Loris Ashton, popular as Bassnectar is a famous American DJ and music producer. He is best known for his 2004 released album “Diverse Systems of Throb” and 2001 released mixtape “Freakbeat for the Beatfreaks”. Loris has introduced electronic mixes in the hip-hop culture, which influenced many rising rappers. As of 2021, Bassnectar net worth is summed up to be around $20 million.
|Full Name||Lorin Ashton|
|Birth Date||February 16, 1978|
|Birth Place||Santa Cruz, California, U. S.|
|Profession||DJ, Record Producer|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Bassnectar was born Lorin Ashton on the 16th of February, 1978, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. He has spent most of his childhood days growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bassnectar has not shared enough information about his parents.
He was more interested in visual arts earlier. At 10 years of age, he created movies from his father’s camera. He became fascinated with music after he was presented a hand drum by his uncle. Bassnectar also became interested in music after listening to African and Latin music.
Bassnectar Net Worth & Career
As Bassnecter grew mature, he got attracted to metal rock songs. At just 16 years of age, he became a member of the death metal band, Pale Existence. With the band, he involved himself in promoting the shows, assisting concertgoers, promoting shows, and buying records.
Bassnectar later joined the University of California, where he learned about electronic music. After completing his study on electronic music production, he learned to DJ. During the 1990s, he started creating his own music. He later joined the deathgrind band, Exhumed, where he performed as a bass player.
Soon after some time, he started working as DJ, mostly in house parties based in San Francisco Bay Area. He even performed at the music festival, Burning Man. Bassnectar used to get deeply involved as DJ in a music festival. He has even played 7 sets a night in the festival event.
He came with the stage name, Bassnecater in 2002. Before that, he was famous as DJ Lorin. In 2013, he participated in America’s Best DJ Competition, which was organized by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times Magazine. He succeeded to spread his charm at the competition and finished in fourth place.
Bassnectar has released few albums to date. His first album, Motions of Mutation, was released in 2003. Likewise, he released his second album Diverse Systems of Throb in 2004. The second album earned him wide appreciation from music lovers. His most recent album, All Colors was released on June 26, 2020.
To date, he has performed at various music festivals, which include Electric Daisy Carnival, Bonnaroo, Coachella, Camp Bisco, Electric Forest Festival, and Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. However, on July 3, 2020, he announced that he would not be performing music anymore after he was alleged with sexual misconduct.
Bassnectar Personal Life
The 43 years old DJ, Bassnectar is believed to be single. He has not shared any information about his past love affairs. Since few days in April 2021, he has been in the news for getting accused by two girls, Rachel and Alexis.
He was accused of paying the two young girls around $1,600 for having sex and maintaining privacy on that matter. He was further accused by one of the girls, as he requested her to send him sexually explicit photographs.
Bassnectar Net Worth
Starting 2021, Bassnectar has accumulated a total net worth of $20 million. According to sources, he is getting a salary of $2,500,000 as a DJ. In 2019, he earned a lot of money from hosting a music festival in Mexico.
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