Ed Sheeran was born in England, to a middle class family. From a young age, Sheeran was interested in theater and the arts. He started recording music when he was 13, and released his debut album, +, in 2011. Since then, Sheeran has sold over 150 million records, and had the highest grossing tour of all time in 2017.
As a kid, Sheeran was bullied. Classmates in school bullied him for being ginger and having a stutter, calling him names, and making him cry nearly every day. Sheeran has said the bullying made him stronger though, and he overcame it and got to where he is today.
Sheeran has spoken out about his experiences being bullied, and has been a great voice in discussions around bullying. He is a great role model, and a great inspiration that has shown that you can overcome bullying and be a very successful person in life.