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Adele

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Net worth 2018: $250,000
Earnings: $69 Million
Industry: Other
Residence: Tottenham
BirthDay: 5 May 1988
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.75 m
Children: 1
BIOGRAPHY

Adele was bornon 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, United Kingdom. Adele is #18 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. The singer broke her Album of the Year Grammy in half to share with Beyoncé, but these earnings are all hers: Despite turning down millions in endorsements over the years, the belting Brit still cashes in with consistent touring.

TIMELINE
2017

On 15 June 2017, Adele attended a vigil in west London for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire where, keeping a low profile, she was only spotted by a small handful of fans

2016

In April 2016, Adele appeared for the second time on the Time 100 list of most influential people

2015

Released in 2015, Adele's third album, 25, became the year's best-selling album and broke first week sales records in a number of markets, including the UK and the US

2014

In 2014, Adele was already being regarded as a British cultural icon, with young adults from abroad naming her among a group of people that they most associated with UK culture, which included William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth II, David Beckham, J

2013

In February 2013, she was assessed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the United Kingdom by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4

2012

At the 2012 BMI Awards held in London in October, Adele won Song of the Year (for "Rolling in the Deep") in recognition of the song being the most played on US television and radio in 2011

2011

In 2011 and 2012, Adele donated autographed items for auctions to support MusiCares

2010

During the 2010 CMT Artists of the Year special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker

2009

At the 51st Annual Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele won awards in the categories of Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

2008

In July and November 2008, Adele performed at the Keep a Child Alive Black Ball in London and New York City respectively

2007

In 2007 and 2008 she performed at the Little Noise Sessions held at London's Union Chapel, with proceeds from the concerts donated to Mencap which works with people with learning disabilities

2003

" Adele credits Amy Winehouse and her 2003 album Frank for inspiring her to take up the guitar, stating, "If it wasn't for Amy and Frank, one hundred per cent I wouldn't have picked up a guitar, I wouldn't have written "Daydreamer" or "Hometown [Glory]" and I wrote "Someone Like You" on the guitar too

2002

"In 2002, aged 14, Adele discovered Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald as she stumbled on the artists' CDs in the jazz section of her local music store

1999

In 1999 she and her mother moved back to London; first to Brixton, then to the neighbouring district of West Norwood in south London

1997

In 1997, at the age of nine, Adele and her mother, who by then had found work as a furniture maker and an adult-learning activities organiser, relocated to Brighton on the south coast of England

1991

38 million copies in its first week, the largest single sales week for an album since Nielsen began monitoring sales in 1991

1988

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, to an English mother, Penny Adkins, and a Welsh father, Marc Evans

1985

In the US, it has held the top position longer than any album since 1985, and is certified diamond

1981

This is the first James Bond song to win and the fifth to be nominated (after "For Your Eyes Only" (1981), "Nobody Does It Better" (1977), "Live and Let Die" (1973), and "The Look of Love" (1967))

1964

Her first album, 19, re-entered the UK album chart alongside 21, while first and second singles "Rolling in the Deep" and "Someone Like You" were in the top 5 of the UK singles chart, making Adele the first living artist to achieve the feat of two top-five hits in both the Official Singles Chart and the Official Albums Chart simultaneously since The Beatles in 1964

1959

During her acceptance speech at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards for Album of the Year, Adele confirmed their marriage by calling Konecki her husband when thanking him

1940

On 6 December, Adele opened with a 40-minute set at John Mayer's 2nd Annual Holiday Charity Revue held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles

1921

On 6 March, 21 reached 30 non-consecutive weeks at number one on the Australian ARIA Chart, making it the longest-running number one album in Australia in the 21st century, and the second longest-running number one ever

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