Adele is a chart-topping superstar, who has remained down-to-earth despite her colossal fame. She balances her career and personal life as a wife and mother with dignity and a good dose of humour. Her soulful voice and moving lyrics have helped her to acquire a loyal and vast fan base.
Who is Adele, how old is she, when is her birthday, and what is her background?
30-year-old Adele is an English singer and songwriter, who was born in Tottenham, London as Laurie Blue Adkins on May 5 1988. Her mother Penny Adkins is English, while her estranged father Marc Evans is Welsh.
Why is Adele famous and what is her occupation?
Adele was born with a love for music. She was only four years old when she listened to singers such as Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, and Mary J. Blige. However, it was thrift store records from Ella Fitzgerald and Etta James that were a true inspiration to the superstar. At 14, she left public school and enrolled at the BRIT performing arts school. While at school she recorded and uploaded demos to her page on MySpace, which subsequently caught the attention of record label XL. At 18 she graduated, signed with XL and became a professional singer.
What is Adele’s net worth?
As of May 2017, the London-born singer’s net worth is £102 million. She accumulated her fortune only through music. The stunning singer never endorses any products as she is of the opinion that endorsing specific labels undermines her integrity as an artist.
How much does Adele earn?
Broken down, she is reported to earn about £33,993 per day or £11.26 million annually. Her hit song Hello, from her album 25, sold over 20 million copies and racked up a staggering £16.5 million. The latest in Adele’s financial news is that she allegedly signed a £15.11 million deal for a residency spot in Las Vegas.
How tall is Adele and how much does she weigh?
Adele stands at 1.75 metres tall and is rumoured to weigh 85kg (187lb). She used to weigh more after the birth of her son and struggled to lose the weight, but sticking to a healthy diet and exercising regularly helped her to shed the kilos.
Where does Adele live?
The brunette beauty resides in a £4 million mansion in West Sussex. She intentionally chose this location over more glitzy areas to escape from showbiz life. While she’s anything but ordinary, Adele tries to live as ordinarily as possible.
Who is Adele married to, who has she dated in the past and why did they break up?
In 2016 the star married Simon Konecki, founder and CEO of Drop4Drop, a charity organisation that provides clean water to poor countries. He and Adele had been dating since 2011. Simon was born on April 17 1974 in New York, but was educated in Eton College, England. Little is known about who Adele dated before she got married. While there is some speculation, there is no firm confirmation of names.
How many Grammys and awards does Adele have?
In addition to 15 Grammy Awards, Adele was also the recipient of an Academy Award, nine Brit Awards, a Golden Globe, five American Music Awards, 18 Billboard Music Awards, and two Ivor Novello Awards.
What are Adele’s biggest songs, how many number ones has she had?
Some of Adele’s biggest songs include: Someone Like You, Rolling in the Deep, Skyfall, Set Fire to the Rain, Cold Shoulder, Lovesong, Hometown Glory and Chasing Pavements. Out of all these, Rolling in the Deep, Set Fire to the Rain, Someone Like You, and Hello reached the number 1 position in the charts.
How many children does Adele have, when did she give birth to them, what are they called?
Adele has one son called Angelo. She was seven months pregnant before she announced the pregnancy and gave birth on October 19, 2012, at an undisclosed location in England.
Does Adele write her own songs, was she on The X Factor?
The songs individually written by Adele are: Painting Pictures, Now and Then, My Same, I Found a Boy, Hometown Glory, First Love, Daydreamer, Crazy for You, Cold Shoulder and Best for Last. Most of her songs are co-written by her and other songwriters such as Greg Kurstin or Paul Epworth. Songs including That’s It, I Quit, I’m Moving On, Make You Feel My Love, and Lovesong had no input from the talented star. And while she has never appeared on the The X Factor, several amateur singers have performed songs of hers on the show.