The last few years have been kind to electro-pop producer Calvin Harris. Forbes estimate the Dumfries producers net worth to be around $46m with the bulk of his estate to have been accumulated by his live performances. With a reported deal to play 70 dates in Las Vegas by a big spending Sin City promotional outfit as well as taking lucrative private gigs such as a £320,000 fee for playing F1 magnate Bernie Ecclestone’s Daughter’s wedding the figure whilst astronomically high probably isn’t very far off the mark in regards to Calvin’s wealth.
As a producer his earnings can’t be too shabby either with a gold certified debut album back in 2007 entitled ‘I Created Disco’ and two top ten singles before releasing global smash ‘We Found Love’ with Rihanna which sold over eight million copies and remains one of the biggest selling singles of all time. Then there is his record breaking third studio album which set the bar for most top 10 hits on a single album which he’s just extended with his new track ‘Thinking About You‘ (featuring Ayah Marar) cracking the UK Top 10 at number nine. After becoming the first UK artists to have 7 top 10’s , he then usurped pop king Michael Jackson by having 8 hits make the top 10 from his hit album ’18 months’ before his latest single further extended his albums stranglehold on the charts. Not too shabby Calvin…
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