Ed Sheeran becomes the highest-paid British musician

By Arhama Altaf - Web Editor - BOL News

03rd October, 2019

Ed Sheeran becomes the highest-paid British musician

Thursday 03rd October, 2019

Ed Sheeran made an incredible £65,000 a day in 2018, it has been revealed today making him the highest-earning British solo artist.

Accounts released today show his company, Ed Sheeran Ltd, made a gross profit of £23,770,262, equating to £65,124 a day.

The singer earned more than twice as much as he made in 2016 and over the last three years has made a gross profit of a staggering £61,826,786.

The accounts also show he paid £4,506,139 in tax – putting tax avoiders to shame.

Ed Sheeran has doubled his wealth in the last year to rise above Adele with a total worth of £160m, according to the sources.

He is the 17th richest musician in the UK and Ireland, with Adele in 22nd with £150m, having not toured since 2017.

Ed Sheeran is known for his music, sure, but he’s also known for his eccentric collection of tattoos.

He at least 60 colorful tattoos, and they include a Heinz ketchup logo, the cartoon penguin Pingu, boxing gloves, Damien Rice’s autograph, a Lego head, Chinese symbols, various song lyrics, the phrase ‘Ladz On Tour’, a tree, a cup of tea, a goat, a koala bear, Puss In Boots, the gingerbread man from Shrek, ‘Galway Grill’ and a massive lion on his chest.

Kevin Paul, who is responsible for more than 40 of Ed’s tattoos, says he agrees with trolls who claim Ed’s body art sucks – but it doesn’t matter, because they’re all personal to him.

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