deadmau5” after finding a ‘dead mouse’ in his computer. The accompanying helmet was added later on. He gained early exposure as a co-producer on the local radio show “The Party Revolution” in Niagara Falls. Deadmau5’s debut studio album, Get Scraped, was released in July 2005 by the independent label Zoolook Records. It was recorded between 1998 to 2005. The album showcases his musical style prior to his more recent progressive house music. Deadmau5’s second album, Vexillology, was released by Play Digital in November 2006. It included tracks like “1981”, “Fustercluck” and “Dr. Funkenstein”. The album was re-released by Play Records in 2015 with a different artwork. Deadmau5’s other 2006 projects include Project 56, deadmau5 Circa 1998-2002, and A Little Oblique. He released 3 EPs in 2007, Full Circle, Everything is Complicated, and EP.
Deadmau5 launched his own imprint ‘mau5trap’ in 2007. His third album, Random Album Title (2008), was released the following year in conjunction with Ultra Records. It was led by the singles “Faxing Berlin”, “Not Exactly” and “I Remember” featuring Kaskade. His best selling album to date, 4×4=12, was released in December 2010. It peaked at #7 on the Canadian Albums chart and #2 on the U.S. Dance/Electronic chart. The album featured guest appearance from SOFI, Wolfgang Gartner, Chris Lake and Greta Svabo Bech. It was certified Platinum by the MC and Gold by the RIAA. It also picked up a Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance/Electronica Album. Deadmau5’s other albums include For Lack of a Better Name (2009), Album Title Goes Here (2012) and W:/2016ALBUM/ (2016). Selected singles include “Move for Me” with Kaskade, “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff” with Rob Swire, “The Veldt” with Chris James, and “Seeya” with Colleen D’Agostino.PERSONAL
Deadmau5 is 5ft 9in tall and he’s of German, English and Swiss descent. He’s one of the highest paid electronic music producers with an estimated net worth of $50 million. He owns a $5 million home in Milton, Ontario. Deadmau5 dated Playboy Playmate Lindsey Evans from 2010 to 2011. He got engaged to tattoo artist Kat Von D in December 2012. The two called off their engagement in June 2013. Deadmau5 tied the knot with fiancee Kelly Fedoni in August 2017.
Deadmau5 Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Joel Thomas Zimmerman
- Birthday: January 5, 1981
- How Old : Age: 37 years old
- Place of Birth: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Record Producer, DJ, Composer
- Years Active: 1998-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $50 Million
- Marriage(s): Kelly Fedoni
- Death-O-Meter: Alive