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Full NamePenny Adkins
First NamePenny
Last NameAdkins
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children1

Penny Adkins, whose full name is Penny Susan Adkins, is the mother of famous and incredible singer and songwriter Adele

Multiple award winners Adele

Penny has given birth to a breathtaking daughter whose melodious voice has ruled millions of worldwide fans' hearts. 

She fell in love with music since her early childhood and started singing when she was four. 

She began her singing career as an undergraduate artist by uploading her songs and My Space

Later, Nick Huggett recognized her talent and signed her to XL recordings. 

She got her first breakthrough from her songs Hometown Glory, which was released in October 2007

She released her first album, 19, which raised her fame and helped her to get widespread popularity across the world. 

Other super hit albums of her are 21 and 25, which she named after her age. Adele is multiple award-winning singers. 

She has received 136 awards, including 15 Grammy awards, 9 British awards, 5 American music awards, an Academy Award, and 18 Billboard music awards.

Never got married

In 1986, Penny met Mark Evans, who is Adele's father, at the Kings Head pub in North London and fell in love at their first glance. 

When she was only 18, she gave birth to her first and last child Adele

So, to raise Adele, she dropped out of college and focused totally on providing proper parenthood.  But Penny never got married to Mark

However, Mark proposed her before but she denied as she felt that they were too young to get married. The couple lived together for some years.

When Adele was nine-months-old, Penny and Mark separated from each other. 

However, they frequently saw each other, and even Penny used to visit Mark's home to maintain father and daughter relation. 

They have good relations until 1999. Then afterward, he became addicted to alcohol, which became the reason for their worst relation.

Penny Adkins with her daughter, Adele.
Penny Adkins with her daughter, Adele. Source:

Raised Adele without the support of husband

Penny was a single mother and raised her daughter alone since her birth. 

When Adele was on her womb, she dropped out of university and took the shelter of an emergency house for a single mother. 

She was helped by National Childbirth Trust for her living. After Adele was born, she shifted to the two-bedroom flat at Tottenham

Until Adele was three, she used to get some financial support from Mark and his family. 

Once she was in a relationship with a man called Simon, but it did not last for long. 

Later, without seeking for husband and support from them, Penny struggled alone to raise her daughter. 

Sometimes she worked as a furniture maker, sometimes as a masseuse while other times as an adult learning activities organizer. 

Penny Adkins's daughter, Adele's childhood days with her father.
Penny Adkins's daughter, Adele's childhood days with her father.

Simple and intimate Wedding 

Penny did not get the opportunity to have her wedding, but she witnessed her daughter's wedding on 2017

Penny's daughter, Adele, started seeing an English Charity entrepreneur Simon Konecki since 2011

Their mutual friend, musician Ed Sheeran made their first meeting happen when she was in a break from singing due to her neck surgery.

Penny Adkins's daughter, Adele with her husband.
Penny Adkins's daughter, Adele with her husband. Source:

The couple decided to have a simple and intimate wedding function. 

As per, Adele did not want her wedding to be formal, and show-offs instead wish to be about who they are. 

So the wedding was held with the presence of family, close relatives, and friends. 

The wedding information remained secret until March 2017, when she revealed her wedding while performing in concert in Brisbane, Australia.


Penny has only one child, who is her daughter Adele. The relationship between mother and daughter is very profound. 

Adele often called her mother her best children and gave her credit for her success. 

She was Adele's inspiration for writing songs such as 'Hometown Glory,' 'Million Years Ago' etc.

Adele feels lucky to have her as a mother and always wants to remember her sacrifices, although Penny never wants to make her realize about her sacrifice to give her a better life. 

Her daughter is also blessed with a baby boy named Angelo Adkins, who was born on 19 October 2012.

Penny Adkins's daughter, Adele with her son.
Penny Adkins's daughter, Adele with her son. Source: New idea

Net Worth

Penny has not revealed about her net worth. The net worth of her daughter is as follows:

YearNet Worth
2017- 2018$166.86 Million
2019- Present$200 Million
Annual income$69 Million


  1. Her age is 52 in 2020

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