Imogen Sheeran is an English jewelry designer, most popular as the mother of very popular English pop and rock singer Ed Sheeran. Despite the popularity of her son, Imogen has managed to stay away from the media, so reasonably only a few things are known about her.
Imogen is a jewelry designer and along with her husband created a firm named Sheeran Lock Ltd along with her husband John.
Before Ed became a mainstream singer, John used to share about his business on social media which later Ed’s fans found out and that is how people came to know about Ed’s family and particularly his mother.
So if you are also a fan of Ed Sheeran and want to know about his mother Imogen and how she raised him, you have come to the right place.
How Old is Imogen Sheeran?
Imogen Sheeran was born in 1960. So, she is approximately 62 years old as of 2022. She was born in the UK however there is no information on her exact place of birth to date. Imogen has also not revealed much information about her childhood and also about her education.
Since she is not a celebrity, Imogen has not revealed much about her personal life on social media or given any interviews.
Imogen Sheeran Used to Be a Music Teacher
Imogen loved singing and dancing from a young age. That later drove her to become a music teacher. In terms of her son, Ed Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK on 17th February 1991.
Ed Sheeran went to Brandeston Hall preparatory school and then later joined Thomas Mills High School.
Ed was very passionate about singing ever since he was just four years old. Sheeran used to sing in the local Church as a choir. He was so mesmerized by music that he started learning to play guitar at the age of eleven.
What Does Imogen Sheeran Do For Living?
As we said above, Imogen was very passionate about music and teaching students as a music teacher. But, later, she joined her husband in his art business as a jewelry designer. She and her husband, John Sheeran, established an independent art consultancy Sheeran Lock Ltd in 1990. They ran the consultancy for two decades.
They started designing jewelry, and ancient arts and crafts which they would show them in their exhibition house. Imogen and John also curated a high-profile art exhibition for Prince Charles in Hampton Court Palace.
The curated exhibition was described as “Travels with the Price” which was inaugurated on the prince’s 50th birthday. Imogen had a very successful jewelry business however she had to shut it down in 2020 after the COVID pandemic.
How Many Children Does Imogen Sheeran Have?
Imogen Sheeran is married to John Sheeran who is the curator at Cartwright Hall. Mrs. Sheeran has not revealed when she met John and how they started dating each other.
In terms of children, Imogen has two children whose names are Matthew Sheeran and Ed Sheeran. Both Matthew and Ed Sheeran were passionate about music since their mother used to be music teachers. Along with teaching young children, she used to teach her two children as well.
Imogen’s elder son Matthew went on to become a singer, songwriter, and music composer however her younger son Ed Sheeran turned out to become one of the biggest musical artists of this decade.
Short Bio On Her Son, Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is a very popular singer and songwriter who started learning music at the age of four. By the age of 11, Sheeran started learning guitar and piano which made him even more attracted to music genres.
Ed Sheeran began his musical journey in 2011 when he released his first EP named “No 5 Collaborations”. His EP became quite successful which led him to sign with Asylum Records which was his first-ever musical deal.
After signing with Asylum Records Ed Sheeran released his first-ever album named “Plus” in September 2011. From the album Sheeran’s single “The A-Team for which he earned a British Award in 2012 as the best solo artist.
In 2014, Ed Sheeran released his second album named Multiply. It became Sheeran’s one of most successful albums to date. Ed Sheeran won the second most-sold album and also an album of the year in 2015. In 2017 Ed Sheeran released his third studio album named “Divide”. For the first time, Ed got the best-selling album worldwide. From the album, the song “Shape of You” became one of the most popular and sold-out singles of 2017.
2017 bought quite a lot of good memory for Ed Sheeran as he became Spotify’s most-streamed artist with over 6 billion streams. In late 2017, Ed Sheeran’s musical dream came true when he collaborated with his musical idol Eminem on the single River.
Sheeran released his fifth studio album in “No 6 Collaboration which has become even more popular than his previous albums. Ed has always provided homage to his mother Imogen for aspiring him to be a musician.
Her Son Has Won Several Awards
Imogen’s son, Ed has won several amazing and prestigious awards for his contribution to music. Sheeran has won four Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, and six Billboard Music Awards including best male Artist.
However one of the most prestigious awards that he received was in 2018 when he won “The Ivor Novello Award’s Songwriter of the Year which was awarded by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors.
Ed Sheeran has not only won awards but has been rewarded with many prestigious accolades such as a Degree in “Outstanding Contribution to Music” from the University of Suffolk.
Imogen Sheeran has not revealed her exact height and weight however by analyzing her images we can assume she is approximately 5 ft. 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 55 kg.
Imogen Sheeran Net Worth
Imogen Sheeran is a jewelry designer and also a music teacher. Imogen along with her husband John also takes part in curating various exhibitions and museums.
They have dedicated their lives to preserving ancient arts and crafts. In 2019, the couple held an exhibition for their son Ed Sheeran where a letter of Ed getting F’s in music has now become part of the exhibition.
These are the income sources of Imogen Sheeran. However, the celebrity mother hasn’t revealed her exact earnings and net worth.
On the other hand, her son, Ed Sheeran is worth over $200 million. He is one of the wealthiest and most successful singers in the world today.
Is Imogen Sheeran Alive?
Yes, Ed’s mother is still alive and full of vigor. Despite being in her 60s, she seems fit and healthy. She is also active in her husband’s business
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