Andrew Taggart is an American DJ known as half of the famous DJ duo ‘The Chainsmokers’, alongside Alex Pall. The two met and experimented with indie music remixes. He soon joined ‘The Chainsmokers’ as a replacement for Rhett. Andrew was born on December 31, 1989 in Portland, Maine.
The two performed live for the first time as the opening act for the American band ‘Timeflies’ in New York. They made the breakthrough with their single ‘#Selfie’, which peaked at # 1 on the ‘Dance / Electronic Songs’ chart. Their second hit was ‘Roses’, which achieved ‘multiplatinum’ status in the United States. This was followed by the release of their debut EP, ‘Bouquet’.
Their debut studio album, ‘Memories… Do Not Open’, was certified ‘platinum’ and reached # 1 on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart. Their single ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ won the ‘Grammy Award’ for ‘Best Dance Recording’.
ANDREW TAGGART EDUCATION
Taggart attended and graduated from Freeport High School in 2008. He also attended Syracuse University where he studied music business. He did his internship in music management with ‘Interscope Records’.
Andrew became electronic dance music at the age of 15 when he was in Argentina. There, he was introduced to the music of David Guetta and ‘Daft Punk’. He created original tracks and uploaded them to ‘SoundCloud’. He met Alex Pall in 2012 and started making indie music remixes. Her performance impressed Adam Alpert, who directed ‘The Chainsmokers’. Thus, Andrew replaced Rhett Bixler, a former member of the duo. Soon, Alex and Andrew became the faces of ‘The Chainsmokers’.
The duo first performed live as the opening act of the American band ‘Timeflies’ at New York’s ‘Terminal 5’ in 2014. The two made a breakthrough with their single ‘#Selfie’. It became in the top 20 songs on both the US and UK charts. They then signed a deal with Steve Aoki’s’ Dim Mak Records.
Then they released the singles’ Let You Go ‘and’ Kanye ‘, with the bands’ Great Good Fine Ok’ and ‘sirenXX. In 2015 the duo signed an agreement with ‘Disruptor Records’, a joint venture of Adam Alpert and ‘Sony Music Entertainment’. Their second hit was the single ‘Roses’ released in June 2015. The song achieved ‘multi-platinum’ status in the United States and many other countries around the world. They released their debut EP, ‘Bouquet’, in October 2015. It featured the song ‘Roses’, along with other hit songs like ‘Waterbed’, ‘New York City’ and ‘Until You Were Gone’.
In March 2016 they played at the ‘Ultra Music Festival’, where Andrew publicly denounced Donald Trump, who was then a presidential candidate. The duo reached 18th place on the ‘Top 100 DJ’ list compiled by ‘DJ Magazine’ in October 2016.
Their debut studio album, ‘Memories … Do Not Open’, was released in April 2017 and was certified ‘platinum’. It covered 40 cities in North America. The tour also saw the participation of singers Kiiara and Emily Warren.
ANDREW TAGGART AGE
Andrew was born on December 31, 1989 in Portland, Maine, USA.
ANDREW TAGGART FAMILY
Andrew is the son of Laura Girr and Mark Taggart.
ANDREW TAGGART GIRLFRIEND
Andrew was in a live relationship with ‘Instagram’ star Haley Rowe. However, their relationship had a tough time when she gave a hot performance with singer Halsey at the ‘MTV Video Music Awards’. The couple later broke up and began dating model Christine Burke. At the moment it is believed that she is single.
- Height: 1.75 m (5.7 ″)
- Weight: Not available
- Shoe size: Not available
- Body shape : Not available
- Hair Color: Brown
ANDREW TAGGART SIRACUSA
Syracuse was the university where Andrew studied. He revealed that was where the inspiration for the Closer song came from.
ANDREW TAGGART NETWORTH
Andrew an american musician and DJ has an estimated net worth of $ 40 million.
ANDREW TAGGART FAQ
Who is Andrew?
Taggart is an American DJ known to be half of the famous DJ duo ‘The Chainsmokers’
How old is Andrew?
Andrew is 30 years old in 2019. He was born in 1989
How tall is Andrew?
Taggart stands at a height of 1.75 m (5’7 ″)
Is Andrew married?
Taggart is neither married nor engaged.
How much is Andrew worth?
Taggart as a seasoned reporter has an estimated net worth of $ 40 million.
How much does Andrew make?
Where does Andrew live?
West Hollywood, California
Is Andrew alive or dead?
Taggart is still alive and in good health.
Where is Andrew now?
American DJ famous for being half of the famous DJ duo ‘The Chainsmokers’
ANDREW TAGGART CHAINSMOKERS
Andrew is a member of the band Chainsmokers and is the lead singer of the band.