Calvin Harris Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Calvin Harris|
|Real Name:||Adam Richard Wiles|
|Birth Date:||17 January 1984|
|Birth Place:||Dumfries, Scotland|
|Profession:||DJ, Singer, Songwriter|
|Years active:||2002 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
Calvin Harris is a singer, DJ, songwriter and record producer from Scotland. He is considered as one of the most famed and successful musicians in British popular culture. His journey into a career in music started in his days as a teenager when he got attached to electronic and dance music, and started recording bedroom demos. Starting with his first album ‘I Created Disco’ Calvin succeeded in creating magic using his music in the years to come, unleashing several hit and chart busting singles and albums. His third album ‘18 Months’ brought him fame internationally, and his song with Rihanna titled ‘We Found Love’ reached the UK Singles top ten Chart marking his 18 Months album the first of its kind to produce 9 top 10 singles, surpassing record of Michael Jackson. Calvin Harris net worth comes from the sales of his music and also from his performance in concerts. He is one of the most popular, wealthiest, and successful DJ’s in the world, and has worked with many big artists in the music industry.
Calvin Harris’ Early Life
Calvin Harris was born in Dumfries, Scotland on 17 January 1984. Named Adam Richard Wiles, he is the youngest of three children of David and Pamela Wiles.
Adam grew up with his older sister Sophie, and older brother Edward, in Dumfries where he attended the Dumfries High School.
As a teenager he picked interest in electronic music and started recording bedroom demos in 1999. He joined Prima Facie label in 2002 and released his first two songs. After an unsuccessful stint in London, the young singer moved back to his hometown in Dumfries where he started developing solo recordings which he posted on his page on the social network platform MySpace. Gradually, he got the attention of a small audience on Myspace and was noticed by a talent booker named Mark Gillespie, who then signed Harris to his own newly founded company.
Calvin Harris’ Career
After signing a record deal with EMI and Sony BMG, Calvin released a debut album “I Created Disco” in 2007. This album found it’s way to the 8th position of the UK Albums Chart and generated two tracks that stayed on the UK Singles Top 10 Chart for more than 15 weeks. Soon after the success of his first album, Calvin collaborated with Dizzee Rascal, Kylie Minogue, and Roisin Murphy. He came up with a second album in 2009 titled “Ready For The Weekend”. This album topped the UK Albums Chart, and contained hit songs like “Flashback”, “Ready for the Weekend”, “I’m Not Alone,” among others, and also received a gold certification from the BPI.
Calvin Harris released another album “18 Months” in 2012. It was this album that pushed him to international prominence. It top several album charts in many countries and made history as the first album to produce 9 top 10 singles. Some of the songs contained in this album are “We Found Love”, “Feel So Close”, Bounce”, and several others.
Calvin Harris has released two more albums to date making it a total of 5. He has some stake in Tidal music streaming service, and has appeared on TV as an actor in the 2015 film “Entourage”.
Calvin Harris’ Albums
Five in total, including —
- I Created Disco (2007)
- Ready for the Weekend (2009)
- 18 Months (2012)
- Motion (2014)
- Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (2017)
Awards & Achievements
The DJ has won a total of 26 awards from 52 nominations. His award winnings include 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 iHeartRadio Music Awards, 1 Grammy Award, 2 American Music Awards, and a host of others.
Personal Life & Relationships
The world-renowned British DJ has had his time in relationships with a number of notable celebrities. He dated British singer Rita Ora, and moved on to American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift afterwards. He has reportedly dated Ellie Goulding, Tinashe, Anne Vyalitsyna, among others.
He has been in a relationship with Aarika Wolf for some time now. In 2018, the duo got into a car crash when they reportedly drove into another car.
Calvin became a teetotaller when he was 24 years old even though he was never an alcoholic.
Age & Physical Features
Being born in 1984, Calvin Harris is currently 36 years old. He is tall at a height of 197cm, complimented with a weight of 93kg.
Calvin Harris Net Worth
The Brit has earned a massive income throughout his career. For most of his time in the music business his earnings have come in multimillion figures. The compilation of some of his earnings has been provided below.
Salary & Earnings
Calvin makes around $50 million per year according to data obtainable on celebritynetworth. According to Forbes, he finished 2014 as one of the highest-paid DJs, earning over $66 million in that year alone. His major source of income is concerts and tours which he is constantly on.
Calvin Harris is also a popular face on the internet. He has acquired a huge following on social media platforms. On instagram alone, he has over 10 million followers which also account for some of his wealth as he gets paid per sponsored post made on the platform. His YouTube channel carries more than 12 million subscribers, and generates thousands of dollars for the musician through advertisements. Calvin Harris net worth is also boosted by his investments in Tidal and Fly Eye Records. He is a brand ambassador and has endorsed brands like Pepsi, Kia Motors, and Emperio Armani.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Lifestyle,
Calvin lives pretty lavishly courtesy of his wealth. He owns several houses in different parts of the world worth millions. He owns a $13.8 million mansion in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California. He owns another California property which he bought from fellow DJ Steve Angello for around $5 million. He is also the owner of a $7 million worth property situated in the border of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.
Asides owning several mansions, the Scottish singer also spends his cash on expensive holiday trips and costly cars including a Range Rover expected to cost around $90,000.
Calvin Harris is $200 million rich as of today. He is a famous British icon and his fans are anticipating the 2020 releases from him.