Unlike many celebrities who lead their entire lives in public, singer Adele has kept most of her life, including her child, private. The announcement that her marriage was ending, was a stunner to all.
Over this past Easter weekend, the singer Adele’s representative shared the news that Adele and her husband Simon Konecki are ending their marriage. The Cheat Sheet reports that curious minds want to know “The Real Reason Adele Is Ending Her 7-Year Marriage To Simon Konecki.”
The rep’s statement was simple and straightforward. It said “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.”
According to several media sources, it’s thought that the couple didn’t sign a prenup, when they married in 2011. If they opt to file for divorce in the state of California, since that’s where they own property and Konecki’s business has a base of operations, he may be entitled to as much as 50% of Adele’s earnings.
They had much in common in the beginning. However, eventually, they just grew apart. She became an international star, and he was content with being in the background. As she got bigger, her time was taken up with worldwide tours, and they just grew apart.
Adele has appeared not to care much about money. In 2016, she told Vanity Fair, “I don’t come from money. It’s not that important a part of my life.”
However, because she and Konecki have been married for seven years, half of her earnings since 2012 could be at stake, especially if no prenup was signed. A prenuptial contract is a written agreement between two people who are about to marry that sets out the terms of possession of assets, treatment of future earnings, control of the property of each and potential division, if the marriage later ends in divorce.
Experts say that what was made during the marriage will probably be divided on an equal basis.
Since both Adele and Konecki are extremely low-key and focused on their son, there’s little evidence that their divorce will turn acrimonious.
An insider told People, “Adele’s son is everything to her. Her whole life revolves around him. I just can’t see her divorce getting messy, because she’s so careful when it comes to her son. She’s always five steps ahead, in terms of how a decision will affect him.”
In other words, don’t expect too much drama from Adele, who will likely guard her divorce as fiercely as she has her marriage and son.
Reference: Cheat Sheet (April 24, 2019) “The Real Reason Adele Is Ending Her 7-Year Marriage To Simon Konecki”