Martin Garrix biography

Martin Garrix Biography: Net Worth, Age, Songs, Photos, Instagram, Wikipedia

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Martijn Gerard Garritsen is a Dutch musician, record producer, and DJ who specializes in “progressive house,” “electro house,” “large-room house,” and “future bass.”

Early Life

Martin Garrix Biography

At eight, Garritsen, also known as Martin Garrix (stylized form Mar+in Garri) and GRX, started playing the guitar. Garritsen was heavily motivated by fellow Dutch DJ Tiesto and his 2004 Athens Olympics opening ceremony performance. He downloaded a digital audio workstation’ and ‘FL Studio’ and taught himself to make tracks.

He was discovered a few years later by Tiesto, and he has also collaborated with Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Dillion Francis, Usher, Julian Jordan, and Troye Sivan. ‘Spinnin’ Records‘ launched his career. In 2016, he launched his label, ‘STMPD RCRDS,’ and signed with Sony Music.

In 2017, he will perform for a summer residency at the ‘H Ibiza‘ club. In 2016, he was ranked first on ‘DJ Mag’s‘ list of the world’s best 100 DJs.


  • Name: Martijn Gerard Garritsen
  • Stage Name: Garix
  • Date of Birth: May 14, 1996
  • Profession: DJ and Musician
  • Relationship: Dating Charelle Schriek
  • Net Worth: 19.5 million USD

Early Life

Martin Garrix Biography

Garrix was originally known by birth name on May 14, 1996, in Amstelveen. He is the son of Gerard and Karin Garritsen. His only sibling is Laura, his younger sister.

He developed an early musical interest and began playing the guitar at eight.

After hearing Dutch DJ Tiesto perform at that year’s Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony in Athens, he expressed interest in becoming a DJ in 2004. He was particularly inspired by the track “Traffic,” motivating him to download the specialized digital audio workstation FL Studio and begin producing.

He received his diploma from the ‘Herman Brood School,’ a Utrecht-based producing school, in 2013.


Martin Garrix Biography

When Martin Garrix was 14, he started his career as an EDM star by working as a DJ at his high school dance.

After meeting Tiesto and having him as a mentor, he released his debut tracks, ‘BFAM‘ (with Julian Jordan) and ‘Just Some Loops‘ (with TV Noise).

He released his first tune, ‘Error 404‘ (with Jay Hardway), on ‘Spinnin’ Records‘ in 2012. The following year, Tiesto released ‘Torrent‘ on his label, ‘Musical Freedom‘ (with Sidney Samson).

His first major hit, ‘Animals,’ was released as a digital download on June 16, 2013. It was also his first solo work. The song topped several European charts. It also helped Garrix become the youngest person with a song that rose to the No.1 spot on the electronic music retailer ‘Beatport‘.

His second collaboration with Hardway, ‘Wizard,’ was released on December 2, 2013. The song was later featured in the 2014 film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.” ‘Helicopter,’ a collaboration between Garrix and Firebeatz, topped the ‘Beatport‘ chart for two weeks.

At the beginning of 2014, he headlined the ‘”Ultra Music Festival“‘ for the first time. He deviated from his typical large room style when he dropped his debut progressive house tune, ‘”Forbidden Voices,” on February 6, 2015. In the same month, he and Usher co-wrote the song ‘”Don’t Look Down.” He and Ed Sheeran performed the song ‘”Rewind Repeat It” at the ‘Ultra Music Festival‘ in Miami in 2015.

He left ‘”Spinnin’ Records“‘ in the middle of 2015 because of a dispute over who should own his music. He established ‘”STMPD RCRDS“‘ at the beginning of 2016, and with the label, he published his most recent song, ‘”Now That I’ve Found You.

His promotional track ‘Opps,’ published on June 13, 2016, was chosen as the ‘”Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016“‘ anthem. His contract with ‘”Sony Music“‘ was signed on July 26, 2016. At the 2017 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in California, Garrix and singer Troye Sivan performed their collaborative single ‘”There For You.

He is scheduled to perform alongside Justin Bieber at the ‘”Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park“‘ concert in July 2017. He has also appeared as a musical guest on ‘”The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon“‘ twice, once in 2016 and once in 2017.

Awards and Nominations

Martin Garrix was named ‘”DJ of the Year,” ‘Best Electro / Progressive Track,” and “Newcomer of the Year“‘ at the 2013 Dance Music Awards. In 2014, he received ‘”The Buma Award“‘ for ‘”Best International Song“‘ and ‘”MTV Clubland Award“‘ for the single ‘”Animals.” He received the ‘”MTV Millennial Award“‘ for ‘”Beat Guru“‘ in 2016, the ‘”MTV Europe Music Award“‘ for ‘”Best Electronic“‘ and ‘”Best Word Stage Performance,'” and the ‘”NRJ Music Awards“‘ for ‘”Best International DJ“‘ and ‘”Best Live Performance“.’

Personal Life

Martin Garrix biography

In Amstelveen, the Dutch province of North Holland, Gerard and Karin Garritsen welcomed Martijn Gerard Garritsen into the world on May 14, 1996. He is Laura’s brother. He graduated from the ‘”Herman Brood Academie“‘ with an MBO diploma in ‘”artistic pop music“‘ in 2013. He’s dating the model Charelle Schriek right now.

Net Worth

Dutch DJ and producer Martin Garrix has a net worth of $19.5 million. The songs ‘”Animals,” “In the Name of Love,” and “Scared to Be Lonely“‘ by Martin Garrix, sometimes known as “Ytram” or “GRX,” are well recognized. He is frequently included on lists

Social Media

The Dutch DJ and producer has 15.7 million followers on his Instagram page and 14.7 million on Facebook.

  • Instagram: @martingarrix
  • Facebook: @martingarrix

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