Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has, on occasion, been referred to as the UK’s least likely star. Springing from a family of artists and musicians, however, his talent should hardly be startling. We began to see his true popularity in the music scene rise from 2012 with his album + [Plus]. He has performed with notables such as Taylor Swift, Elton John and others, and his songwriting has been heavily awarded. He’s the first artist to have had 2 debut songs in the UK Top 10, and his rise in the music world seems set to continue.
What is Ed Sheeran’s religion?
Ed Sheeran doesn’t talk much about his personal religious views, however the theme of God and faith does occur with some regularity in his music, and some of his Twitter posts also reference a reverence for God that strongly suggest he is Christian. Given his upbringing in Yorkshire and Suffolk in the UK, this is hardly surprising. He does believe that any person’s religion and faith are a matter between them and God, not the public.
What are Ed Sheeran’s political views?
Ed has remained as closed mouthed about his political leanings. However, he does support one cause which has some notoriety associated with it- that of street sex workers. He came into contact with members of the profession while working at a homeless shelter, and that inspired him to give time, attention and celebrity to this often overlooked area of charity work.
He’s also spoken publicly about his stint with homelessness, driving him to sleep on the London Underground and even at the gates of Buckingham palace in order to survive.
What hobbies does Ed Sheeran have?
Ed Sheeran boasts a staggering number of tattoos, many related to his career and life. He even has a Pingu tattoo.
Some fun facts about Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran’s cat, Graham, has more Twitter followers then you or I are ever likely to see. He’s also been the victim of the least-noticed album leak ever…no one could tell the leaked lyrics were his, thus leaving the sales of his albums secure. He’s previewed an album for the cast of Game of Thrones, but hasn’t yet been able to make his schedule work with filming long enough to make a cameo in the series itself.
A fan once sent him possibly the grossest gift ever- a cake made of human hair. Ed was able to accomplish a childhood dream when he was asked to record for the soundtrack of one of the Hobbit movies, as he has fond memories of his father reading the tale to him as a child.
While he spins a long story about James Blunt, his wish for a knighthood and some antics at the home of Princess Beatrice being behind his need of facial stitches in 2016, Blunt himself insists it’s a tall tale and the cut was simply the result of being too drunk.
What is Ed Sheeran’s horoscope?
Born on the 17th of February 1991, this makes him an Aquarius.
Who is Ed Sheeran dating?
After breaking up with Scottish singer Nina Nesbitt in 2013, he began dating the chef Athina Andrelos, only for it to end in 2015. While he appears to be currently single, Ed hopes to someday raise a family on his Suffolk farm, although he also keeps a home in south London.