Parents: His father’s name is John and he works as an art lecturer. His mother’s name is Imogen and she is a jeweler. Their dates of birth are unknown but they were both in London and always lived there.
Siblings: Ed has an older brother named Matthew, who is a composer.
Kids: As of 2017, Ed has no children yet.
Sexual orientation: straight
Ed was rumored to be dating different famous women, including Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding, and Selena Gomez. However, he had not too many officially confirmed romances. First was Nina Nesbitt, with whom he broke up in 2012. Next was Athina Andrelos, whom he dated in 2014-2015. And in 2015 he revealed that his long friendship with Cherry Seaborn turned into love. Ed has been friends with her since high school – and finally, they understood that they are meant for each other.
The redhead singer’s net worth is estimated at $65m. Of course, his main source of revenue is his music, i.e. albums sales and live performances.
Place of living: Ed lives in his own house in London. And he built a pub under it!
Cars: Ed bought his first car only in 2015 – and it was Mini Cooper.
Is Ed Irish?
He has Irish ancestry – the parents of his father were born Irish but moved to London. His mother is English.
When did he begin making music?
At the age of four, Ed started singing in a choir. A bit later, he taught himself to play guitar and started trying his hand in writing songs.
Did he have a happy childhood?
Yes, he grew up in a loving religious family. His parents paid a lot of attention to him and took him to the concerts with them.
What was his breakthrough album?
His debut studio album “+” made Ed worldly famous. It became the best-seller and was praised by critics.
Why did he name his albums so laconic?
Ed named his albums with symbols, meaning “plus, “multiply”, and “divide”. It is not exactly clear why Ed gave his albums exactly those names – they may have some symbolic meaning or maybe it is just his love of math.
What are his most famous collaborations with other performers?
His most famous collaborations are probably his duos with Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato.
Does he plan to settle down and have a family?
Yes, he does. He wants to have a big family one day and settle down in England in a big farm.
What is his music style?
His songs are a mix of different genres – from folk to EDM.