Who am I?

Woman’s Day (NZ) - - Puzzles -

I was born Adam Wiles in Scot­land in 1986. Dad was a sci­en­tist, and Mum looked af­ter me, my older brother and sis­ter. By my early teens, I started record­ing songs on a com­puter in my bed­room. Leav­ing school at 16, I worked in a fish fac­tory to earn money to buy DJ equip­ment. When I was 18, two of my songs were re­leased by a small record la­bel, which en­cour­aged me to move to Lon­don. But within three years, I was back liv­ing with my par­ents and work­ing in a lo­cal su­per­mar­ket. How­ever, I con­tin­ued to post my songs on­line and was of­fered a record­ing deal with EMI, re­leas­ing my first al­bum, ICreat­edDisco, in 2007. The record was a hit and the fol­low­ing year, I scored my first UK num­ber one, a col­lab­o­ra­tion with rap­per Dizzee Ras­cal. My sec­ond al­bum, Ready­forthe Week­end, was re­leased in 2009 and shot to the top of the charts. Since then, I’ve made and pro­duced a string of hit records, work­ing with megas­tars in­clud­ing Ri­hanna and Phar­rell Williams. In the process, I’ve be­come the high­est-paid DJ in the world, and dated celebs in­clud­ing Rita Ora and Tay­lor Swift. Who am I? SO­LU­TION NEXT WEEK

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