Learn all the net worth and earning details of the American songwriter and DJ Willie Perry Jr., aka DJ Casper.
Willie Perry Jr., best known as DJ Casper, is a widely-recognized DJ from Englewood, Chicago. He's quite a reputed DJ in Chicago and has also earned the name 'Mr. C The Slide Man.' His name Casper came from his habit of almost always wearing white clothing on stage.
With the fame he's gained over the years, DJ Casper might have also earned a lot of money during his career. How much net worth does he hold at present? Let's find out.
There are no official sources available on the net worth of Willie Perry Jr., aka DJ Casper. He's been active since the late 1990s, and in his career of over two decades, he made a significant amount of money. So by analyzing his career over the years, a rough estimation of DJ Casper's net worth of $3 million as of now.
DJ Casper holds a net worth of $3 million.
Source: Celeb Mix
DJ Casper began working in the music industry in 1998. His first hit record was 'Casper Slide Pt. 1,' also known as 'Cha Cha Slide.' He created the record for his nephew, who worked as a personal trainer at Bally Total Fitness in 1998.
Soon, DJ Casper's 'Casper Slide Pt. 1' began to grow in popularity as an aerobic exercise in fitness clubs and PE in schools. Seeing how popular the record became, DJ Casper, created a second song in 2000, titled 'Casper Slide Pt. 2.' The record was picked up by Elroy Smith at Chicago's radio station, WGCI-FM.
Again, DJ Casper's record became a hit, as 'Casper Slide Pt. 2' gained widespread popularity in Chicago in 2004. At the time, the city's MOB Records record label became involved as well. So, Casper created a whole compilation album with other Chicago-based artists to promote the dance.
Soon, DJ Casper's record 'Cha Cha Slide' was picked up by Universal Records.
In January 2016, DJ Casper was diagnosed with kidney cancer and neuroendocrine cancer. He had surgery the same month, but it became unsuccessful. After the unsuccessful surgery, he began chemotherapy.
DJ Casper was diagnosed with kidney cancer and neuroendocrine cancer in 2016.
During an interview in July 2018, DJ Casper updated about his health, saying he was in remission. 'Everything right now with the cancer situation is stable and everything,' he told Vanity Fair in the interview. 'It's in remission. So yeah, I've been doing a lot of traveling and everything since then.'
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