|Dillon Francis Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||October 5, 1987|
Dillon Francis is an American electronic musician, record producer, and DJ who initially gained the attention of DJ and producer Diplo and has since worked on a number of albums, extended plays, tracks, and mixtapes which include Get Low (with DJ Snake), Money Sucks, Friends Rule, Magic Is Real, Something Something Awesome, This Mixtape Is Fire, Swashbuckler, I Can’t Take It, Bun Up the Dance (with Skrillex), Coming Over (with Kygo ft. James Hersey), Set Me Free (with Martin Garrix), and Love in the Middle of a Firefight (ft. Brendon Urie).
Dillon Hart Francis
Los Angeles, California, United States
Dillon went to Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, where he studied painting and printmaking. After graduating from high school, he attended Santa Monica College and interned for photographers as a young student.
DJ, Record Producer
- Father – Robert Drew Francis (Alternative Medicines Doctor)
- Mother – Katica Francis
- Siblings – He has an older brother.
- Others – Ivan Kranzelić (Maternal Grandfather), Mileva Vujačić (Maternal Grandmother)
Dillon Francis is managed by –
- Teamwork Management (For all press-related matters)
- Paradigm Talent Agency (For booking in North and South America, and Asia)
- Echo Location Talent Agency (For other booking purposes)
Moombahcore, Moombahton, Electro House, Trap, Progressive House, Deep House, Dubstep
Keyboards, Synthesizers, Digital Audio Workstation
- Play Me
- Columbia Records
- Dim Mak
- Fly Eye Records
- Fool’s Gold
- Mad Decent
- Zee Music Company
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dillon Francis rarely discloses information about his personal life, while interacting with the media, which makes it difficult to ascertain anything about his love life and dating history.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent on his father’s side and has Serbian-Croatian ancestry on his mother’s side.
His blue eyes contain a tint of green color too.
- Keeps a beard
- Full tattoo on both arms
Some of Dillon’s songs have been featured in commercials such as –
- ‘Get Low’ created with DJ Snake, was featured in a Taco Bell commercial.
- ‘Seek Summer’ was featured in Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines TV commercial.
His religious views aren’t known publicly.
Best Known For
- Being the pioneer of the Moombahton and Moombahcore fusion genre of music. His song Masta Blasta, originally a 130 BPM house track, after editing, ended up being a hit moombahton track.
- Collaborating on the song Que Que with American producer Diplo and Latin-pop artist Maluca which became a super hit track in 2011.
On October 27, 2014, Dillon released his debut studio album Money Sucks, Friends Rule featuring collaborations with different major artists. The album was released under the label Mad Decent and Columbia Records. The album has 12 tracks and sold around 9,000 copies in its first week.
In 2015, Dillon made his theatrical film debut as Devin Andrews in the drama movie We Are Your Friends alongside Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski.
First TV Show
In 2016, Dillon made his first TV show appearance on the MTV show Ridiculousness.
Dillon Francis is into CrossFit workout. His tour manager introduced him to the workout. He was initially trained by a certified trainer Conor Murphy. Dillon credits his workout sessions in providing him with the necessary energy in keeping up with his constant touring schedule.
Dillon Francis Favorite Things
- Emoji – The guy in the canoe
- Go-To-Tour Food – Healthy food
- Music Video – Bootleg Fireworks
- Dance Move – “The bird flying away. Like when you just hear Bon Jovi‘s voice and your hands go up.”
- People To Hang Out With – DJ-musician Zedd
- Hangover Food – Domino’s Pizza
- Go-To Outfit – Suits
- Phone Game – Bloons TD 5
- Drink – Ciroc with water
- Album – The Very Best of The Smiths
- On The Road Tradition – Coffee time in the morning
- Kind Of Coffee – Cold-pressed
- Breakfast Food – Eggs and bacon
Source – Buzzfeed, MTV, This Song Slaps
Dillon Francis Facts
- He loves suits. At the age of 18, he worked for the Swedish clothing company, J Lindeberg, where his love for suits first originated.
- He had a fear of the popular alien E.T. when he was younger, mostly because of its long fingers.
- His biggest musical influences came from Calvin Harris, Crookers, and Diplo.
- He had 6 different Instagram profiles, each with different personalities. They were – DJ Rich as F**k, DJ Hanzel, Becky, Treva, Greg, and Rave Dad.
- He played the role of DJ Zombie in the 2015 zombie comedy film, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, starring Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, and David Koechner.
- In 2018, he appeared as a contestant on the comedy panel game show, Taskmaster (US). His fellow contestants included Lisa Lampanelli, Freddie Highmore, Ron Funches, and Kate Berlant.
- On September 28, 2018, he released his 2nd studio album, Wut Wut, via IDGAFOS and it peaked at number #22 on the US Top Latin Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Visit his official website @ dillonfrancis.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube.
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