Meet Simon Konecki – Adele’s ex-husband and album inspiration

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Simon Konecki, is singer, Adele’s ex husband and the inspiration to her latest album which she dropped recently.

Adele and Simon Konecki announced their split in 2019 and finalised their divorce this year.

The singer and songwriter has made a comeback with her fourth album named 30.

She recently delighted fans after releasing her first single in several years, called Easy On Me.

The British singer sat down for a memorable chat with Oprah and has in the past explained that her divorce from Simon Konecki, and her journey of self-reflection and redemption after the split have inspired the new album titled, 30.

Adele, who has a lot of awards to her name especially Grammys, returned to music with the album’s lead single and has been open about how and why her matrimonial life with Konecki went contrary, describing her album as a trial to explain her break-up to the pair’s son Angelo.

In a formal marking of her comeback, the 33-year-old told British faddish that their matrimony didn’t last ‘very long as was expected’.

Here’s what you need to know about their relationship.

Adele and Simon Konecki, who were first, both seen in Boca Raton in Florida on an airboat ride through the Everglades, met and they started dating in 2011.

Although it’s not yet sure how they first came in contact, the Hello pop star reportedly first opened the news she was in a relationship with him in a now-deleted news post in January 2012.

They were initially believed to be married in 2016 after the singer referred to him as her ‘husband’ in awards acceptance speeches in 2017.

Also, Adele recently revealed that they didn’t actually go into matrimony not until 2018, telling Vogue: “I’m not gonna go into that detail, remember I am embarrassed. This is very regretful. It wasn’t very straight.”

What does Simon Koneki do for a living and what’s his net worth?

Simon Konecki is the Chief Executive officer of the charity Drop4Drop, which provides clean water in progressing countries.

He started the charity with his friend Lucas White, with whom he also founded an eco-friendly brand of bottled water, Living Water.

Before, he used teams of brokers at Lehman Brothers, but the world financial services firm filed for bankruptcy in 2008.

How much did Adele’s divorced husband get from their divorce?

Adele and Simon Konecki, who pronounced their split in April 2019, share the same custody of their nine-year-old son Angelo.

The former couple share son, Angelo, 9

They will always continue to co-parent with Konecki buying a house across the road from Adele’s Los Angeles mansion.

Adele sat for their £144 million divorce, but how much of her multi-million-pound fortune she lost will be kept secret. Though, it was revealed that the hit pop star did not have a espoused agreement.