Calvin Harris Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Relationship.
Calvin Harris Net Worth 2020 – Adam Richard Wiles, renowned as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer considered contemporarily as one of the most successful musicians in British popular culture.
His journey into music started during his teens when he got drawn towards electronic music and started recording bedroom demos. Starting with his first studio album ‘I Created Disco’ that debuted at #8 on the UK Albums Chart, he succeeded in creating magic with music in the years to come, producing several hit and chartbusting albums and singles.
Calvin Harris Net Worth
Calvin Harris, is a Scottish singer-songwriter, record producer and DJ who has a net worth of $220 million.
Calvin Harris was born Adam Richard Wiles on January 17, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland, to biochemist David Wiles and his wife Pamela as their youngest son among three children.
He grew up in Dumfries with older brother, Edward, and older sister, Sophie, and studied at the ‘Dumfries High School’. As a teenager he developed interest in electronic music and began to record bedroom demos in 1999.
He went on to release two songs through the Prima Facie label in 2002. After a short and unsuccessful stint in London, he returned to Dumfries and developed solo recordings at home and posted them on his ‘Myspace’ page.
Gradually, he garnered attention in Myspace and got noticed by talent booker, Mark Gillespie, who signed Harris with his own newly founded company.
He recorded demos in his bedroom as a teenager. He released a pair of songs “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days” under the name Stouffer in 2002.
He was discovered on Myspace and he signed with EMI and Sony BMG. His first album I Created Disco was released in 2007. The album went certified Gold and contained the singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”.
His second album Ready for the Weekend was released in 2009. It contained the UK #1 hit “I’m Not Alone” as well as the singles “Ready for the Weekend”, “Flashback”, and “You Used to Hold Me”.
His third album 18 Months was released in 2012. It contained the singles “Feel So Close”, “Bounce”, “Let’s Go”, “We’ll Be Coming Back”, “Sweet Nothing”, “Drinking from the Bottle”, “I Need Your Love”, and “Thinking About You” which all reached the Top 10 in the UK.
The album helped him surpass Michael Jackson for most top ten hits on one studio album on the UK Singles Chart. Harris grossed an estimated $46 million in 2013 and was the highest paid DJ. In 2014 he reportedly grossed over $60 million dollars.
His single “Summer” was released in March 2014 and will be part of his upcoming album. Harris has won a Grammy Award and two MTV Video Music Awards.
Harris has named Jamiroquai and Fatboy Slim as his primary influences, and he’s also racked up an impressive list of endorsement deals, signing sponsorship and advertising contracts with companies like Apple, (the cover of his album I Created Disco was used in an ad for the iPod nano in 2008), Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Sol Republic, and more.
From April 2013 to June 2014, he dated British singer and actress, Rita Ora, and later from March 2015 to June 2016, he dated American singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift.