Adele Heads to a Recording Studio Looking Incognito in All Black-- See the Pic
The 15-time GRAMMY winner kept things low-key while out and about in New York City on Wednesday.
© Richard Young/Rex USA Adele and Husband Simon Konecki Split After More Than 7 Years Together
Simon Christopher Konecki is Adele 's husband and the father of her son, Angelo, born October 19, 2012. Konecki is also the CEO of a charity known as Drop4Drop. This same charity was the one in which Adele requested her fans follow on Twitter.
How did Simon Konecki meet Adele ? Simon and Adele were first spotted together in January 2012 when they holidayed together in Florida - and enjoyed alligator-spotting together . There are rumours the pair were introduced to each other by Ed Sheeran while Adele was recovering from throat surgery
Adele and her husband, Simon Konecki, have split after more than seven years together.
“Adele and her partner have separated,” the singer’s representative Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh said in a statement to the Associated Press.
“They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”
Representatives for the star did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
The 30-year-old singer (born Adele Adkins) and entrepreneur-philanthropist Konecki, 44, have long kept the details of their romance under wraps.
Adele Gave Her L.A. Home to Simon Konecki 2 Months Before Announcing Split
An early red flag. Adele gifted her home in Los Angeles to estranged husband Simon Konecki months before the pair announced their split. Celebrity Splits of 2019 According to property records obtained by Us Weekly, an intrafamily transfer and dissolution took place in February, at which time Konecki, 45, bought the property in his own name. Furthermore, a January deed to the house reads, “Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, spouse of Simon Konecki, hereby grants to Simon Konecki, a married man as his sole and separate property.” Us exclusively reported in August 2016 that Adele, 30, was making her $9.
Adele and Simon Konecki photos, news and gossip. Find out more about Total. Jan 2012 - present. 7 years , 2 months. Adele was spotted kissing charity boss Simon Konecki while vacationing at the Everglades National Park near Miami, Fla.
The confirmation arrives after Adele referred to Konecki as her " husband " at the Grammys. Adele , 28 and Simon Konecki , age 42, started dating in 2011 and have a four- year -old son together named Angelo Of Konecki , Adele said: "I've had boys all my life, and it's so much better if you have a man.
The “Hello” singer first addressed their relationship in a blog post in January 2012, the same month they were spotted on an airboat ride in the Everglades. In June 2012, Adele revealed she and Konecki were expecting a baby, and the pair welcomed their son Angelo on Oct. 19, 2012.
The small family has lived a quiet life, spending time between her native London and Beverly Hills, where they bought a home in 2016. © Lester Cohen/Getty Images for NARAS Adele & Simon Konecki (in 2017) | Lester Cohen/Getty Images for NARAS
“The reason her relationship works with Simon is because they are on the same page,” a source told PEOPLE at the time. “Their priority is their son, and Adele loves being a mother. Angelo is a very happy little boy.”
In a Vanity Fair cover story in December 2016, Adele opened up about her bond with the “confident” and “perfect” Konecki for one of the first times, calling it “the most serious relationship I’ve ever been in.”
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'They're ready for the next step': Adele 'set to get engaged to longterm partner Simon Konecki after five years together '. Adele has been touring her album 25, which has sold more than 20million copies, for the past 10 months. Her friend added that she's now looking forward to spending some
Adele and Simon Konecki have tied the knot (Picture: Mazur/WireImage). Adele thanks her husband and her son in emotional speechhttps Adele smooches her hubby Simon after winning (Picture: Xposurephotos). But she was forced to restart her tribute to George Michael after struggling
“I have no desire to be with anyone in show business because we all have egos,” she told VF. “He’s not threatened by any stage of my life that I’m going for, and that’s an amazing thing.”
In January 2017, Adele sparked rumors she and Konecki had married when she was photographed with a band on her left ring finger. © Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS Adele & Simon Konecki (in 2017) | Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS
The singer went on to hint at their marriage the following month at the Grammys as she accepted the album of the year award for her smash album 25: “Grammys, I appreciate it, the Academy, I love you, my manager, my husband and my son — you’re the only reason I do it.”
