Adele is one of the world’s best-selling music artists and a multi-Grammy award winner known for her hit single Hello. The English singer-songwriter was born on May 5, 1988, as Adele Laurie Blue Adkins. Fiercely private, Adele’s love life has been a puzzle many of her fans would love to unravel. Many never knew she had gotten married until she mentioned it at the Grammys and has gained a reputation for guarding the details of her past relationships. One public offshoot of her romantic life, however, is the music, some of her greatest hits were inspired by her breakups.
Adele’s Marriage To Simon Konecki
For many months, no one really had a clue that Adele was romantically involved with anyone, the singer and Simon had been dating since the summer of 2011. In June 2012, she announced that they were expecting a baby. The songbird who has been so successful in concealing her personal life couldn’t help it when she publicly confirmed her then-boyfriend as her husband during her acceptance speech for the Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards in 2017. This was after numerous speculations in early 2017 that she was married, having been spotted wearing a gold ring on her ring finger.
In typical Adele fashion, her wedding was nothing loud or dramatic, just an intimate affair that took place in front of a small selection of family and close friends at her £10 million mansion in Los Angeles.
Born on April 17, 1974, in New York, Simon joined his family to relocate to London when he was 10. He is an Old Etonian and was a contemporary of Tom Parker-Bowles and Bear Grylls. He was a director of EBS, a division of trading giant Icap, before managing teams of senior brokers at Lehman Brothers.
Konecki was married to stylist Clary Fisher from 2004 to 2008 and the duo share a daughter who was born in 2007. It was rumoured that Simon split from his wife because of Adele and divorced her while dating the songstress.
Adele and Simon have a son – Angelo James Konecki who was born on 19 October 2012. For Adele, it’s all about family. She prioritizes her relationships over her work and had said she would pull out of any tour if her relationship with her husband or son flounders even a bit.
Why Did She And Konecki Get A Divorce?
In September of 2019, the British singer filed for divorce in a bid to end her marriage to Simon Konecki. Given how private Adele is, it would be an uphill task to figure out why exactly the marriage is coming to an end. She hasn’t discussed the divorce yet and any reported reason is most definitely suspicions. One thing is certain, expect a hit breakup song that would be inspired by her divorce, a glance at the lines will be a good insight into how things panned out between them.
Adele’s Past Relationships
A look at Adele’s lyrics will tell you she has been through tumultuous relationships. If there was ever a crown for the “Queen of Breakup Music” then Adele will be the undisputed winner, her greatest hits have become universal breakup anthems. Songs like Someone Like You, Hello, Don’t you remember and Send my Love are more than just songs, they are mostly expressions and story-lines around her love life.
Adele rarely talks about the identity of her lovers but revealed that she dated a young man who has become known as Mr 19 – named after her album titled 19. They broke up after three months together because of his infidelity, much of which inspired the songs on the album.
Adele’s next album 21 was inspired by her relationship with photographer Alex Sturrock whom she dated between 2008 and 2009. From all indications, the relationship was blissful while it lasted, the breakup as always was tough on Adele, an experience she channelled into her music.
Is She In Any Relationship?
Adele is not one to come out with a press statement about her love life, your best bet is to feed off scraps on her social media and until when she deems it fit to make an announcement.
Since her split from Simon Konecki, there have been rumours that she has been going out with rapper Skepta. Both musicians have exchanged flirtatious messages on social media, reinforcing suspicions of an ongoing relationship.