Generous DJ donated millions to fight world hunger


The full extent of Avicii's generous character has been revealed just one week after his death in Oman, where the DJ gave millions to charities

. Because of his short-topping songs such as Wake Me Up ] and Hey Brother as well as being able to charge up to $ 300,000 for a club gig, the Swedish DJ is meant to have collected a fortune of about £ 60million (more than $ 109million).

But the 28-year-old name, Tim Bergling, gave millions away to charities to help the hunger's relief.

He gave away a million US dollars from his 19-day House for Hunger Tour of the United States in 2012 to Charity Feeding America, New York Post reports.

The following year he gave another million euros to the Swedish aid organization Radiohjälpen.

Avicii said in a 2013 interview: "I discovered when I started making money that I did not really need." [19659003] "When you have so much money you do not need, it is most reasonable, most human and completely obvious, to give people in need."

In 2015, he addressed the issues of trafficking and gang violence when he directed videos to his track For a better day and Pure Grinding .

"All the songs have a story I would tell," Avicii said on time.

Although recognized for a number of singles, he truly became a global success with the song Levels in 2011, which sampled Etta James and hit platinum status in at least ten countries.

Avicii has also worked with a large number of big names outside the EDM (electronic dance music) world, namely Coldplay, Robbie Williams, Rita Ora, Lenny Kravitz and Leona Lewis.

According to Forbes $ 19 million. From a worldwide arena tour in 2015.

The Swedish DJ ended the trip in 2016 afte r life on the road seriously affected his health.

Avicii's health problems began in January 2012 when he spent 11 days at the hospital with acute pancreatitis, allegedly caused by heavy drinking.

"Drinking became routine to me, but it's impossible to quit touring and drinking at the same time because you break," he told the Evening Standard in 2014.

He also combed mental and physical health problems, which were partly due to his heavy drink and friends expressed concern that he exaggerated it.

Earlier this week, Tim's family published an open letter stating that he had taken his own life.

In their letter published Aftonbladet and translated from their original Swedish, they wrote: "Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul who sought answers to existential questions.

" An overpowering perfectionist who traveled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress.

"When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and could do what he loved most – music."

This article was originally shown on New York Post and has been reissued with permission.



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