The path to fame is often not a straight one. Diane Alexander is a former American dancer who became famous not specifically because of her dancing skills; her past relationship with a celebrity contributed significantly to her fame. Though she has enjoyed much public attention, she still loves keeping her life private out of the eye of the media.
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Diane Alexander is best known as the ex-wife of Lionel Richie. Despite her age, Diane, also known as Sofia Richie mom, is still in good shape.
Diane’s profile summary
- Full name: Diane Alexander
- Date of birth: 16th of June, 1967
- Age: 52 years old
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
- Birthplace: USA
- Residence: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Height: 1.80 m
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Religion: Christianity
- Famous as: Former wife of Lionel Richie
- Children: Sofia Richie (daughter) and Miles Brockman (son)
- Hair color: Dark brown
- Profession: Former dancer and fashion designer
- Eye color: Hazel
- Net worth: $500,000
- Weight: 69 kg
Who is Diane Alexander?
Diane came to the limelight through her relationship with Lionel Richie, a famous American singer and TV personality who has been a star in the music industry for decades. Alexander was born in the USA on the 16th of June, 1967.
There is no confirmed information about her parents and siblings. Besides her dancing career, she has featured in a few movies, including Forget Paris as a dancer in 1995, and Lionel’s Dancing on the Ceiling video in 1986.
Diane did a few jobs before she met her famous husband, one of which was as a waitress. At the moment, she concentrates on fashion designing.
Her ex-husband was the son of Lionel Brockman Richie Sr and Alberta R. He was born on the 20th of June, 1949, in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Diane Alexander Lionel Richie relationship gave birth to Miles Brockman and Sofia. Miles is a model while Sofia is a famous Instagram celebrity and successful model. Diane Alexander Sofia Richie’s relationship, from all indications, is an intimate one.
Sofia has worked with notable brands and organisations, including Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, and Chanel. The pretty daughter of Lionel has appeared on many runways too, and she has been in the news for dating Scott Disick, a TV personality and the ex-boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian.
Currently, the former Lionel Richie’s wife is 52 years old. She was born on the 16th of June, 1967.
What ethnicity is Diane Alexander Richie?
The beautiful Sofia Richie mother is a white Caucasian from the United States of America.
Her net worth is estimated at $500,000. The former wife of Lionel earned this amount as a dancer and currently as a fashion designer.
Is Lionel Richie still married to Diane Alexander?
No, Sofia Richie parents are divorced. Lionel Richie Diane Alexander marriage of seven years officially ended in 2003. Diane Alexander and Lionel Richie formally got married on the 21st of December, 1995. The first time the two of them met was in 1984 at the Los Angeles Olympics ceremony, where Richie was performing.
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They became friends afterwards, and in the process, they became emotionally attached, even when Lionel was still married to Brenda Harvey.
At the time they separated in 2003, the divorce became historic as one of the most expensive celebrity divorces then. The fashion designer requested a yearly plastic surgery budget of $20,000 and a clothing allowance of $15,000. Eventually, Richie paid an estimated $20 million.
Who is Diane’s current partner?
There have been a series of rumours concerning her relationship status, and the latest information confirms that she got engaged to Dave Kenney in 2015. Since there is no news of a split, it is presumed that they are still together.
Even though Diane Alexander and Lionel are no longer together, many people still refer to her as Lionel Richie wife. Besides that, the two still maintain a cordial relationship.