Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is a multiple award-winning Scottish DJ and songwriter known for releasing a string of hit songs, including Feel So Close, Summer, Under Control and I Need Your Love. Throughout his massively successful career, Harris has worked with numerous artists including Big Sean, Rihanna, Ellie Goulding, Pharrell Williams and Katy Perry. Having appeared on multiple times at the number one position of the Forbes’s list of the world’s highest paid DJs, Harris is considered one of the most successful DJs of all time.

Calvin Harris

DJ Calvin Harris performing live at the Rock in Rio Madrid III in 2012. Source: Wikimedia. Author: Carlos Delgado.

Calvin Harris’ Personal Life

Calvin Harris was born on January 17, 1984 to David and Pamela Wiles in Dumfries, Scotland. He grew up with two older siblings called Edward and Sophie.

In April 2013, Calvin began dating singer Rita Ora. Their relationship ended in June 2014. He also dated American singer Taylor Swift from March 2015 to June 2016.

Interesting Facts about Calvin Harris

  • In 2015, Harris was placed at the 30th position on the Sunday Times Rich List of the millionaires with an estimated personal wealth of $105 million.
  • He is a teetotaler. Since the age of 24, Harris gave up drinking alcohol.
  • Prior to gaining stardom, Harris did a number of odd jobs, including stacking shelves in a number of local supermarkets. He also once worked in a fish processing factory.

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