He’s in love with the shape of you. He’s thinking out loud. And he sees you perfect tonight. Just from these lines we already know the name of the man. And for those of you who didn’t get it, he is Ed Sheeran. Don’t you want to know more about his life? Who does he date? What is his net worth? What were his struggles? Didn’t these questions haunt you in the past? But no more shall these questions will be left unanswered. Because today we are going to glance peek
into the life of Ed Sheeran, the man with a golden voice.
Caption: Ed Sheeran
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Ed was born on 17th February 1991 in Halifax. When Ed was still small, his parents moved to Framlingham in Suffolk. Born as the second son of John and Imogen Sheeran, Ed’s birth name was Edward Christopher Sheeran.
Caption: Ed when he was a small kid
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He has an older brother Matthew. Ed has been writing songs since the age of 14. Before that he used to sing in the local church choir. Ed quotes “the love for guitar got him into music and singing.”
Sheeran attended the Rishworth School and later attended Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham. He was accepted at the National Youth Theatre in London as a teenager. Sheeran also attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in
Guildford as an undergraduate from the age of 18.
Caption: Ed in his struggling years
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Sheeran began recording music from the age of 14 in 2004. He independently released his first collection of work, Spinning man. It wasn’t long before Sheeran was recording CDs and selling them, and he soon put together his first official Extended Play ‘The Orange Room’. With such accomplishments at a young age, Sheeran headed for London to pursue his career in music. Sheeran began to be seen by more people over the internet through YouTube and his fan-base grew. After releasing another EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project, he gained mainstream attention for reaching number 2 in the iTunes chart. Soon, Ed was signed to Asylum Records. Sheeran’s debut studio album was +. It was the best-selling debut single and the overall eighth-best selling single of 2011, selling 801,000 copies. Ed’s next success came when he sang the theme song I see the fire for the movie ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’. The music video of that song was viewed over 230 million times on YouTube. His next level of success came along the release of his second album x. “Don’t”, “Photograph” and “Thinking Out Loud” came out on the top 10 singles with Thinking Out Loud winning the Grammy for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance in 2016. Another success struck Sheeran’s career with the release of his third studio album.
Caption: Ed's third album cover
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In January 2017, he released two singles from the album Shape of You and Castle on the Hill which debuted at No. 1 and No. 6 respectively on the Billboard Hot 1oo.
Caption: Sheeran's live performance
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Sheeran did three notable tours after his success. + Tour (2011–2013), × Tour (2014–2015) and ÷ Tour (2017–2018).
As successful as Ed is in his professional life, he has also managed to keep his love life to his favor. According to a source as of 2018, Ed has a total net worth of $65 million. Standing at a height of 173 cm and 181 pounds weight, this English singer has a history of dating many women from Ellie Goulding to Cherry Seaborn. In 2012, Ed dated fellow singer-songwriter, Nina Nesbitt.
Caption: Sheeran and Nina Nesbitt looks great together
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There was also a rumor that Ed dated the singer Ellie Goulding in 2013. He also dated Athina Andrelos for a year in 2014 and then dated his childhood friend Cherry Seaborn. Nicole Scherzinger and Ed were previously rumored to be a couple. Ed has also a deep friendship with fellow singer Taylor Swift. Ed says that he experienced his first romantic kiss to Elton John's " I Guess that's Why They Call It the Blues".
Sheeran has been nominated for 21 times and has won 13 times for his works in music. His grandest win can be noted the Grammy Awards for his song Thinking Out Loud.
Sheeran appeared on television screens as an actor-cum- voice actor for 8 times altogether.
Caption: Ed as a soldier in Game of Thrones
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Apart from movies, Ed has played in many music videos of his songs including Taylor Swift’s “End Game”.
Sheeran’s world recognition is all thanks to the social media. From YouTube to Instagram, Ed’s name comes from the top. He has 18 million likes on Facebook, 19.5 million followers on Instagram, 20.4 million followers on Twitter and 27 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. So if you haven’t followed in his social sites, you are missing a lot of things. So be in touch with his personal life and follow in every step of life.1 0
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