British pop icon Ed Sheeran welcomes first child 

British pop icon Ed Sheeran welcomes first child 
News about the star expecting his first bundle of joy went viral earlier this month. (AFP)
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Updated 01 September 2020

British pop icon Ed Sheeran welcomes first child 

British pop icon Ed Sheeran welcomes first child 

DUBAI: British singer Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn have welcomed their first child, Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran. 

The star took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce the news to his 31.3 million followers. 

“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,” wrote the “Shape of You” singer.

“We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here. 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,” he added. 

News about the couple expecting their first bundle of joy went viral earlier this month. 

The songwriter, 29, and Seaborn used to baree childhood friends who got married in 2018.