Written By | Lauren Franklin
The singer told fans he popped the question before New Year – and the cats are ‘chuffed too’
ED Sheeran has announced that he and girlfriend Cherry Seaborn are engaged.
Taking to Instagram on Saturday afternoon the singer, 26, posted a picture of him with his arms around the 25-year-old high-flying accountant Cherry, as he kissed her on the cheek.
He captioned the snap: “Got myself a fiancé just before new year. We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx”
Fans immediately flooded the image with congratulations.
One wrote: “Awww congrats Ed so happy for you !!!!!”
A second yelled: “IM SCREAMING SO HAPPY FOR YOU MY GINGER BISCUIT CONGRATS”
And another confused follower wondered: “I don’t know if I’m sad or happy….”
The Suffolk-born pair have been dating since mid 2015, but met years before at at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham, where Ed is believed to have had a crush on his classmate.
When asked last year if his relationship with Cherry has the potential to be a “marriage thing”, the pop star said: “I’m pretty… Yeah I feel pretty good about it.”
Ed also confessed he’d “love” to start a family with his old school pal.
After being questioned as to whether he was excited to become a dad in the future, he said: “Massively, yeah. I wanted to be a dad, like, last year.
“I’m ready, let’s go – tour bus babies, little fat, chubby babies that just walk around.”