Biography of Tiësto: Wikipedia Facts Info, Full Real Name, Age, Net worth, Awards, Family, Relationships

Biography of Tiësto 

Tiësto’s full real name:  Tijs Michiel Verwest OON

Birthday: 17 January 1969

Age: 53

Birthplace: Breda, Netherlands

Tiësto’s net worth: $22 million

Awards & accolades: The man has received 61 major nominations and won 48 awards, including a Grammy award, 6 TMF awards Holland, 7 TMF awards Belgium, 9 WMC awards, Gold Sales awards, and more than a dozen other awards. 

Tiësto was the first DJ to hold DJ Magazine’s “No. 1. DJ in the World” title for three consecutive years: 2002, 2003 and 2004.

Other honours include countless national and international best DJ awards, being named Officer of the “Order of Orange-Nassau” by the Dutch Royalty, and being voted by the Dutch people as their 40th greatest citizen of all time.

In 2007, he was awarded the national Dutch prize of the Golden Harp.

How did Tiesto become famous?

From 1998 to 2000, Tiësto collaborated with Ferry Corsten under the name Gouryella. His 2000 remix of Delerium’s “Silence” featuring Sarah McLachlan exposed him to more mainstream audiences. In 2001, he released his first solo album, In My Memory, which gave him several major hits that launched his career.

Who is Tiësto’s wife

Annika Backes Verwest is married to the DJ. Tiësto and Annika met at Catch restaurant in New York City in 2015 and got engaged in 2018 over the Thanksgiving holiday, they previously told Vogue. “We started hanging out for the next two months, and when Coachella came around, we decided the day before to go together,” she said of when they first met.

Five of Tiësto’s most famous songs

Tiësto & KSHMR feat. Vassy – Secrets.

Tiësto ft. BT – Love Comes Again.

Tiësto & The Chainsmokers – Split (Only U)

Tiësto – Kaleidoscope (feat. Jónsi)

Tiësto – Maximal Crazy.

When did Tiësto stop making trance?

In a recent interview with DJ Mag, Tiesto was posed with the question, “If you hadn’t left trance in 2007-2008, do you think you would have become so big in the U.S.?”

Does Tiësto have any child

Yes, her name is Viola Margreet Verwest. In September 2019, Tiësto married model Annika Backes in Amangiri, Utah, after proposing to her in 2018. In November 2020, they welcomed their daughter, Viola Margreet Verwest. A second child is on the way.

Musical works:

Studio albums: In My Memory (2001), Just Be (2004), Elements of Life (2007), Kaleidoscope (2009), Kiss from the Past (2011) (as Allure), A Town Called Paradise (2014), and The London Sessions (2020).