By Jill Krajewski
Who doesn’t have an orange crush on Ed Sheeran? That accent, that guitar, that ginger hair… That’s why these photos and videos of young Ed are too adorable to pass up.
He comes from a musical family
Ed Sheeran was born in 1991 in Halifax, England, and started school around age three. He’s not the only creative one in the family — his mom designs jewelry, his dad’s an art historian and his older brother Matt plays classical music.
He was obsessed with yo-yos
Before he got “Drunk” on music, seven-year-old Ed was a serious yo-yo addict. “I remember during the yo-yo craze [in 1998] my mum wouldn’t spend £8 and made me one out of jam jar lids and string,” Ed said. “Can you imagine taking that to school?”
Damien Rice told him to go for his dreams
Ed picked up his first guitar when he was 11-years old. He got into singing and writing music in 2002 after meeting Irish songwriter Damien Rice backstage at a concert. Damien told Ed to follow his dreams (d’aw).
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