Diane Alexander Biography
|Date of Birth:||1967 , June-16|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Diane Alexander|
|Birth Place/City||United States|
|Profession||Fashion Designer, Dancer|
|Famous for||Being the wife of Lionel Richie|
|Married to||Lionel Richie|
|Children||Sofia Richie, Miles Brockman Richie|
Former dancer and fashion designer Diane Alexander is famous for her relationship with famous American singer and songwriter Lionel Richie. She rose to prominence after she involved in a huge divorce settlement with her ex-husband Richie. The couple gave birth to two children before they departed their ways.
Diane Alexander's Early Life
Diane Alexander also known as Diane Richie was born on June 16, 1967, in the United States of America. She was born under the birth sign Gemini which defines her as an expressive and quick-witted personality.
Being a celebrity ex-wife, not much is known of her parent's identity but she is an American by nationality and her ethnicity is white.
She has also not disclosed any detailed information regarding her educational background.
Diane Alexander's Professional Career
Diane Alexander came into limelight after she got married to the music sensation Richie, however, she worked as a fashion designer before her relationship with the singer. She left her profession ever since she got married to him so she is not familiar as a fashion designer in the media.
Besides, she was also a dancer who made appearances in films like Forget Paris (1995), starring Billy Crystal and Debra Winger and Lake Girls.
Diane was part of the video Dancing on the Ceiling, by Lionel Richie. Alexander for the most part of her is known only for her affiliation with Lionel Richie, who is now the judge of American Idol.
Diane Alexander's Net Worth
Diane Alexander's current net worth is unknown, however, relying on her past records, we can assume that she has a staggering net worth in millions.
She received huge lumps of money from her divorce settlement with Lionel Richie. After the separation, Diane demanded $20 million as alimony, which included $15,000 for her monthly expenses, $20,000 annually for her plastic surgery and $50,000 for her manicures, massages, etc. Although all her demands were not met by the jury, she still managed to garner a large sum of money, which now can be found in her current net worth.
Diane Alexander's Personal Life
Diane Alexander is known to be in a relationship with an army Dave Kenney whom she has been dating since 2015. According to some sites, she is engaged to the man. Before she started dating Kenney, she was in a long-term married relationship with singer Lionel Richie.
Diane Alexander met Lionel Richie in 1986, while he was still married to his ex-wife, Brenda Harvey. The couple's relationship was a hush-hush until Brenda caught husband Lionel and Diane together in Beverly Hills hotel room in 1988 where she went as a room service. The singer was then charged with numerous accusations and they later divorced in 1993.
Two years after the separation Diane married Lionel in 1995. The couple gave birth to a child, Miles Brockman Richie before their marriage, born in 1994. They also have a daughter named Sofia Richie, born on August 24, 1998, who is now a model.
The pair was living a happy life until Lionel decided to part ways due to their personal irreconcilable differences. They divorced in 2003, which has been noted as one of the most expensive divorces in the history of celebrities.