Martin Garrix is one of the youngest DJ’s in the world. He was ranked number one on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list from three consecutive years 2016 to 2018.
Martin is a DJ, Dutch musician, and record producer. He is also composer and actor, known for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015), Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (2014) and Ibzia (2018). His most famous singles are “Animals,” “In the Name of Love,” and “Scared to be Lonely.”
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3.3 Favorite Things
3.4 Affairs & More
8.2 Some Other Facts
Family & Born Details
Martin Garrix was born on May 14, 1996, in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, the Netherlands as Martijn Gerard Garritsen. He raised in Amsterdam.
Date of Birth:- May 14, 1996
Birth Place:- Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Birth Name:- Martijn Gerard Garritsen
Father’s Name:- Gerard Garritsen
Mother’s Name:- Karin Garritsen
Study & Career
At a young age, he would handle the music at his friends’ parties. He really started with his song “BFAM,” a track he co-produced with Julian Jordan, another DJ signed to his label Spinnin’ Records.
At the age of 14, Martin begins his career as a Dance Music star. When he served as a disc jockey at his high school dance. After meeting Tiesto, he released his first tracks, BFAM, with Julian Jordan and ‘Just some loop’ with TV Noise.
He released ‘Error 404’ with Jay Hardway in 2012, his first track through ‘Spinnin’ Records’. On June 16, 2013, released as a digital download, his first mega-hit, ‘Animals’, was also his first solo work. The track topped multiple listings in Europe. It also helped Garrix become the youngest person with a song that climbed to the No.1 spot on the electronic music store ‘Beatport’.
On 2 December 2013, His collaboration with Hardway, ‘Wizard’ was released. the song was later used in the film ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)’. In early 2014, he headlined the Ultra Music Festival’ for the first.
2015 to present
He released the single “Don’t Look Down” featuring Grammy-winner Usher in February 2015. He also released two video versions for it on Vevo, “Towel Boy” and “Towel Girl.” He played the song ‘Rewind Repeat It’ featuring Ed Sheeran at the Ultra Music Festival in 2015 in Miami.
The mid-2015 saw his exit from ‘Spinnin’ Records’ over a contention about the ownership of his music. In early 2016 he launched ‘STMPD RCRDS’, and through the label, he released his new track ‘Now That I’ve Found You’.
His promotional single ‘Opps’, released on June 13, 2016, was picked as the ‘Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016’ anthem. His contract signing with ‘Sony Music’ came about on July 26, 2016.
Garrix and singer Troye Sivan performed their collaborative song ‘There For You’ at the ‘2017 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in California. He is now all set to support Justin Bieber at the ‘Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park’ show in July 2017.
He has also made two appearances on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ as a musical guest, first in 2016, and then again in 2017.
Garrix announced an upcoming collaboration with Bonn, titled “No Sleep.” The single was released on February 2019, along with the music video. He performed at the Ultra Music Festival Australia, a two-day festival held in Sydney and Melbourne in February 2019.
He headlined Tomorrowland Winter, held in France, and Ultra Music Festival, held in Miami on March 2019.
School:- Not Known
College/University:- Academie in Utrecht
Educational Qualification:- Not Known
On 14 May 1996, Martin Garrix was born as Martijn Gerard Garritsen in Amstelveen, a municipality in the province of North Holland, Netherlands, to Gerard and Karin Garritsen. He has a sister, Laura. In 2013, he graduated from the ‘Herman Brood Academie’ with the MBO diploma in ‘artistic pop music’. He is currently dating model Charelle Schriek.
Real Name:- Martijn Gerard Garritsen
Hometown:- Amstelveen, Netherlands
Zodiac sign:- Taurus
Famous For:- Dj
Profession:- DJ, record producer, musician
Year Active:- 2013
Source of Wealth:- Professional DJ
Age(2018): 23 Years
Height(approx): in centimeters- 175cm
in meters- 1.75m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight(approx): in Kilograms- 66 kg
in Pounds- 145 lbs
Body Measurements: – Chest: 40inches
– Waist: 33inches
– Biceps: 15inches
Hair Color:- Light Brown
Eye Color:- Blue
Food:- Steak, Sushi, Pizza
City:- Los Angeles
Record Producer:- Deorro, Jay Hardway
Wizard:- The Wizard of oz
Affairs & More
Marital Status: Unmarried
Current relationship status:- Charelle Schriek
Martin Garrix and Charelle Schriek keep their high profile relationship relatively low key. Recently he celebrates his GF birthday in a new way. Martin posted pics on Instagram with lovely captured pics.
He was born and raised in Amsterdam. In 2016 He is dated Bebe Rexha and he began dating. In 2015, Dutch model and artist Lynn Spoor.
Net Worth (Approx):- As of 2019, Martin Garrix’s net worth is estimated to be $22 million.
Martin Garrix’ s Logo
Martin Garrix releases his own book Entitled “Life = Crazy” on 23 August 2018. Garrix posted a picture of the cover of his then-upcoming book Martin Garrix Life = Crazy and containing photographs of his career life and personal life. In the book, the photographs featured were taken by Louis Van Baar. This book was released in October 2018.
|NCIS: Ibiza||2015||Himself||Short comedy film by Funny or Die|
|The Ride||2016||Documentary by MTV|
|What We Started||2017||Documentary|
|The Martin Garrix Collection|
|Break Through the Silence|
(vs. Matisse & Sadko)
Martin Garrix won the ‘2013 Dance Music Awards’ for ‘Best Electro / Progressive Track’, ‘DJ of the Year’, and ‘Newcomer of the Year’. In 2014, he was awarded ‘The Buma Award’ for ‘Best International Song’ and ‘MTV Clubland Award’ for the track ‘Animals’. In 2016 he received the ‘MTV Millennial Award’ for ‘Beat Guru’, ‘MTV Europe Music Award’ for ‘Best Electronic’ and ‘Best Word Stage Performance,’ and ‘NRJ Music Awards’ for ‘Best International DJ’ and ‘Best Live Performance’.
