He is not only known for his popular collaboration on the Que Que track with Maluca, but Dillon Francis has also made a name for himself in the distinctive moombahton music genre. The electronic musician made an entry into the industry in 2010 and has been working hard to prove his significance over the years. Moombahton and Moombahcore music are his genres of choice and the musician has not been found wanting in any way as far as these genres are concerned.
He has taken on several performances at notable festivals like Coachella, Camp Bisco, Electric Daisy Carnival, and many others. He is also a DJ and a producer widely recognized around the world; as such, it would be interesting to find out more about the musician. Here is everything you need to know.
Dillon Francis – Biography & Age
Dillon Francis was born on October 5, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. The musician’s father, Robert Drew Francis, is an American, his mother is Serbian-Croatian. Dillon Francis was brought up in a reserved family and was shielded from the outside world. His parents didn’t allow him to mix up with other kids in the neighborhood and also strictly regulated his viewing of television programmes. This reflected in his dealings with people, as according to him, he didn’t know any swear words until he was 15. But in all this, he was always inclined to the artistic side of life.
He attended the Los Angeles High School for Arts and studied painting and printmaking. After high school, he proceeded to Santa Monica College. However, he later dropped out of school. Francis’ music career was the next venture that followed.
In 2010, Dillon Francis came in contact with producer Diplo after which he collaborated on Que Que. The song made him quite popular and Dillon Francis was only encouraged to do more. He further rose to fame when his song Masta Blasta was edited to moombahton standard by Dutch musician Muchi; it was indeed an exciting time for the musician. Francis’ EP Swashbuckler was also released in 2010 and brought the singer to the public eye.
In 2012, he released another EP Something, Something Awesome, which ranked number one on the Beatport release chart. It was quite an achievement for the musician as he became the first moombahton artist to reach that feat.
Dillon gained more prominence in 2013 after being mentioned as an ‘artist to watch’ by MTV. That same year, he was to release his debut album but unfortunately, could not as a result of some restraining factors. In October that same year, he made it to number 73 in the DJ Mag Top 100 poll.
Dillon Francis finally released his debut album Money Sucks, Friends Rule in 2014 and also embarked on tours to promote it. Other singles followed immediately and Francis was fast becoming a more popular musician. While at this, he also spread his tentacles to other areas of entertainment. Francis, in 2018, released a comedy series Like and Subscribe on Amazon video. That same year he also released his second album Wut Wut. Indeed, it has been an interesting journey for the musician.
His Net Worth
As a musician and producer Francis has made a lot of money in the course of his career. According to several sources, his net worth is estimated at a whopping $9 million. This figure is said to be on the constant rise as the artist works at a very fast rate collaborating and working with numerous artists. He has sold out numerous shows and is still selling out more, and all these add to his enviable and ever-growing financial status.
Personal Life – Girlfriend & Dating
Unlike most of his counterparts, Dillon Francis does not have many stories to tell when it comes to his dating life. Several questions have been raised regarding his relationship status but Francis is the type that keeps his personal life private. He rarely discloses anything about his dating life and this has only led to more digging and sniffing by the media.
There is no denying that Dillon Francis has got the right body that suits his showbiz career. With his height of 5ft 11in (1.8m), you wouldn’t need to strain your neck to get a glimpse of the Dillon Francis on stage or in real life. He also weighs a proportional 78kg.