Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born May 5, 1988) is a British singer-songwriter who has sold millions of albums worldwide and won a total of 15 Grammys as well as an Oscar. Adele’s first two albums, 19 and 21, earned her critical praise and a level of commercial success unsurpassed among her peers. After becoming a mom in 2012, Adele returned to the charts with the ballad "Hello" in 2015, the lead single from what was dubbed her comeback album 25. In 2017 she won five Grammys for her work on 25, including album, record and song of the year.
Adele began dating charity entrepreneur and Old etonian Simon Konecki in the summer of 2011.In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby.Their son Angelo was born on 19 October 2012.On the topic of becoming a parent, Adele observed that she "felt like I was truly living. I had a purpose, where before I didn't".Adele and Konecki brought a privacy case against a UK-based photo agency that published intrusive paparazzi images of their son taken during family outings in 2013.Lawyers working on their behalf accepted damages from the company in July 2014.
In early 2017, tabloids started speculating that Adele and Konecki had secretly married when they were spotted wearing matching rings on their ring fingers.During her acceptance speech at the 59th annual Grammy award for album of The Year, Adele confirmed their marriage by calling Konecki her husband when thanking him. She subsequently clarified her marital status in March 2017, telling the audience at a concert in Brisbane, Australia, "I'm married now". In March 2017, Adele and Konecki purchased a home in East Grinstead, West Sussex.