Say what you will about Tiesto, but one thing you can't deny is his legacy. He's paid his dues in the dance music scene, starting out in the mid-'90s as a DJ and producer. His rise since then has been humungous, overtaking the worlds of trance and now EDM as a whole, working with major label artists and extending his brand to Heineken, GUESS, and other major players in worlds outside of dance music. He's been ranked as #1 DJ three years straight, and has one of the most hectic touring schedules out of the current crop of EDM DJs on the planet. And he does all of this with a smile on his face.

We imagine there are superfans out there, but what does the regular joe really know about Tiesto outside of his smile and his tracks? Take a trip into Tiesto's career as DAD provides some interesting morsels of information about one of the EDM scene's most lucrative disc jockeys. Here are 10 things you didn't know about Tiesto.