Simon Konecki is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Life Water, a company that supplies bottled water. He also runs a charitable trust drop4drop that strives to provide clean drinking water to people around the world. He caught the attention of media in 2011, after being clicked with British singer Adele to whom he is married right now. Let us have a look at the career and net worth of Simon Konecki in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Simon Konecki was born to Andrew and Rosemary Konecki on April 17, 1974, in New York, the United States. He has two sisters Victoria Konecki and Alexandra Konecki. At the age of 10, Simon moved to London with his family and attended the Prestigious Boys School. He was nicknamed The Waterboy and Swampy and was considered to have the resemblance of Zach Galifianakis.
Simon was married to Clary Fisher, a fashion stylist from 2004-2008. The couple has a daughter who was born in 2007. After his divorce with Clary, Simon went on to date Adele in 2011. Rumors spread that, it was Ed Sheeran who introduced Simon to Adele which Ed refused through a tweet. In 2012, Adele announced that she is expecting a baby and was blessed with a son in October 2012, whom the couple named Angelo James Konecki.
Though there were speculations about their marriage, Adele confirmed in 2017 that she is already married to Simon. Adele has mentioned that Simon has inspired her a lot and the songs Water Under the Bridge and Lay me Down are actually written on his influence.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Simon at the age of 17, started to work as a foreign exchange broker. He later went on to take up the position of the director of the investment group EBS. In 2002, he joined the Lehman Brothers and left the company after three years in 2005.
Simon wanted to do something that could be helpful for the people as well as give him a good career. He met with his longtime friend Lucas White and proposed his idea of Life Water. The two friends managed to collect enough funds and started the company which promises to provide pure drinking water.
Simon also formed a charitable trust drop4drop through which he wants to provide developing countries with quality drinking water. He also conducts campaigns on the wastage of water and urges people to control water wastage. His campaigns are supported by celebrities such as Stephen Fry, Sid Owens and of course by his wife, Adele.
Net Worth & Earnings
He currently lives with his wife and son in a recently bought home in West Sussex. His parents live in a mansion worth $1 million in Boca Raton, Florida. As of now, he has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $20 million.
Simon not only runs a successful firm that garners good fortune. He also runs a trust that enlightens people to save water, which in this internet era is very much essential as we are unaware of the importance of protecting our natural resources.