DJ Ruckus has established a niche for himself in the deejaying industry by having a rapid growth chart. He achieved exponential success and fame in just two years after he decided to take up deejaying. He earned the title of ‘Most sought after DJ in the world’ soon after and is very popular in the music circles. This title of sought after DJ was given to him by GQ magazine.
DJ Ruckus or Gregory Andrews as he was originally named was born on October 10 in the year 1983 in the great New York City. Gregory had a leaning towards hip-hop music from a very early age. He received a set of turntables at age 14 in the year 1997. What happened next was unimaginable.
He created a unique style for himself and began deejaying at every party near his area. He became immensely popular at a very young age and by the age of 16 he was an accomplished DJ and spinning at various parties and nightclubs in Miami. Deejaying at the nightclub scene in Miami gave him fame and money at a very young age and he created a name for himself.
Career: Since creating a name for himself in the nightclubs of Miami came at a very early age, Gregory had a career from a young age as well. By the turn of the century, he had become very popular with his unique mix of funk, hip-hop, and reggae music. When he was 17 he proved his mettle to stars and celebrities by spinning his unique mixes and tapes at Sean Comb a.k.a Diddy’s party. Soon he went global, taking his unique mix of funk, rock, and reggae music where he went.
Now, he resides in Las Vegas where he is much sought after and plays in almost all of the famous clubs on The Strip. He is also regularly called to play for the world’s top nightclub further increasing his popularity.
2010 was a big year for Ruckus as he formed a partnership with Rev Run to bring about a DJ collective that would be a combination between old school and new age music. This was a great idea as Ruckus was in the now and experimenting with new age music styles while Rev Run was a pioneer of Hip Hop music and could match Ruckus’ drive and enthusiasm. One thing that makes DJ Ruckus stand out from among his fellow DJ’s is his way of handling the crowd and the command he has over his music.
In 2012, DJ Ruckus became part of the Hall of fame band and played along with Run-DMC in shows all over the world. This was a significant mark in DJ Ruckus’ career as he looked up to Run-DMC in his teenage years and now he was part of them and playing alongside them. It was truly a dream come true for him. Due to his increasing popularity, almost all of the major magazines have had personal interviews and profiles done with DJ Ruckus.
DJ Ruckus Net Worth in 2017: $4 Million!
As of 2017, DJ Ruckus is estimated to be worth more than $4 million US dollars as of 2017 which are well above what his fellow DJ’s are worth. He has a fan base including celebrities like Steven Spielberg and Jenifer Lopez and regularly plays at private parties organized by them. He met his current fiancée at one of these parties. His girlfriend, Shanina Shail is an Australian model. He plays more than one hundred and eighty shows every year and this helps him having a high net worth which is $4 million. Of these 180 shows, he plays more than a quarter of them at his resident nightclub which is the Hakkasan nightclub in Las Vegas
Gregory Andrews is a true example of good old American hard work and effort. He worked very hard and his career shone as a result. He dedicates all of his popularity to his fans. His music has created a dedicated fan base which includes celebrities. As a result, he has played for many industry leaders in fields like music and art and even the media. His high profile clients include GQ magazine, Disney, The Museum of Modern Art and even the NBA.