Calvin Harris Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Siblings, Children, Spouse, Instagram, Height, Wiki

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Adam Richard Wiles, a talented DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter from Scotland, has gained recognition for his impressive repertoire of electronic dance music, pop, and dance-pop tracks.

 His immense talent has garnered numerous accolades, including an impressive collection of 11 Grammy Awards, 4 BRIT Awards, and 2 MTV Video Music Awards.

Profile

  • Full Name: Adam Richard Wiles
  • Stage Name: Calvin Harris 
  • Born: January 17, 1984
  • Age: 40 years
  • Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland 
  • Nationality: Scotland 
  • Occupation: DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter
  • Height:1.97M
  • Parents: Pamela Wiles and David Wiles
  • Siblings: Edward Wiles and Sophie Wiles
  • Spouse: Rita Ora, Taylor Swift, and Vicks Hope
  • Children: Unknown
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net worth: $300 million

Early Life and Education

Calvin Harris, a renowned musician and DJ entered this world on January 17, 1984, in the picturesque town of Dumfries, Scotland. Growing up under the loving care of his parents, Pamela Wiles and David Wiles, Calvin shared his childhood with his siblings, Edward Wiles and Sophie Wiles

Despite not pursuing higher education at a college or university, Calvin received his initial education at Calside Primary School and later attended Dumfries High School in Scotland.

Career

In 2007, he released I Created Disco, his debut studio album. It included well-known songs such as “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls.” Two years later, his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart. The leading single from this album, “I’m Not Alone,” was his first song to top the UK Singles Chart.

Since his debut release, Harris has released five more studio albums. These albums include High (2023), Motion (2014), Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (2017), and 18 Months (2012). He has particularly flourished with several tracks, including “We Found Love” with Rihanna, “Summer” with Ellie Goulding, “This Is What You Came For” with Rihanna, and “One Kiss” with Dua Lipa.

Harris’ music has earned him many accolades, such as 18 Brit Awards, a Grammy Award, and an Ivor Novello Award. Additionally, Forbes magazine has recognized him as one of the highest-paid DJs globally.

Awards and nominations

Grammy Awards

  • Best Dance Recording (2014, for “Sweet Nothing”)
  • Best Dance/Electronica Album (2014, for 18 Months)
  • Best Music Video (2013, for “We Found Love”)
  • Brit Awards
  • British Producer of the Year (2013, 2019)
  • British Single of the Year (2019, for “One Kiss”)
  • British Male Solo Artist (2014)
  • MTV Video Music Awards
  • Video of the Year (2012, for “We Found Love”)
  • Best Electronic Dance Music Video (2013, for “Sweet Nothing”)
  • Best Pop Video (2019, for “One Kiss”)
  • Ivor Novello Awards
  • Best Contemporary Song (2013, for “Sweet Nothing”)
  • Billboard Music Awards
  • Top Dance/Electronic Artist (2015, 2016, 2019)
  • Top Dance/Electronic Album (2014, for 18 Months)
  • Top Dance/Electronic Song (2014, for “Sweet Nothing”)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @calvinharris 
  • Twitter: @CalvinHarris
  • Facebook: Calvin Harris
  • YouTube: Calvin Harris
  • TikTok: @calvinharris

Personal Life

Calvin Harris, 40, had a romantic relationship with British singer Rita Ora for about a year, beginning in 2013 and ending in June 2014. Shortly after, in 2014, he began dating American model Aarika Wolf after she appeared in his music video for the song “Blame.” 

However, their relationship didn’t last long, as they broke up in 2015. Later that same year, from March 2015 to June 2016, Harris embarked on a high-profile romance with American singer Taylor Swift. After some time apart, Harris and Wolf reunited in 2017 but unfortunately called it quits again in 2022. Interestingly enough, I am currently married to Vicks Hope.

Discography

Studio albums:

  • I Created Disco (2007)
  • Ready for the Weekend (2009)
  • 18 Months (2012)
  • Motion (2014)
  • Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (2017)
  • Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2 (2022)
  • Mix albums:
  • Calvin Harris Presents: 100% Pure Disco (2008)
  • Extended plays:
  • Napster Live Session (2007)
  • iTunes Live: Berlin Festival (2008)
  • iTunes Live: London Festival ’09 (2009)
  • Normani x Calvin Harris (2018, with Normani)
  • I’m Not Alone 2019 (2019)
  • Love Regenerator 1 (2020, as Love Regenerator)
  • Love Regenerator 2 (2020, as Love Regenerator)
  • Love Regenerator 3 (2020, as Love Regenerator)
  • Singles:
  • “Acceptable in the 80s” (2007)
  • “The Girls” (2007)
  • “I’m Not Alone” (2009)
  • “Ready for the Weekend” (2009)
  • “Flashback” (2009)
  • “You Used to Hold Me” (2010)
  • “Bounce” (2011)
  • “We Found Love” (with Rihanna) (2011)
  • “Sweet Nothing” (with Florence Welch) (2012)
  • “Feel So Close” (2013)
  • “Summer” (with Ellie Goulding) (2014)
  • “Blame” (with John Newman) (2014)
  • “How Deep Is Your Love” (with Disciples) (2015)
  • “This Is What You Came For” (with Rihanna) (2016)
  • “Slide” (with Frank Ocean and Migos) (2017)
  • “One Kiss” (with Dua Lipa) (2018)
  • “Giant” (with Rag’n’Bone Man) (2019)
  • “By Your Side” (with Tom Grennan) (2021)
  • “Potion” (with Dua Lipa and Young Thug) (2022

Net Worth

The immensely talented musician Calvin Harris has amassed an astounding net worth of $300 million. Recognized as the wealthiest DJ on the entire planet, he has achieved this remarkable feat through his triumphant endeavors in music production, DJing, and songwriting. 

His extraordinary talent and relentless dedication have culminated in an illustrious career that has propelled him to unprecedented heights of success and wealth.




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