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Dimitri 'Vegas' Thivaios Poster

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Born in Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium

Mini Bio (1)

Electronic music lovers and fans all over the world know Dimitri "Vegas" Thivaios as half of the monolithic brotherly duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike and as ambassador of the worldwide phenomenon, Tomorrowland.

The brothers are superstars in the electronic music scene that earned the adoration of crowds around the globe. Clocking up more than 30 million fans on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Youtube, and hundreds of millions of YouTube views of their immersive, over-the-top live performances and music video's. Their yearly solo-concerts sell out 85.000 tickets in less than 40 minutes, a feat only U2, Madonna, Beyoncé, and Michael Jackson can also claim. Collecting more Gold and Platinum records than they can count, they've also won the hearts of icons across genres, collaborating with heavyweight hitters like David Guetta, Wiz Khalifa, Daddy Yankee, Snoop Dogg, Martin Garrix, Diplo, Swedish House Mafia, Steve Aoki, Afrojack and Fatboy Slim to Ne-Yo, Lil Jon, Natti Natasha, Kiiara, Era Estrefi & Paris Hilton... and remixing superstars like Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Major Lazer and many more. They even teamed up with legendary Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer to deliver a part of the soundtrack of the latest Disney "Pirates Of The Caribbean" blockbuster - Salazar's Revenge.

After a strong rise in the scene for many years, the duo hit another spotlight moment in 2015 when they were crowned DJ Mag's No. 1 DJs in the world and their monumental "The Hum" short, featuring Jean Claude Van Damme and Charlie Sheen, which has been viewed almost 100 million times, scaled new heights. Additional success kept rolling in, including Billboard Dance #1 Hits "Higher Place" featuring Ne-Yo and "Complicated" with David Guetta and "Hey Baby" ft. Diplo, for which the music video offered the brothers another chance to flex creative storytelling muscles with a self-written and directed comic book style adventure. In 2019, their controversial single "Best Friend's Ass" with Paris Hilton united a stellar cast, including Kim Kardashian in one of the craziest music videos of the year - written by Dimitri Vegas himself and their upcoming single 'Instagram' with Daddy Yankee, David Guetta & Natti Natasha is ready to start attacking charts worldwide and break new records for the brothers.

Currently touring the world and jumping between Los Angeles and the sunny island of Ibiza as home-bases, the Greek-Born and Belgian raised actor fluently speaks six languages, and represented by CAA, Dimitri is balancing a budding acting career to his already 24/7 filled schedule. He started out by making some remarkable television cameos on European tv-programming, played himself in the 2015 Belgian comedy Safety First: The Movie, and recently starred in the European blockbuster "Gangsta" by 'Bad Boys 3' Directors Adil El Arbi & Billal Fallah as well as Jean-Claude Van Damme's gritty French action movie 'Lukas'. After revealing upcoming roles in Sylvester Stallone's Rambo V: Last Blood , the cyber-crime movie "Shill", and the zombie flick 'Rise of The Living Dead', a lot more exciting acting parts are to be announced in the near future. He has also fallen in love with voice acting after Disney offered a role on the Belgian version of their blockbuster 'Big Hero 6' and did the voice of Spider-Man in Sony's Oscar winning 'Into The Spider-Verse' animated movie.

Hungry for the chance to tell his own stories, he's teamed with Mike to write their own experiences into a Hollywood tv-series , and developing a cutting edge animated series together with the renowned Shadow Machine studios. Dimitri is strongly committed to his new foray, moving in & out from Ibiza to LA to focus on upcoming shoots and if you can count on anything, count on Dimitri to work hard and dream big.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Carmen Baragaño

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