Who is Ed Sheeran and what is net worth of him? Who knew that a child born on 17 February 1991 would become one of the most loved singer-songwriter of the 21st century. Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire was his birthplace and was raised in Framlingham, Suffolk. He was named Edward Christopher Sheeran and now populary known as Ed Sheeran. Right from his early childhood he was into music. It was like, music talked to him. At a very young age he learnt to play guitar and also used to sing in church choir at the age of four.
While he was still at school he launched his two albums. At the age of eleven his father took him to Damien Rice show held in Ireland. Sheeran says that he was inspired by Eminem, The Beatles, Nizlopi and Dylan. He also began to write songs too while he was still schooling at Thomas Mills High School. After attending various concerts and music shows, and launching his first music albums Ed Sheeran only ascended towards success and stardom, he never turned back after that.
His personal life has been interesting. His father belonged to a catholic family while his brother Matthew also writes songs. His father John is an artist and lecturer while his mother Imogen is a well known jewellery designer. It seems the whole family is blessed with artistic skills.
During the earlier days of his career, Sheeran dated Nina Nesbitt. She was also in his music album ‘Drunk’ in 2012. His songs ‘Photograph’ and ‘Nina’ were subjected to Nina. Also interestingly, Nina’s album ‘Peroxide’ was subjected to Ed Sheeran. Later in 2014, he dated Athina Andrelos. His song ‘Thinking Out Loud’ was inspired by her. In September 2015, he started dating Cherry Seaborn, who was also his high school friend, and they continue dating till date.
Education: Sheeran did his high schooling from Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham. In 2009, when he was 18 he under graduated from Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, Surrey. The University Campus Suffolk (UCS) in Ipswich has awarded him a honorary doctorate degree for his “outstanding contribution to music”.
Ed Sheeran Net Worth
The net worth of Ed Sheeran is estimated $72 million. He was also ranked on number 27 in highest earning celebrities in the world. All his hard work and dedication seemed to have paid off. He released ‘No. 5 Collaborations Project’ which was his independent play in 2011. Which impressed Elton John and Jamie Foxx and caught their attention . This album became a huge hit all over United Kingdom.
The two songs from the album became particularly popular which were, ‘The A Team’ and ‘Lego House’. The song, ‘The A Team’ was also a Grammy Award nominee for the best song.The song, ‘The A Team’ was also a Grammy Award nominee for the best song. In 2011, total 900,000 copies of his songs were sold which collected around $1,000,000.
This young and super rich singer is known to be owning several luxurious cars. He bought his first car Mini Cooper , though he didn’t know to drive it well at that time. He also has bought many mansions and has gifted one to his parents, which is known to be a very well furnished luxurious house.
As proposed by the documents filed at the companies House, it says that Ed Sheeran, also called as Flame haired singer, had earned more than $2.3 million from his business Ed Sheeran Limited during 2011. He made $1.8 million profit in 2012 from Nathan Cable Touring, which is his London based business.
His albums + (plus), x (multiply) have been a huge hit. His songs from these albums have topped the list of best songs. And he has also bagged any prestigious awards for the same. His tours and concerts for these albums have been a huge hit and collected huge earnings too. His upcoming album ÷ (divide) will be releasing in March 2017. The two songs, ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on The Hill’ broke many records in many countries.
Sheeran’s fans are eagerly waiting for his upcoming album ÷ (divide). While two of its songs have already broke many records. The song ‘Shape Of You’ is leading hot 100 for the fifth week.
This young singer has achieved a lot at such an age which many fail to do. He left his schooling in the middle for a reason and he fulfilled that reason, which was his love for music! Now he is an ace singer, songwriter and a mesmerising amalgamation of acoustic, folk, pop music and hip hop.