Deadmau5 Biography

(Music producer)

Blessed with excellent skills in electronics, he displays a variety of styles in his works and uses different forms of electronic music.

More about the relationship

Deadmau5 began dating American model Elle Evans in 2010. However, they ended their relationship in September 2011. Deadmau5 and the American tattoo artist Kat Von D began dating in September 2012.

They both have similar tattoos, one of which is the number 289m3d22h, on their arms, which symbolizes the day they met.  They also have two black stars underneath their eyes. They broke up briefly in November 2012 but rekindled their romance again.

On December 15, 2012, Deadmau5 proposed to Kat on Twitter and they got engaged. They had announced that they would get married in August 2013 with an aquatic-themed wedding. He shifted base to LA to live with Kat. However, Kat announced that they had called off their engagement in June 2013.

Currently, he has tied the knot with Kelly Fedoni after he split from Kat Von D. The couple got engaged in January 2016 while vacationing in the Maldives. They got married on August 12, 2017.

Relationship Facts of Deadmau5

  • Deadmau5 is married to Kelly Fedoni.
  • Deadmau5 married on August 12, 2017.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 81 days 💑
  • He is father of None.
  • Deadmau5 is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Deadmau5?

Deadmau5 is a famous Canadian electronic DJ/dance artist and record producer. Blessed with excellent skills in electronics, he displays a variety of styles in his works and uses different forms of electronic music.

He has worked with several famous DJs and producers on a number of releases.

Additionally, he has received six Grammy Award nominations for his work. Likely, he has worked with other DJs and producers, such as Kaskade, MC Flipside, Rob Swire, and Wolfgang Gartner.

Deadmau5: Age Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Deadmau5 was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on January 5, 1981. His birth name is Joel Thomas Zimmerman. His father’s name is Rodney Thomas Zimmerman and his mother’s name is  Nancy Zimmerman.

He has two siblings namely, Chris Zimmerman, Jennifer Zimmerman.

He holds Canadian citizenship and mixed (German-Swiss- English- Irish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.


Talking about his education, he graduated from Westlane Secondary School in Ontario.

Deadmau5: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, Deadmau5 started his career in animation and web designing. Later, he entered the music world as a DJ, touring Europe and South America for gigs with his own limited resources. He also worked with online music licensing company as a programmer. He adopted the name deadmau5, as he found a dead mouse in his computer when he was a teen.

Additionally, the album had two different releases—a limited CD release and a demo CD release. He re-released ‘Messages from Nowhere’ on his compilation album ‘Stuff I used to do’ in 2017. Play Digital released his second studio album ‘Vexillology’ on November 6, 2006.

He also collaborated with Kaskade for I Remember and with Rob Swire for ‘Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff’, and both reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. Likewise, he became the 6th Canadian to top the Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart after Deborah, Cox, Nelly Furtado, Dragonette, Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd.

Likewise, he started his own record label, mau5trap, in 2007. Whereas, the album featured popular singles like ‘Animal Rights’, ‘Some Chords’, ‘Sofi Needs a Ladder’, and ‘Raise Your Weapon’. In 2011, he released two non-album singles ‘Aural Psynapse’ and ‘HR 8938 Cephei’.

 In the same month, he left Ultra Records and signed with Astralwerks. His seventh studio album ‘while1<2’ was released on June 17, 2014, by mau5trap and Astralwerks in the US and Canada and by Virgin EMI Records internationally.

In early 2017, he released a compilation of his earlier works from 1998 to 2007, titled ‘Stuff I used to do.’ The limited version of the album featured 13 tracks instead of the 16 he had announced earlier. Some of these tracks were ‘Messages From Nowhere’, ‘HaxPigMeow’, ‘Long Walk Off a Short Pier’, and ‘Creep’.

In addition, he has also collaborated with Steve Duda under the group name BSOD (Better Sounding On Drugs), and was part of the group named WTF? with Duda, Tommy Lee, and DJ Aero.

Awards, Nomination

He was nominated for Best Dance/Electronica Album, Best Electronic/Dance Album, Best Dance Recording, Best Remixed Recording at Grammy Awards. He was also nominated for Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist at Teen Choice Award.

Deadmau5 won the Beatport Music Awards for Best Electro House Artist and Best Progressive House Artist in 2008 and 2009. He has won the Juno Awards thrice, bagged DJ Award for Best Electro House DJ in 2008, 2010, and 2011.

He won the International Dance Music Awards thrice and was nominated for Grammy Awards six times.

Deadmau5: Net Worth, Income, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $53 million (as per 2020 data) and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

There was a rumor that this producer had killed a child. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Deadmau5 has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, he weighs 74Kg. In addition, his chest, waist, biceps size are 38-32-13 inches respectively.

His hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

Being a music producer, he has a huge fan following rate. He has been active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has 8.1M followers on his Facebook.

Around 3.72M followers on Twitter, he has around 2.5M followers on Instagram.


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