Ed Sheeran was born on born 17 February 1991 is an English singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist and record producer. He was born in Halifax,West Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham,Suffolk.He began playing guitar at a young age and soon after started writing his own songs. When he was just a teenager, he moved to London to pursue his music, and his outpouring of creativity added up to several early EPs and hundreds of live shows. Sheeran independently released the extended play, No.5 Collaborations Project, which caught the attention of Elton John and Jamie Foxx.After signing with Asylum Records his debut album +(plus) was recorded on 9 September 2011 and has since been certified seven-times platinum in the UK. The album contains the single “The A Team”, which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.
Sheeran’s popularity abroad began in 2012. In the US, he made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift’s fourth studio album, Red.In late 2013, he performed three sold-out shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden as a headline act.
On 23 June 2014 he released his second studio album x (multiply) , it peaked at number one at the US and the UK chart. Sheeran’s third album ÷ (divide)was released in March 2017.The album debuted at number one in the UK, the US and other major markets.The first two singles from the album, “Shape Of You” and “Castle On The Hill”, were released in January 2017 and broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts. He also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week.
In 2015 x won the Brit Award for Album Of The Year and he received the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year.”Thinking Out Loud ” from the single x won him two Grammy Awards at the 2016 ceremony : Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.The first two singles from the album divide , “Shape Of You ” and “Castel On the Hill”,were released in January 2017 the theme of the latter single is about Sheeran’s upbringing in his home town of Framlingham in Suffolk, with the castle referring to Framlingham Castle. and broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts. He also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week.
It is little wonder why most of Ed Sheeran’s songs seem to be inspired from his own feelings and emotions. Hollywood Life reported that Ed Sheeran had a brief fling with Ellie Goulding in 2013. They were caught holding hands and getting cozy with each other at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. And it seemed Ed Sheeran had moved on from the pair’s romance as he was spotted enjoying a relaxing break with his new girlfriend, Athina Andrelos and broke up after Brit Awards 2015. Only six months after Ed Sheeran split from Athina Andrelos,since then he has been linked to Cherry Seaborn. The two knew each other before becoming romantically involved as they attended Thomas Mills High School together in Suffolk, England. Sheeran says he feels “pretty good” about the possibility of marrying his ‘childhood sweetheart’ and that he “would definitely love kids” in the future.
Ed Sheeran Net Worth $65 million .