Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. popularly known as Lionel Richie is an American singer-song writer-actor and record producer.
This multi-talented man was born on June 20, 1949. Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. was born in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Lionel Richie is the son of Alberta R. (Foster) and Lionel Brockman Richie, Sr. He raises up on the campus of Tuskegee Institute.
Lionel Richie started his career in 1968. He was a member of the funk and soul band the Commodores and then launched a biggest successful solo career in 1982. He also works as co-writer the 1985 charity single “We Are the World” with Michael Jackson. It was most populated. And the sold of this album cross 20 million copies.
Richie has sold over 100 million records worldwide, building him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. He is also a five-time Grammy Award winner. In 2016, Richie got the Songwriters Hall of Fame‘s highest respect, the Johnny Mercer Award.
Lionel Richie started singing from the age of the child. He sang first when he was a student of Tuskegee Institute. Richie formed a succession of R&B groups in the mid-1960s. In 1968, he became a singer and saxophonist with the Commodores. They signed a recording agreement with Atlantic Records in 1968 for one record before moving on to Motown Records initially as a support act to The Jackson 5.
On October 18, 1975, Richie married his college best friend Brenda Harvey. When their daughter is nine years old they separated. In 1986, while still married to Harvey, Richie began an adulterous relationship with Diane Alexander. Then he married her.
Age, Height & MeasurementsLionel Richie Age 69 years. Lionel Richie's height 5 feet 11 inches, weight 77 kg. Body measurements Update Soon and Zodiac Sign Gemini.
|Lionel Richie Bio|
|Famous As||Lionel Richie|
|Birthday||June 20, 1949|
|Birth Place||Tuskegee, Alabama, United States|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Body Measurements||Update Soon|
|Net Worth||$200 million dollars|
|Born Name||Lionel Brockman Richie Junior|
|Nick Name||Lionel Richie, Lionel|
|School||Joliet Township High School|
|Father||Lionel Brockman Richie|
|Mother||Alberta R. Foster|
|Manager||Lbr Touring Inc|
|Genre||Soul, R&B, pop rock, pop, soft rock, gospel, country|
|Instruments||Vocals, keyboards, piano, saxophone, drums|
|Label||Island, Mercury, Motown|
|Race / Ethnicity||Multiracial|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|Spouse||Diane Alexander (m. 1995–2004), Brenda Harvey-Richie (m. 1975–1993)|
|Daughter||Sofia Richie and nicole richie|
|Son||Miles Brockman Richie|