Then she finally confirmed they had wed at a March 2017 concert in Brisbane, where she told the audience: “I’m married now.”
Since her last world tour wrapped in June 2017, Adele has largely remained out of the public eye.
Adele and Simon Konecki’s Split: What Went Wrong?
They could’ve had it all … but Adele and her husband, Simon Konecki, decided to go their separate ways. Adele and Simon Konecki: The Way They Were “They broke up about eight or nine months ago,” a source reveals of the estranged couple, who share 6-year-old son Angelo, exclusively in the new issue of Us Weekly. So, what exactly went wrong? “Their relationship evolved and they became more like friends than lovers,” a second insider explains. “They realized the romantic love was no longer there. They’re disappointed, but it just didn’t work out.
The Album of the Year winner and longtime love Simon Konecki wore rings to the 2017 Grammys. Hold up: husband ? Though Adele and Konecki , with whom she has son Angelo, have been suspected of tying the knot around What's more , she and Konecki both sported bands on their left ring fingers.
Her partnership with husband Simon Konecki has endured through five years of worldwide Thirteen years Adele ’s senior, Koncecki was something of a wunderkind. He grew up in New York and moved to London when he was 10, studying at Eton for two years . “He cares about me more than anything
In March 2019, the singer and pal Jennifer Lawrence were spotted partying at the New York City gay bar Pieces. The same week, Adele was photographed outside an N.Y.C. recording studio sans her wedding ring. And in April, she reportedly spent time with friend Taylor Swift.
Slideshow: More celebrity couples who called it quits this year
Michelle Williams & Phil Elverum
After less than one year of marriage, the Fosse/Verdon
star and her indie musician husband are going their separate ways
, a source told PEOPLE. Williams, 38, and Elverum, 40, quietly married and moved in together last summer. The news comes after Williams was seen without a wedding band during her last two public outings. "Michelle and Phil separated at the beginning of the year. It was an amicable spilt and they remain friends," a source close to the situation said.
Anna Camp & Skylar Astin
The Pitch Perfect
costars called it quits
after two-and-a-half years of marriage, PEOPLE exclusively confirmed on April 19. In a joint statement to PEOPLE, the former couple said: "We can confirm that we have decided to separate, and this decision was made mutually and amicably. We kindly ask for privacy as we navigate this transition." Camp, 36, and Astin, 31, were last spotted together attending the Mickey’s 90th Spectacular in October. Astin has "stopped wearing his ring and has started talking about the split with friends," a source told PEOPLE. Both unfollowed each other on social media, as well. The former couple began dating in June 2013 following Camp’s divorce from Michael Mosley, before tying the knot
in October 2016.
Ben Affleck & Lindsay Shookus
After rekindling their relationship earlier this year, the two called it quits in April.
“She has a kid and an ex-husband and a job in New York and Ben his family and a job in L.A. and while they love and respect each other they just realized it wasn’t going to work,” a source told PEOPLE. “They really gave it another solid try.” Despite their split, the source added, “They will always have love for each other.” This is the second time Affleck and Shookus have separated. The two first made their relationship public
when they were spotted grabbing dinner in July 2017 and split in late August 2018
just before the actor entered rehab.
Wendy Williams & Kevin Hunter
The daytime talk show host filed for divorce
on April 11 after two decades of marriage, a source told PEOPLE. A representative for her show released the following statement: “Wendy and her family have been a part of Debmar-Mercury for over 10 years,. We respect their privacy regarding personal matters. As always, we remain committed to bringing an entertaining and topical show to our viewers.” Williams and Hunter wed on Nov. 30, 1997, and share son Kevin Jr., 19. Earlier Thursday, Williams hosted her show without wearing her wedding ring
— or mentioning any marital issues. The breakup news comes after a difficult time for the TV personality, who recently revealed that she was living in a sober house
. (She has long been open about her past addiction to cocaine.)
