Calvin Harris’ net worth 2023: Calvin Harris is a DJ, record producer and songwriter, who has made his mark and accumulated his wealth through his hard work. How much do know about him? Read on as we take you through the biography, family and personal life, salary, earnings, and net worth of Calvin Harris. What’s more, you’ll also learn how Calvin Harris made his fortune.
Who is Calvin Harris and How Much is He Worth?
||Adam Richard Wiles
|Date of Birth
||January 17, 1984
||DJ, Record Producer, Singer and Songwriter
||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
|Country of Origin
|Source of Wealth
Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $350 million. He is famous for his work on Rihanna’s single ‘We Found Love’, which won a Grammy.
Ever since making his debut, Harris has released numerous songs and chart-topping albums. Harris has also worked with many brands over the course of his career. He also owns the record label, Fly Eye Records and also co-owns the music streaming service, Tidal. Harris has also won multiple awards over the course of his career.
Саlvіn Наrrіѕ, (rеаl nаmе, Adаm Rісhаrd Wіlе), wаѕ bоrn оn thе Јаnuаrу 17, 1984 іn Dumfrіеѕ, Ѕсоtlаnd. His father, David Wiles was a biochemist and his mother, Pamela Wiles, was a housewife. Calvin hаѕ аn older ѕіѕtеr, Ѕорhіе, аnd аn elder brоthеr, Еdwаrd.
For his education, Calvin Harris attended Calside Primary School before proceeding to Dumfries High School. He was first attracted to electronic music in his teens and began recording bedroom demos in 1999. After leaving school, he stocked shelves in supermarkets and worked in a local fish processing factory in order to buy DJ gear.
When Harris was 18, he released two songs, “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days”. Both were released as 12-inch club singles. With these singles to his credit, Harris moved from Scotland to London, hoping to learn from the local music scene. one of his songs, “Let Me Know” with vocalist Ayah Marar, was released during his time in London.
With the lack of job opportunities and money, and his music not where he wanted it to be yet, he returned home to Dumfries and began posting homemade solo recordings to his Myspace page. His popularity on the social media website prompted Mark Gillespie, a talent booker for the dance-festival firm Global Gathering who had recently founded his own management firm, to make Harris the company’s first signee.
For his choice of stage name, Harris stated that he thought Calvin Harris sounded a bit more racially ambiguous and would have people confused as to whether he was black or white, and was stuck with the name afterwards.
Harris’s debut album, I Created Disco, was released in June 2007. He started working on the album in 2006 after he moved back from living in London to his hometown of Dumfries. All 14 tracks were written, produced, and performed solely by Harris. The album was certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry and reached number eight on the UK Albums Chart and number 19 on the US Top Electronic Albums.
Harris caught the attention of Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue after his recordings had been passed on to her by another record producer. This led to him co-writing and producing two songs, “Heart Beat Rock” and “In My Arms”, on her 2007 album X, the latter becoming a top 10 single in the UK.
In 2008, Harris collaborated with rapper Dizzee Rascal on his single “Dance wiv Me”, producing the track and singing the hook. The single topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks and was certified platinum by the BPI, selling 600,000 copies.
Harris’s second album, Ready for the Weekend, was released in August 2009 and entered at number one on the UK Albums Chart, being certified gold by the BPI within two months of release. Eleven of the fourteen tracks on the album were sung, produced, and written solely by Harris.
Calvin Harris began to gain prominence and did collaborations with a lot of artists like Florence Welch, Katy Perry, Goldie. In 2011, Harris toured as a support act for the European leg of Barbadian singer Rihanna’s Loud Tour.
In 2020, Harris released two EPs, Love Regenerator 1 and Love Regenerator 2, under his Love Regenerator alias. The third EP Love Regenerator 3 was released on 13 March 2020.
On August 28, 2020, Harris released his new song called, “Over Now” with Canadian singer The Weeknd. On June 4, 2021, Harris released the song “By Your Side” featuring Tom Grennan.
Who is Calvin Harris girlfriend? As of the time of writing, Calvin Harris is dating Aarika Wolf. However, they have been in an on and off relationship since 2014. From March 2015 to June 2016, Harris dated American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.
Social Media Accounts
Calvin Harris has an impressive number of fans on his social media pages where he shares a bit of his personal life and work-related stuff. As of the time of writing, Harris has over 9.7 million Instagram followers. Harris has over 12 million Twitter followers. He also has over 15 million Facebook followers. What’s more, Harris has over 207,000 TikTok Followers.
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Calvin Harris Net Worth, Salary and Earnings 2023
As of October 2023, Calvin Harris has an estimated net worth of $350 million. Harris earns his net worth from his music and DJ career. He also earns money from music tours and sales of music albums.
Harris also makes money from brand promotions, endorsements, and sponsorships. He has worked with numerous brands including Coca-Cola, Kia Motors, Pepsi Max, Sol Republic, Emporio Armani and many more.
With YouTube subscribers of over 18.1 million and over 14.2 billion video views, Harris makes over $3.6 million yearly from the platform. Harris also earns royalties from other music streaming platforms including Spotify, Soundcloud, Apple Music etc.
He is one of the highest-paid DJs in the world. In 2013 and 2014 he earned $46 million and $60 million respectively. He also earned $49 between June 2016 and June 2017. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Harris earned $50 million. He also earned $38 million in 2019.
Calvin Harris’ Real Estate
Harris also has investments in real estate. In 2013, Harris bought a home above the Sunset Strip for $7 million. After spending not less than $1 million in renovation, repairs and carrying costs, he sold the home for $7 million in 2020.
In 2014, he paid $15 million for a home in Beverly Hills. The mansion has 10 bedrooms spread across multiple structures. In 2017, he paid $5 million for a home in Hollywood Hills. Three years later, he sold the home for $5.1 million.
Harris also paid $14 million for a 2.5-acre property in Bel-Air in 2018. He reportedly plans to build an 18,000 square-foot home from scratch on the property.
Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $350 million. He is famous for his work on Rihanna’s single ‘We Found Love’, which won a Grammy. Harris is one of the highest-paid DJs in the world.