In West Yorkshire, there lies a market town in Calderdale named, Hebden Bridge where Ed Sheeran was born. Ed Sheeran is an English singer, songwriter and a rare actor. Brought up in Framlingham, Suffolk, Ed Sheeran quit school at the age of sixteen and moved to London to chase his music dream. In the year 2011, he released an independent album, which was eventually recognized by the honorable musicians,
Elton John and
Jamie Foxx. He signed with “Asylum Records” and released his first album called, “+,” which since its release has been declared six-times platinum in the United Kingdom. His song, “The A-Team” won the accolade, “Ivor Novello Award” for “Best Song Musically and Lyrically”.
In the United States of America, he made an appearance on Taylor Swift’s album, “
Red”, which was the beginning of his international fame. “The A-Team” was further nominated for “Song of The Year” in the prestigious awards, “Grammy 2013.” In the later part of the year 2013, he performed three sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City. In the year 2014, his second album called, “x” was launched and came at number 1 in the UK and the US charts. Moreover, this album won Brit Award for “Album of the Year” and his song, “Thinking Out Loud” won him two Grammy Awards at the award service of the year 2016. Ed Sheeran success ignited as he played one of his all-time biggest solo shows at the Wembley Stadium, London in July 2015.
Ed Sheeran believes quite a bit in charity work. He performed a show in Bristol that upraised forty thousand pounds for the street sex workers. He regularly gives away his apparel to charity shops around his home county Suffolk. To raise funds for the “Ebola Virus Epidemic in South Africa”, Ed Sheeran recorded the newest edition of the song, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” at Sarm West Studios, Notting Hill. His personal life mostly comprises of how he was in a romantic relationship with Scottish singer, Nina Nesbitt in the year 2012. However, they broke up, and Sheeran eventually started dating the girl who works for the star chef,
Jamie Oliver, named, Athina Andrelos. Unfortunately, they also broke up. In June 2015, Forbes magazine declared him at 27th position in the list of the highest earning celebrities in the world, since his worth seemed to be at a huge amount of $57 million.