"Got myself a fiancé just before new year. We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx" - he has written sharing the above image on his Instagram.
Sheeran, a popular musician with multiple awards, including two Grammy Awards, is engaged to his school friend Cherry Seaborn. They met when he was 11, and started dating in 2015.
Seaborn, a keen field-hockey player, studied at Duke University in North Carolina and later worked in the Wall Street financial district of New York before transferring back to England.
The wedding date is yet to be announced.