Known as DJ Casper, he found success during the 1990s after his single "Cha Cha Slide" became a hit for fitness fanatics everywhere at gyms across America.
He grew up in Chicago, where he played with friends' turntables growing up.
He was known for his fun on-stage attire, which usually included an all white outfit.
He never discussed his romantic relationships with the media.
Both he and journalist Finley Dunne were born in Chicago, Illinois.