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Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid DJs for six consecutive years from 2013 to 2018. He is known for his singles “We Found Love”, “This Is What You Came For”, “Summer”, “Feel So Close”, “Outside”, “Feels”, and “One Kiss”. Calvin Harris net worth 2020 is $240 million.
Calvin Harris Early Life
Calvin Harris was born Adam Richard Wiles was born on 17 January 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland.
His English parents, David Wiles, a biochemist, and Pamela Wiles a housewife, married in Oxford before moving to the Dumfries suburb of Georgetown.
He has an elder sister, Sophie, and an elder brother, Edward.
Harris attended Calside Primary School then Dumfries High School, and, after leaving school, he stocked shelves in supermarkets and worked in a local fish processing factory in order to buy DJ gear.
Calvin Harris Career Beginnings
He was first attracted to electronic music in his teens and began recording bedroom demos in 1999. When Harris was 18, he released two songs, “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days”.
Harris moved from Scotland to London when he was 18 after releasing two singles “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days”. While in London, he released one single with vocalist Ayah Marar.
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Harris signed contracts with Three Six Zero Group (management), EMI (publishing), and Sony BMG (recording) in 2006 after he had been discovered on the social networking website Myspace.
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Harris moved back to his home country in Scotland and started working on his own album I Created Disco,. It was released in 2007.
The album contained 14 songs which were written, produced and recorded solely by Harris. It reached number eight on the UK Albums Chart and number 19 on the US Top Electronic Albums.
In all Harris has released five studio albums; namely; I Created Disco, Ready for the Weekend, 18 Months, Motion, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1
Calvin Harris International prominence
In 2011, Harris toured as a support act for the European leg of Barbadian singer Rihanna’s Loud Tour.
Following a stint as the support act on the Australian leg of Rihanna’s tour, Harris produced Rihanna’s songs “We Found Love” and “Where Have You Been”.
“We Found Love” topped the charts in 27 countries worldwide, including the UK where it became Harris’s third UK number one, peaked in the top 10 in 30 countries, and broke many records worldwide
Calvin Harris Net Worth
as of 2020, Calvin Harris net worth is $240 million
Calvin Harris Ventures
Aside music, Harris is also involved in several other ventures
In March 2010, Harris launched his own vanity label, Fly Eye Records.
n early 2012, Harris signed an exclusive DJ residency deal with Wynn Las Vegas which included gigs at three of the luxury resort’s avenues: Encore Beach Club, Surrender and XS Nightclub.
On 30 March 2015, Harris was announced as a co-owner, along with various other music artists, in the music streaming service Tidal.
Forbes began reporting on Harris’s earnings in 2013, calculating that he earned $46 million between May 2012 and May 2013, for his music, tour and his residency in Las Vegas which placed him as the highest-paid DJ of the year.
In 2014, Harris came in at number one on the list again for the second consecutive year with a total of $66 million in annual earnings.
In 2015, Harris topped the highest-paid DJs list for a third consecutive year, having earned $66 million over the previous 12 months.
On The Sunday Times Rich List published in April 2015, Harris was ranked the 30th richest British millionaire in music, with a personal fortune of £70 million ($105 million).
He also became the first British solo artist to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify.
Harris has received twelve Brit Award nominations–winning British Producer of the Year in 2019
He received four Grammy nominations–winning Best Music Video in 2013.
In 2013 he also received the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors, and was named the Top Dance/Electronic Artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.