Chart-Topping British cultural icon and a LGBT community icon Adele is an English singer and a songwriter whose estimated net worth is in tens of millions. The British superstar is among the most affluent artists in the world, best-selling, most influential women and just recently she made it to the list of Britain’s wealthiest female musicians; a list which is dominated by veteran rockers. Here is a quick summary of Adele’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Adele Early Life
She is the daughter of Marc Evans and Penny Adkins. Adele mother gave birth to Adele in 1988 in London. Adele was raised up by her mother since the dad abandoned the family when Adele was just 2 years old.
Penny Adkins used to work as a furniture maker and also an event organizer. Adele wasn’t in love with books so much no wonder in her childhood she spent most of her time singing. When she came of age to go to school she joined BRIT School for performing Arts & Technology in Croydon which she credits for nurturing her talent.
Today Adele is an icon for the LGBT community. She is a married woman, and the lucky man is none other but Old Etonian Simon Konecki whom she had been dating since 2011. The couple has a son who was born in October, and currently, they live in East Grinstead.
Adele career into music was initiated by one of her friend who posted a demo of a song she recorded to Myspace which turned to be a hit and that made her get to be noticed by XL Recordings boss who signed her up in 2006.
Her music breakthrough song was “Hometown Glory” which she released in 2007. Adele debut album titled 19 was released 2008, and it was commercially very successful. The album made her win several awards, and very positive predictions about her future were foreseen, i.e., the Billboard magazine predicted that Adele has the capacity to be among the most respected international artist.
Between 2011 and 2014 Adele released her second music album titled 21 which was inspired by the breakup with her first boyfriend then. The album had two very successful songs titled “Someone Like You” and “Rolling in Deep.” The two songs made her name to be in scripted in the books of Official Singles Chart and Official Albums Chart history as she became the first artist to have two songs in the top five.21 album was commercially successful since it sold over 31 million copies making it to be the most commercially best-selling album in the UK in 21 century and even stayed in Billboard 200 chart more times than any other album by a female artist.
Between 2015 to date Adele released an album titled 25 which was an end to age trilogy of naming her albums. The album had very successful and super hit singles that won her numerous awards and even broke world records. Some of the songs in the album that was very commercially successful is “Hello” that had over 1 billion views in just 88 days.25 became the best-selling album in 2015 and 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Adele is one of the most awarded music artists on earth. Some of her awards are 4 BBC Music Awards, 18 Billboard Music Awards, 10 BMI London Awards, 9 Brit Awards, 15 Grammy Awards, 11 Guinness World Records, among others. In total Adele has won 147 awards and has been received 301 nominations.
Net Worth of Adele
Adele net worth currently is $135 million. She has made such a fortune just from the sale of music and money earned from concerts. She doesn’t do brand endorsement since according to her that undermines artistic integrity. In 2017 Adele was named among the highest earning artist as she took home $69 million.
When she is referred as the greatest UK female artist of all time and one of the most popular and influential artists that’s because she has been very successful in her music career. Adele net worth which has been made through the sale of music and concerts alone just tells you how great she is.