From singing on the streets and performing small gigs to selling out arenas around the world with the mere mention of his name- Ed Sheeran, the legend, the magic, and one of the best musical wonders in the world. Bet you are not satisfied with this apt yet short introduction of the singer, eh? So, as he turns 29 today, let’s take a peek at his net worth, his love story with his wife Cherry Seaborn, and Ed Sheeran’s songs like why Perfect holds such a special place in his life and how Shape Of You was much more than just a hit song!
Ed Sheeran’s net worth makes him one of the world’s richest singers!
Success was never a piece of cake for the young artist and the timeless Ed Sheeran songs, multiple grammy awards and key moments like performing at the Queen’s Jubilee are all golden milestones that have only contributed to Ed Sheeran’s net worth.
As of 2020, Ed Sheeran’s net worth is estimated to be $160 million, placing him in the list of the top 100 richest singers in the world.
The awe-worthy love story of Ed Sheeran and his wife: Cherry Seaborn
Turns out our beloved Ed Sheeran and his future wife practically adored each other since they were just 11! Just aww, right? But any chances of them getting together were torpedoed when Cherry left to go to university in America. There she led her hockey team to the finals of the British University Championships for two years and bagged a job with the accounting giant Deloitte.
But when Ed Sheeran’s friend and collaborator, Taylor Swift threw an iconic Fourth of July party in Rhode Island. the first person he thought of taking as his date was Cherry. They met, old sparks flew anew.
Ed Sheeran’s Perfect that brought them together…forever!
At the time, with Cherry based in the US, the couple was stuck in a long-distance relationship. It was during that time, when Ed Sheeran wrote Perfect.
While he emailed the song to her hoping for her reaction, she responded by moving back to England, with Ed. And the rest we know is history- Ed Sheeran made his childhood crush his beloved wife in 2019!
While all Ed Sheeran songs are priceless, there are three that remain his forever hits
- Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud
A romantic slow-dance number, Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud was the first-ever single to spend an entire year within the Top 40!
- Shape Of You marked a momentous comeback of Ed Sheeran
After a year-long hiatus, Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You received 6,868,642 plays one the first day of its launch in 2017!
- Ed Sheeran’s Happier nailed the heartbreak over breaking up
Never have Ed Sheeran’s songs spoken to a heartbroken soul better!