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Adele Net Worth, Singer, Early Life

Adele is one of the most popular performers of our time. Since the release of her debut album 19 in 2008, Adele has become a cultural icon.

Net Worth $225 million
Source Of WealthSinger
Born5th May 1988
Birth NameAdele Laurie Blue Adkins MBE
Height5ft 9in (175cm)

Her soulful music has touched the hearts of people all over the globe. Her albums continue to shatter industry records and clean up during awards season.

How did a young woman from a small town in South London become a household name? What is Adele's net worth?

Adele's Net Worth

Adele's net worth is approximately $225 million. Most of her wealth comes from tour revenue and the extraordinary sales of her albums. She is the owner of Melted Stone Publishing Ltd., a record label and publishing company. Outside of her career, Adele has an impressive real estate profile which has also increased her assets.

Tours

Adele's first tour, An Evening with Adele ran from 2008 to 2009 following the success of her debut album, 19. It's estimated the tour brought in $775,000.

In 2011, her tour Adele Live made twice that amount, bringing in almost $2 million in revenue. Then, from 2016 to 2017, her tour Adele Live 2016 grossed $167 million in ticket sales.

It's believed Adele's cut of that tour was roughly $55 million. This does not factor in merchandise which Adele would have profited from, as she is the director of her touring company. Her net worth is believed to have grown from $69 million to $182 million during this time.

Although she has not toured her latest album 30, she did perform at two sold-out concerts in Hyde Park in 2022. It is also believed she generated as much as $100 million for her CBS special with Oprah Winfrey.

After postponing a Las Vegas residency early in the year, Adele has rescheduled dates for late 2022. The shows could generate as much as $2 million a show which means Adele could take home as much as $13 million herself.

Music

Adele's music attracts roughly 51 million Spotify listeners every month.

To date, her second album 21 has sold 31 million copies worldwide. It is the best-selling album of the 21st century and one of the best in history.

In 2021, Adele released her album 30. Despite being her lowest-selling album, 30 became the best-selling album in America within 3 days.

Real Estate

In her personal life, Adele has acquired several properties.

She initially owned an $11 million estate in England.

In 2016, she purchased a home in Beverly Hills for $9.5 million. Then, following her divorce, she purchased a second Beverly Hills home nearby for $10.65 million in an effort to co-parent with her ex-husband.

She also purchased a $58-million  mega-mansion in Beverly Hills with her current boyfriend, sports agent, Rich Paul.

Divorce Settlement

In early 2021, Adele settled her divorce with her ex-husband Simon Konecki.

The couple was together for seven years and share a son. After announcing their separation in 2019, reports claimed the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement.

Adele's Early Life

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born May 5, 1988, in Tottenham, London, England.

Her mother Penny Adkins was a social worker and her father Marc Evans was a taxi driver. Adele's family dissolved when she was a young child, after Evans decided to leave, forcing Adkins to raise her as a single mom.

Adele started singing when she was four. She was a fan of Destiny's Child, Lauryn Hill, Spice Girls and Pink. But she really found inspiration in the music of Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald.

Adele and her mother moved to Brixton, and then to West Norwood in South London where Adele would regularly play guitar and sing in Brockwell Park. The pair lived above a discount store. West Norwood inspired Adele's hit song "Hometown Glory".

In 2005, Adele enrolled at The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in Croydon where she received a diploma in music. She produced a three-song demo as a school project before graduating.

Career

Rumor has it (pun intended) that Adele's three-song demo was uploaded to a MySpace account. Her demo was eventually picked up and in 2006 she signed with XL Recordings.

That year, Adele's career took off.

19

Adele's debut album 19 was released and she launched her first tour which ran into 2009.

19 featured the hit song "Hometown Glory" which Adele wrote when she was 16. The album also included her song "Chasing Pavements" which became Adele's first top 40 hit on Billboard's Hot 100.

Adele was the musical guest on SNL with guest host Sarah Palin. It was the show's highest-ranking episode ever at the time, with more than 17 million viewers. The exposure helped catapult Adele into stardom.

21

In 2011, Adele released her follow-up album 21 which included her monster hits "Rolling in the Deep", "Someone Like You" and "Set Fire to the Rain". All three songs topped the chart, making Adele the first artist to ever have an album and three singles reach number one simultaneously.

"Rolling in the Deep" is the best-selling digital single of all time. 21 topped the charts for 24 weeks, swept the Grammy Awards and remains one of the top-selling albums of all time.

