Ed Sheeran is a famous English singer and songwriter, who has won the hearts of many with his great singing skills. He won the 2012 Brits awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act of the Year.
- Nationality: Halifax, England
- Date of Birth: February 17, 1991
- Occupation: Singer/Songwriter
- Net Worth: $90 Million
ED Sheeran Biography
Edward Christopher Sheeran was born in Halifax in West Yorkshire, Endland. Sheeran’s parents, John Sheeran(Father) an art curator and lecturer and Imogen Sheeran(Mother) a jewelry maker.
His brother Matthew is also a singer. Sheeran is the cousin of TV presenter Gordon Burns and fellow musician Jethro Sheeran. See Also: Adele Net Worth($255 Million) and Biography.
Sheeran attended Rishworth School, where he learnt how to play the guitar. While at Thomas Mills High School he started to write his song in Framlingham. He is a patron of the Youth Music Theatre UK and of Access to Music, where he studied Artist Development course.
Ed Sheeran has been in relationships with Nicole Scherzinger (2015), Athina Andrelos (2014 – 2015) and Ellie Goulding (2013). Ed Sheeran is currently married to childhood friend and former high school classmate Cherry Seaborn. After dating for almost three years they married privately on 27th Aug 2018.
In London, Sheeran was playing in small venues, producing more of his own music, releasing albums, auditioning and doing collaborations with singers he met along the way. He played in more than 300 shows in 2009 alone.
The big leap was in 2010, and while it wouldn’t be possible without the hard work and everything Ed Sheeran had done so far, social media made the success of the boy happen faster. Ed Sheeran quickly spotted the advantage of social media and he began posting his videos online.
Ed Sheeran started to dream bigger. He knew that if he wanted to see progress, he had to move to America. He arrived in LA without a recording contract or a place to stay. Sheeran began sending out his music to anyone he could reach out to, but received no answers. Until one day, while on the show of a local radio host, he was brought to the stage by Jamie Foxx, who was so impressed that he let Ed Sheeran use his recording studio. Not just that, but he also let him crash at his couch for a few weeks. See Also: Selena Gomez Net Worth($70 Million) and Biography.
Ed Sheeran Albums
Sheeran gained mainstream attention for reaching number 2 in the iTunes chart without any promotion or label, Later that month, Sheeran was signed to Atlantic Records.
Sheeran released “+” on 12 September 2011. The album + debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and sold 1,021,072 copies within six months of release. It became the second best-selling debut album and the ninth biggest-selling album there. The album has been certified platinum six times by the British Phonographic Industry.
On June 23, 2014, Sheeran next album, “x” was released, debuting at No. 1 in the U.S. and U.K. It won Grammy for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance in 2016 for the single “Shape of You”.
In 2016 Sheeran took a deserved break to work on his third studio album, “÷”. He released his the new album on March 3, 2017, which broke Spotify record for first-day album streams with 56.7 million listens in 24 hours.
Ed Sheeran Net Worth
Ed Sheeran is currently the second richest musician under 30 in the UK and Ireland. He has generated more money from concerts, album sales and royalties from streaming companies.
His current net worth stands at $90 million.