It is no longer news that 30-year-old English singer-songwriter, Adele Adkins and her husband, 45-year-old Simon Konecki are now separated and headed for a divorce.
The singer, and her estranged husband Simon confirmed their separation on Friday after an eight-year relationship, three-year marriage and sharing a 6-year-old son.
The main story now is that Adele’s estranged husband may end up taking half of her £145m fortune.
Simon Konecki, is the CEO of a charity known as Drop4Drop while Adele is, of course, a Grammy, Academy and Golden Globe-award winning singer-songwriter.
Adele’s “Someone Like You” is the second-most downloaded song in the United Kingdom (1,637,000+). With sales of more than 100 million records, the 30-year-old is one of the world’s best-selling music artists.
“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.”
Adele and Simon Konecki are said to have made the decision to go their separate ways before Christmas – amid claims he could get half her £145 million fortune, reports The Mirror.
The publication reports the couple did not sign a pre-nup before they tied the knot in 2016.
The former couple – who share a son Angelo are now said to be gearing up for a multi-million pound divorce – which could see Simon entitled to up to half of the Tottenham-born hitmaker’s £145m fortune.
It was also reported that Adele and Simon – who began their romance in 2011 and are said to be amicably separating- started drifting apart due to his travel with work and her discovery of a new social circle in LA and NYC.