Adele has put a stop to the ever- growing speculation surrounding her relationship status. The British singer, who has been in a long relationship with Simon Konecki, shared during a concert in Brisbane, Australia on Sunday that she and Konecki had married.
Konecki is a former financier and the founder of Drop4Drop, a charity that pushes for global access to clean, safe drinking water. Konecki and Adele have a 4-year-old son named Angelo together. Up until now, the singer has always been very private about her relationship with Konecki, reports CNN.
Adele made the happy announcement as she introduced Someone Like You, her 2011 hit about her breakup with a previous boyfriend. She told fans that the feeling you have when you first fall in love I the greatest feeling in the world. She then added that she was addicted to that feeling, but couldn’t go through it again because she was married now. The audience exploded with applause and cheers.
Last month at the Grammy Awards attentive fans heard Adele thank “my husband and son” adding they were the only reason she continued to perform. After the Grammy’s her representative refused to confirm whether Adele and Konecki were married or not.
Adele, 28, has been one of the most successful singing artists of the 21st century. She is famous for her heart moving ballads about heartache and nostalgia. In February, Adele became the first artist to win the top three coveted awards for an album I two separate years.
Adele and Konecki met back in 2011 after they were introduced to each other by Ed Sheeran. At the time, Adele was determined to remain single. She even told Vogue Magazine that she gets too distracted when she has someone in her life, but she and Konecki really hit it off, reports Detroit News.
In 2012, the couple welcomed their first child, Angelo. During Adele’s world tour in 2016, Konecki showered Adele with love notes while she was performing on stage.
Konecki was previously married from 2004 to 2008 to stylist Carrie Fisher. They have a daughter together.
Simon was previously married to Clary Fisher, a stylist, from 2004 to 2008 and they have a eight-years-old daughter. While Adele and Konecki were dating, rumors began to fly that Adele was the reason the couple was divorcing. In 2012, she confirmed on her website that Konecki was divorced and had been for four years, reports the Guardian.
British tabloids are reporting that Adele tied the knot around Christmas. The singer has not shared any details about their wedding.
By Tammy Marie Rose
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