Martin Garrix was born in 1996 by the name of Martijn Gerard Garritsen. He’s the number 1 DJ on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list of 2016 and 2017. He was born in Amestelveen, The Netherlands. He decided to become a DJ after seeing Tiësto’s performance at the Olympic Games in Athens stating that his all-time mentor is Calvin Harris. He began releasing singles in 2012 achieving world popularity with his first hit “Animals”. Martin has won several awards such as Dane Music Awards, NRJ DJ Awards, The Buma Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards and several others.