Deadmau5 reportedly battles with depression, Isolation, and drug Addiction with rumors of him using cocaine. After nearly four years of marriage, the renowned producer and his wife Kelly “Grill” Zimmerman formally announced an amicable split.
In 2007, Deadmau5 founded his own record label, Mau5trap. Deadmau5’s instrumental version of “Sofi Needs a Ladder” was featured in the film The Hangover Part II.
Deadmau5 is currently one of the highest-paid electronic music producers in the world, and is a masked music artist similar to Marshmello and Daft Punk.
Deadmau5’s breakthrough, Random Album Title, was released in 2008 and was certified gold in Canada, and silver in the United Kingdom.
Deadmau5 became the only Canadian to have three number-one tracks on Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. He is also the sixth Canadian to top that chart.
Deadmau5 was part of the lineup for the 22nd Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April 2023. In 2012, Deadmau5 released singles “The Veldt” and “Professional Griefers” (featuring Gerard Way) to commercial success.