Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie  American Musician


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According to our records, Lionel Richie is possibly single.


Lionel Richie was previously married to Diana Alexander (1995 - 2004) and Brenda Harvey-Richie (1975 - 1993).

He has been in a relationship with Bai Ling (2009).

Lionel Richie has had encounters with Cynthia Weil.


Lionel Richie is a 67 year old American Musician. Born Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. on 20th June, 1949 in Tuskagee, Alabama, USA and educated at Joliet Township High School, Joliet, Illinois, USA, he is famous for Commodores in a career that spans 1968–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Lionel Richie is a member of the following lists: African-American country musicians, Best Original Song Academy Award winning songwriters and Writers from Joliet, Illinois.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 20 years, 7 months 19 years, 10 months -
Dating1 7 years, 4 months - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total4 20 years, 7 months 11 years, 3 months 7 years, 4 months


First Name Lionel
Middle Name Brockman
Last Name Richie
Full Name at Birth Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Alternative Name Lionel Richie
Age 67 years
Birthday 20th June, 1949
Birthplace Tuskagee, Alabama, USA
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Weight 171lbs (78 kg)
Build Large
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Good tennis player, He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Joliet Township High School, Joliet, Illinois, USA
University Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Pianist, Saxophonist, Record producer, Actor
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Commodores
Music Genre (Text) Soul, R&b, Pop, Pop Rock, Soft Rock, Country, Gospel, Gospel, R&b, Pop, Pop Rock, Soft Rock, Country, Gospel
Music Genre Pop, R&B
Year(s) Active 1968–present
Music Style Pop/Rock, Urban, Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Quiet Storm
Music Mood Soothing, Elegant, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Amiable/Good-Natured, Poignant, Gentle, Sentimental, Romantic, Earnest, Sensual, Refined/Mannered, Sweet, Passionate, Silly, Playful
Instrument Keyboards, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano/keyboards, Saxophone, Drums, Piano, Keyboards, Piano, Keyboards, Saxophone, Drums
Record Label Island, Mercury, Motown
Associated Acts Diana Ross, Commodores, Nicole Richie, Alabama, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Patti Labelle, USA for Africa, Live Aid, Jason Derulo, Natasha Bedingfield, Kenny Rogers, Akon, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Good Charlotte
Clothes Size 8
Shoe Size 11
Official Websites,,,,, Musical career
Father Lionel Brockman Richie
Mother Alberta Foster
Family Member Sofia Richie (daugther), Myles Richie (son), Nicole Richie (adopted daughter), Joel Madden (son-in-law), Harlow Winter Kate Madden (granddaughter), Sparrow James Midnight Madden (grandson), John Louis Brown, 1839 – September 8
Associated People Stevie Wonder, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Thomas McClary, Ronald La Pread, Milan Williams, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers
Favorite Places Tuskegee, Montgomery, Birmingham, Auburn, Joliet, Springfield, Chicago, Los Angeles, Vegas, Frisco, Nashville, Memphis, New York City
Favorite Colors Black, White, Green, Blue, Red, Violet, Yellow, Silver, Orange, Grey, Brown
Favorite Accessories Sunglasses, Specs, Scarfs

Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records. Richie made his solo debut in 1982 with the album Lionel Richie and the number-one hit "Truly". He has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Lionel Richie67 GeminiMusician
Bai Ling46 LibraActress
Diana Alexander-
Brenda Harvey-RichieN Virgo
Cynthia Weil76 LibraSongwriter


Nicole CamilleFemale21st September, 198135 years old
Myles BrockmanMale27th May, 199422 years old
SofiaFemale26th August, 199818 years old


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014SculptureTV Show
Misery Bear2012BarmanMovie
To Love a Woman2009SingerMovie
Pariah1998Lavender MobMovie
The Preacher's Wife1996BritsloeMovie
Scott Joplin1977The Minstrel Singers (as The Commodores)TV Movie


Posted commentsView all comments (21)

MundyAug 2, 2014

At least he is still rolling hard!

steven sicardApr 18, 2013

dear lioneil my frist friend was john Dixon of easthartford ct we where very young then I called to john twoweeks ago

mandymasonJan 26, 2012

Lionel is fantastic! Love all of his music, especially his work with The Commodores!

JBellaAug 22, 2011

I think that he and Brenda Richie were the perfect couple. I was so sad when they divorced and I think it affected their daughter a lot as she stated on Oprah. People should work things our and not break up. Look at what his second wife did with him. He should have stayed with his first wife.

Terra1937Dec 30, 2010

I Love Your Song Hello

ericktatFeb 17, 2010

pretty little Jeanie De`Ann Sullivan is soo sweet, Lionel should grab her!She is this tiny blond model,and is just the nicest person. They would make a good couple. He needs a good person who cares about the same things as him,and I know Jeanie is really into helping others and animals.She`s not into all that exess that his last girl was into.

DanielFeb 14, 2010

I heard Jeanie De`Ann Sullivan dated Lionel Richie too. She is really pretty! Looks alot like Brigitte Bardot.

JayJan 25, 2010


FrankNov 6, 2009

Lionel has been dating a beautiful asian girl for 4 years.

theresafelskeJul 31, 2009

Lionel expressed to TMZ that he and Bai Ling are Just Friends , nothing more. There isn`t a romance going on. (Updated 7/31/09)

donnaApr 1, 2009

karma is a b

bootsybrownMar 3, 2009


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