Amanda Stanton & Bobby Jacobs
After almost a year since making their relationship Instagram official, the Bachelor/Bachelor in Paradise
star and the pro beach volleyball player’s romance came to an end
. In a series of comments on a photo shared to his private Instagram account in early April, Jacobs confirmed his and Stanton’s breakup. “I love them too and that’s why I’ll still be apart of there lives no matter what,” Jacobs wrote on an image of himself holding one of Stanton’s daughters, noting that he will remain in the lives of her children (from a previous relationship): Kinsley and Charlie. “Talked to them both on the phone last night and we’re taking them to Disneyland for Kinsley’s Bday.”
Logan Marshall-Green & Diane Gaeta
Gaeta, the wife of The O.C.
star Marshall-Green, announced that she was divorcing her husband
on April 5, also suggesting that he had cheated on her with actress Sarah Hay. “I filed for divorce today from @elemgy because people aren’t always what they seem and to every woman out there: always trust your gut,” Gaeta shared on Instagram
, in a message that tagged her husband. “And beware of the faux woman champion like @sarahhayofficial because those girls don’t care about sleeping with a married father of two. Peace and Love, thanks for letting me share,” Gaeta wrote. Neither Hay nor Marshall-Green has responded to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
Nicolas Cage & Erika Koike
The actor submitted an application for annulment on March 27
, according to court records obtained by PEOPLE. Cage and Koike, a makeup artist, filed for a marriage license
on March 23 and received their marriage certificate the same day, court records show, reportedly tying the knot in Las Vegas. Cage and Koike kept their relationship low-profile, although they were spotted vacationing together in Puerto Rico in April 2018.
Monica & Shannon Brown
R&B star Monica filed for divorce
from her husband, former Los Angeles Laker Brown, in Atlanta in early March, TMZ reported
. The Grammy winner secretly married
the athlete in a private L.A. wedding ceremony in November 2010, and the pair kept their matrimony under wraps for months before confirming the news in January 2011. Monica (born Monica Denise Arnold) and Brown later tied the knot again
, in front of family and famous friends, at a second ceremony and reception in July 2011.
Johnny Manziel & Bre Tiesi
Former NFL quarterback Manziel
and his wife split in March. The couple, who were struggling in their marriage, had been considering separation
, but Manziel later announced things didn't work out. “This is all very, very personal and very sad,” Manziel told TMZ Sports
. “I appreciate everyone who has been so supportive of both of us and I would just ask that everyone respect our privacy at this difficult time. My hope is to put my head down and be allowed to focus on work and what is required of me on the football field.”
Emma Roberts & Evan Peters
The American Horror Story
costars ended their engagement
after seven years together, a source confirmed to PEOPLE in March. Rumors swirled after Us Weekly
and The Blast reported
that Roberts was seen kissing Garrett Hedlund
during an early spring outing. The two were reportedly seen out to dinner and later shared a kiss outside the restaurant. Roberts and Peters met while filming the 2013 indie Adult World
. They began dating in the summer of 2012, and PEOPLE confirmed their engagement in January 2014, after Peters popped the question over the holidays.
Madison Beer & Zack Bia
Nearly one year after the singer and Bia first began their on-again, off-again relationship, the couple is going their separate ways, a source confirmed to PEOPLE in March
. Beer and Bia previously split last summer following an explosive argument outside of Los Angeles hotspot The Nice Guy in July. However, they rekindled their romance in December ahead of sealing the year with a New Year’s Eve kiss.
Rita Ora & Andrew Garfield
In March, The Mirror
was first to report
on the pair's breakup
; a source told the U.K. outlet “the relationship just fizzled out” earlier this year, adding: “It’s sad but they have both accepted the situation and moved on.” The Sun
soon confirmed the news
as well, reporting Garfield called things off. The pop star and the Oscar-nominated actor were first linked in November, British tabloids reported at the time. Neither Ora nor Garfield ever confirmed the romance; however they were photographed out and about together several times — including when they walked arm-in-arm last Christmas Eve in London’s Primrose Hill district.
