Ed Sheeran and wife welcome first child

Published 01 Sep, 2020 05:28pm

Looks like it’s baby season!

Singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran just announced the birth of his daughter via social media - world, meet Lyra AnAntarctica Seaborn Sheeran.

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"A quick message from me as I have some personal news that I wanted to share with you... Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter - Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran," the Shape Of You star posted on Instagram.

Returning to social media for the first time since December, the first-time dad revealed his excitement over the new born.

"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."

The duo are highschool sweethearts, having first met at school when they were 11.

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