Kygo was born as Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll on the 11th September 1991 in Bergen, Norway. He is a DJ and songwriter, probably best known for his songs “Firestone”, “Stole The Show” and “Fiction”, which featured such artists as Conrad Sewell, John Legend and Parson James. He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 2009.
Have you ever wondered how rich Kygo is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Kygo`s net worth is currently as high as $5 million, an amount he has acquired through his successful career in the music industry.
Kygo Net Worth $5 Million
Kygo has been focused on music ever since his childhood; when he was only six, he started taking piano lessons, and when he was in high school, he began making his own music with the help of Logic Studio and a MIDI keyboard. After high school, he enrolled the Heriot-Watt University, located in Edinburgh, Scotland, however, his career began improve, and in 2014 he dropped out and managed to release his first song, entitled “Firestone”, which featured Australian star Conrad Sewell on vocals, so forgoing his education. The song became extremely popular overnight, encouraging Kygo to continue with his career.
Soon after, he received calls from Avicci and Coldplay, for a possible collaboration. With Kygo`s increasing popularity, his overall net worth began to increase as well, and thanks to his initial success, Kygo was offered several recording deals, signing with Ultra Music, and Sony International.
After that, he started working on his debut album, entitled “Cloud Nine”, which came out in May 2016, reaching No. 11 on the US Billboard top 200 chart, but topping the charts in Norway, Switzerland, and reaching No. 3 on the Sweden charts. The sales of the album increased his net worth by a large margin.
Kygo collaborated with numerous musicians of the pop and R&B scene, including Tom Odell on the song “Fiction”, John Legend on “Happy Birthday”, Kodaline, on the song “Raging”, and many others. He also benefited from his remixes of popular songs such as “I See Fire”, performed by Ed Sheeran, “Let Her Go” by Passenger, “Sexual Healing” by Marvin Gaye, and “Midnight” by Coldplay, among others, all of which added a lot to his net worth.
Thanks to his talents, Kygo has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Best Break-Through DJ, Best Break-Through Artist and Best Chillout/Lounge Track given by the International Dance Music Awards. Furthermore, he received several Spellman Awards, including for Music Video of the Year for the video made for the song “Stole The Show”, and Song of the year for “Firestone”.
When it comes to his personal life, little is known about Kygo in the media, as he keeps his life private. However, he seems focused on his career, and so far it has kept him busy and what is more important, satisfied. Undoubtedly, his net worth will become even greater as he successfully continues his career as a DJ.