What is Calvin Harris net worth? How much does he earn as a DJ?
|Net Worth||$300 Million|
|Born On||17 January 1984|
Adam Richard Wiles is mostly known by his professional name as a DJ, Calvin Harris. Calvin is one of the most popular disc jockeys, singers, record producers,s and songwriters who belong to Scotland.
Today in 2022 a total of Calvin Harris’s net worth is estimated to be about $300 MIllion which makes him the top one richest DJ in the world.
In 2012, after producing many self-made projects, the third album of the DJ Calvin was released entitled 18 Months.
This was the main album that contained many of the vocalists in a single record label and it helped Calvin to gain more popularity around the world.
As of now, Adam has released a total of 5 albums out of which the third one is a hit. And the famous DJ runs his own record label Fly Eye Records, which was founded in 2010 by Calvin. Also, Check here Lil Boosie and Jay-Z have gained a lot of fame in their career.
Early And Personal Life
Adam Richard Wiles was born on the 17th of January 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland. Adam Richard Wiles is his official name while his professional name is DJ Calvin Harris.
The Father’s name Calvin is David Wiles who is a biochemist by profession while his mother’s name is Pamela Wiles who is just a housewife.
There are two other siblings of Adam out of which one is his elder brother, Edward and the other is his elder sister, Sophie.
If we talk about the educational career of Calvin, he initially attended Calside Primary School and then moved to Dumfries High School.
After quitting high school, his educational career came to an end and Adam started to work in a fish processing factory and other supermarket shelves. All of this is just to buy the DJ gear for himself.
Harris started dating Rita Ora, an English singer, from 2013 to 2014. Afterward, from 2015 to 2016, Harris dated one of the famous songwriters and a singer Taylor Swift who is from the US.
Moreover, Calvin Harris has been involved in a relationship with Aarika Wolf, an American model, since 2014.
Harris also quit smoking and drinking alcohol in 2008 by saying that,” I was not an alcoholic person but the thing is, it is affecting what I’m doing”.
|Official Name||Adam Richard Wiles|
|Professional Name||DJ Calvin Harris|
|Father’s Name||David Wiles|
|Mother’s Name||Pamela Wiles|
|Siblings||2 (Edward and Sophie)|
|Spouse||Not Yet Married|
How Did Calvin Harris Get So Rich?
Calvin was initially attracted to electronic music in his teen years and in this regard, he started recording some demos in his bedroom.
Just at the age of 18, Harris released two of his self-made songs “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days”. Both of the songs were released as 12-inch club singles and another famous label Prima Facie with the title “Stouffer” in 2002.
Onwards, he moved to London to learn more about electronic music. In 2006, Harris signed a contract with EMI Publishing, Sony BMG, and Three Six Zero Group.
In the same year, Calvin released a remix entitled “Rock Steady” whose original one is “All Saints”. The first debut album was released with the name “I Created Disco” in 2007.
After the fame gained from first debut, Harris’ second debut was released in 2009 with the title, ”Ready for the Weekend”. This debut entered the top one position on the UK Albums Chart.
The third and the most admired debut album was released in October 2012 entitled “18 Months”. After this hit, Harris released a single “This Is What You Came For” in April 2016.
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In June of the same year, Calvin released another song in collaboration with Dizzee Rascal entitled “Hype”. 2017 was the year when DJ Calvin Harris released his fourth debut album “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1”
DJ Calvin Harris is the top richest DJ in the world without any doubt. He is currently working on the second volume of his last debut “Funk Wav Bounces”.
One of his debut records got a hit which helped him in gaining fame and wealth. Many more albums to come in the future.
|Annual Salary||$300 Million|
|Earning Source||Professional DJ|
|Annual Salary||$66 Million (2015)
$48 Million (2018)
As of 2022, Calvin Harris’s Net worth as a professional DJ is about $300 Million.