Lionel Richie Net Worth
Richie is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, and actor. He has a net worth of $200 million dollars, as of 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Lionel Richie Personal Information:
Born Name: Lionel Brockman Richie Junior
Nick Name: Lionel Richie, Lionel
Date of Birth: June 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Born Place: Tuskegee, Alabama, USA
Education: He attended Joliet Township High School in East Campus.
After Richie ended high school, he went to the Tuskegee Institute. He was offered a tennis scholarship, which Richie accepted. He dropped out from Tuskegee Institute after his sophomore year, to pursue his musical career.
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, instrumentalist
Lionel Richie Net Worth: $200 million dollars, as of 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Lionel Richie Favorite Things:
Food: Duck, plum sauce, sticky ribs
Songwriter: Bruno Mars
Lionel Richie Family:
Father: Lionel Brockman Richie (Joliet Arsenal, Armcom)
Mother: Alberta R. Foster (Principal at Eliza Kelly Elementary School)
Siblings: Deborah (Younger Sister)
Others: Harlow Winter Kate Madden (Granddaughter), Sparrow, James Midnight Madden (Grandson)
Manager: Lionel Richie is signed to Lbr Touring Inc.
Genre: Soul, R&B, pop rock, pop, soft rock, gospel, country
Instruments: Vocals, keyboards, piano, saxophone, drums
Label: Island, Mercury, Motown
Lionel Richie Body Stats:
Height: 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
Weight: 171 lbs or 77 kg
Race / Ethnicity: Multiracial
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 11 (US) or 10 (UK) or 44.5 (EU)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
- His mustache
- Plays tennis very well
- Afro hair
Lionel Richie Girlfriend / Spouse / Dated:
Brenda Harvey (1974 – 1993)
Diana Alexander (1986 – 2004)
Bai Ling (2009)
He was born Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. on born June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States. He is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, and actor.
Richie is the son of Lionel Brockman Richie Sr. and Alberta R. Foster who raised him on the campus of Tuskegee Institute. He completed his graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Joliet Township High School, East Campus, in Joliet, Illinois.
A star tennis player from Joliet offered him a tennis scholarship to attend Tuskegee Institute, which he happily accepted. Richie formed a succession of R&B groups in the mid-1960s during his high school days in Tuskegee.
Richie worked as a singer and saxophonist with the Commodores, an American funk and soul band, in 1968. Same year, the group signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records for one record before moving on to Motown Records at first as a support act to The Jackson 5. The band after that turned out to be established as a well-liked soul group.
Richie made his solo career with album ‘Lionel Richie’ in 1982, enclosed three hit singles: the U.S. number-one song “Truly”, “You Are” and “My Love”. He continued the style of his ballads with the Commodores. He started his career as one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s.
His album hit No. 3 on the music charts and sold more than 4 million copies. His next follow-up album “Can’t Slow Down,” was released in 1983 which sold more than twice as many copies.
By considering his entire career, Richie has sold over 90 million records all over the globe that made him one of the best-selling artists of all time in the world. He received the Grammy Award for Album of the Year for “Can’t Slow Down,” as well as his other Grammy Awards.