After seven years together and three years of marriage, Grammy Award Winner Adele has separated from her husband, Simon Konecki. The couple married in 2016.
In a statement released to the Associated Press, Adele’s representatives Carl Fysh and Benny Tarantini said:
“Adele and her husband have separated. Both are committed to having their son raised together in a loving environment. The couple asks for privacy during this difficult time, and no further comments will be made.”
Born Adele Adkins, the 30-year-old married 44-year old entrepreneur, and philanthropist Konecki’s relationship private. Konecki is the co-founder of a company called Life water and its sister charity Drop4drop. Both promote the ability to obtain clean water around the globe.
In January 2012, Adele first discussed in a blog post her relationship to Konecki. They were then seen together that month in the Everglades riding on an airboat.
In June 2012, the singer announced she was expecting a child with Konecki. The couple’s son Angelo was born on Oct. 19, 2012.
Despite being married since 2016, Adele did not confirm her marriage until 2017 when at a concert she said she was married.
Written by Barbara Sobel
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