Brenda Harvey-Richie and Lionel Richie

1 like ·
Brenda Harvey-Richie and Lionel Richie

Main Details






More »
(28 October 1975 - 9 August 1993) (divorced) (1 child)

Daughter: Nicole Richie (adopted, b. 21-Sep-1981)
On October 18, 1975, Richie married his college sweetheart, Brenda Harvey. In 1986, while still married to Harvey, Lionel began a relationship with Diane Alexander. He would later separate from Harvey and in 1988, she allegedly discovered Richie and Alexander together in a Beverly Hills hotel room by saying she was "room service" and breaking in the door. A confrontation ensued and Harvey attacked both Richie and Alexander brutally. Harvey was arrested for spousal abuse, trespassing, assault towards Alexander, and vandalism. Richie and Harvey divorced on August 9, 1993, after being married nearly 18 years.

In 1983 Lionel Richie and his wife, Brenda Harvey, informally adopted Nicole Camille Escovedo, the two-year-old daughter of one of the members of Lionel's band. They raised her as their daughter, Nicole Richie, and adopted her legally when she ... View All »


Given Name(s)
Date of Birth

Nicole Camille

Couple Comparison

brought to you by
Brenda Harvey-Richie and Lionel Richie dating history powered by Who's Dated Who

Couple Comparison





  • FemaleVirgo

  • MaleGemini

  • Female

  • MaleMusician

  • FemaleBrown - Dark

  • MaleBlonde

  • FemaleBrown - Dark

  • MaleBlack

  • FemaleAmerican

  • MaleAmerican

  • Female

  • MaleOther

On Screen Matchups

No records found. Please register if you would like to add this information.


10 Lists »
Brenda Harvey-Richie and Lionel Richie appears in the following lists:

FamousFix content is contributed and edited by our readers. You are most welcome to update, correct or add information to this page. Update Information


0 Threads »
Start a discussion about Brenda Harvey-Richie and Lionel Richie. Register »

Follow the Brenda Harvey-Richie and Lionel Richie Activity Feed

Top Contributors

See All »
Phoebe Phoebe 10 points
Anamaly Anamaly 8 points
NewsHound NewsHound 5 points
MissWinterKate MissWinterKate 2 points
Queenoftab Queenoftab 1 point
Would you like to contribute? Register »


Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.23 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2015, FamousFix