Why does Adele have to pay her ex-husband? It’s alleged that they didn’t sign a prenup
According to recent reports from the UK’s The Sun, the couple did not sign a prenuptial agreement before being wed, so Simon may end up receiving up to half of Adele’s fortune. A Los Angeles divorce court judge has granted that the details of the divorce will remain private. The Sun also reported that a judge ruled that “financial, sales or other confidential business information” will be kept private, and even the lawyers will need to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
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According to People, Adele is worth an estimated $182 million, and much of her wealth was acquired during the course of her marriage to Simon. So basically, if there is no prenuptial agreement, anything that Adele earned during the course of their marriage is technically half her husband’s as well.