Calvin Harris Net Worth, Money and More
NET WORTH: $46 MILLION
PROFESSION/CAREER: DJ, SINGER, SONG WRITER, RECORD PRODUCER
Calvin Harris is a very common name among the EDM fans. He is not only the #1 DJ but is the fourth richest celebrity under 30. In a very short span of time, he has made a huge name for himself. He has become one of the top pop artist and a much respected record producer. He has produced his own vocals and collaborated with singers as varied as Ellie Goulding, Nicky Romero, etc. His ability to create fine music with whoever he works has made him one of the most wanted DJ’s.
LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN
Adam Richard Wiles aka Calvin Harris was born on 17th January, 1984. This handsome Scottish hunk has set the stage on fire since then. He was attracted to electronic music during his teens. And spent his free time recording demos in his bedroom. The blue eyed muscleman is known for his songs that touch peoples’ heart. Moreover, his songs generally revolve around love and emotions. He finally caught his first break at the age of 21, when two of his songs were released at a club. After that, there was no turning back. As of now, he has confined himself to the music industry only. Harris, made chart history in April 2013 by becoming the first artist to attain eight top ten hits from one studio album, overtaking the previous record set by Michael Jackson. Calvin has also contributed to various tracks by Kesha, Katy Perry, JLS and so many more. Despite being one of the top DJ’s, he is one of the most humble man known to people. During his interview with Forbes he said, “The rise of dance music has been astronomical in the last three years. I happened to be in the right place at the right time.”
Calvin Harris has a net worth of $46 Million. In the year 2013, he earned $200,000 by just performing shows. His collaborations with singers like Rihanna, Florence Machine and Ellie Goulding has made him millions. Thus, making him the highest paid DJ in the world. His album 18 months, released on 26th October, 2012 had sold 34,734 copies in one week. By August 2013, it had sold 650,000 copies only in UK. The former stock boy has become a worldwide dance and pop music star. His show Vegas itself made him $300,000 richer. He has booked over 70 shows in the past two years where he charged $200,000 per night.
2012: $10 Million
2013: $46 Million
Calvin Harris also collaborated with Pepsi to write a song “Lets Go”, to feature as the official soundtrack of the 2012 Pepsi. He has also participated in a commercial for HTC One X.
FLY EYE RECORDS
Calvin Harris is the proud owner of the Fly Eye Records. His goal for his record label is to produce the most exciting club music. His record label has released super hit songs like “The Key”, “Switch”, “Starlight”, and many more. He signed artists like Nicky Romero, R3hab, Eva Shaw, etc. to his record label. Calvin aims to bring out new talent. The first signing to Fly Eye Records was Mr Blink who was best known for his support slots at Calvins showing the anonymous DJ regularly performs in disguise.
Calvin Harris, spent $7 million on a Hollywood Hills home. The house, at 4000 square feet, comprises of four bedrooms, seven baths, a pool with an extensive views of Los Angeles, and a home theatre, built in fire lounge and so much more. One can only imagine the parties taking place in such a beautiful house with the amazing view. It is rumored that Calvin payed the millions upfront and only took out a mortgage for $4.9 Million.
When you are the highest paid DJ in the world, you can afford to buy cool stuff. Calvin owns a two door sports car known as McLaren 12, it runs on M838T twin-twin turbo 3.8 liter V8 engine. It can go 0-60 miles per hour in a 3.1 seconds, and has a top speed of 207 miles per hour. The car uses a brake steer system similar to that of a Formula 1 car, and costs approximately $240,000.
HAPPY EVER AFTER?
The 50 shades of Grey actress, Rita Ora, called it quits with Calvin Harris after being in a relationship for 9 months. Due to their busy schedule, the couple was unable to find time for each other. The couple had initially started dating each other in May 2013 and were envied by everyone because of their lovey-dovey-ness. However, at the 56th Grammy, Calvin Harris was spotted with his ex-girlfriend Rita Ora at the red carpet.
Calvin Harris is one of the collaborators for a new dance album act by Tiesto. The sales will be going forward to help people fight AIDS. He has also teamed up with Rihanna and Deadmau5 for charity concerts. He along with Kasabian and La Roux performed at a gig for Warchild Charity.
“To throw a shoe at a man in Dundee is the equivalent of a kiss on the cheek and an embrace in London. Dundee is a very different place; they have their own rules.”