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Ed Sheeran quietly welcomes birth of second child with Cherry Seaborn

Ed Sheeran. Picture: Instagram

Ed Sheeran. Picture: Instagram

Published May 20, 2022

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Ed Sheeran has welcomed his second daughter with wife Cherry Seaborn.

The 31-year-old pop star – who has been married to childhood friend Cherry, 30, since 2019 and already has 21-month-old daughter Lyra with her – took to Instagram to reveal the happy news of the arrival after appearing to have kept the pregnancy a secret from the public.

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Without revealing a name, alongside an image of a pair of white baby socks, Ed wrote on Instagram: “Want to let you all know we’ve had another beautiful baby girl. We are both so in love with her, and over the moon to be a family of 4 x” (sic)

Back in August 2020, the “Bad Habits” hitmaker and Cherry welcomed Lyra into the world and the pair announced the news to fans in exactly the same way – as a surprise and alongside another image of white baby socks.

At the time, Ed wrote: “Ello! 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. We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here.” The new dad continued: “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.”

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The birth of the second baby comes just months after the “Shape of You” singer admitted that becoming a dad had allowed him to find a “purpose” outside of music.

He said: “I just found that I really didn't have purpose outside of (music) because when I was giving myself fixed time of no work, I wasn’t doing anything I enjoyed because I love doing music. And (being a dad) has actually given me purpose and something in life that's actually more important than my job.”

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