Demi Lovato & Henry Levy
Four months after first being spotted together, Lovato and Levy called it quits
. A source close to Lovato confirmed exclusively to PEOPLE in March the two were no longer dating. And despite reports, Levy was never the singer’s sober companion, added the source. The exes were first linked in November after they were photographed together on a sushi dinner date in Los Angeles shortly after the “Confident” singer left a treatment facility
following an overdose
. Levy last shared a photo of the pair
in France on Jan. 14.
Dylan McDermott & Maggie Q
Four years after the American Horror Story
actor and Designated Survivor
actress got engaged, the couple is going their separate ways, a source confirmed to PEOPLE in February
. They first sparked relationship rumors in fall 2014, when McDermott, 57, and Q, 39, were spotted getting cozy
while shopping in Brentwood. In October of that year, a show insider told PEOPLE
that the Stalker
castmates were romantically involved. Just months later, the pair was engaged — he proposed after seven weeks — and Q was sporting a massive diamond
on her ring finger.
Ryan Seacrest & Shayna Taylor
split in late February, a source close to the couple confirmed to PEOPLE
. “It was an amicable split and they’re still really close,” said the source of Seacrest and Taylor, who had been dating for nearly three years. “They still love and care about each other,” the source added. After meeting through friends in 2013, the pair soon began dating, and after an initial breakup in late 2014, they rekindled the romance. When Seacrest was tapped to co-host Live with Kelly and Ryan
in 2017, Taylor, a trained chef, moved to New York City from Los Angeles with him. “We’re very in sync,” Seacrest told PEOPLE in November, adding that their cross-country move had been an “adventure” they’ve both embraced.
Zachary Quinto & Miles McMillan
and his boyfriend McMillan
have gone their separate ways, PEOPLE confirmed in February
. “They amicably split earlier this year,” said a source close to the couple. The news came after the two were spotted arriving at separate Oscars afterparties following the award ceremony. Quinto attended the Vanity Fair
Oscar Party while McMillan stopped by Elton John’s bash. The pair were first seen together in 2013 and made their relationship official in August of that year. In 2015, the two moved into a New York City apartment together. In October 2017, they sparked engagement rumors
after the Star Trek
actor shared a photo of himself showing off a silver band on his left ring finger.
Khloé Kardashian & Tristan Thompson
A source told PEOPLE that the Good American founder and Thompson "are 100 perfect over
" after news broke that he allegedly cheated on Kardashian with her sister Kylie Jenner's best friend, Jordyn Woods
. The couple seemed to overcome their first public scandal last April, when photos and videos surfaced of Thompson cheating just days before Kardashian gave birth to their daughter True. But the two had been living apart and barely spending time together in recent weeks. Now, a source told PEOPLE that if there’s a silver lining to this latest drama, "it’s that Khloé will finally be able to move on." Kardashian has shared several emotional quotes
since the news broke, including one that read, "That betrayal was your blessing."
Lady Gaga & Christian Carino
and her fiancé split, her rep confirmed to PEOPLE on Feb. 19
. “It just didn’t work out. Relationships sometimes end,” a source told PEOPLE. “There’s no long dramatic story.” Speculation began that the couple was taking time apart when eagle-eyed fans noticed that Gaga was not wearing her engagement ring at the Grammy Awards
on Feb. 10. Gaga also did not thank Carino in her acceptance speech after her song “Shallow” won the best pop duo or group performance prize. She didn't bring Carino to the Grammys — after bringing him to the Golden Globes — and on Valentine's Day, chose to share images of her new tattoos instead of any messages to her fiancé.
