Tijs Michiel Verwest OON, born on 17 January 1969, known as Tiësto is a Dutch DJ and record producer. Tijs was named “the Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mix magazine in a poll voted by fans. In 2013, Tijs was voted by DJ Mag readers as the “best DJ of the last 20 years”. He is regarded as the “Godfather of EDM.”
Born in Breda, Netherlands, his father’s details are not available yet and his mother’s details are also not available yet.
He has dated:
Monique Spronk (2006)
Stacey Blokzijl (2007-2009)
Kelly Carrington (2008)
He is engaged to model, Annika Backes. They got engaged on 2017.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: Tijs Michiel Verwest
- Nickname: Dj limited, tiesto
- Birthday: 17 January 1969
- Age: 50 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Breda, Netherlands
- Current Residence: Breda, Netherlands
- Education: Coming Soon…
- Profession: DJ, Record Producer
- Nationality: Dutch
- Ethnicity/Race: White (Dutch ancestry)
- Religion: Unknown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Green
- Zodiac: Capricorn
- Girlfriend: Annika Backes
- Net Worth: 150 Million USD
- Height: 6 feet 2 inch (188 cm)
- Weight: 87 kg (192 lbs.)
Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Tiesto
- He felt in love with music when he has around 12 years old.
- He is the co-founder of the music label known as Black Hole Recordings and sub-label SongBird.
- In 2015, Tijs won the Grammy award under the “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical” for his remixed of John Legend‘s hit “All of Me”.
- While working at a record store, Tijs heard a DJ, Sven Vath for around 6 hours and didn’t know a single record. That day, he decided to pursue a career in music.
- In May, 2014, he was also appointed as the Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Beatrix of Holland.
- Tijs is the only DJ who has a wax statue at Madame Tussauds which is located at Amsterdam.
- For the 2004 Summer Olympics, Tijs performed during the “Parade of Nations” in the opening ceremony, which makes him the only DJ to perform at an Olympic event.
- In april, 2017, Tijs launched his radio station, Tiësto’s Club Life.
- You can also visit his official website @ www.tiesto.com.
- For more information about Tiesto, contact him on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube VEVO.