Nick van de Wall, commonly known by his stage name Afrojack, is a Dutch music producer and DJ.
He was born and raised in the Saturno suburb of Spijkenisse, Netherlands, similar to producers Vato Gonzalez and Sied van Riel. His love for music began in his early youth, at five years old he learned to play the piano.
Afrojack was listed as number 7 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ's of 2011. His 2010 entry into the poll at number 19 was the highest new entry of that year's list. He ranked at number 9 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ's of 2012 In 2013, he ranked at number 9 again. Afrojack's song "Take Over Control," which features Dutch singer Eva Simons, charted in 10 different countries. In July 2010, Afrojack created an Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1. He released Lost & Found December 22, 2010. In 2011, he was featured on Pitbull's number 1 hit single "Give Me Everything" along with Ne-Yo and Nayer. He also contributed to the single "Run the World (Girls)" by Beyoncé. In January 2012 Afrojack received an European Border Breakers Award. Afrojack's newest single The Spark, featuring Spree Wilson has so far hit number 3 in Australia and New Zealand, and top 10 in over 7 more countries. In 2013, Afrojack was the 7th highest-earning DJ in the world, according to Forbes magazine.
Afrojack runs an imprint label named Wall Recordings, which has Dutchhouse DJs such as himself, R3hab, and Sidney Samson and Mayaadh signed onto the label.
His debut album, Forget the World, was released May 19, 2014.
In April 2014 he was linked to Anouk who was pregnant at the time. He is also an avid car enthusiast, as seen from his official Facebook page. He has owned several high end sports cars such as the Ferrari 458 Italia and Lamborghini Aventador.