English singer and songwriter Adele has an estimated net worth of $78 million (£50m) as of 2015, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. The Someone Like You singer was born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins in Tottenham, Greater London, England on 5 May 1988. She graduated from BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology in 2006. Adele started her professional music career in 2006, after a friend posted her demo on Myspace. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. Adele’s second album, 21, was released in 2011 and was the world’s best selling album in 2011-12, with over 30 million copies sold. Breaking numerous Guinness World Records. It topped the charts in the UK and the USA and earned her six Grammy Awards. Adele had a quiet 2014 after the birth of her son in October 2012 but she is still topped the list of richest young music stars in Britain. She also took time off from her mothering duties to appear at the 2013 Grammy awards and at Buckingham Palace in December to receive her MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). Per Sunday Times report, her Melted Stone companies earned her £32.3 million in 2013. The Brit singer has sold over 40 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide.