How Much Is Adele Worth?
Singer Adele once made the list of the U.K.’s wealthiest celebrities age 30 or under. Turning 32 years old in 2020, Adele doesn’t qualify for that particular list, but remains a top earner with a net worth of $190 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
- Net worth: $190 million
- Date of birth: May 5, 1988
- Primary sources of wealth: Singing and songwriting
- Career highlights: 15 Grammy Awards and 18 nominations, made the list of U.K.’s wealthiest celebrities age 30 or under
A Rising Star
Adele, born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, released her first album, “19,” in 2008, following her breakthrough single “Hometown Glory” in 2007. Within a year, the album sold 2.2 million copies worldwide, earning Adele her first $10 million.
By 2011, Adele’s net worth broke $20 million, and by 2013, her net worth rose above $50 million as her income from albums and tours rose incrementally. Celebrity Net Worth estimates Adele’s total career earnings through 2019 at $403 million. NME reports that the Grammy winner earned $51.3 million from her 2016-2017 world tour, which grossed $173 million from ticket sales, T-shirts and souvenirs.
Adele’s highest-earning year, not surprisingly thanks to the tour, was 2016 when she added $80 million to her coffers.
Real Estate Holdings Add To Singer’s Wealth
The world’s wealthiest people often hold some of their assets as real estate, and Adele is no different in this regard. Her properties include an $11 million estate in England, as well as a $9.5 million home in Beverly Hills. After her divorce, she bought another house in Beverly Hills for $10.65 million.
Forbes reported that Adele gifted soon-to-be ex-husband Konecki a property worth more than $600,000 before their divorce, which barely made a dent in the singer’s net worth.
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Adele Doesn’t ‘Care About Money’
Despite her net worth, Adele told Vanity Fair that she doesn’t care about money, which is a philosophy passed on from her British upbringing. “It’s not that important a part of my life,” she told Vanity Fair.
She said in the interview, “[M]oney makes everyone act so bizarrely. It’s like they become intimidated by it, like I’m wearing my…money.”
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