Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Pop Singer

Edward Christopher Sheeran MBE is an English singer-songwriter. Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, he began writing songs around the age of eleven. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project.

Full Name
Edward Christopher Sheeran
Feb 17, 1991
5′ 8″
Net Worth


Edward Christopher Sheeran was born on February 17, 1991 in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. He is the son of John and Imogen Sheeran; he has one older brother named Matthew. His parents had a range of music genres playing in their home and raised him with an appreciation for different types of music. As a child, Sheeran learned to play guitar and started writing songs at age 14.

At the age of 16, Sheeran dropped out of school to pursue a career in music. He moved to London where he performed gigs in small pubs around Camden Town before being discovered by Jamie Foxx’s management team. In 2011, Sheeran released his first album "+" which included his hit single “The A Team." The song earned him two BRIT Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act as well as Grammy nominations for Song of the Year and Best New Artist.

In 2014, Sheeran released his second album "X" which featured singles like “Thinking Out Loud," “Photograph," and “Sing." The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was certified 4× Platinum by the BPI (British Phonographic Industry). In 2017, Sheeran released his third album "÷" which included hits like “Shape Of You," “Castle On The Hill," and “Perfect." It became the fastest selling album by a male solo artist in UK chart history and won Album Of The Year at both the 2018 Brit Awards and 2018 Ivor Novello Awards. 

Sheeran has also written chart-topping singles for other artists including Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" and Taylor Swift's "Everything Has Changed." He has collaborated with many other popular musicians such as Rita Ora, Eminem, Skrillex, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Bruno Mars, Chance The Rapper and more. Throughout his career thus far he has sold over 150 million records worldwide making him one of the most successful singers of all time.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1991</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Ed Sheeran is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 17, 1991, Ed Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Writing Music</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Sheeran begins writing music and performing at local venues in Suffolk at the age of 13.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First EP is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first EP, titled 'The Orange Room', which featured three original songs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his debut album + (Plus) which debuted at #1 on the UK Albums chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Two Grammy Awards</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins two Grammy awards for Best New Artist and Best Pop Solo Performance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Divide is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his third studio album Divide, which went on to become one of the best selling albums of all time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">No. 6 Collaborations Project is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his fourth studio album, No. 6 Collaborations Project, featuring collaborations with major artists such as Justin Bieber and Cardi B.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ed Sheeran is a great musician. He has a unique style of songwriting that is both heartfelt and catchy. He also writes songs with meaningful lyrics, which often touch on topics like love, loss, friendship and family.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Voice</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ed Sheeran has an incredible voice that can be both powerful and soothing. It’s the perfect combination for his acoustic guitar ballads and upbeat pop tunes. His vocal range allows him to move effortlessly between genres.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Personality</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ed Sheeran is known for having a great sense of humor and being incredibly down to earth. He’s also very generous and loves giving back to his fans by hosting meet and greets, playing small shows and donating proceeds from his concerts to charity.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Ed Sheeran's First Song Was About His Grandfather</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed Sheeran’s first song ever written was “The A Team”, which was a tribute to his grandfather who passed away. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> He Has Performed with Taylor Swift and Elton John</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed has performed with some of the biggest stars in music, including Taylor Swift and Elton John.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He Wrote Music for The Hobbit</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed Sheeran wrote the end credits song “I See Fire” for The Hobbit movie soundtrack.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He Used to Busk on the Streets of London</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before he became a superstar, Ed used to busk on the streets of London and make money from people passing by.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> He Can Play Every Instrument on His Albums</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ed Sheeran is an incredibly talented musician and can play every instrument featured on his albums.</p></div>


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