Diane Alexander is a former professional dancer from America. She is also popular for her relationship with former husband Lionel Richie and celebrity mom Sofia Richie. Her fit and healthy body Diane is also another attractive point of her.

Quick WikiCelebrity Wife
Full NameDiane Alexander Richie
Date of Birth16th June, 1967
Birth PlaceUnited States of America
SpouseLionel Richie (
Age52 years old
Weight69 kg
Height5 feet 8 inches
Body Measurement34-26-35 inches
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorDark Brown
Net Worth$200 million (Lionel's Net Worth)


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The birthplace of Diane Alexander is the United States of America. She came into the world on 16th June 1967. Her current age is 52 years old. The details of her childhood, siblings, and parents are not clear.

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There are not many details of the academic qualification of Alexander available. However, it seems like she seems to have completed her university.


Who is the former husband of Alexander?

Lionel Richie is the former husband of Diane. Lionel Richie is a singer, TV personality, and musician from America. He is popular for his contribution to the funk band “Commodores’ during the 1970s.

Similarly, Lione also won the “Grammy Award for Album of the Year” to “Can’t Slow Down.” He also won the “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance” for “Truly.” Lionel also earned the “Producer of the Year” in the Non-classical category in 1985.

Moreover, Lionel also collaborated with King of Pop Michael Jackson for the song “We Are the World.” The charity single project succeeded in reaching more than 20 million copies of sale successfully.


How did Diane and Lionel Richie meet?

Diane Alexander seems to have met Lionel Richie during the “1984 Olympics” in Los Angeles. Lionel had performed in the Olympics, and Diane was one of the hundreds of dancers.

They had performed in the closing ceremony. Diane was also part of the music video “Dancing on the Ceiling” in 1986.


Son prior their Marriage

It’s quite interesting to know that the couple started their marriage before their wedding. Dianne Alexander and Lionel Richie exchanged their wedding vows on 21st December 1995.

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The couple had welcomed their baby before their marriage. Diane gave birth to a baby boy on 27th May 1994. They named him Miles Brockman Richie. The couple welcomed their baby girl on 24th August 1998.

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The relation between Diane and Lionel went through a lot of turmoil and struggles during their togetherness. It all began as an extra-marital affair. Lionel was a married man. He was married to his college lover Brenda Harvey-Richie when he met Diane.

But they decided to continue their relationship. When Brenda found Lionel in the resident of Diane at Beverly Hills, it was a devastating moment for Brenda. She lost her temper, couldn’t control her emotions, and lost her mind. Brenda attacked both Lionel and Dianne. She even got arrested.

Lionel and Diane divorced on 9th August 1993. Lionel and Alexander started living together, welcomed a son, and added a daughter. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2004.


Who is the Daughter of Diane?

Sofia Richie is a fashion designer, model, and social media influencer. She has collaborated with popular brands like “Miminipi,” “Tommy Hilfiger,” and “Michael Kors.” She has also appeared in “Teens Vogue.”

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Sofia has a huge fan following on Instagram. Her account is verified. She has 6.7 million followers. Sofia loves sharing pictures and clips of her modeling project as well as her personal life. She has recently wished her mother a “Happy Birthday” on 16th June 2021. They look like sisters rather than mother and daughter.

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Net Worth

There are not many details of her salaries, properties, and net worth Alexander available. However, she seems to enjoy her personal and professional life far away from the public’s eyes.

Diane seems to maintain a balance between her personal and public details.  According to celebritynetworth.net, her former husband, Lionel Richie, has an approximate net worth of $200 million.


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