Lionel Richie

United States

Lionel Richie Bio

Who is Lionel Richie

One of the historically standing man in the American music industry. Lionel is singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. He is better known for his solo career and his association with the band Commodores.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born as Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. as a son of Alberta R. (Foster) and Lionel Brockman Richie, Sr. He enrolled at Tuskegee Institute after getting Tennis Scholrship. Then he left the college and initiated his musical career.

Interesting Facts

Richie has jaw dropping net worth of $200 million dollars. He is activist of Breast Cancer Research Foundation. His oldest daughter, Nicole Richie, is adopted daughter. He has also gained fame in Arab Countries.

Personal Life

Lionel is married twice in his life. Firstly he was married to Brenda Harvey. The they ended up 18 years od relationship after she found he was cheating her with Diane Alexander.later they got separated. He has one son and two daughter.


Winner of 4 Grammy awards,1 Golden Globe Awards,Academu Awards, American Music Awards, TV Land awards among others.


When his first wife caught he and his girldfreind Diane in the hotel room, she brutally attacked both of them for which she was charged and arrested.