and Simon Konecki confirmed their split on Friday after an eight-year relationship and three-year marriage.
And the superstar singer, 30, reportedly plans to base herself in to be close to her mother and so her six-year-old son Angelo can have a British education.
The Tottenham-born singer, who has an estimated fortune of £145 million, flew into the UK three weeks ago to spend time with her mum, Penny Adkins.
Split: Adele, 30, confirmed her split with Simon Konecki on Friday after an eight-year relationship and three-year marriage and plans to be based in London
In their separation statement, the pair said they were ‘committed’ to raising their son together ‘lovingly’ and are believed to have split amicably.
Adele, who is thought to be recording a new album in New York, has been with Konecki, who is 14 years her senior, since October 2011.
Despite this, rumours about their rocky relationship have plagued the couple for years.
In 2014, it was claimed that Konecki had moved out of their London home and into his bachelor pad in Brighton.
Adele eventually responded to the reports on Twitter, writing: ‘Just wanted to wish everyone happy holidays & all the best for 2015!PS Simon & I are still very much together, don’t believe what you read x.’
Rumours: Speculation about the pair’s rocky relationship have plagued the couple for years.In June 2014 the couple were snapped having an argument outside London celebrity hotspot Chiltern Firehouse
Former couple: It was rumoured the couple had a rocky relationship, with Konecki moving out their London home in 2014
Gone separate ways: The couple were last seen together backstage at an Elton John concert in LA on January 25
However, the pair were photographed in June that year having an argument outside London celebrity hotspot Chiltern Firehouse.
And it was revealed the couple began preparing for their split months ago, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
The singer and Konecki, an Eton-educated philanthropist, began separating their business affairs in February.
Legal documents show Adele, 30, signed over a £500,000 house in Los Angeles to Konecki, whose charity water business is based in the city.
A statement released by her PR team early yesterday announced that Adele and former investment banker Konecki, 44 – who she once described as her ‘perfect man’ – were no longer together.
Woes: It emerged the singer signed over a £500,000 house in Los Angeles to Konecki in months prior to the split
Relationship: It is understood that Adele is being comforted by her friends, including Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence
‘Adele and her partner have separated,’ the statement said.‘They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.’
The Someone Like You star signed over the £500,000 property in the middle-class Van Nuys suburb, a half-hour drive from the couple’s £10 million Beverly Hills mansion, two months ago.
Legal papers show the property changed hands under an ‘intrafamily transfer’, which gifted Konecki the house.
The property is the registered base of Mammoth Water Resources, a company owned by Konecki who also runs a charity called Drop4Drop.
Split: Sources insist the separation is ‘unlikely’ to turn nasty and both will want to focus on being good parents to their son