Adele is one of the most established names in the music industry. Be it her voice or screen presence, she knew how to steal the show. She made a comeback after kicking off the new era, and her anticipated album, 30, has created quite a buzz. Adele credits her talent to her son. Although Adele decides to keep Angelo away from the limelight, she is found talking about him in her interviews.
So, who is Adele’s son, and how old is he? Here is everything to know about him.
Who is Adele’s son?
Angelo Adkins is Adele’s only son. The celebrity child is British. He is born to singer and songwriter Adele and her ex-husband, Simon Konecki. Angelo’s full name is Angelo James Adkins.
Born on the 19th of October, 2012, Angelo is nine years old. He is a Libran.
There aren’t a lot of details about his education. According to some, Angelo receives home-schooling as he often travels with her mother on tours. But others speculate that Angelo goes to a private school in England. These details are yet to be confirmed.
Angelo has a mixed white ethnicity. His maternal grandmother is English, whereas his grandfather is Welsh.
The Son Shares A Strong Bond with Both his Parents
Although Adele and her ex-husband do not live together anymore, their son shares a strong bond with his parents.
Angelo shares a close bond with his dad. Simon Konecki is a renowned charity entrepreneur. Adele and Simon parted ways in 2021 after three years of marriage.
Why did Adele and Simon End their Marriage?
Adele and Simon’s affair started in 2011. In 2012, the duo welcomed their son. They finally decided to take their relationship further and tied the knot in 2018. However, when Angelo turned 7, they decided to call it quits and ended their marriage. It may have affected Angelo’s perspective about his parents.
According to Adele, when she parted ways with her husband, Angelo asked her many difficult questions about separation. Adele found it challenging to give correct answers.
So, why did Adele and Simon end their marriage?
According to the singer, “I was just going through the motions, and I was not happy. Neither of us did anything wrong. Neither of us hurt the other or anything like that. It was just, I want my son to see me really love and be loved. It’s really important to me.”
Angelo Inspired Adele to Write a Song
In one of her interviews, the singer revealed that Angelo was the inspiration behind one of her songs in her recently released album, 30. She stated that the song was to help Angelo see her and understand the reason behind their separation.
Know Angelo More With These Interesting Facts
Angelo loves music, and his Favorite Singer is Taylor Swift
Angelo’s mother is an established singer, and he loves his mother. But do you know she is not her favorite musician? Angelo is fond of listening to music. His favorite musician is Taylor Swift. He even thought Taylor to be more popular than Adele until he watched his mother perform in front of the audience for the first time.
He Shares his Mother’s Blonde Locks
Social media and the internet don’t have much information about Adele’s son. But certain instances suggest that he looks a lot like his mother, especially his hair. Angelo has the same gorgeous strawberry blonde locks as Adele. The fans could see it in the singer’s social media posts.
Adele Wants to have a Normal Life for her Son
The reason why Adele keeps her son out of the limelight and media is that she wants Angelo to have a very normal life. According to her, “I am very self-conscious that I have a kid, and I don’t want him being one of those d**kheads who grows up being like, ‘Driver, driver! I have no clean clothes. Well, have you washed them?’ I really don’t want him growing up like that. I am very conscious of it.”
Angelo is an Inquisitive Child
Children are always inquisitive. Angelo sought answers to how his parents split up. According to the singer, her son approached her many times with a thousand questions, just like any kid at that age.
Adele Shared a Hilarious Story about her Son
Adele shared a hilarious story about how Angelo found out that his mother was a famous artist through her IG account. In Oprah Winfrey’s show, she stated, “Then he was like, ‘People really like you. He is starting to get it a little bit, but not really. Because he used to come to my stadium shows for my rehearsals, and it would be empty, he is like, ‘So many people come to Taylor Swift’s shows.’ Because I would make him leave before they all arrived. It was so cute and funny.”
The Song Remedy is all About Angelo
When Adele was writing her third album, she did not want to make it all about her son because all her fans aren’t parents. However, her song ‘Remedy’ is entirely for her son.
“I wrote it about my child. But I sand it for everyone that I really love. When I wrote it, I got my confidence back in my writing because I believed in myself.”
Angelo wasn’t his First Name
Reportedly, Angelo was not the first choice of name for Adele’s son. The singer had considered naming the child John after her paternal grandfather as she was extremely close to her. However, she later confirmed his son’s name was Angelo. Angelo shares her mother’s surname.
When Adele Received a Hefty Sum in Damages
Since the very beginning, Adele has wanted to keep Angelo away from social media. In July 2014, she won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi published photographs of Angelo the previous summer. According to the singer, she never wants her son to become public property.
Angelo Loves Football
Angelo is a huge sports fanatic, especially football. He is an ardent supporter of Tottenham Hotspur, a local football club. It is said that he inherited the love for football from her mother, as Adele, too, is a football fanatic.