Ed Sheeran Biography: Wife, Daughter, Age, Songs, Height, Net Worth, Albums, Parents, Tickets, Wikipedia, Instagram, Girlfriend
Edward Christopher Sheeran MBE (/rn/; born 17 February 1991) is a renowned singer, actor, and songwriter from England.
He found love for music when he was eleven, having been born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk. Ed Sheeran released the extended play No. 5 Collaborations Project in early 2011. The following year, he signed with Asylum Records.
+ (pronounced “plus”), Ed Sheeran‘s debut album, was released in September 2011 and debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart. It featured his first number-one single, “The A-Team.”
He received the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act in 2012. When his second studio album (pronounced “multiply”) was released in June 2014, it topped charts worldwide. It was named the world’s second best-selling album in 2015.
The same year, he won Album of the Year at the 2015 Brit Awards and the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors’ Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year. “Thinking Out Loud,” a single from the album, earned him Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance in 2016.
Ed Sheeran‘s third studio album (pronounced “divide”) was released in March 2017 and was the best-selling album in the world that year. The album’s first two singles, Shape of You and Castle on the Hill, broke records in several countries by debuting at the top of the charts. He was also the first artist to have two songs debut in the top ten in the United States in the same year.
“Perfect,” his fourth single, reached number one in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom, where it became the Christmas number one in 2017. He was named Global Recording Artist of the Year after being the world’s best-selling artist in 2017.
Ed Sheeran‘s fourth studio album, No.6 Collaborations Project, released in 2019, debuted at number one in the majority of major markets and spawned three UK number one singles, I Don’t Care, Beautiful People, and Take Me Back to London.
In 2021, his fifth studio album, = (pronounced “equals”), topped the charts in most major markets.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Edward Christopher Sheeran MBE|
|Stage Name:||Ed Sheeran|
|Born:||17 February 1991 (age 31 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Halifax, United Kingdom|
|Parents:||John Sheeran, Imogen Sheeran|
|Wife • Spouse:||Cherry Seaborn (m. 2019)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Nina Nesbitt (ex.), Athina Andrelos (ex.), Nicole Scherzinger (ex.), Ellie Goulding (ex.), Anne-Marie (ex.), Barbara Palvin (ex.)|
|Children:||Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||US$200 million|
Early Life & Education
Ed Sheeran‘s hometown’s Framlingham Castle. His 2017 single “Castle on the Hill” is about the castle and his upbringing in Framlingham.
On February 17, 1991, Ed Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. Birchcliffe Road in nearby Hebden Bridge was his early childhood home.
Ed Sheeran‘s father, John Sheeran, was a curator at Bradford’s Cartwright Hall, and his mother, Imogen Sheeran, worked at Manchester City Art Gallery.
He moved from Hebden Bridge to Framlingham in Suffolk with his family in December 1995, where he attended the Independent Brandeston Hall Preparatory School (now Framlingham College Prep School) and then Thomas Mills High School, also in Framlingham.
Ed Sheeran has an older brother, Matthew Sheeran, who is a music composer. John Sheeran and Imogen Sheeran, Ed Sheeran‘s parents, are from London. He says his paternal grandparents are Irish, and his father comes from a “very large” Catholic family.
Imogen Sheeran, his mother, is a culture publicist turned jewelry designer, and John Sheeran, his father, is an art curator and lecturer. From 1990 to 2010, his parents ran Sheeran Lock, an independent art consultancy.
Ed Sheeran began singing in a local church choir when he was four years old, learned to play the guitar when he was eleven, and began writing songs while attending Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham. He was described as a “natural performer” in a 2004 school report, and his classmates voted him “most likely to be famous.”
He was accepted into the National Youth Theatre in London as a teenager. In 2007, he auditioned for Youth Music Theatre UK and was cast in their production of Frankenstein – A New Musical in Plymouth.
He supports Youth Music Theatre UK (now British Youth Music Theatre) and Access to Music, where he studied Artist Development. Ed Sheeran is the second cousin of Gordon Burns, the Northern Irish broadcaster who hosted the British game show The Krypton Factor.
Ed Sheeran released two albums: one titled ‘Ed Sheeran‘ in 2006 and another titled ‘Want Some?‘ in 2007. He relocated to London in 2008. He usually performed in small venues and later collaborated with Leddra Chapman, an English songwriter and musician. He also studied at the prestigious Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, Surrey, England.
In April 2010, he traveled to Los Angeles for a poetry night. Following his performance, Jamie Foxx, a well-known American actor, and comedian, who was impressed by him, invited him to use his recording studio. Ed Sheeran‘s fan base grew gradually, both online and offline. He later self-released two Extended Plays, Ed Sheeran: Live at the Bedford and Songs I wrote with Amy.
In April 2011, he performed his debut single, ‘The A-Team,’ on the TV music show ‘Later… with Jools Holland,’ which was later released as a digital download. It was an instant success, selling over 58,000 copies in the first week. It reached the top ten in several countries, including Australia, Japan, Norway, and New Zealand.
His second single, ‘You Need Me, I Don’t Need You,’ was released in August 2011 and was also a big hit. His third single, ‘Lego Single,’ also performed well, reaching the top five in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. It also made the top 50 in several other countries.
Ed Sheeran rose to international prominence following his album ‘+‘ (plus) on September 12, 2011. It was number one in several countries. Within six months, it had sold 1,021,072 copies in the United Kingdom alone. It also made the top five in several countries. His incredible performance wowed Taylor Swift, who later collaborated with him on the single ‘Everything Has Changed.’
On June 23, 2014, he released his second album, ‘x‘ (multiply). It included tracks produced by Rick Rubin, a well-known American record producer, and professional rapper Benny Blanco. It reached number one not only on the UK Albums Chart but also on the US Billboard 200.
In December 2016, he announced the release of his third album.
In 2012, Ed Sheeran dated Nina Nesbitt, a Scottish singer and songwriter. Nina and Photograph were two of his songs about her.
He began dating Athina Andrelos after their breakup in 2014. He began dating his high school friend Cherry Seaborn after splitting up in February 2015.
He recently purchased and renovated a farm in Suffolk, England. He stated that he intends to raise his family there.
Ed Sheeran later got married to his heartthrob, Cherry Seaborn, in 2019. Their union is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.
He has been in relationships with Nicole Scherzinger (2015), Athina Andrelos (2014-2015), Ellie Goulding (2013), Barbara Palvin (2015), and Anne-Marie.
Ed Sheeran is a US$200 million net worth English singer and songwriter. He is one of the world’s wealthiest and most successful singers.
Ed Sheeran can easily earn US$70–US$100 million in a year when he is touring. For example, he earned US$65 million from various endeavors between June 2019 and 2020.
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