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Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry announce birth of daughter Lyra

The singer-songwriter said in an Instagram post that the couple’s “beautiful and healthy daughter” was born last week.
Credit: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP
Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

LONDON, UK — Ed Sheeran and his wife, Cherry, have announced the birth of their daughter, Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.

The singer-songwriter said in an Instagram post that the couple’s “beautiful and healthy daughter” was born last week.

"Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter - Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran," he wrote. "We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Lots of love and I’ll see you when it’s time to come back, Ed x."

Sheeran, 29, and long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn married last year. Sheeran and Seaborn, 28, met at primary school in eastern England and announced their engagement in 2018.

At the end of 2019, Sheeran announced he was taking a break from work and social media after two years of touring in support of his best-selling album “Divide.”

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