DJ Tiesto Announced That He Is Going To Become A Father Again

DJ Tiesto is preparing to become a parent for the second time. On April 4, the famed DJ revealed on Instagram that he and his wife Annika Backes are expecting their second child. The singer, real name Tijs Michiel Verwest, announced the news with images of himself and Annika at the recent 64th Annual Grammy Awards when the latter flaunted her baby belly on the red carpet. Tijs placed his hand on Annika’s tummy in one photo and kissed her belly in another.

He penned:

Backes posted the same photos on Instagram, revealing that they are expecting a son.

Everything you need to know about DJ Tiesto’s wife.

Annika Backes, who was born on September 7, 1996, is a model best known as the wife of DJ Tiesto. Elite Model Management represents the Colorado native, who frequently travels to different locations for work. She has walked the catwalk at major fashion events such as NYC Fashion Week and has been on the covers of publications such as Luxuriant and Inlove.

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She was spotted in a mall by a talent scout and has named Alexander Wang as her favorite designer. Backes is 25 years old and grew up in Denver, Colorado. Annika and Tijs initially met in 2015 at Catch restaurant in New York City. They got engaged during the Thanksgiving holiday in 2018, and Backes told Vogue:

“We began hanging out for a few months, and when Coachella rolled around, we decided the day before we were going to go together. We spent the weekend, just the two of us, roaming around the festival and having the finest time. We both knew when we didn’t grow weary of one other for a second and even traveled back to New York City and still didn’t want to leave each other.”

The couple married in 2019 and are expecting their first child, Viola Margreet Verwest, in November 2020. The couple initially revealed their daughter by posting images of her on social media in the same month.

All About Dj Tiesto

In a survey conducted by Mix magazine in 2010/2011, the record producer was chosen as the greatest DJ of all time, while DJ Mag readers voted him the best DJ of the previous 20 years in 2013. The 53-year-old founded the label Black Hole Recordings and worked with Ferry Corsten from 1998 to 2000. In My Memory, his debut solo album was released in 2001, and he was named World No. 1 DJ by DJ Magazine in their annual Top 100 DJs readership poll for three years, from 2002 to 2004.

DJ Tiesto

Following the release of his second album, Just Be, he performed live during the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Tiesto’s Club Life, his radio program, debuted on Radio 538, and his third studio album, Elements in Life, was published in April 2007. In October 2009, the Dutchman published his fourth album, Kaleidoscope, and in June 2014, he released his fifth album, A Town Called Paradise. At the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, he also received a Grammy for Best Remixed Recording and Non-Classical for his version of John Legend’s All of Me.

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