Skyfall

In 2012, Adele released "Skyfall", the theme for the James Bond movie of the same name.

The single sold over $2 million copies. It earned Adele an Oscar and a Golden Globe award.

25

In 2015, Adele released her third studio album, 25.

25 included her hit songs "Hello", and "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)".

Once again, the album topped the charts selling 2.3 million copies in three days, making it the fastest-selling record of the 21st century. It was the highest-selling album of 2015, by a landslide.

30

Adele's fourth album 30 was released in late 2021.

The album was one of Adele's most intimate albums yet and included home recordings of her and her son, Angelo. It sold 5 million copies in two months and made Adele the best-selling artist globally in 2021.

Las Vegas Residency

In 2021, Adele also announced an exclusive Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace Hotel.

Unfortunately, she was forced to postpone the show roughly 24 hours before taking the stage. In a tearful video, Adele apologized to fans and blamed delivery delays and the impacts of COVID-19.

Adele rescheduled her residency dates in 2022 with plans to resume later in the year. She claimed fans who had tickets to the cancelled shows or were waitlisted initially will have priority access to tickets.

Relationships

Many of Adele's hit songs were inspired by her love life. When it comes to her music, Adele isn't afraid to wear her heart on her sleeve. She regularly shares intimate details of her relationships.

Outside of her music, Adele prefers to keep her personal life private. In fact, fans don't know who inspired her albums 19 or 21. Adele has said very little about either relationship.

Simon Konecki

Adele met Simon Konecki in 2011, just as her album 21 was climbing the charts.

Konecki was a CEO and ex-banker. His low profile was appealing to Adele whose life was being thrust into the spotlight at the time.

In 2012, the two were confirmed to be dating. Soon after, the couple announced they were expecting a baby. Their son Angelo was born in October of 2012.

After six years together, the couple married in 2018, then announced their divorce a year later. The breakdown of their marriage inspired Adele's album 30.

During a CBS interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2021, Adele was quoted saying, "I've been obsessed with the nuclear family my whole life because I never came from one."

The couple has shared custody of Angelo and they are focused on co-parenting. Adele even bought a $10 million home on the same street as Konecki to help Angelo with the transition.

Skepta

Shortly after the divorce, Adele was rumored to be dating British rapper Skepta.

Skepta is also from Tottenham. It's believed the two have been friends for quite some time. However, Adele has denied rumors that the two were ever dating.

Rich Paul

In July 2021, Adele was spotted at a Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns game with sports agent Rich Paul.

Soon after, Adele revealed she had met Paul at a party. The two have been spotted in public several times since. In interviews, Adele has said Paul is really funny and smart.

Paul has reportedly moved into the mega-mansion Adele purchased in Beverly Hills. The property is 3.5 acres and has 8 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, a pool, a putting green, a private cinema and an art studio. It was previously owned by actor Sylvester Stallone.

In February 2022, Adele wore a diamond ring to the BRIT awards, causing tabloids to speculate the pair might be engaged. But Adele has yet to confirm or deny the rumors.

Paul is an extremely successful sports agent who has negotiated more than $1 billion in deals for star athletes, including LeBron James. His net worth is an estimated $120 million.

Adele's Family

It's believed Adele's father, Marc Evans and mother Penny Adkins met in college.

Evans left the family when Adele was a toddler, leaving Adkins to care for her as a single mom. Adele and Adkins were very close and moved to various homes in the London area while Penny worked hard to provide for them.

Adele speaks highly of her mother. She even signed over the deed for a luxury condo worth almost $1 million in Notting Hill to her mother in 2013.

Adele also shares a son with her ex-husband, Simon Konecki. Her intimate conversations with Angelo can be heard on her album, 30 where she recounts the pain of her divorce.

FAQ

Adele's full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.

How Many Grammy Awards Does Adele Have?

15.

How Many Albums Has Adele Sold?

It's estimated Adele has sold 101 million copies of her albums overall.

Only the Beginning

Adele's net worth topped $200 million recently and with her Las Vegas residency show around the corner, she may accumulate more wealth in the near future.

At 34 years old, Adele has broken countless industry records, scooped up countless awards and touched people all over the globe with her incredible voice and moving lyrics.

With many  albums released, Adele shows no signs of slowing down. She recently teased that her next album will be called Adele.

She has proven that she is an industry force and she is here to stay.

Our net worths are for entertainment purposes only. We do our best to provide accurate figures, but we cannot guarantee their accuracy. The figures are based on public information and estimates, and may not reflect the true value of assets or liabilities.

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