The evolution of Calvin Harris: How he became the fittest man on the planet
He is honestly not the same person anymore
Cast your mind back to 2007. You're on the playground with your Blackberry Curve, and your best friend has just Bluetooth'd you Calvin_Harris_TheGirls.mp3. Now, return to the here and now. You're watching The Brits 2019 and on comes Dua Lipa, performing One Kiss with Calvin Harris. Excuse me what?! Tell me HOW those two songs are from the same person. And the guy that is behind them both has had the best glo-up known to man. The Calvin Harris transformation literally denies all science, he proves ANYONE can become fit.
Here is the full evolution of Calvin Harris, a timeline of him going from greasy mop head, Topman-esque 2000s boy, to a finely chiselled, model good looking wife-me-up-right-now-I'm-done man.
Calvin Harris transformation (2007 – 2019)
Meet Calvin Harris. He looks straight from a year nine house party. You know his parents have gone away for the weekend and he's invited everyone over for a huge sesh with WKD Blue and shutter glasses. He's just released The Girls, which will never not be one of the best songs he's done.
Ok in 2008 Calvin Harris is 24, but still looks distinctly like he's a 15-year-old that's still in their emo phase?
In 2009 Calvin released You Used To Hold Me, another gift that British music didn't know it needed til it had it. Another house party banger, ideal for raising a Barcadi Breezer to with your 16 year old pals. Surprisingly in this music video, he's already showing signs of the God he was going to turn into. He's rocking a club promoter hair cut already, he was defo well ahead of his time.
The year of I'm Not Alone. But also the year someone really should of told him not to leave the house in those glasses. What were you thinking, Calvin?
2011 was a landmark year. The year Calvin Harris would create Rihanna's biggest song to date, We Found Love. Yes, We Found Love was EIGHT WHOLE YEARS AGO. I'm just as shocked as you. He's hanging around with Rihanna now, he must be getting fit. Even though he still looks a bit wedding DJ, we're getting there.
2012 is the year everyone had their glo-up, right? Calvin Harris was no different, 2012 was really the year he began to shape up. He released hits like Bounce, Drinking From The Bottle, We'll Be Coming Back, Feel So Close, I Need Your Love with Ellie Goulding, and Sweet Nothing – what a year.
That's it established, it all began in 2012. The Calvin Harris transformation is well underway. Wow, I need a rest.
He's blonde now, he's winning awards, he's GLOWING. He started winning awards such as Best Video for We Found Love in 2013, and tbh it really shows. Success really is everything.
2013 Calvin Harris is a feeling.
— Waleed Nazhan (@wahad98) February 20, 2019
He's wearing suits all the time because of all the awards he keeps getting nominated for and he's at festivals on huge stages with lasers and crowds singing his songs back at him, it's all doing wonders.
He's also dating Rita Ora now, which is an obvious fit celebrity coupling.
— ASCAP (@ASCAP) January 18, 2018
He's back with a new album, Motion. And new music means a new look. Oh my God, enter tanned, trimmed, god-like Calvin Harris in the music video for Summer.
2015 was the year Calvin Harris collaborated with supermodel Gigi Hadid for the video of How Deep is Your Love ft Disciples. What a time this was.
2015 was another milestone year, because he's on to famous girlfriend number two, Taylor Swift. Remember those two dated?! They were a power couple at the time.
He's also modelling now, obviously. Underwear shoots with Emporio Armani are a walk in the park for someone as good looking as Calvin Harris. The Calvin Harris transformation has well and truly happened now.
He's released This Is What You Came For with Rihanna, every single song he touches turns to gold. And he is one of the best looking people on earth.
He's rugged but chiselled, AND grown facial hair.
He's been around for ten years now, and wow. Just wow.
I'm sorry but I REFUSE to believe that this is the same man from 10 years ago?! HE LOOKS SO DIFFERENT.
He's basically achieved global domination.
Wow, that was a lot.