25 Surprising Facts About Ed Sheeran You Probably Didn’t Know Before

Ed Sheeran is a British singer-songwriter who has released more than four major albums and created more than 120 songs. He began recording music in 2004, however, the singer became more popular with the release of his debut single ‘The A Team’ in 2011. He is currently the world’s most streamed singer who has sold millions of records. To help you learn some new things about the singer, we’ve compiled a list of 25 surprising facts about Ed Sheeran.

1. Ed Sheeran's actual name is Edward Christopher Sheeran, and he was born on February 17, 1991.

2. Even though the singer was born in England, he's half Irish due to his father's Irish roots.

3. Ed Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire. However, when Ed was three-years-old, his family moved to Framlingham in Suffolk, where Ed Sheeran was raised and spend most of his childhood and teenage years.

4. Ed Sheeran is an Aquarius zodiac sign, which belongs to the Air element of astrology, along with Gemini and Libra.

5. Ed Sheeran’s height is 5’8’ or 1.73 meters.


6. Although he has a farm in Framingham and a house in London, his primary residence is in Wynneys Hall in Suffolk.

7. Ed Sheeran's favorite rapper is Eminem.

8. He has named and call his fans Sheerios.

9. Smiling more and eating some chocolate is his life motto.

10. Monopoly is his favorite board game.


11. Since he was fifteen, he’s been friends with the English singer Passenger.

12. He is a Courteney Cox fan.

13. Elton John and Jamie Foxx are huge Ed Sheeran fans.

14. Ed Sheeran (1991) and Paris Hilton (1984) share a birthday, they were both born on February 17th.

15. He has an MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire).


16. In 2013, GQ dubbed nim their worst dressed man.

17. He loves playing with legos.

18. His childhood nickname was Teddy.

19. He loves eating biscuits and his favorite is Oreos.

20. His favorite karaoke song is "Pony" by Ginuwine.

21. He's also a huge The Beatles fan.

22. As a big believer in the role of charity in people’s lives, he likes donating his old clothes.

23. He didn't perform at his own wedding, choosing to enjoy the moment.

24. He loves children. And that may be why he started a family of his own.

25. He has a daughter named Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.

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