Tiësto Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Tiësto Quick Info
Height6 ft 2 in
Weight87 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 1969
Zodiac SignCapricorn
GirlfriendAnnika Backes

Tiesto (pronounced as tee-ES-toh) has been titled the Greatest DJ of All Time by the fans of MixMag magazine. Tiesto, who produced EDM music, has been said the “Godfather of EDM” by many. From 2002 to 2004, Tiesto remained the #1 DJ in the world as per the readers of by DJ Magazine.

His annual income was calculated at $39 million by Forbes in 2016. He released his first studio album in 2001.

Born Name

Tijs Michiel Verwest

Nick Name

Allure, Steve Forte Rio, Da Joker, DJ Limited, Drumfire, Handover Circuit, Boys Will Be Boys, Passenger, Roze, Stray Dog, Tom Ace, Tst, Wild Bunch, Godfather of EDM

Tiësto as seen in December 2011
Tiësto as seen in December 2011 (Brandon Lim / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Breda, Netherlands

Residence

Breda, Netherlands

Nationality

Dutch

Education

Tiesto’s educational qualifications are unknown.

Occupation

DJ, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

The following agencies represent Tiesto –

  • Prime Time Management B.V. (Netherlands)
  • Red Light Management (U.S.)

 Genre

Progressive House, Future House, Electro House, Big Room House, Trance, Deep House

Instruments

Synthesizer

Labels

  • AFTR:HRS
  • Musical Freedom
  • Black Hole Recordings
  • Spinnin’ Records

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

87 kg or 192 lbs

Tiësto as seen in June 2007
Tiësto as seen in June 2007 (VerTijs / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tiesto has dated –

  1. Monique Spronk (2006) – Tiesto had a brief affair with Dutch model Monique in early 2006.
  2. Stacey Blokzijl (2007-2009) – Tiesto asked Stacey to marry him in December 2007, when they were at Mauritius, and it was announced that the two were all set to tie the knot on October 10, 2008, in Cartagena, Colombia. In August 2008, he announced that he had no time to prepare and had a packed schedule and hence, canceled the wedding. Stacey eventually decided to break off their relationship and the engagement.
  3. Kelly Carrington (2008) – Tiesto had a fling with model and designer Kelly Carrington in 2008.
  4. Annika Backes (2015-Present)Tiesto began dating Annika in 2015. In December 2017, he announced on his Instagram that the two were engaged.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Tiesto has Dutch ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

His smile

Brand Endorsements

Tiësto has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • 7 Up
  • Acer
  • Dance4Life

Religion

He hasn’t spoken about his religious views publicly.

Tiesto as seen in May 2005
Tiesto as seen in May 2005 (CaptainPicard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

  • Being one of the earliest and most prominent DJs and record producers in the EDM genre and also regarded as the “Godfather of EDM”.
  • Being voted as the number 1 DJ by DJ Magazine from 2002 to 2004.

First Album

Tiesto released his first studio album in 2001 called In My Memory. The album consisted of 9 tracks with a total playtime of 68 minutes and 19 seconds.

First Film

Tiesto made his theatrical film debut in the drama movie Hey DJ as himself in 2003.

First TV Show

Tiesto made his first television show appearance on the series Dance TV in 2000 as himself.

Personal Trainer

Since his work schedule and career is demoing, Tiesto ensures he gets good sleep and maintains a healthy diet. He also works out, when he finds the time.

Tiësto Favorite Things

  • Music Platforms – 1001tracklists.com, SoundCloud, Spotify 
  • Sandwich Topping – Aged cheese and eggs
  • Egg Dish – Egg whites with spinach, mushrooms, peppers, coriander, and sambal
  • Football Team – NAC Breda
  • Sneakers – Adidas EQT Support 93/17 pair in off-white
  • City – Miami
  • Club – LIV in Miami
  • Time To Play – Evening
  • Band – Sigur Ros
SourceThump, BillboardTwitterHighsnobiety, The Student Pocket GuideDJ TimesIMDb
Tiësto playing live at Airbeat One Festival in July 2017
Tiësto playing live at Airbeat One Festival in July 2017 (Julia Keiser / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Tiësto Facts

  1. His passion for music began at the age of 12.
  2. He is the co-founder of the music label Black Hole Recordings and sub-label SongBird.
  3. Fellow DJ Martin Garrix is a good friend of Tiesto.
  4. He won the Grammy award under the “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical” category in 2015 for his remixed version of John Legend‘s hit “All of Me”.
  5. While working at a record store, he heard a DJ named Sven Vath for 6 hours and didn’t know a single record. That day, he decided that he wanted to venture into music.
  6. He was appointed as the Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Beatrix of Holland in May 2004.
  7. He is the first and the only DJ who has a wax statue at Madame Tussauds located at Amsterdam.
  8. For the 2004 Summer Olympics, Tiesto performed during the “Parade of Nations” in the opening ceremony, making him the only DJ to perform at an Olympic event.
  9. He launched his radio station called Tiësto’s Club Life in April 2007.
  10. He has an exclusive collection with designer brand Guess which includes a watch and apparels.
  11. Visit his official website @ www.tiesto.com.
  12. Follow Tiesto on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube VEVO.

Featured Image by Brandon Lim / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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