Who is Simon Konecki? – The Sun

ADELE has managed to keep her private life away from the spotlight for a number of years.

However, in 2019 fans were shocked to find out that the star had sensationally split from her husband Simon Konecki.

Who is Adele's ex-husband Simon Konecki?

Simon Konecki is a charity CEO and was born on April 1974.

His early life was spent in New York but he moved with his family to London when he was 10 years old.

Simon went to Eton 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.

But he wanted to make the world a better place so gave up the city lifestyle to co-found Life Water, an eco-friendly brand of bottled water in the UK, with his friend Lucas White.

This led to them setting up the charity Drop4Drop, which campaigns to provide clean water in poor countries.

When did Simon Konecki split from Adele and do they have children?

Simon Konecki started dating the world-famous Adele in 2011.

The couple welcomed their son, Angelo, on October  19, 2012.

It is reported they secretly wed in early 2017 – although an exact date has never been confirmed.

But the romance wasn't meant to be and in April 2019 it was announced the couple had split, after years of rumors their marriage was on the rocks.

The star’s spokesman confirmed: “Adele and her partner have separated.

“They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. “As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”

When did Simon Konecki and Adele get divorced?

In May 2020 the couple started their divorce proceedings.

Then on April 5, 2020 it was revealed that a judge has ruled that details of their £140million divorce will be kept secret.

The former couple had not signed a pre-nup deal when they got married.

Her request for the settlement to be private was approved by a court in LA.

The couple have agreed to share custody of son Angelo, seven.

In 2021, it was confirmed that Adele began dating Rich Paul. Paul 39, is known professionally as an American sports agent based in Cleveland, Ohio.

In 2012, Paul founded the sports agency Klutch Sports Group and has since signed multiple big name NBA stars, including Ben Simmons, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and John Wall.

Throughout their relationship, the couple had previously only been spotted out in public once.

The first time they were seen together was during the 2021 NBA Finals, when the couple sat court-side during the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks Game Five.

Their relationship comes after Adele's divorce from Konecki was finalized in March 2021.

Has Simon Konecki been married before?

Simon was married to stylist Clary Fisher from 2004 to 2008 and they have a daughter, now eight years old.

Rumours were rife that he was divorcing his wife while dating Adele and she was the reason for the split.

But in 2012, the usually-private singer confirmed in a blog post on her website that Simon was very much divorced and had been for four years.

Adele says her lyrics reveal just how low and hurt she was by her divorce as she states she thinks she’s ‘divorcing herself’

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