Simon Konecki Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Simon Konecki

Nickname(s)The Waterboy, Swampy
Profession(s) Co-Founder of Life Water, CEO of Drop4Drop
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1974
Age (as of 2021) 47 Years
Nationality British
HometownBrighton, England
College/UniversityEton College, Windsor, England
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Relationships & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsAdele (2011-2017)
Wife• Clary Fisher (Stylist) (2004-2008)
Clary Fisher
• Adele (English Singer-Songwriter) (2017-2021)
Simon Konecki and Adele
ChildrenDaughter- Name Not Known (from his first wife)
Simon Konecki's first wife, Clary Fisher, with their daughter
Son- Angelo James Konecki (from his second wife)
Simon, Konecki's second wife, Adele, with their son
ParentsFather- Andrew Konecki
Mother- Rosemary Konecki
SiblingsSisters- Victoria Konecki and Alexandra Konecki
FilmGoodfellas (1990)
SongSynchronicity II by The Police
Rapper Snoop Dogg

Simon Konecki

Some Lesser Known Facts About Simon Konecki

  • Does Simon Konecki smoke?: Yes. [1]Evening Standard In an interview, one of his fellow Etonians (alum of the Eton College) revealed that Simon taught him to smoke. He said,

    He taught me to smoke (badly) behind the rackets courts. For a brief, nauseous moment, I was part of his gang – but not for very long once he realised that someone aged 16 who couldn’t smoke a Marlboro Light properly was hardly going to be entourage material.”

  • Simon Konecki is a former banker and entrepreneur who is well known for being the ex-husband of the Golden Globe Award-winning singer Adele.
  • Simon Konecki belongs to a wealthy family, and he spent his early childhood in New York. When he was ten, his family moved to London, England.
  • His parents live in a waterfront house (worth 1 million pounds) in Boca Raton, Florida, and his sisters attended Roedean School in Brighton, England.
  • A genuine vein of philanthropy has existed in Simon’s body since childhood. While remembering his first donation, he said,

    I was about 13 and it was around Christmas. I had £10 to spend and I was walking through Brighton. I saw a hobo. He was in a bad way and I gave him that tenner. And then I got home and my dad said: “You’re crazy. He’s just going to spend it on drugs.” But I think he needed it more than I did that day.”

  • At Eton College, Windsor, Simon Konecki was a batchmate of the renowned English adventurer Bear Grylls and the popular English food critic Tom Parker Bowles. During his college days, he belonged to the boarding house, which had a notorious reputation in the school, under the popular history teacher David Evans. In an interview in 2012, while talking about Simon Konecki, a student of Eton college said,

    Our housemaster (David Evans) used to refer to him as the naughtiest boy he ever had in his house – ‘Don’t misbehave or you will end up like him,’ he would say”

  • He started his career as a trainee foreign exchange broker at the age of 17.
  • Konecki is the former director of the private equity investment group EBS, London, a division of trading giant Icap.
  • Later, he joined the investment banking company Lehman Brothers, where he managed the teams of senior brokers.
  • From 2004 to 2008, Konecki was married to the fashion stylist and designer Clary Fisher. Together, they have a daughter (born in 2012). His marital house in Hampstead Heath, London, was once worth 1 million pounds. [2]Evening Standard
  • In 2005, Konecki was struck by the idea of making an impact on the world when his employer sent an email stating that the company would double the money their employees gave out as charity. Shortly after his epiphany, he started researching various world crises. Finally, he came across the world’s water crisis and made it his life goal to aid mankind suffering from it. In an interview, he said,

    I looked into a lot of causes and the world’s water crisis should be pretty easy to solve: $30bn to give 1bn people water is nothing. So I decided that that would be it.”

  • After resigning from Lehman Brothers in 2005, he co-founded Life Water, an eco-friendly brand of bottled water in the UK, along with his friend Lucas White. Although Konecki was earning well at Lehman Brothers, he had his heart set on making an impact on the world. In an interview, he said,

    I was originally an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and I was doing well and earning a lot of money, but I got sick of that greedy and corrupted world.”

  • His business urged him to establish Drop4Drop, a non-profit organization that installs accountable and efficient water projects in rural areas across the globe requiring a reliable source of clean water.

    Simon Konecki undertaking projects in Andhra Pradesh, which provided 50,000 people clean drinking water

    Simon Konecki undertaking projects in Andhra Pradesh, which provided 50,000 people clean drinking water

  • In 2011, Konecki started dating Adele after they were allegedly introduced by their mutual friend Ed Sheeran, a famous English singer, while Adele was off work recovering from throat surgery.
  • It was rumored that during the proceeding of Konecki and Fisher’s divorce, Konecki was dating Adele, and she was the reason for the split. To put an end to the rumors, Adele posted a blog, which read,

    This is the first and last time I will comment on the details of my relationship. Contrary to reports, Simon is divorced and has been for four years.”

  • Simon Konecki was shortlisted in the category of Start-Up Star for the Management Today Sky Future Leaders Awards (2012).
  • On 19 October 2012, Simon and Adele welcomed their son, Angelo. Reportedly, Simon and Adele secretly got married in early 2017. In April 2019, it was rumored that the couple had split following issues in their marriage. Later, Adele’s spokesman confirmed the news saying,

    Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”

  • They agreed to share the custody of their son, Angelo. The couple had not signed a prenup when they got married. Therefore, they mutually decided to waive off the right to seek or obtain any spousal support from the other party. However, it was rumored that Adele had gifted her $9.5 million Beverly Hills mansion to Konecki two months before their split in April 2019.
  • In 2015, Simon served as an inspiration for Adele’s third studio album, 25, which became the year’s best-selling album and broke first-week sales records in the UK and US. In an interview, while talking about her divorce with Simon, Adele said,

    I got an album out of him. I used him more than he used me.”


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