Ed Sheeran is an English singer born in Halifax and raised in Framingham. His full name is Edward Christopher Sheeran, born in February 1991. Therefore, he is 32 years old. His father was a curator and his mother worked in a Manchester art gallery. He began writing songs at the age of 11.
His parents John and Imogen are from London and his grandparents are Irish. The family is a Catholic family. His older brother Matthew works as a composer.
He went to the Academy of contemporary music in Guilford. During his schooling at Rishworth school, he learned to play the guitar. At Thomas Mill’s High school, he started composing songs .he later dropped out of school to join a hip-hop singer.
He purchased and renovated Framingham, his home place, and hoped to raise a family there. Sheeran was in a relationship with Scottish singer, Nina Nesbitt that was 2012. Before breaking up, the girlfriend was the source of Nina. 2014 he was in a relationship with Athina who is the inspiration for Sheeran’s song, Thinking out loud, they later broke up in Feb 2015.
2015, he began a relationship with Cherry Seaborn, a childhood friend, and former school classmate. They got engaged in January 2018 and later married that year.
On 12 August 2020 the couple was expecting their 1st born and on 1st September Sheeran announced that they had their first baby girl.
However on 24 October 2021, Sheeran tested positive for COVID-19, and he was about to release his fifth album.
Ed Sheeran’s musical style can be described as pop and soft rock. During his childhood, his father took him to concerts and would motivate his musical creation. He began his recording in 2004, and his first collection was titled spinning Man. In 2008 he moved to London and was playing in the venue.
He began studying music at the Academy of contemporary in Guilford. He later left the same year without permission to support hip-hop artist just jack.
His fifth studio album topped the charts in most markets in 2021.
The English singer has a net worth of $200 million being the wealthiest and most successful singer in the world today. His annual salary is more than $20 million. In June 2018 and June 2019, he earns $ 110 million, which means he earns 70k per day.
His net worth has grown 200% over the last 5 years. Many of his songs on YouTube have also helped him earn a significant amount of money. Apart from the music industry, he also hosts many concerts and events that help him earn.
He has won plenty of awards, these including a British award for the breakthrough of the year, British Male Solo artists, he has 7 BRIT Awards, 4 Grammy awards, and other trophies.
In total, he has 284 awards and 310 nominations.
- Shape of you
- Thinking out loud
- Bad habits
- I don’t care