DJ, Record producer, and entertainment attorney Julius O’Riordan (born October 26, 1966), best known by his stage name Judge Jules, hails from the United Kingdom. Known for his DJing, music creation, and well-liked radio program that became a worldwide success. In 1995, DJ Mag named him the finest DJ in the world.
In North London, O’Riordan attended Highgate Wood Secondary School, a public school, and University College School, an independent boys’ school in Hampstead. He then attended the London School of Economics (LSE), where he received a law degree. Due to his area of study, O’Riordan began organizing informal gatherings where he served as the DJ and became known as “Judge Jules.”
Judge Julian’s Net Worth
DJ and producer of dance music from the UK, Judge Jules, has a $42 million fortune. Judge Jules became wealthy through producing and DJing club music. On Radio 1, he also hosts a well-liked radio show. He has experience in journalism as well. Judge Jules, who was born Julius O’Riordan on October 26, 1966, in London, England, has established himself as a leading figure in the house music and DJ cultures.
DJ work and radio programs
In 1987, O’Riordan started working as a professional DJ. He revolutionized the music world as a very young, but unquestionably incredibly brilliant, DJ at the renowned Club Valentino venue in Colchester, North Essex, pulling capacity attendance, with his innovative interpretation of beat.
The then-pirate radio station Kiss promptly hired him. In October 1997, he launched his radio program on Radio 1. When he originally started, Danny Rampling’s show would air on Saturday nights between 17:00 and 19:00. performed on “Naughty But Nice” Fridays at the Hereford Crystal Rooms.
DJ remained a resident for a long time. Seb Fontaine’s show was shifted to between 19:00 and 21:00 on Saturday nights after his departure from the station on July 31, 2004, ahead of Tim Westwood. The show was heavily marketed as “The Weekend Warm-Up” or “The UK’s Saturday Warmup.” It remained in this time slot until September 2007.
He played a wide variety of music during those years, from mainstream to underground, and everything in between. The Cut-Up Boys took over the show’s opening part with a five- to ten-minute mix that had many dance music and a cappella tracks playing simultaneously. The second hour included trance music, with the remainder of the first hour usually devoted to house music, though the music would change if the show were broadcast outside of the studio.
The program was shifted to Saturdays from 1:00 to 3:00 in September 2007. His show was no longer live; it was instead pre-recorded due to his Friday night DJ commitments. Every Friday night starting in September 2008, the program was moved forward by two hours to 23:00 to 01:00. The reason for the change was Dave Pearce’s departure; his Dance Anthems program was transferred to BBC Radio 6 Music.
Due to Radio 1’s online internet links and the Sirius Satellite Radio network in the United States and Canada, his show acquired a large audience from all over the world. He was a pioneer for commercial current dance music and launched several well-known trance tunes and acts in the UK through the radio show. Numerous people email him their unpublished music. He received between 250 and 300 promos per week while his show was being produced, according to his own website. Independent production company Somethin’ Else created his Radio 1 show.
O’Riordan additionally served as a stand-in broadcaster for the Essential Mix, anchoring the Benga mix in 2008. He hosted his final Radio 1 program on March 30, 2012.
Additionally, he hosts the worldwide syndicated radio program “The Global Warm Up” (also produced by Somethin’ Else), which is available as a podcast and is broadcast throughout the US, Russia, Europe (including RTÉ 2fm), the Middle East, and other countries. The Global Warm Up has aired 792 episodes as of May 2019.
O’Riordan and Darren Tate’s band, Angelic, which featured vocals from O’Riordan’s wife, was formed. “It’s My Turn” in 2000 and “Can’t Keep Me Silent” in 2001 were both hits for them. She made another appearance on the O’Riordan-penned song “Without Love” in 2005.
The Maelstrom Records label eventually published this song in 2007 along with remixes. Additionally, this label has distributed two albums by O’Riordan, “Proven Worldwide” (2006) and “Bring The Noise” (2009). He has frequently worked with Paul Masterson in other places as Hi-Gate. Judge Jules – Essential Big Room House, an original Loopmasters sample bundle, was published by O’Riordan in August 2017.
O’Riordan released “The Attack” and “Give Me A Reason” in 2012 after signing with Paul Van Dyk’s label VANDIT Records. O’Riordan enjoys watching football. He remixed the official anthem of the Premier League in 2005 and is an Arsenal FC fan.
In 2019, O’Riordan continues to tour extensively as a DJ in addition to his full-time profession as an entertainment lawyer. He performs at prestigious events like Luminosity Beach Festival, Creamfields, and Dreamstate USA, as well as recognized venues like Zero Gravity Dubai and Ministry of Sound.