Beginning 2018 on a high note, Grammy award-winning singer Ed Sheeran announced his commitment to Cherry Seaborn. "I got a fiancé right before the new year," he wrote on Instagram on Saturday, January 20. Not only have they been hired a few weeks ago, but they also discover that Sheeran and Seaborn's relationship dates back 15 years. years, since the two were childhood friends before they reconnected in 2015.
"I've known Cherry since I was 11 years old," Sheeran explained to People in March 2017. Then, both attended high school together in England, and were good friends as teenagers, according to Us Weekly . After that, they apparently separated when Sheeran launched a career in music and Seaborn moved to the United States.
In July 2015, Sheeran claimed to be single after having broken up with her former girlfriend, Athina Andrelos, a few months earlier. During an interview with Capital London Breakfast Show, the singer of "Castle On The Hill" said: "Actually it does not exist right now" when asked about his romantic life. He continued:
"My relationship [con[last] ended and then I went to the Middle East, Asia, South America, I had left and my mind did not have time to just settle for that, so I was just working, working, working. "
Either something changed between July and September, or Sheeran was minimizing the state of their relationship, because he and Seaborn began to appear in photos together. This is how everything seemed to go down.
July 2015: attending the annual Taylor Swift party
While speaking with People in the interview mentioned, Sheeran reflected on how he and Seaborn went from childhood friends to being involved romantically "She worked on Wall Street in New York," she explained, before noting that in 2015 she had a series of six concerts in New York.
"It was over there," Sheeran continued, "we reconnected, I went on a tour again, and then I went to Taylor's July 4th party, I was texting [Seaborn] and she told me: & # 39; I'm in Rhode Island at a July 4th party, "and I was like," Me too "." Sheeran asked Swift if she could invite Seaborn to her party, and apparently she said yes, because like Sheeran told "The rest is history"
September 2015: Going out together in public
Seaborn appeared in Sheeran's Instagram feed on September 7, 2015, just a few days later the two were photographed sitting in the front row at a Mets game at Citi Field in New York City at which time, Seaborn was known as an old friend or " friend "of Sheeran by the media, but some began to speculate that they might have started dating recently
May 2016: Traveling & Holding Hands  While Sheeran and Seaborn began dating in July 2015, they kept their romance relatively private for a year or so. It was during the summer of 2016 that they began to travel together and to be seen in public. In May, they were even seen holding hands during a trip to Australia, according to the Daily Mail .
July 2016: celebrating its first anniversary
A few weeks later, the couple celebrated their first anniversary, as evidenced by the banner that Swift made for Sheeran and Seaborn.
Another of Swift's friends, Abigail, shared the banners that Swift had made for some of her best friends, including Lauren, as well as one on her back that seems to wish Sheeran and Seaborn a happy anniversary.
December 2016: Moving Together
Towards the end of 2016, Sheeran and Seaborn supposedly reached an important milestone in the relationship. According to The Sun, Seaborn moved to the United Kingdom to move with Sheeran .
March 2017: Singing on Seaborn and Hinting At Marriage
On March 3, 2017, Sheeran released Divide and several of the songs on the album are supposedly about Seaborn including "Pefect" and "Shape Of". You. "While promoting Divide, Sheeran did an interview with Kyle and Jackie O Show on KIIS FM, and according to Entertainment Tonight when asked about the possible marriage to Seaborn, she stated that he felt "pretty good for"
July 2017: More summer trips
Sheeran does not publish many photos of Seaborn on social networks, but in July of 2017 he shared a photo of them traveling through South America. "Climbing mountains in Peru, "Sheeran said in the photo
January 2018: Announcing his commitment
Cut to January 20, Sheeran shared an Instagram post confirming that he and Seaborn had committed by the end of 2017. Shared a photo of himself and Seaborn with a legend that read:
"I became a boyfriend just before the new year. We are very happy and in love, and our cats are also happy "
So far the couple has not announced a wedding date, but given their relationship schedule and the fact that they lived together for about a year before committing, Sheeran and Seaborn never marry before the end of 2018. But until they make an official announcement, you'll have to wait and see.
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