Adele shows off 45kg transformation as she debuts new boyfriend

While rumours have been swirling about Adele's relationship for months now, the singer has finally gone Instagram official with her boyfriend Rich Paul, 39.

The 33-year-old shared a black and white snap of herself with Rich at NBA star Anthony Davis' wedding.

Adele and Rich Paul
Adele has gone Instagram official with her rumoured boyfriend Rich Paul after he revealed they were 'hanging out' earlier this year. Photo: Instagram/Adele

Adele shared the photo at the end of a carousel of images where she showed off her Schiaparelli gown.

She was first linked with Paul - a sports agent who represents big names in the NBA including Davis, LeBron James, Ben Simmons and more - in July when they attended Game 5 of the NBA finals in Phoenix.


Adele has also been previously linked to rapper Skepta following her 2019 divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki. The pair share eight-year-old son Angelo Adkins.

Debuting new boyfriends in an Instagram carousel is apparently the hip new way to do a relationship reveal with Jennifer Lopez doing the same thing when she went Instagram official with Ben Affleck.

Adele in black and white gown
Adele looked incredible in her Schiaparelli gown. Photo: Instagram/Adele

After Adele and Rich were spotted at the NBA finals in July, multiple sources confirmed to Page Six they were in a relationship with one source saying, "They are [definitely] dating."

Since that night, the pair has been spotted at numerous events and outings together.

Adele's transformation

Adele recently made headlines for her 45kg weight loss after the singer shared a photo on her 32nd birthday showing her transformation.

The Rolling In The Deep singer's former trainer Pete Geracimo previously insisted she never wanted to get "super-skinny" in an Instagram post.

"As Adele's former London-based personal trainer, it's disheartening to read negative commentary and fat-phobic accusations questioning the genuineness of her amazing weight loss," he wrote.

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Adele showed off her incredible 45kg weight loss on her 32nd birthday last year. Photo: Instagram/Adele

"In my personal experience of working with her through many highs and lows, she always marched to the beat of her own drum on her own terms. She never undermined her God-given talent in any way.

"She let her incredible voice do the talking, or should I say singing! She never once pretended to be something that she wasn't. What you saw was what you got. And we all LOVED it!

"When Adele and I started our journey together, it was never about getting super skinny. It was about getting her healthy. Especially post-pregnancy and post-surgery. When 25 dropped and the tour announced, we had to get ready for a 13-month gruelling schedule. In that time, she warmed to training and made better food choices.

"As a result, she lost considerable weight and people took notice. Her body transformation was splashed across every media outlet. The attention it generated was mind-blowing."

Adele in bikini top
Adele's fans have been stunned to see her transformation. Photo: Instagram/Adele

A source told Heat magazine all the attention has been a little overwhelming for the singer.

"Adele is finding the attention very embarrassing. She admits that although she may now look the best she ever has, she still gets incredibly self-conscious about her appearance,” the insider said.

"She sometimes finds it hard to believe that she looks as good as people say she does. She says she’s shocked when she looks in the mirror, but she’s really enjoying buying so many new clothes.

"She is having a blast trying things on – from skimpy dresses to statement red-carpet creations. It’s like she’s making up for lost time, and she’s spent thousands of dollars!"

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