Celebrity: Ed Sheeran
Date of Birth
Sheeran’s Net Worth: $65 million dollars
Famous singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actor Edward Christopher Sheeran, better known as Ed Sheeran born on the 17th of February 1991 in in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, has a net worth of $65 million dollars.
Ed Sheeran who is known for his energetic live performance usually involves him using a loop pedal and sometimes throwing in some raps grew up in Framlingham, Suffolk,where he attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford as an undergraduate from the age of 18 in 2009. The singer who started singing in a local choir before he began kindergarten, and later progressed to playing guitar, started writing his own lyrics while still in high school, before he was later accepted to the National Youth Theatre.
Edward who later released his first EP in 2005, and progressed to release two other albums over the course of the next three years started gaining and having a small fan base while performing at smaller venues in and around London, coupled with his collaboration with a number of artists and even going on a tour with Just Jack.
He later moved to Los Angeles in 2010, where he caught the attention of American singer and actor, Jamie Foxx, who gave him a free recording space with a place to stay while he was in LA. He went on to release two more EPs and in 2011, his EP, “No. 5 Collaborations Project” that became an iTunes hit, got him signed to Asylum/Atlantic Records, where he released his debut studio album “+” in 2011 that reached #1 in four countries and #4 in the US. In 2014, he released his second album “x’ in nine countries including the US and the UK. Ed Sheeran earned almost $60 million between June 2014 and June 2015,
Then later in 2017, he released the album “÷” and it reached #1 in 10 countries including the United States. His hit single “Shape of You” from the album reached #1 in 10 countries. Some of his other smash hit songs asides “Shape of You” includes “The A Team”, “Lego House”, “I See Fire”, “Sing”, “Don’t”, “Thinking Out Loud”, “Photograph”, “Castle on the Hill”, “Galway Girl”, and “Perfect”.
Ed Sheeran who was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2017, has many awards to his credit, including Grammy Awards for the Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. In total he has over 40 awards and several nominations.