Diane Alexander Biography
|Date of Birth:||1967 , June-16|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|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|
The 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 parted their ways.
Short Bio Of Lionel Richie's Ex-Wife
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. She belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, she is a White.
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.
Alexander has also not disclosed any detailed information regarding her educational background.
Diane Alexander's Professional Career And Wiki
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 Earning From Fashion Designing Career
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 was also a fashion designer and her salary was over $65.1 K a year.
Alexander 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.
It has also been reported that the designer also demanded around $300,000 as alimony consisting of $36,000 for dermatology, $180,000 for clothes, $12,000 for laser hair removals, and $60,000 for jewelry.
Although all her demands were not met by the jury, Alexander's still managed to garner a large sum of money, which now can be found in her current net worth.
Diane Alexander Dating Dave Kenney After Divorce With Lionel Richie
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 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 were living a happy life until Lionel decided to part ways due to their personal irreconcilable differences. He stated that,
See when Diane and I got together I was not working. And she, and I, liked the person I was then, thank you! But one day I discovered I’m going back to work. And that’s not good! Because I just couldn’t, I just couldn’t.
They divorced in 2003, which has been noted as one of the most expensive divorces in the history of celebrities. Following their divorce, Alexander was arrested for spousal abuse trespassing and vandalism after she hit her ex-husband Richie. But the charges were later dropped.
Following their divorce, Alexander has maintained a low profile life. But recently, some sources reported Alexandra is dating a mystery man whose name we learned is Dave Kenney who works at the Ventura County Sheriff. The couple also got engaged at the end of 2015. She often shares photos along with her fiance on her Instagram account. Further about their love affair is not revealed.
Diane Alexandra's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Diane Alexandra's height: She stands at 5ft 9 inches
- Alexandra's Age: she is aged 51 years.