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Alok Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Alok Achkar Peres Petrillo
Place Of Birth
Goiânia, Brazil
Age
32 years old
Birth Date
August 26 1991

Alok Facts

Child Star?
no
Occupation
DJ, Record Producer
Education & Qualifications
Current Partner
Romana Novais
Parents
Ekanta Jake Peres, Juarez Petrillo

About Alok

Alok Achkar Peres Petrillo is South America's biggest EDM star.

Alok is a well-known record producer whose songs are popular all over the world. He has done remixes for many artists, including 'Physical' by Dua Lipa, which was released in 2020.

Alok comes from a family that understands melody and music. He has followed in the footsteps of his parents, Ekanta and Swarup, in his career choice. They were the ones that started the electronic music festival held in Bahia, Brazil. His name 'Alok' means 'light' in Sanskrit and his parents decided upon this name when they traveled to India and met the spiritual guru Osho.

Alok began his career in music at the young age of ten and is now one of the most popular and recognized DJs in the world.

Alok Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Alok’s net worth?

The net worth of this Brazilian musician is estimated to be about $1.5 million.

How much does Alok earn per year?

The amount that Alok earns in a year has not been confirmed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Alok?

This Brazilian DJ is 5 ft 10 in (180 cm) in height.

How old is Alok?

Born in August 1991, Alok is 31 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Alok was born in Brazil on August 26, 1991 to Ekanta and Swarup. His nationality is Brazilian, and his parents are of Italian, Lebanese, and Portuguese origin. His parents are also DJs and are known for the electronic music festival that is held in Bahia. Bhaskar Petrillo is his non-identical twin brother, and they both began their career in music at the young age of 12.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Alok’s partner?

This Brazilian record producer married Romana Novais, an Instagram influencer, in 2019. They have two children, a son, Ravi, and a daughter named Raika. Romana Novais has a degree in medicine and is currently pursuing a career as an influencer.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Alok started playing music with his brother when he was 10 years old. They used to play the drums and attend studio rehearsals of his father's band. The brothers learned to create remixes and produce music using editing software used by the band members and family friends who were DJs. They also learned to play the guitar and keyboard.

Alok became one of the top Brazilian DJs at the age of 19. In 2006, he set up his record label, which was known as UP Club Records. In 2015, he worked with fellow DJ Diego Miranda on the hit tune, 'Feels Good'.

In 2016, 'Me and You ', a song by this DJ, was a part of 'XOXO', a Netflix film. The song he is most recognized for is 'Hear Me Now'. DJ Mag listed this song as one of the best DJ songs in the world in 2019.

In August 2016, his compilation album 'Colcci: Party All The Time' was released. Some of his singles as a lead artist are 'Superstition', 'Winter Sunset', 'Big Jet Plane', and more.

Some of his remixes are The Rolling Stones' song, 'Living In A Ghost Town' and 'Astronaut In The Ocean' by Masked Wolf. From 2002 to 2006, he produced three albums and many singles.

Charity Work

Alok has founded the Alok Institute, an organization that works for human and environmental development. He has donated $5.2 million to this institute that helps women and young people. He has also helped to build schools and hospitals in Mozambique.

What awards has Alok won?

In 2019, Alok won the International Dance Music Awards for the song 'Piece of Your Heart' in the Best Remix category. He also won the Prêmio Jovem Brasileiro for the Best DJ in the same year. In 2014 and 2015, he won the House Mag award for the Best DJ in Brazil. In 2016, he was ranked among the top 25 DJs in the world by DJ Magazine.

Alok’s Hobbies And Interests

The Brazilian musician was interested in music from a young age. In addition to that, he is also a sports enthusiast.

Other Interesting Alok Facts And Trivia

  • Alok is very active on most social media platforms, including YouTube. He also posts pictures of himself and his family quite frequently on Instagram.
  • The 'Garena Free Fire' not only features one of DJ Alok's songs, 'Vale Vale', but also has him as a character. He is said to be one of the most popular characters.

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