Ed Sheeran Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Ed Sheeran is an English singer, musician, record producer, businessman, actor and songwriter who rose to fame through YouTube and has since released popular albums and songs

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Biography

Ed Sheeran, real name Edward Christopher Sheeran, was born on February 17, 1991, in Halifax, England. As a child, he was part of a choir and developed a passion for music. He learns to play the guitar on his own, before taking lessons and begins to compose his first pieces.

During a Damien Rice concert, when he was only 11 years old, he realized that he wanted to start singing. Early, he will release The Orange Room his first self-produced EP, at the age of 14. Determined to devote himself to music, he left school at 16 and self-produced two new EPs. In 2008, he moved to London where he performed on stage and began to establish his notoriety by sharing his videos on YouTube and Facebook.

In 2011, he released his last EP No. 5 Collaborations Project, the public’s enthusiasm was immediate and sales were booming. Noticed, he signed with a label and in the wake of the release The A-Team, which quickly ranks at the top of the charts in many countries. And on September 9, 2011, his first album was released and became number 1 in sales in England.

Ed Sheeran Guitar
Ed Sheeran Guitar

The success is total, with a double-platinum disc certification, and three singles that become hits. This opus allowed him to increase his popularity and win two Brits Awards in 2012: Best British Male Solo Artist and Breakthrough of the Year.

His talent allows him to collaborate with many artists: One Direction and Taylor Swift, and supreme consecration, he performs in front of Queen Elizabeth II during her Jubilee. Highly requested, he will also sing during the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

He adds a string to his bow, by signing I See Fire, a song from the soundtrack of the film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Everything smiles on him, and this is once again the case with the release in 2014, which became a double-platinum record in the United Kingdom and a gold record in the United States.

The singles taken from the album met the same success with record sales. He participates in the soundtrack of Our opposite stars with All of the stars, a film that is a huge success with teenagers.

In January 2018, he announced his engagement, in December 2017, Cherry Seaborn. The couple gets married discreetly during the 2018 holiday season. On September 1, 2020, Ed Sheeran announces on Instagram the birth of his daughter named Lyra Antarctica and born a few days earlier.

Ed Sheeran Atlanta

Physical Appearance

Physical Appearance

Height(approx) in centimeters – 173 cm

in meters – 1.73 m

in feet inches – 5. 8

Weight(approx) in kilograms – 82kg

in pounds – 181

Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Red

Personal Life

ed sheeran poster
Ed Sheeran poster

Personal Life

Date of Birth 17 February 1991
Age(as in 2020) 30
Birthplace Halifax, England, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality United Kingdom
School Thomas Mills High School, England
Educational Qualification
Religion Roman Catholicism
Food Habit Non-Veg


Ed Sheeran Family
Ed Sheeran Family

Father – John Sheeran (Art curator and Lecturer)

Mother – Imogen Lock (Jewellery Designer)

Siblings – Matthew Sheeran (Older Brother) (Classical Composer)

Others – William Murray “Bill” Sheeran (Paternal Grandfather), Anne/Ann Nancy Mulligan (Paternal Grandmother), Stephen P. Lock (Maternal Grandfather), Shirley G. Walker (Maternal Grandmother)


Ed has dated –

Nina Nesbitt – He was romantically involved with Scottish singer and songwriter Nina Nesbitt in the past.

Taylor Swift (2013) – It was RUMORed that he had a fling with American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift in the year 2013.

Ellie Goulding (2013) – Ed Sheeran had a fling with Ellie when they both were seen holding hands of each other during MTV’s Video Music Awards 2013 nearing August 2013.

Athina Andrelos (2014-2015) – Ed Sheeran started dating food stylist manager Athina Andrelos in January 2014. She was the inspiration For Ed’s song “Thinking Out Loud.” The couple dated for a year before calling it quits in February 2015.

Barbara Palvin (2015) – In March 2015, Ed was RUMORed to have had a fling with Hungarian model, Barbara Palvin.

Nicole Scherzinger (2015) – In August 2015, American singer, Nicole Scherzinger was RUMORed to be dating Sheeran. Nicole, who is a former The X Factor judge became friends with him when she expressed that his music helped her to recover from her breakup from Lewis Hamilton. She is around 13 years his senior.

Cherry Seaborn (2015-Present) – In the summer of 2015, Ed started dating risk advisory consultant Cherry Seaborn. They had known each other since their high school time (specifically when Ed was 11). After dating for more than 2 years, they got engaged in January 2018 and got married in January 2019. On August 12, 2020, it was revealed that the couple was expecting their first child together. On September 1, 2020, they announced the birth of their daughter, Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.


Year Title Role
2014 Shortland Street Himself
2015 Undateable Himself
2015 Home and Away Teddy
2015 The Bastard Executioner Sir Cormac
2015 Jumpers for Goalposts: Live at Wembley Stadium Himself
2016 Bridget Jones’s Baby Himself
2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Himself
2017 Game of Thrones Lannister soldier
2018 The Simpsons Brendan (voice)
2018 Songwriter Himself
2019 Yesterday Himself
2019 Modern Love Mick
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Stormtrooper

Ed Sheeran Discography


Awards and Nominations


Wins 116
Nominations 326


Ed Sheeran Grammy Awards

More about Ed Sheeran

He owns a farm in Framlingham, Suffolk, England.

Ed has a travel guitar LX1E signature guitar.

Are you Sheerios? Yes, Ed Sheeran fans are called Sheerios.

He has done a gig in the past in Bristol (in South West England) to raise money for street sex workers. In this complete event, he was able to collect £40,000.

He started singing at the local church choir at the age of 4. He also learned to play guitar himself.

His brother Matthew is a postgraduate music student.

He was not lonely during school. He had a school-time girlfriend (of 4 years) with him in 2012 during his + tour.

Redhead Sheeran has a big crush on another redhead Emma Stone.

He changed his Instagram profile picture to a message of support for the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

With $64 million earnings, he was the 23rd highest-paid celebrity of 2020 as per Forbes.

In December 2020, Ed Sheeran released a new song titled ‘Afterglow’. This was the first song since 2019.


Ed Sheeran Signature
Ed Sheeran Signature
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