Adam Michael Goldstein (born March 30, 1973) is an American club disc jockey better known as DJ AM.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Goldstein was also former member of the rock band, Crazy Town, known for their hit, “Butterfly”. He has also scratched on albums for Papa Roach, Madonna, Will Smith, and Shifty. He has played private events for celebrities like Jim Carrey, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lopez, Ben Stiller, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Kate Hudson.
He has recently collaborated with Travis Barker of blink-182 and +44 in several performances. He is also an owner of the popular club LAX and has a lucrative one-year contract with Las Vegas’ Pure Nightclub (inside Caesar’s Palace) to play at the venue every Friday.
DJ AM is also an avid ‘sneakerhead’ and collects a variety of athletic shoes, the majority of which are by Nike. His collection of over 600 shoes, includes a pair of Nike Air Force 1 shoes that were created specifically for him, with his DJ AM logo appearing on the shoe itself.
After gastric bypass surgery, Goldstein dated socialite and reality TV star Nicole Richie. The engagement was announced in early 2005. On December 7, 2005, both he and Richie called off the engagement.3
After his breakup with Richie, Goldstein dated singer/actress Mandy Moore.4 They broke off the relationship in March 2007.
Goldstein appeared on Punk’d, where his former fiance, Nicole Richie, was the subject of a practical joke.
Goldstein also appeared on the third season of The Simple Life. Both DJ AM and Richie were engaged before the episode ended.
Goldstein appears as himself in the “What About Bob?” episode of Entourage’s third season. He gets the last pair of an exclusive line of shoes (Fukijamas) available, right before Vince (Adrian Grenier) and Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) arrive.
He performed at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards with drummer Travis Barker.