5 Lesser Known Facts of the Beautiful Adele

Her Real Name

She is known for a singular name “Adele” but her real name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.

Where She’s From

Her accent is a giveaway and she was born in Tottenham, North England to a single teen mom in 1988. Her break came after one of her friends posted some of the singer’s tracks on MySpace in 2006.

Musical Inspiration

The singer’s inspiration of her craft was the Spice Girls. She quipped, “Even though some people think they’re uncool, I’ll never be ashamed to say I love the Spice Girls because they made me who I am.”

Current Beau

His name is Simon Konecki and he is a charity entrepreneur. The two met through his environmental organization Drop4Drop. He was schooled at Eton, the same school where Prince William attended.

The Person Who Helped Her Face Her Vocal Chord Surgery

John Mayer.

In the Vogue magazine interview she said, “John Mayer had it done at the same time as I did, and he really helped me be chilled out about it.”