Steve Aoki will be shelling out the big bucks to be cryogenically frozen (Picture: Getty Images)
Steve Aoki has big plans for the afterlife as he plans on freezing his body so that he can – potentially – come back from the dead.
The world famous DJ has conducted research into advanced technology that has been designed to cryogenically freeze human bodies.
Speaking on the In Depth With Graham Bensinger show, Steve revealed: ‘My passion is in what’s in the future with brain technology.
‘The angle is finding a way to live forever, and that sounds kind of scary and crazy when you say that. … My mum’s 78. I want to see her live to 120. I want to say, “Mum, you have another 50 more years left”, you know?’
Steve, 43, is hoping to use a program developed by the Alcor Life Foundation, which comes with a hefty price tag of $220,000 (£160k). However, it’s a drop in the ocean for the top-earning DJ who is said to be worth around $100million (£73m).
He explained: ‘So Alcor is a facility that deep freezes your body. … If I’m so lucky to die in a hospital situation where they can move my whole body and quickly get my body — my brain most importantly — into this deep Kelvin temperature, and … if there’s technology to actually bring you back, then I could come back.’
The Waste It On Me hitmaker may be optimistic about persevering his body but his family aren’t so convinced. However, Steve’s confident he can convince his mum and sister to get on-board.
He continued: ‘But it’s like the sad thing is, I don’t want to come back and my whole family’s gone. That’s why I’m … asking my whole family, “Let’s at least all do it together”.’
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Steve first revealed his plans to be cryogenically frozen in 2016 when he opened up about the death of his father Rocky, who founded the Benihana restaurant chain.
The DJ told Rolling Stone at the time: ‘He had tubes all in him, but he’d grip my hand tight. He was still there, fighting. His brain was not ready to die.’
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