The list was created by assessing performance paychecks, music sales, endorsements and merchandising. To read more about Forbes' methodology and what they make of the EDM craze and what it means for riches and richness, head here. This new list notably departs from an earlier rundown of the top 30 DJs ranked by net worth—but that one was conducted by celebritynetworth.com and blatantly conflicted in some ways with this no doubt meticulously researched Forbes list. Skrillex made $15 million in the last year but is only with $2 million? Does not compute.