Scottish superstar DJ Calvin Harris reveals he 'died 'in 2014 before doctors restarted his heart

Calvin Harris has revealed he 'died' in 2014 before doctors restarted his heart and saved his life.

The Dumfries-born superstar DJ, real name Adam Wiles, explained how his heart stopped and he had to be resuscitated by doctors as he shared his brush with death on Twitter.

In 2014, Harris was already one of the world’s biggest DJs, thanks to worldwide dance anthems including We Found Love and Summer.

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He pulled out of a scheduled appearance at the 2014 MTV European Music Awards at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, citing heart problems for his absence.

Calvin Harris is one of the biggest DJs in the world.Calvin Harris is one of the biggest DJs in the world.
Calvin Harris is one of the biggest DJs in the world.

The Grammy and Ivor Novello winner had been diagnosed with arrhythmia, a heart rhythm problem which affects two million people in the UK.

The diagnosis led him to quit cigarettes and alcohol, with Harris later admitting it made a “noticeable difference” to his lifestyle.

Going into detail about his health issues for the first time, the 36-year-old told his Twitter followers: "Interesting year for me 2014, started with me knocking myself off number 1 in the UK and ended with my heart getting restarted in the ER...this sort of stuff happened in between."

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