Erick Morillo Net Worth - The Complete Breakdown
Grab all the details you need to know about the net worth of the late American DJ Erick Morillo, who recently passed away on September 1 at the age of 49.
Erick Morillo, American DJ, music producer, and record label owner, best known for his 1993 hit 'I Like to Move It,' recently passed away on September 1. He was 49 years of age. He was found dead at his home in Florida, according to the police, and the cause of death is being examined by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's Office.
Erick Morillo was arrested a month before his demise for the charge of sexual battery on a woman in December. He was scheduled to appear in court on Friday. The Colombia-born DJ has been an influential artist in the music industry for the last 30 years, with which he also earned lost of money from his success. Below, we take a look at his wealth to learn about his net worth and earnings before his passing.
What is Erick Morillo's Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the late music artist Erick Morillo had amassed an estimated net worth of $9 million before he passed away. He made this staggering amount of net worth throughout the earnings from his three decades of work in the music industry as a disc jockey, music producer, and record label owner.
Erick Morillo had amassed an estimated net worth of $9 million throughout his career.
Erick Morillo started his music career by DJing at weddings, music festivals, and local-level events. Later, he also began working at night clubs after he took a studio engineering course at the New York City's Center for the Media Arts. He worked in places like Love Sexy music lounge on Hudson Street in Hoboken. While he was working in a club in nearby Weehawken, Morillo met Latin reggae star El General. The two later worked together in 1991 on the single, "Muevelo,' a mixture of reggae, house music, and a sample of T99's techno single 'Anasthasia.'
Erick Morillo rose to fame after he released his 1993 single 'I Like to Move It,' which became an international hit. The success of the single made him a millionaire and gained him immense popularity. He began to perform regularly across the United States and Europe, and over the years, earned him a great deal of money.
Erick Morillo Was Found Dead at His Florida Home
Erick Morillo was found dead at his home in Florida on September 1, according to the reports made by the police. According to CNN, Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesperson for Miami Beach Police, said that there were no apparent signs of foul play and that the cause of death will be determined by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's Office.
Erick Morillo had purchased a $7.6 million worth house in Los Angeles in 2014.
Erick Morillo had purchased a $7.6 million worth house in Los Angeles in 2014. The home, designed and built-in 1974 by maverick modern architect Harry Gesner, was originally made for lumber industry executive Mike Hyne. The house is spread over a 3700-square-feet area with four bedrooms and four full and two half bathrooms.
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