Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. popularly known as Lionel Richie is an American singer-song writer-actor and record producer.

Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie

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Early Life

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.

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Married Life

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 & Measurements

Lionel 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 AsLionel Richie
ProfessionAmerican singer-songwriter
Age69 years
BirthdayJune 20, 1949
Birth PlaceTuskegee, Alabama, United States
Birth SignGemini
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight77 kg
Body MeasurementsUpdate Soon
Net Worth$200 million dollars
SalaryUnder Review
Born NameLionel Brockman Richie Junior
Nick NameLionel Richie, Lionel
SchoolJoliet Township High School
UniversityAuburn University
FatherLionel Brockman Richie
MotherAlberta R. Foster
ManagerLbr Touring Inc
GenreSoul, R&B, pop rock, pop, soft rock, gospel, country
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, piano, saxophone, drums
LabelIsland, Mercury, Motown
Race / EthnicityMultiracial
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Sexual OrientationStraight
Shoe Size11 (US)
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDiane Alexander (m. 1995–2004), Brenda Harvey-Richie (m. 1975–1993)
DaughterSofia Richie and nicole richie
SonMiles Brockman Richie


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