Calvin Harris Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Calvin Harris Net Worth – Adam Richard Wiles, known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter from Dumfries, Scotland.
He rose to international prominence with the release of his third studio album, 19 Months, in 2012. Topping the UK charts, the album became his first to chart on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States, peaking at number 19.
As of 2019, Calvin Harris’ net worth is estimated to be $220 Million dollars.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Adam Richard Wiles was born on the 17th of January, 1984, in Dumfries, Scotland.
Wiles is the son to biochemist David Wiles and his wife Pamela as their youngest son among three children. As a teenager, he developed an interest in electronic music and began to record bedroom demos in 1999.
Wiles released two songs through the Prima Facie label in 2002. He developed solo recordings at home and posted them on his ‘Myspace’ page.
Career and Achievement:
Calvin Harris signed a contract with Sony BMG, EMI, and Three Six Zero group in 2006. The same year, she generated a remix of the single ‘Rock Steady’.
In 2007, he released his first studio album ‘I Created Disco’. Harris wrote, produced and performed all its 14 tracks. It debuted at #8 on UK Albums Chart and climbed atop UK Dance Albums. British Phonographic Industry (BPI) gave it gold certification on May 23, 2008.
In 2011, Harris released the single ‘Feel So Close’ which was the second single of his third album, ’18 Months’.The song not only marked his return to singing but also his debut solo effort to make it to the US Billboard Hot 100 climbing at #12 apart from debuting at #2 on the UK Singles Chart.
The song ’We Found Love’ became his first effort to reach atop the US chart. It later positioned itself as number 24 on the chart of all-time top hundred songs of Billboard Hot 100. It received gold and platinum certifications including 9× Platinum from the United States and 2× Platinum from United Kingdom (BPI).
He has also worked on tracks for advertising campaigns for the likes of ‘Coca-Cola’ and ‘Kia Motors’ and featured for brands like ‘Pepsi’ and ‘Emporio Armani’. Over the years Harris performed in different charity events.
As of 2019, Calvin Harris’ net worth is $220 Million dollars.