Armand Van Helden


Birthday February 16, 1970

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Boston, MA

Age 53 years old

#89833 Most Popular


Known for his electronic speed garage remixes of songs by such bands and artists as Daft Punk and Enrique Iglesias, this Massachusetts-born disc jockey melded elements of rap, soul, and funk in his popular recordings.

Before Fame

He purchased his first drum machine at the age of thirteen and became a professional DJ in his mid-teens. He released his first recordings, mixes of "Stay On My Mind" and "Move It to the Left," in the early 1990s.


His remix of Tara McDonald's "My My My" rose to #1 on United Kingdom dance music charts.

Family Life

Born in Boston, Massachusetts to a Lebanese-French mother and a United States Air Force officer father of Dutch-Indonesian heritage, he spent his childhood in numerous countries, including Italy, Latvia, Turkey, and the Netherlands.

Associated With

He created an extremely popular remix of Tori Amos' "Professional Widow."