Rich Paul is an American sports agent whose client list includes basketball players LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Ben Simmons.
Rich Paul is the founder Klutch Sports Group, which has represented some of the biggest names in basketball.
Rich Paul manages over 20 NBA players and is one of the most powerful agents in the world of sport.
Who is Rich Paul?
Rich Paul was born on December 16, 1981 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
He grew up in a one-bedroom apartment above his father’s store, R & J Confectionery, on East 125th and Arlington in Glenville, a neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland.
His father enrolled him in the private, fee-paying Benedictine High School, a Roman Catholic school. His father died of cancer in 1999.
After graduating from high school, Paul was mentored by Distant Replays owner Andy Hyman on selling vintage jerseys.
He would buy throwback jerseys from Atlanta and sell them out of his trunk in Cleveland.
In 2002, he met LeBron James at the Akron–Canton Airport, where James was impressed by Paul’s authentic Warren Moon throwback jersey.
The two exchanged contact information, and soon Paul had sold James a Magic Johnson Lakers jersey and a Joe Namath Rams jersey.
What is Rich Paul’s career?
Rich is a superstar sports agent whose client list includes basketball players LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Ben Simmons.
He is from Cleveland and started his career by selling retro sports jerseys out of the back of his car.
In 2002 he met LeBron, who was apparently impressed by a Warren Moon top Paul had on at the time, and the pair grew close.
LeBron later welcomed Rich into his inner circle and eventually started working together.
Rich worked with LeBron’s agent’s company Creative Artist Agency for 10 years, before founding his own agency, Klutch Sports Group in 2022.
Rich Paul wife: Who is Rich Paul married to?
Rich Paul is married to Adele Laurie Blue Adkins known mononymously as Adele, is an English singer-songwriter.
She is known for her mezzo-soprano vocals and sentimental songwriting.
Adele has received numerous accolades including 16 Grammy Awards, 12 Brit Awards (including three for British Album of the Year), an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
The couple first sparked romance rumors in July 2021 when they attended Game 5 of the NBA Finals together.
“I didn’t mean to go public with it. I just wanted to go to the game,” she told Vogue in November 2021. “I just love being around him. He’s great. He’s so f—ing funny. He’s so smart, you know.”
Since their first public outing, the two have cozied up at more basketball games, taken a romantic vacation to Italy and attended the 2023 Super Bowl — where they sat in the VIP section with JAY-Z and Paul McCartney.
About Rich Paul and Adele marriage
In September 2023, marriage rumors began to swirl after Adele called Paul her “husband” during one of her concerts in Las Vegas.
A month later, Gayle King subtly asked Paul to confirm the rumors in an interview on CBS Mornings.
Appearing on CBS Mornings, Rich said of his partner: ‘She’s been great, I think she would agree that we definitely helped each other.
‘I’m in a good space, we’re in a good space. Happy. She’s superb. She’s been great for me. We’ve been great for each other.’
Rich was then asked by CBS host Gayle King about the rumours he and Adele have tied the knot.
The journalist asked whether she should refer to Adele as ‘Mrs. Paul’ the next time she speaks to her.
Richard played coy, saying: ‘You can say whatever you want,’ before adding he is not the ‘type of person to put [his] personal life. It’s not for the media.’
Adele also called Rich her husband during her Las Vegas concert in September, sparking speculation that the two have tied the knot.
A woman in the audience screamed out ‘Will you marry me,’ to the Rumor Has It singer during the show, as seen in a TikTok clip.
‘You can’t marry me. I’m straight, my love, and my husband’s here tonight,’ Adele replied.
The fan responded, ‘Can you try?’ and Adele clapped back, ‘No, I don’t want to try. I’m with Rich. You’re crazy, leave me alone.’
How Rich Paul met Adele?
Adele and Rich Paul met at a birthday party a few years ago, but Paul asked her out for a “business meeting” in early 2021, which turned out to be their first date.
Adele said that Paul is “hilarious”, “so funny”, and “very, very smart” and that he challenges her in a good way.
Rich Paul children: Does Rich Paul and Adele have kids?
Adele and Rich Paul do not have any children together yet. However, they both have children from their previous relationships.
Adele has a son named Angelo, who is 11 years old, and Paul has three children, one of whom is a junior in college.
They have also hinted that they may be open to having more kids in the future and that they have been thinking of possible baby names.
Adele and Paul are a successful couple, with Adele being a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter and Paul being a sports agent and founder of Klutch Sports Group.
Who are their exes?
Aside from being married to Konecki, Adele was rumored to have dated the rapper Skepta before confirming her relationship with Paul.
The Sun exclusively revealed the music stars enjoyed a string of dates last year following her divorce.
However, neither confirmed their relationship.
Similarly, Paul was previously linked to actor Tobey Maguire’s ex-wife Jennifer Meyer.
The pair were spotted numerous times out and about in California, though it is unclear when they broke things off.
Paul is reportedly the father of three children from a previous relationship but has only introduced one daughter, Reonna, to the limelight.
Hopefully, this article was able to provide you with all the necessary information about Rich Paul wife and children.