The inspiration for her fourth album is Adele’s brief marriage to Simon Konecki, CEO of charity Simon Konecki.


Adele, who has released her fourth album, 30, has revealed that her divorce has inspired a comeback to music.

Yesterday, she released Easy On Me, her new single.

Adele was married Simon Konecki. However, she spoke out to British Vogue about what their relationship meant.

After referring to Simon as her, the 33-year-old is believed to have wed Simon in 2016. “husband”In 2017 awards speeches

However, in the interview the singer revealed that they didn’t actually marry until 2018.

She stated: “The timeline the press have of my relationship, my marriage, is actually completely wrong. We got married when I was 30… and then I left.”

Adele has confirmed that her divorce has inspired her comeback to music with her fourth album, 30
Adele confirmed that her divorce inspired her to return to music with her fourth album 30

Adele turned 30 in May 2018 and didn’t confirm how long her marriage actually lasted for, but she added: “I’m not gonna go into that detail, remember I am embarrassed. This is very embarrassing. It wasn’t very long.”

Simon is the CEO at Drop4Drop charity, which provides clean water for poor countries.

After starting Life Water, an environmentally-friendly bottled water company, he and Lucas White set up the charity.

Adele was married to Simon Konecki but revealed in an interview with British Vogue, what fans thought about their relationship was all wrong
Adele was married Simon Konecki, but she revealed to British Vogue what their fans thought about the relationship in an interview.

The 47-year old was born in New York, but moved to the UK with his family at age 10.

Simon went to Eton while growing up.

They were first seen together in 2011 and Adele later confirmed that she was pregnant with Angelo, her first child. Angelo is now nine years old.

Simon is said to have a daughter from an earlier marriage with Clary Fisher, a stylist.

Adele's ex-husband Simon is the CEO of the charity Drop4Drop, which works to provide clean water to poor countries
Simon, Adele’s ex-husband is the CEO and founder of Drop4Drop which provides clean water to the poorest countries.

Adele and Simon have confirmed their separation in April 2019.

It read: “Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”

Simon purchased a house directly across from Adele’s LA mansion to make co-parenting easier.

Adele acknowledged that it was difficult for her to admit the split. “My son has had a lot of questions. Really good questions, really innocent questions, that I just don’t have an answer for. ‘Why can’t you still live together?’

The couple are making co-parenting work by Simon purchasing a house across the road from Adele's LA mansion
Simon bought a house just across the street from Adele’s LA home to help them make co-parenting work.

“I just felt like I wanted to explain to him, through this record, when he’s in his twenties or thirties, who I am and why I voluntarily chose to dismantle his entire life in the pursuit of my own happiness.

“He was sometimes really upset by it. And that’s a real wound for me that I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to heal.”

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