DJ Silk
DJ Silk
Celebrated Name: Steve Silk
Real Name/Full Name: Steve W Hurley
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 9 November 1962
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Nationality: American
Height: 5.8 meters
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is DJ Silk Gay?: No
Profession: Dj
Salary: $500k
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dj silk, whose real name is Silk Hurley. He is also known as JM silk. He is a famous American club Dj and also, a pioneer of house music producer, and also a songwriter.

He is also famous for being a nominee of four-time Grammy awards, one being as a remixer of the year and the other non-classical. He is also an entrepreneur who owns restaurants. He also owns a music production company. He is also known well as a director of music.

Maybe you know about Dj Silk very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Dj Silk’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

DJ Silk was born on 9 November 1962 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. He was brought up in a humble background where life was not simple. He is the firstborn of the five siblings, but their names are unknown.

He grew up with a passion for music, and he had a desire that one day he would pursue music Dj. He was bullied in school, which really affected his performance and his esteem; too, at one time, he was even racially abused because of his color.

His teachers would mistreat him, and this caused him many problems in school. He later studied engineering at Robert Lindblom Math and Science academy school in Chicago. He was later enrolled in Junior College, but he later dropped out in 1981 and concentrated on his full career.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 9 November 1962, Dj Silk is 61 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 5.8 meters tall, and weight is 78 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Dj Silk is one of the famous people, and he is a quiet man who is very secretive when it comes to his life; he doesn’t give the media a lot of his personal details.

However, he had controversy when Dj and house of music Farley Keith had stunned the Chicago community when he hit the top 10 of the UK singles chart, and Dj Silk claimed the was a blatant and stole one of his productions, and the two stopped speaking to each other.

Much about his past relationship is unknown; he has kept it private, but as far as sexual orientation is concerned, Silk is not gay. He is said to be dating sometime back, but the relationship didn’t work. The information about whether he is married or not is not available. About his kids is also not yet known that he has kept his life private and away from media.


Dj silk gained fame in-universe after hosting a Saturday night Live dance party on WBMX in his hometown Chicago in the middle of the 1980s. With his style of mixing is different from the usual radio or clubhouse, and since his style f mix used to incorporate not only beatmatching but also other modified techniques that can only be done by Hip-Hop Dj.

He also released some songs under the stage name ‘Silk Hurley. Together with vocalist Keith Manually and many other hits on the Billboard Dance Club Songs. Silk’s song “ Jack Your Body” was also among the hit in the UK Singles Chart and rose to number one for just two weeks in January and February of 1987.

Hurley is also well known for being a prominent remixer, reworking tracks for Madona, Michael Jackson, Black Box, Janet Jackson, CeCe Peniston New order. He was among the nominee of the Grammy award in Grammy Award in 1988 and 1999 and also the nominee of the best remix recording, En vogue, non-classical, in both years 2002 and 2003.

His remixes also are in The Tom Joyner Show, which happens to be hosted every Thursday morning during the last half of the second hour.

Awards & Achievements

Dj Silk has not won many awards as of now, but he has achieved much and has won many awrds he has also been nominated several times, some of his nominations include.

  • Nominated in Grammy Award as a remixer of the year, Non-Classical 1998 and 1999.
  • Best Remixed recording Non, classical in 2002 and 2003.

AS time pass, he can still make it in winning more and evening achieving more.

Net Worth & Salary of Dj Silk in 2024

DJ Silk Net Worth
DJ Silk Net Worth

As of April 2024, The approximated Net worth of Dj Silk is around $5 million. He has a monthly salary of $500k. He has attained this wealth through his career, and the primary source of his income is a Dj.

He has also won several adverts in his career. And this has increased his wealth so well. He is also an entrepreneur, and this has brought a large amount of money which has boosted his wealth growth. He has also won much wealth. He is also a singer and a songwriter, and this has his wealth also.

Dj Silk has won a lot, and he has been a role model to many. He faced a lot in life, many obstacles, but he didn’t give up. He is a role model to may that persistence breaks limitations.


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