Jerrod Niemann & Morgan Petek
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Adele and longtime partner Simon Konecki had a double date with James Corden and his wife Julia Carey! The cute couples were spotted heading out of Nobu together after dinner on Saturday night (January 7 ) in Malibu, Calif. The outing comes just a few days after Adele and Simon were reported
In fact, she and her husband Simon Konecki , 42, are already getting started on the baby-making “With both of them in LA, Angelo and Blue [Ivy, 5] can have playdates together all the time!” After years of dating Adele and Simon finally tied the knot in secret earlier this year , subtly telling her fans
is over for Niemann and wife Petek: the couple divorced after 13 years together
. “After spending over a decade together, we have decided to move forward separately,” the couple — who wed four years ago
— told PEOPLE in an exclusive statement. “We have learned and grown into the people we are today. We wish each other all the best in the future.” Niemann, 39, and Petek, 37, were married in Puerto Rico
in October 2014. They had no children together. Nash Country Daily
reports that Petek, a nurse practitioner, filed in June of last year, with the divorce becoming final this past December.
Beck & Melissa Ribisi
After nearly 15 years of marriage, the musician filed divorce papers
on Feb. 15, according to
The Blast. The couple was married in April 2004 and share two children together: son Cosimo Henri, 14, and daughter Tuesday, 11. At the 2019 Grammy Awards
, Beck won two trophies for best alternative music album and best engineered album, non-classical. For the event, the star was without his wife, and instead brought along his daughter.
Jeff Lewis & Gage Edward
The Flipping Out
stars — who have dated for a decade and share 2-year-old daughter Monroe
— are living in separate residences now, Lewis revealed
on the Jan. 31 episode of his SiriusXM radio show Jeff Lewis Live.
According to Lewis, the two had been living in separate rooms in the same house for the better part of a year up until the day prior, when Edward moved out of their home and into a hotel. “This has been a long time coming. We were in separate rooms a significant portion of last year, so it was kind of like a roommate situation,” Lewis said, explaining that the two had be trying to work through their problems.
Tom Arnold & Ashley Groussman
The True Lies
actor confirmed to PEOPLE on Jan. 22 that he and wife Ashely Groussman split
after 10 years of marriage. The couple share son Jax, 5, and daughter Quinn, 3. "It’s not super fun but it’s okay. It’s the right thing," Arnold said. "We tried to make it work. It wasn’t a big dramatic thing. It wasn’t all of a sudden. We definitely grew apart. It’s been a rough couple of years." This was Arnold's fourth marriage. He was previously married to Shelby Roos (from 2002 to 2008), Julie Armstrong (from 1995 to 1999), and Roseanne Barr
(from 1990 and 1994).
Adriana Lima & Metin Hara
Lauren Alaina & Alex Hopkins
The country star and her fiancé, who got engaged over the summer, announced they were ending their six-year relationship
with a joint statement on their respective Instagrams on Jan. 21. "We want to let you know that we have decided to call off our engagement," they wrote. "While we still have love for each other, we’ve grown into very different people over the last six years. We are now in a place where we are each looking forward to starting our own fresh, new chapters of our lives," they continued, adding, "We both love and respect each other and hope you all will do the same."
Chris Hansen & Mary Joan
After nearly 30 years of marriage, the former host of To Catch a Predator
and his wife are divorcing
. According to court records obtained by PEOPLE, his wife filed on June 5, 2018, claiming that "the marriage has broken down irretrievably." She’s reportedly asking for alimony and "a fair division of property and debts." Hansen is undergoing some major life changes at the moment — in addition to the divorce, he was also evicted from his home in New York City on Jan. 18, and police confirmed to PEOPLE that he was arrested and charged a few days later on Jan. 21 for issuing bad checks.
Heather Locklear & Chris Heisser
As the actress continues treatment at home following a stay in rehab in 2018, she's let go of certain people in her life, including boyfriend Heisser
. “By her making this move, it gives her a great reset button on what is most important and that is her sobriety,” a friend told PEOPLE. According to the friend, Heisser came back into Locklear’s life two-and-a-half years ago when he visited her in rehab. The friend shared that Heisser “did not help her sustain her goals of sobriety.” The friend explained, “She set goals of sobriety two years ago and those were not working with him in the picture.” “She has a new focus,” the friend added, “and her sole focus is on herself.”