List of awards
|2013||Dance Music Awards||Best Electro / Progressive Track||Martin Garrix||Won|
|DJ of the Year||Won|
|Newcomer of the Year||Won|
|2014||Young Hollywood Awards||Breakout Music Artist||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Music: Electronic Dance Music Artist||Nominated|
|Choice Music: Electronic Music Dance Song||“Animals”||Nominated|
|The Buma Awards||Best International Song||Won|
|MTV Video Music Awards||MTV Clubland Award||Nominated|
|NRJ DJ Awards||Best Music||Won|
|Best Live Performance||Martin Garrix||Won|
|MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Dutch Act||Nominated|
|World Music Awards||World’s Best Song||“Animals”||Nominated|
|World’s Best Video||Nominated|
|Best Male Artist||Martin Garrix||Nominated|
|World’s Best Entertainer of the Year||Nominated|
|Best Electronic Dance Music Artist||Nominated|
|Echo Award||Best Club / Dance Artist||Nominated|
|YouTube Music Awards||50 artists to watch||Won|
|iHeartRadio Music Awards||Dance Song of the Year||“Animals”||Nominated|
|MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Electronic||Martin Garrix||Won|
|Best Dutch Act||Nominated|
|DJ Awards||Best Electro/Progressive House||Nominated|
|Best International DJ||Nominated|
|2016||International Dance Music Awards||Best Electro / Progressive House Track||“The Only Way Is Up”||Nominated|
|Best Global DJ||Martin Garrix||Nominated|
|MTV Millennial Awards||Beat Guru||Won|
|MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Electronic||Won|
|Best World Stage Performance||Won|
|NRJ Music Awards||Best International DJ||Won|
|Best Live Performance||Won|
|2017||WDM Radio Awards||Best DJ||Martin Garrix||Won|
|Best Party DJ||Nominated|
|King of Social Media||Won|
|Best Global Track||“In the Name of Love”||Nominated|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite DJ/EDM Artist||Martin Garrix||Nominated|
|MTV Millennial Awards||Best DJ||Won|
|Worldwide Instagrammer of the Year||Nominated|
|Electronic Music Awards||Single of the Year||“Scared to Be Lonely”||Nominated|
|BreakTudo Awards||Best DJ||“There For You” feat Troye Sivan||Nominated|
|DJ Awards||Best International DJ||Martin Garrix||Nominated|
|Best Big Room House||Nominated|
|2018||WDM Radio Awards||Best DJ||Martin Garrix||Won|
|Best Party DJ||Nominated|
|King of Social Media||Nominated|
|Best Bass Track||“Scared to Be Lonely”||Won|
|International Dance Music Awards||Best Male Artist (Mainstream)||Martin Garrix||Nominated|
|Best Song||“Scared to Be Lonely”||Nominated|
|MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Electronic||Martin Garrix||Nominated|
|2019||International Dance Music Awards||Best Male Artist (Pop/Electronic)||Martin Garrix||Won|
Current Work & Details
|WED, 2 OCT 2019||Echostage, Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA||21:00|
|THU, 3 OCT||Echostage, Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA||21:00|
|FRI, 18 OCT||RAI Theater, Amsterdam, Netherlands||22:00|
|SAT, 19 OCT||RAI Theater, Amsterdam, Netherlands||19:00|
|SAT, 26 OCT||Big Four Building, Calgary, Canada||20:00|
|SUN, 27 OCT||Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas, USA||14:00|
|2-3 NOV||Wuhan Garden Expo Park, Wuhan, China||14:00-22:00|
|13-15 NOV||JiExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia||16:00-23:00|
Social Media Accounts
Facebook id:- facebook.com/martingarrix
Instagram id:- instagram.com/martingarrix(17million followers)
Twitter id:- twitter.com/martingarrix
Some Other Facts
- He is ranked no. 1 on DJ Mag’s 100 DJs list for 2016.
- He expressed interest in becoming a DJ in 2004.
- In 2013, he completed his graduation from the Herman Brood Academy, a production school in Utrecht.
- In 2016, he separated from Spinnin records and founded STMPD RCRDS.
- when he was 8 years old, he learned guitar.
- In the 2004 Athens Olympics games, he became interested in being DJ, having seen Tiesto Performance.
- In 2012 he signed to Spinnin Records.
- Martin Garrix’s name has been inscribed on the side of a private plane.
- Martin Garrix is living the high life.
- Only 17 years old, he was born and brought up in the Netherlands.
- He made waves with his remix of Christina Aguilera’s Your Body’ at 16 years old.
- Martin is best known for the track Animal which was a top 10 hit in more than 10 countries.
- He peaked at number 1 in the UK.
- He is the youngest person ever to reach the #1 Spot on online music store Beatport.
- Once he received hit on the head by the number 1 DJ in the world Hardwell.
- Martin Garrix hung out with Nicki Romero and Calvin Harris at the EMAs earlier this year.