John Sheeran is an English art curator, exhibition organizer, lecturer, editor, and publisher. While he is an accomplished and well-respected professional in his field with over three decades of experience, he is most known as the father of singer-songwriter and musician Ed Sheeran.
Early Life and Bio: John Sheeran
John was born in 1957 in an Irish family. His father, Williams Sheeran, is a Protestant who is originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland. His mother, Nancy/Anne Mulligan is a Catholic and native of the Republic of Ireland. During the Second World War, they met and gradually a relationship developed between the two. Going against their parents’ wishes, the couple married. His age is 65 years.
Physical Appearance: John Sheeran
Exact body features of John Sheeran are unknown. He might be into his 60’s. We will update all the information regarding his body features as soon as we get it. He has blonde hair and black eyes.
Personal Life: John Sheeran
John is married to Imogen Lock, a cultural publicist turned jewellery designer. A graduate from the University of St Andrews, from where she obtained an MA degree in art history, she worked as a press officer at National Portrait Gallery and gallery services officer at Manchester City Art Galleries before setting up the Sheeran Lock Ltd. in 1990 with John. They have two sons together, Matthew (born March 17, 1989) and Ed (February 17, 1991).
Career: John Sheeran
In the 1980s, John Sheeran served as a curator at a museum. He and his wife, Imogen, established Sheeran Lock Ltd., an independent creative arts and communications consultancy, in 1990. For the next two decades, they organized art exhibitions, including the official 50th Birthday Exhibition of The Prince of Wales at Hampton Court Palace and the United Nations Millennium Exhibition in New York. Furthermore, they set up innovative art education initiatives for young people in disadvantaged communities in UK.
In 2008, they launched their commercial online art gallery. In August 2019, John organized an exhibition in Ipswich, Suffolk that documented Ed’s ascent to stardom. It was John who introduced his son to music by purchasing him CDs of popular musicians and accompanying him to concerts. In 2017, he decided to retire. However, he still delivers charity lectures from time to time.
His children Matthew and Ed, have chosen the music industry. Matthew is a composer and musician and also a violin and viola player. He always wanted to compose music for commercials and movies. He has served as a composer for the pilot episode of the T.V. series “Love Music” and for the film “With Love from…Suffolk.” Ed is a singer-songwriter who has given some fantastic hits. His debut studio album ‘+,’ which was released in 2011, reached number 1 in four countries. The two brothers have worked together in an operatic version of Ed’s song, Perfect.
John must have earned a decent amount of fortune throughout his career. An art curator earns an average salary of $79979 per year. His son is estimated to have a staggering net worth of $200 million. Ed Sheeran is one of the wealthiest singers in the world with millions of net worth.
John Sheeran is not active on social media. He stays away from media attention despite being the father of a very famous singer. However, his son Ed Sheeran is quite active on social media. He is active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.