DJ Snake Biography: Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Albums, Songs, Wikipedia, Instagram

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DJ Snake, whose real name is William Sami Étienne Grigahcine, is a renowned French music producer and DJ. He rose to international fame in 2013 with his hit single “Turn Down for What” featuring Lil Jon.

Known for his exceptional talent in electronic dance music (EDM), trap, moombahton, and dubstep, DJ Snake has become a prominent figure in the music industry.


  • Full Name: William Sami Étienne Grigahcine
  • Nickname: DJ Snake
  • Date of Birth: June 13, 1986
  • Age: 37 years
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Paris, France
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Music producer, DJ, songwriter

Early Life

William Sami Étienne Grigahcine, better known as DJ Snake, was born on June 13, 1986, in Paris, France, and he is 37 years old as of 2023.

He grew up in Ermont, a banlieue district outside Paris. Raised by his French father and Algerian mother, DJ Snake had a multicultural upbringing that played a significant role in shaping his musical style.

Despite describing Ermont as a ghetto, it should be noted that it is not an economically deprived suburb with low-income housing projects.

During his childhood years, DJ Snake found inspiration in the French film “La Haine” and hip-hop artists such as KRS-One and Cypress Hill.

He was also involved in graffiti art, earning him the nickname “Snake” due to his ability to evade the police consistently.

DJ Snake started DJing at 14 and later began producing music at 19. His early career saw him performing at various clubs in Paris, including Les Bains Douches.

It was in 2005 that he met his manager, Steve Goncalves, who encouraged him to start creating his music.

Personal Life

DJ Snake has kept his personal life relatively private. However, it is known that he is a fan of the French football club Paris Saint Germain.

Further details about his romantic relationships, including any spouse or children, are not publicly available.


DJ Snake’s breakthrough in the music industry came in 2013 with the release of his collaboration with Lil Jon, “Turn Down for What.

The single quickly gained popularity and succeeded internationally, reaching the top ten of the Billboard Dance/Electronic chart. It was certified gold and platinum, solidifying DJ Snake’s position as a rising star in the EDM scene.

Following the success of “Turn Down for What,DJ Snake continued to make waves in the music industry. He collaborated with fellow French musician Alesia on the single “Bird Machine,” picked up by Mad Decent, a Los Angeles based record label run by Diplo.

In 2015, DJ Snake released the hit single “Lean On” in collaboration with and Diplo’s Major Lazer.

The song became a global sensation, topping charts and amassing billions of streams on platforms like Spotify and YouTube.

DJ Snake’s talent and versatility as a producer have led him to work with renowned artists such as Lady Gaga, Kanye West, and AlunaGeorge.

He has produced and remixed several songs, including Gaga’s “Applause” and “Do What U Want,” as well as West’s “New Slaves” and AlunaGeorge’sYou Know You Like It.”

Net Worth

DJ Snake has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

His successful music career, high-profile collaborations, and extensive discography have contributed to his financial success.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @djsnake
  • Twitter: @djsnake


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