Quick Facts of Diane Alexander

  • Full NameDiane Alexander
  • Date of Birth16 June, 1967
  • BirthplaceUnited States
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionFormer dancer, fashion designer
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseLionel Richie (m. 1995; div. 2004)
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children2 (Sofia Richie, Miles Brockman Richie)
  • Horoscope Gemini

Neither celebrity nor actress, but Diane Alexander Richie often makes international headline only because she is related to celebrity family. In fact, she landed in a few headlines in 2003, when she filed for divorce to Lionel Richie.

Yes, you get it right, she is no other than the famous ex-wife of renowned singer and actor Lionel Richie and mom of one of the sizzling model, Sofia Richie and her brother Miles Brockman. To know more about her read this full article.

Diane Alexander Richie’s Bio

Diane was born on the 16th of June 1967, in the United States. Her star sign is Gemini. Regarding her nationality, she is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information about Diane’s early life because privacy is an essential factor in her life.

As of 2018, Diane is 51 years old. Of course, this will come as a surprise if you have seen her because her beauty is still intact as well as her waistline.

Furthermore, Diane Alexander is a former dancer and fashion designer. Also, she made her appearances in movies like Forget Paris, Lake Girls, and was a part of Lionel Richie’s video for dancing on the Ceiling. She rose to fame just because of her relationship with Lionel.

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Diane Alexander Richie’s Husband, Children & Family

Diane was married to actor and singer, Lionel Richie. They first met each other at the 1984 Olympics where Richie performed All Night Long at the closing ceremonies. The couple tied the knot 21st December 1995. The following year of 27th May, the two welcomed their first child, Miles Brockman. Similarly, the couple shard a daughter, Sofia Richie, who was born on 24th August 1988.

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However, the duo called it quits in 2003 after seven years, citing irreconcilable differences.

But the things are not as simple as it looks. Actually, Lionel while still married to his first wife, Harvey, he began a relationship with Diane. He would later separate from Harvey; who in 1988, allegedly discovered Lionel and Alexander together in a Beverly Hills hotel room by saying she was “room service.”

In June 1988, Harvey was arrested and charged with corporal injury to a husband, resisting arrest, vandalism, trespassing, and battery and disturbing the peace after she found Richie at Diane’s Beverly Hills apartment. Furthermore, Lionel and Harvey divorced on 9th August 1993, after being married nearly 18 years.

Coming to present days, Diane seems to have totally moved on. Though she has married another guy yet, she all set to have a new life.


In 2015, she revealed that she is engaged to her boyfriend, Dave Kenney. As of now, there is no news and rumors about conflict and break up about her new relationship. Thus, she is living a blissful life with her fiance.

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Diane Alexander Net Worth

As of 2018, Diane net worth is yet to revel. However, she was awarded an estimated settlement of $20 million. Among her alimony must-haves: a plastic surgery budget of $20,000, a $15,000 monthly clothing allowance; as well as $50,000 a month for manicures, massages, vitamins, and other personal services; a year.


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