Adele was born on May 5, 1988. A few surprising facts about Adele:

  1. Adele’s full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.
  2. Adele’s debut album, “19,” was named after the age she was when she wrote and recorded it.
  3. Adele’s hit single “Rolling in the Deep” was originally written for Leona Lewis, but Adele decided to keep it for herself after writing the lyrics.
  4. Adele has won a total of 15 Grammy Awards, tying her with Beyoncé for the most Grammy Awards won by a female artist.
  5. Adele has sold over 100 million albums and over 60 million singles worldwide, making her one of the best-selling artists of all time.
  6. Adele is left-handed.
  7. Adele has a fear of flying and often travels by boat or train instead of by plane.
  8. Adele has a tattoo of the initials of her son Angelo on her hand.
  9. Adele is a fan of the Harry Potter series and has a tattoo of the Deathly Hallows symbol on her wrist.
  10. Adele has a close relationship with her mother, who has served as her manager throughout her career.