Richard Madden & Ellie Bamber
and Bamber called it quits
? The Game of Thrones
alum has been flying solo this awards season, attending both the Golden Globes
and the Critics’ Choice Awards without Bamber, the actress/model he began dating in 2018. During his acceptance speech
after winning the Golden Globe for best actor in a TV drama for BBC’s six-part thriller Bodyguard
, Madden thanked his friends and family but failed to mention Bamber. British tabloid The Sun
reported that the couple split, as their day-to-day lives became “increasingly … worlds apart,” but hope to remain friends.
Brie Larson & Alex Greenwald
and her fiancé, actor and musician Greenwald, broke off their engagement in January, a source told PEOPLE
. “They have taken a step back from their engagement for the time being but they remain close,” a source said. The actress got engaged to Greenwald in May 2016 following several years of dating. Greenwald joined her at numerous awards seasons events that year when Larson received recognition for the 2015 thriller Room
Jeff & Mackenzie Bezos
announced in a tweet on Jan. 9 that he and his wife are divorcing after 25 years of marriage
. Jeff, the founder and CEO of Amazon, revealed on Twitter that he and MacKenzie have decided to continue their “shared lives as friends.” “We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other. If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again,” he added in the statement
. The couple shares four children.
Julia Michaels & Lauv
and Lauv split just before the new year, multiple sources confirmed to PEOPLE
. On Jan. 2, the “Issues” singer wrote on her Instagram Story that her New Year’s resolution is “No more dating narcissists” and included a screenshot of an article explaining narcissistic behaviors like “love bombing,” in which the narcissist is “charming and full of affection” during the beginning stages of a relationship before “losing interest” as time goes by.
Lily Allen & Meridian Dan
The British singer-songwriter confirmed on the How to Fail with Elizabeth Day
podcast that she and her DJ boyfriend (real name: Daniel Lawrence London) parted ways
. “I’ve always had a boyfriend. I don’t at the moment. I’m single for the first time since I was about 15,” Allen said in the interview, posted on Jan. 2. The “Trigger Bang” singer had been linked to Dan since 2015.
Toni Braxton & Birdman
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There has been recent speculation they had tied the knot, fueled more after she referred to him as her husband at the Grammys. Speculation was also fueled when she and Konecki were seen wearing what appeared to be wedding Adele and Konecki have been together for more than five years .
Did Adele secretly marry her longtime love Simon Konecki ? All signs point to yes, especially after the 15-time Grammy winner’s Album of the Year acceptance “He cares about me more than anything.” This would be the first marriage for Adele . Konecki was previously married to a stylist named Clary
The music stars appear to have called off
their engagement, scrubbing their Instagrams clean
save for a New Year’s Day post Braxton uploaded where she spoke about new beginnings. “Starting a new chapter isn’t always an easy choice… but ALWAYS choose to be chosen,” the “Un-Break My Heart
” singer wrote, captioning a photo of herself in a red ballgown. “Cheers to a new year.” Reps for both stars did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment, but according to E!, Birdman had written “It’s over
” on his Instagram Story before clearing all his posts. Both also unfollowed one another on the popular social media platform. However, by the end of January, they were sparking rumors of a reunion
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro & Jen Harley
The Jersey Shore
star and girlfriend Harley split once again
following a New Year’s Eve fight. Ortiz-Magro and Harley, who share 8-month-old daughter Ariana Sky
, “got into a fight on New Year’s Eve,” a source told Us Weekly
, which first reported the news. “They broke up before New Year’s Eve, got back together right before then and got in a big fight on Monday night." The breakup should come as no surprise to Jersey Shore
fans, who’ve watched the pair’s ups and downs
throughout the past year.
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