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Heartthrob DJ Calvin Harris is finally off the market after popping the question to stunning BBC Radio 1 DJ Vick Hope.
The dance music pin-up, 38, has had a string of high profile romances with Rita Ora, Taylor Swift and model Aarika Wolf, but is set to wed Vick, 32, after popping the question underneath a tree at his Ibiza farm, Terra Masia, a few weeks ago.
The pair set tongues wagging when they made their first public outing together at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show yesterday, with Vick showing off her diamond sparkler.
6ft 4in Calvin, who has a reported £240million fortune, has modelled in his underwear for Emporio Armani and regularly posts snaps of his toned physique, leading his future wife to hail him an ‘Adonis’.
But the Dumfries-born Grammy-winner has now always been so chiselled, as throwback photos from early in his career show.
Wedding bells! Calvin Harris and Vick Hope made their first public appearance together at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as it emerged the DJ had proposed at his farm in Ibiza
Geeky start: Back in 2007, when he released his debut album I Created Disco, Calvin – whose real name is Adam Wiles – was a pale and scruffy brunette who favoured a battered leather jacket, hooded tops and loose jeans
A-list flames: Calvin made headlines with his relationship to songstress Rita Ora, who described the DJ as her ‘first love’. Pictured, the couple at the Brit Awards in February 2014
Former girlfriend: Taylor Swift dated Harris for 15 months until their split in 2016. She stepped out with Tom Hiddleston shortly afterwards. Pictured, Swift and Harris in May 2015
Rekindled romance: Most recently, Harris split from model Aarika Wolf after a four-year relationship. The pair first began dating in 2014 after meeting on the set of Calvin’s music video for his track Blame. Pictured, the couple at an event in London in February 2019
Back in 2007, when he released his debut album I Created Disco, Calvin – whose real name is Adam Wiles – was a pale and scruffy brunette who favoured a battered leather jacket, hooded tops and loose jeans.
Indeed his looks were enough to stop Vick from going on a date with him when he first asked her out more than a decade ago.
‘He looked how he used to look, I was shallow, I was 19, and I said “no”,’ she revealed in 2018. ‘It turns out Calvin Harris was going to turn into an Adonis.’
The transformation started around 2012 when Calvin had his eyes opened to the benefits of healthy eating after moving to LA.
‘The food is fantastic over here. You can eat healthily, there’s a lot more healthy options than in the UK — that’s a fact,’ he said at the time.
It was around this time that he ditched the hair dye and began to embrace his height, which had been a source of embarrassment growing up.
‘It was hard being the tallest person in class,’ he said in 2009. ‘Especially when you are a teenager. You want to keep your head down. I did anyway.
‘When you are a spotty awkward teenager, you don’t want people to look at you. It’s a self-conscious thing. Everyone looks at you because you are extra gangly. It’s only in the last five years that I have come to terms with the fact that I am a big tall b******.’
Starting out: Calvin Harris rocked an ill-fitting t-shirt and bejwelled glasses for this 2007 shot
Groovy, baby! Harris opted for clashing prints and a 1970s-inspired background for this psychedelic shoot which is a world apart from his pared back aesthetic today
They’re back! Harris brought out his questionable shades for an outing to the BRITs in 2009
Baby steps: In 2009, Harris wore a red zip-up jacket to the Capital Radio Summertime Ball. His fashion sense was sharper in 2011 (right), although he was still rocking his dyed black hair
Turning a corner: This 2012 photo gives a glimpse of the heartthrob DJ the world now knows. He ditched the dye and embraced healthy eating after moving to Los Angeles
The makeover was enough to attract some of the most glamorous women in showbiz.
Rita Ora described the DJ as her ‘first love’, while Taylor Swift said they had a ‘magical’ 15-month relationship.
Both romances ended with a sour note when Harris spoke out against his exes on Twitter.
He was rumoured to be linked to Ellie Goulding, music star Tinashe and Ex On The Beach star Megan Rees.
Most recently he split from model Aarika Wolf after a four-year relationship. The pair first began dating in 2014 after meeting on the set of Calvin’s music video for his track Blame.
They enjoyed a seven-month romance, before splitting the following year, shortly before Calvin went public with Taylor.
Famous girlfriend: Calvin Harris and then girlfriend Rita Ora step out for a party in 2013
Looking sharp: Calvin offered two takes on a classic all-black look at 2014 red carpet events
Dashing: By the time he joined Taylor Swift at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Calvin had discovered the power of good tailoring and added definition to his face with a trimmed beard
Rumoured flame: Dapper Calvin at the GQ Awards with pop star Ellie Goulding. Despite reports the pair were involved, Ellie insists they’ve always been just good friends
Aarika and Calvin rekindled their relationship in 2018 but stayed largely out of the spotlight, although they were occasionally spotted on supermarket runs and made the odd red carpet appearance.
Yesterday he made his first public outing with former Strictly Come Dancing star Vick, whom he first pursued while starting out in the industry a decade ago.
She revealed in 2018 that Calvin had asked her out when she was 19 but turned him down because of his looks.
‘He looked how he used to look, I was shallow, I was 19, and I said “no” and I went off with either Scouting for Girls, or The Wombats, I don’t which, I thought they were going to be bigger but no, it turns out Calvin Harris was going to turn into an Adonis,’ she admitted.
Red carpet moment: Calvin looked sharp in a blue suit as he rubbed shoulders with Hollywood royalty at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in February 2017
On-again, off-again: Calvin was most recently linked to model Aarika Wolf. The pair recently split after four years together but were first linked in the mid-2010s (pictured in 2015)
The pair recently reconnected and had only been dating a few months before Calvin popped the question.
The fledgling romance was kept largely under wraps, although there were subtle Instagram clues.
Calvin has liked every one of Vick’s Instagram pictures since January, when she posted sizzling bikini snaps on holiday in Mexico.
In April, Vick shared a photo of a tree at Calvin’s 138-acre farm, Terra Masia. Calvin had previously posted the same tree, where he later proposed to Vick, on his own Instagram account.
Vick also teased an image of the couple on the beach in Ibiza by posting a picture of her feet alongside a man’s foot believed to be Calvin’s.
Whirlwind romance: Calvin Harris is engaged to Vick Hope after proposing to the Radio 1 DJ at his farm in Ibiza. The new couple made their first public appearance at Chelsea Flower Show on Monday
Secret trip: Former Strictly star Vick flew out to see Calvin’s 138-acre farm in Ibiza last month (pictured in January)
Tactile: Calvin and Vick looked close attending the Chelsea Flower Show together on Monday
Secret signs of romance: How Calvin and Vick shared subtle hints of their romance on Instagram
Vick is also regularly teased by Radio 1 co-host Jordan North, 32, about her closeness with Harris, although he’s stopped short of suggesting they’re romantically linked.
However the pair are now set to wed in an Ibiza wedding after making their first outing as a couple at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Reps for Calvin Harris and Vick Hope have been contacted for comment.
A source told MailOnline: ‘Calvin and Vick’s relationship has moved quickly but they’re smitten with each other.
‘They could not be happier and are already planning their wedding, which is set to take place in Ibiza, where they grew close during Vick’s secret visits to the White Isle.
‘After keeping their relationship private, they decided to go public at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, they want everyone to now know their happy news.’
A source added to The Sun: ‘Vick has been telling people they are going to get married in Ibiza. It’s a really special place for them both now and where they want to spend their lives together.
‘Vick’s mum is helping her to plan the wedding and they’re already putting together mood boards and plans.
‘It was a shock for some people because it happened so quickly but it is obvious how happy they make each other.’