Adele

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Date of Birth May 5, 1988
Place of Birth London, England
Age 32 years old
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Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer-songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards Critics' Choice Award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. It is certified eight times platinum in the UK, and three times platinum in the US. The album contains her first song, "Hometown Glory", written when she was 16, which is based on her home suburb of West Norwood in London. An appearance she made on Saturday Night Live in late 2008 boosted her career in the US. At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Adele released her second studio album, 21, in 2011.

Born: Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, May 5, 1988, London, England
Alma mater: BRIT School
Occupation: Singer-songwriter
Years active: 2006–present
Children: 1
Awards: Full list
Website: Adele's Official site
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About Adele

Popular singer who became a mainstream success at nineteen when she released the four-times Platinum-selling album 19 and won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2009.

Before Fame

She was raised by a single mother and cultivated an obsession with singing beginning when she was four. She claimed that the Spice Girls and Pink influenced her career choice as a singer.

Achievement

She won a Golden Globe Award for "Skyfall," which became the theme of the twenty-third James Bond film of the same name.

Family Life

In February 2012, she moved into a $7 million, ten-bedroom, twenty-five-acre mansion in West Sussex with her then-boyfriend Simon Konecki. In October 2012, she had a son named Angelo. She married Simon in 2017, then filed for divorce in 2019.

Associations

She and Beyonce Knowles became tied for winning the most Grammy Awards in the one night in 2012.

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Latest information about Adele updated on January 25, 2021.