Two years after their split, Adele and Simon Konecki have reached a divorce settlement.
On Thursday, news arose of the pair’s legal agreement, which comes after they married without a pre-nuptial in 2016. The singer, 32, and the CEO of charity of Drop4Drop, 46, filed the terms of their divorce settlement with the court on Friday, January 15, yet the official paperwork is yet to be signed off by a judge.
They opted to use mediation to work out the details of how their properties and debts would be split up. Adele’s representative said in a statement in April 2019: ‘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.’
And while details are unknown of the ins and outs of the divorce, we take a look at the star’s finances show the vast wealth she has amassed during her time in the spotlight – and wisely invested in property.
From her lavish Kensington mews – an amalgamation of two homes – to her sprawling Beverly Hills pad, where she lives with their son Angelo, eight, Adele has managed to garner a £28.2m property portfolio.
The pair will share custody of their son Angelo, but ‘financial, sales or other confidential business information’ regarding the proceedings will not be publicly available.
But how has Adele spent and invested her eye-popping £140million fortune?
Megabucks: Two years after their split, Adele and Simon Konecki have reached a divorce settlement
Since shooting to fame, Adele has shown a keen interest in the property market and has bought and sold a number of lavish properties both in the UK and US.
2012-2013: KENSINGTON MEWS
£5.65million ($7m) and £5.38million ($6.6m)
Back in 2012 she bought a mews house in Kensington, for £5.65million ($7m) before purchasing the house next door for £5.38million ($6.6m) with plans to knock the two through in order to give her extra space.
The house includes a display cabinet in which her Oscar for the song Skyfall is housed, along with the sparkly Burberry dress and Louboutin silver platform pumps which she wore for her performance
2012: A HOME FOR MUM
The Skyfall singer transferred ownership of her flat in trendy Notting Hill to her mother, Penny Adkins, according to publicly-available land registry records.
Not too far to go… Incredible images confirmed that Adele’s new home is just feet away from her estranged husband Simon Konecki’s pad – with the lavish houses literally sitting opposite one another
2018: FIRST BEVERLY HILLS HOME
£8.5 million ($9.5 million)
The London native, paid $9.5 million for a home in the luxe neighborhood. The neighborhood counts among its residents stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Katy Perry and Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Nicole Kidman.
2019: SECOND BEVERLY HILLS HOME
Adele splashed out on this five-bedroom, six-bathroom home, which was built in the early 60s, spans 6,045 square feet and sits on nearly an acre . The includes a large office, an art studio, a crafts room, a library and a gym.
At the time, incredible images confirmed that her home is just feet away from her estranged husband Simon’s pad – with the lavish houses literally sitting opposite one another.
It was revealed in May 2019, that the Someone Like You hitmaker, had splashed out $10.65million (£8.53million) for a Beverly Hills home that sits just opposite another residence she owns where Simon, 45, resides.
Stunning: Adele splashed out on this five-bedroom, six-bathroom home, which was built in the early 60s, spans 6,045 square feet and sits on nearly an acre . The includes a large office, an art studio, a crafts room, a library and a gym
2012: BEACH HOUSE IN HOVE
Sold in 2016 at £350,000 ($431k) profit
Adele moved into the home, on the exclusive Western Esplanade near Brighton in East Sussex, with Simon in 2012, before selling to former BIMM musician Rachael Wood and her husband John, according to property records.
The house has a private beach with balconies, terraces and panoramic views of the coastline, large open-plan reception rooms and four bedrooms with a two-storey atrium, a walk-in wardrobe, dressing room and a plush kitchen area.
She was by no means the only star who could be seen walking along the picturesque pebbled beaches – celebrity neighbours include David Walliams, DJ Norman Cook (otherwise known as Fatboy Slim) and presenter Zoe Ball.
While previous residents include Paul McCartney and his then wife Heather Mills and in years gone by the row was graced by partying guests such as Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner.
Happier times: The couple are pictured in 2013
2015: MALIBU HOLIDAY HOME
Sold in 2017 for £3.9million ($4.8m)
2017: SUSSEX ESTATE
Sold in 2020 at £1million ($1.4m) loss
Last year, Adele reportedly sold the home she shared with her ex Simon at a £1million loss. She suffered the loss after her country estate in East Grinstead, West Sussex was bought by a financier last year.
According to The Sun, the hitmaker suffered the seven-figure loss after purchasing the eight-bedroom house for £4million in 2017. The luxurious 18th century home also features a tennis court and is set on 48 acres of land with sources telling the paper the seclusion of the property appealed to Adele.
However, the property was put up for sale last year after Adele filed for divorce from Simon, who she married in a private wedding in 2016. The singer is said to have held onto several other properties in the UK including another house and a flat in West London.
Epic: Eight-bedroom country estate in East Grinstead, West Sussex £4million
Thanks to her catalogue of wildly popular music, Adele could never work a day of her life again and still be raking in handsome profits from royalties alone.
Amazing: Thanks to her catalogue of wildly popular music, Adele could never work a day of her life again and still be raking in handsome profits from royalties alone
In 2019, Adele raked in nearly £23,000 a day despite not releasing a record or going on a tour. She made a staggering £8.6million profit last year after taxes, which works out to £23,719 a day.
According to The Sun, the 30-year-old has two companies which look after her royalties and album sales. The first is Melted Stone Ltd which makes a net profit of £483,546 while Melted Stone Publishing Ltd makes £8,173,994.
The publication also reported that her balance sheets lodged at Companies House comes to nearly £41million – making her one of the richest women in entertainment. Adele’s fortune is continuing to sky-rocket, with Adele making nearly £18million from her business without stepping foot into the recording studio in the last two years.
The talented songstress – whose last album was called, 25, in 2015 – has her fortunes estimated at £65million in 2016. At the time, she was the second highest paid woman in music.
It was also reported back in February that Adele raked in a whopping £142million profit from her 15-month world tour, which kicked off in 2016. Records revealed that the singer’s company, Remedy Touring LLP, made the hefty sum from both ticket and merchandise sales – but that Adele paid herself £42million.
According to The Sun, the hitmaker’s company made close to £70million profit during the Adele Live – with the remaining funds covering the tour’s costs.
The sums mean Adele made more than $1million per show, having performed 121 dates between February 2016 and June 2017 in Europe, North America and Oceania.
OFFERS ON THE TABLE
Adele has been offered a slew of other big money deals in the past – but has allegedly turned them all down in favour of spending time with her family.
The star was reportedly offered £1million to sing for Arab Billionaires in the Middle East, as well as a £20million residency in Las Vegas.
A source said in 2017 that the Adele was contemplating a 12-month stint at The Wynn Hotel, with a paycheck of £382,000 ($500,000) per show, however these plans were put on hold.
Working it out: Adele has been offered a slew of other big money deals in the past – but has allegedly turned them all down in favour of spending time with her family