Ed Sheeran Net Worth $85 million
Ed Sheeran salary $15,000,000
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Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist and record producer and his current net worth is $85 million.
Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, to John, an art curator and lecturer and Imogen, a culture publicist turned jewelry designer, two Londoners, Ed and his family moved to Framlingham, Suffolk when he was a kid.
Growing up, his father John took him to some live concerts that were the inspiration in his later musical career.
Because of his parents work, he and his family, along with his brother, traveled a lot while playing music.
Ed recalls that the album that first introduced him to music was Van Morrison’s Irish Heartbeat, while he grew up listening to the records of Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton, records that would later inspire him in his career.
From the age of four, he sang in a local church choir, as well as learning to play the guitar and began writing songs while he was enrolled at Thomas Mills High School.
As a teenager he was accepted at the National Youth Theatre in London, and today is a sponsor of the Youth Music Theatre UK and Access to Music.
In 2004 he first began recording music, and released his first collection of music, Spinning Man.
Since he was 15, he has been friends with fellow English singer, Passenger, as well as played with him on same gig in Cambridge.
Four years later he moved to London and started playing music in small venues. The same year he auditioned for some ITV series, and had an opening act for Nizlopi in Norwich, after being their guitar technicians.
In 2009 another EP came, You Need Me, released before going on tour with Just Jack, as well as doing a few collaborations with Essex singer, Leddra Chapman, including CeeLo Green’s “Fuck U”.
Then in 2011, after independently releasing the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project, he caught the attention of Jamie Foxx and Elton John.
His success continued to grow, as well as his fan base, and soon enough he was signing with Asylum Records. His debut album, +, released under a label, has been certified seven-times platinum in the UK.
+ contained the single “The A Team”, for which he earned the Ivor Novello Awards for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.
He reached international fame in 2012, after making a guest appearance on Taylor Swift’s fourth studio album, Red, and a year later he was already opening for Swift’s The Red Tour in North America.
His second album, multiply “x”, was released in 2014, and it was number one in both US and UK.
His single from x, “Thinking Out Loud”, earned him two Grammy Awards at the 2016 ceremony: Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.
As part of his world tour, Sheeran played three sold-out concerts at London’s Wembley Stadium in July 2015, his biggest solo shows to date.
His third album, ÷ (“divide”), released in 2017, debuted at number one in UK and US, as well as other major markets.
The first two singles from the album, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill”, broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany.
Sheeran became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week.
Gingerbread Man Records, his record label, is a deal with Warner Music Group and it was launched in 2015 alongside its YouTube channel.
As for his personal life, he dated Athina Andrelors, who works for British chef, Jaime Oliver and from whom he broke up in 2015. After their relationship ended, Ed became involved with his former high school friend, Cherry Seaborn.
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