Ed Sheeran was bornon 17 February 1991 in Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. Ed Sheeran is #71 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. After a quiet 2016, Sheeran burst into 2017 with hit album, "÷," which boasted two singles that both broke Spotify records with a combined total of over 13 million streams in 24 hours. Now he's selling out arenas on a massive global tour.
He received the award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 7 December 2017
Sheeran supported Vote Remain at the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum in 2016, voicing his opposition to Brexit
On 19 October 2015, Sheeran received an honorary degree from the University of Suffolk in Ipswich for his "outstanding contribution to music"
In January 2014, Sheeran was in a relationship with Athina Andrelos, who works for chef Jamie Oliver
He lived between Hendersonville, Tennessee and Los Angeles, California during 2013
Sheeran was in a relationship with Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt (who was in his music video for "Drunk") in 2012, before breaking up
In early 2011, after securing recording and publishing deals, Sheeran purchased and renovated a farm near Framlingham, Suffolk, where he was raised
In 2010 he was in Los Angeles and was invited to perform at The Foxxhole, a club run by actor Jamie Foxx, which ended with an invitation to stay at Foxx's home
In the autumn of 2009, Sheeran began studying music at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford, Surrey as an undergraduate, though it is not clear how long he remained at the college
He also opened for Nizlopi in Norwich in April 2008, after being one of their guitar technicians
Sheeran began recording music in 2004, and independently released his first collection of work, Spinning Man
He was also inspired by "Cannonball" singer-songwriter Damien Rice in 2002, with Sheeran stating, "seeing him play this small club in Ireland, I was able to meet him, and he was unbelievably cool
His parents ran Sheeran Lock, an independent art consultancy, from 1990 to 2010
x was nominated for Album of the Year at the 57th Grammy Awards