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Adele files for divorce from husband Simon Konecki

Adele and Simon Konecki at the Grammy Awards in 2013Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Adele and Simon Konecki married in secret in 2016

Singer Adele has filed for divorce from her husband Simon Konecki, in accordance with authorized paperwork filed within the US.

A consultant mentioned the pair had been “committed to raising their son together lovingly”.

Adele gave start to her son, Angelo, in 2012. She married Konecki – an funding banker turned charity boss – in 2016 after 5 years of relationship.

The best-selling north London-born artist is thought for her chart-topping albums 19, 21 and 25.

The assertion added that couple, who introduced their separation in April, had been asking for privateness and there can be no additional remark.

The divorce papers had been lodged at a courtroom in Los Angeles.

They married in a secret ceremony in 2016, with Adele publicly addressing the marriage for the primary time throughout an acceptance speech on the 2017 Grammys, the place she thanked her husband.

The singer’s debut album, which was launched in 2008 and featured hits together with Chasing Pavements and Hometown Glory, reached primary within the UK.

She went on to win a string of awards and her follow-up, 21, topped the charts in 30 nations together with the US and the UK.

Her third album, 25, bought a record-breaking 800,000 copies in its first week and have become the best-selling album of 2015.

Recent experiences recommend Adele is recording new music, and the 31-year-old was pictured coming into a recording studio in New York City in March.

Konecki, 45, left his job at Lehman Brothers in 2005, and based the moral water firm Life Water. The agency and its charity companion Drop 4 Drop “fund clear water projects across the globe”.

“I was originally an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and I was doing well and earning a lot of money, but I got sick of that greedy and corrupted world,” he instructed Management Today in 2012.

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