Pregnant Adele's Boyfriend Simon Konecki: Five Things You Don't Know

Celebrity News Jun. 29, 2012 AT 6:00PM
Adele and Simon Konecki on January 2, 2012. Adele and Simon Konecki on January 2, 2012. Credit: XPOSUREPHOTOS.COM

The usually unlucky-in-love Adele has changed her tune about romance -- with a little help from her boyfriend of six months, Simon Konecki.

The pair first went public during a PDA-packed trip to the Everglades in early January, and a source told Us Weekly at the time that Konecki, 37, was just what Adele needed after her toxic former flings. "Simon is a nice guy and would never use her," the insider explained. "He likes her for who she is." (Adele and Konecki made their formal debut together at the Grammys in February, when he attended as her date.)

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On Friday, Adele took to her website to share even happier news with fans -- she and Konecki are expecting their first child together.

Gushed the "Rumor Has It" singer, "We're over the moon and very excited!

Here, Us rounds up five need-to-know facts about Simon Konecki:

1. He's deeply committed to social and environmental justice

Konecki is a co-founder of British charity Drop4Drop. Their stated mission? "To help alleviate the global water crisis, by . . . delivering efficient and accountable clean water projects across the developing world," their website declares.

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2. He was married once before

Brit tabloid The Daily Mail reported in January that the Grammy winner's new beau was still married to stylist Clary Fisher, though a divorce was in the works. Adele was quick to shoot down their claims. "This is the first and last time I will comment on the details of my relationship with Simon," she wrote on her website. "Contrary to reports and headlines in the press today, Simon is divorced and has been for 4 years."

3. He's got the fatherhood thing down pat

Adele's already had a little bit of practice with mommyhood -- because Konecki is already a dad to a five-year-old daughter with his ex-wife.

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4. He has an embarrassing nickname

Konecki has admitted his pals refer to him as "Swampy." The reason? "Probably due to my long hair and lefty views," he has joked.

5. He shares an alma mater with Princes William and Harry

Konecki is a graduate of tony boarding school Eton, which both royals also attended. Though he doesn't hang out with either prince, his charity co-founder, Jamie White, is technically rock and roll royalty -- he's the stepson of the Rolling Stones' Ron Wood.

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