Calvin Harris is an artist, producer, Singer and a DJ. Calvin is an Grammy award winning DJ. He stands as the figurehead of pop and modern dance music.
Listed by Forbes magazine as the world’s top- earning DJ for the third consecutive year. His record-breaking career includes being the first British solo artist to reach one billion streams and having the most number one hits from a studio album.
- Nationality: Dumfries, Scotland
- Date of Birth: January 17, 1984
- Occupation: Singer/ DJ
- Net Worth: $60 Million
Calvin Harris Biography
Adams Richard Wiles was born on January 17, 1984, in Dumfries, Scotland. His father David Wiles was a biochemist while is mom Pamela Wiles, was a full time housewife.
Harris is the youngest among three children, Edward the older brother and older sister Sophie. See Also: Harry Stlyes Net Worth ($55 Million) and Biography.
He attended Dumfries High School.
He dated Rita Ora an British singer, songwriter and actress From May 2013 to May 2014. The two dated for a year and even produced a hit single together “I Will Never Let You Down”.
American model Aarika Wolf and Calvin Harris dated for seven months in 2015. Due to Harris flings with Taylor Swift the couple broke up in February.
In March 2018, they got back together. Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift an American singer-songwriter dated from March 2015 to May 2016. They broke up on June 2, 2016.
Calvin Harris Career Path
At age 21, he started to make massive impression with his music and with the songs “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days”, which was released under the name Stouffer. Harris was discovered via an online website MySpace, by record producer Tommie Sunshine who headed the Xylophone Jones Recordings label. The young electronic artist also signed his first professional contract with them.
In 2007, Harris released his first album “I Created Disco” which became popular in the UK. Calvin Harris sophomore album “Ready for the Weekend” was just as popular as his first album, featuring the single “I’m Not Alone”. See Also: Ed Sheeran Net Wort ($90 Million) and Biography.
In 2012, he released his third album “18 Months”. Most songs in the album were co-written with other musicians such as Ne-Yo, Florence Welch, Rihanna, Nicky Romero.
A year later, Harris became the first exclusive resident DJ at Hakkasan nightclub in Las Vegas. Where he is still working. Calvin Harris released the fourth studio album “Motion”, in 2014 the first single, titled “Summer” . The music topped charts in England and Ireland.
His fifth studio album “Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1” was released on June 30, 2017. The album featured Kate Perry, Big Sean, Snoop Dogg, Young Thug and others.
Calvin Harris has endorsed for giant companies like Coca Cola, Kia Motors, Pepsi and Emporio Armani. Each endorsement deal will cost about $1 million or more. See Also: Bruno Mars Net Worth ($120 Million) and Biography.
Calvin Harris Net Worth
Calvin Harris like every other musician, his major source of income comes album sales, sold out concerts, royalties from streaming companies and endorsements deals.
He is also a co-owner in the music streaming service Tidal with 3% equity alongside Kanye West, Beyonce Nicki Minaj and Rihanna.
His net worth as at now is $60 million and with a possibility to increase by 10% in the next five years.