Is Adele engaged? Engagement rumours after Brit Awards appearance explained - and who is boyfriend Rich Paul

The singer-songwriter separated from her first husband Simon Konecki in 2019

The Brit Awards 2022 was a huge night for Adele as the singer made a homecoming to the ceremony.

Not only did she walk away with multiple statues but the former Brits Critics Choice winner also put in a stellar performance to the delight of fans.

However, while Adele delighted fans, eagle-eyed viewers spotted a clue to her current relationship.

Many have been left wondering if the singer is engaged to her partner, Rich Paul.

But is Adele really engaged, and who is her partner?

Is Adele engaged?

Rumours began swirling on social media about Adele’s possible engagement after she was spotted wearing an impressive teardrop jewel on her left ring finger.

The left ring finger is traditionally where an engagement ring is worn.

Adele was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her left ring finger on the Brits red carpet. (Credit: Getty)

While the photographs from the Brits red carpet have left fans speculating, there has been no official confirmation that the singer is engaged.

Adele, 33, has been together with her partner, Rich Paul, since 2021.

Who is Rich Paul?

Rich Paul is a 40-year-old American sports agent.

His company, Klutch Sports Group, represents a number of high profile NFL and NBA players.

This includes LeBron James, John Wall and Ben Simmons.

Has Adele been married before?

The Easy On Me singer is no stranger to marriage, having been with former partner Simon Konecki.

The pair began dating in 2011 and gave birth to their son, Angelo James in October 2012.

Adele and Simon were believed have gotten engaged in early 2017, after fans spotted that the couple were wearing matching rings on their left ring finger.

Their engagement was initially left a secret, with the singer only providing teases such as calling Simon “my husband” during her 2017 Grammy’s acceptance speech for Album of the Year and telling a Brisbane audience in March 2017 “I’m married now”.

However, the singer confirmed in a 2021 interview with British Vogue that they had actually been married in 2018.

It was announced in 2019 that Adele had filed for divorce in the US, with her confirming in the same British Vogue interview that they had actually separated in late 2018.

Her relationship and eventual breakup heavily inspired her huge comeback album 30, which won Album of the Year at The Brit Awards.

When asked by fans what the album was about prior to its release, Adele said: “Divorce babe, divorce.”

She also stated that the album was to help explain her separation from Konechi to her now 10-year-old son.

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