Martijn Garritsen more commonly known as Martin Garrix has been ranked at number one on DJ Mag's list of the top one hundred DJs in the world. Making the most money of of the son "Animals". You have likely heard this song before since it nearly has a billion views on Youtube.
The DJ was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands on May 14, 1996. His "Dream Role Model" is Calvin Harris. Although his inspiration was tiesto when he saw him performing at the Olympics in Athens Greece.
Martin Garrix learned to play the guitar at age 8. Since he played the guitar it's interesting that he became a DJ instead of a genre that used guitars. He even made his own record label "STMPD RCRDS" after leaving "Spinnin' Records.
After releasing "Animals" in 2013 he has released many collaborations with other popular DJs and has been quite successful. Such asHis collaboration with Firebeatz, “Helicopter”, placed No. 1 on the Beatport Top 100 charts for 2 weeks. Of course none of his new releases has yet to top his first song "Animals".