Ed Sheeran has established himself as one of the most popular musicians in the modern era thanks to massive hits such as Shape Of YouThinking Out Loud and more. He also has a very close relationship with music legend Sir Elton John.

According to The Mirror, Ed Sheeran paid himself a salary of over £21 million for just one year of work despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Sheeran is one of the richest musicians in the UK after the release of four number one albums and a string of chart-topping singles.

Companies operated by the singer have helped him to bring a lot of money, with one company that deals with the ‘writing, recording and production of music’ said to have earned him tens of millions.

According to the MailOnline, Sheeran earned made £112.4 million over the past three years, of which £31.7 million was made in 2020 when the world was still in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Of that £31.7 million, it was said that he paid himself the handsome sum of £21,350.000 via dividends. It is also expected he will be raking in even more cash in the coming months due to the upcoming release of his next album Equals and also a stadium tour planned. It is certainly a great time to be Ed Sheeran and many fans would agree with this fact.

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