Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

American musician
One of the most popular R&B and adult contemporary singer/songwriters, both as a member of the Commodores and as a solo artist.
BornJune 20, 1949
HometownTuskegee, Alabama, United States
Net worth$200 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseDiane Alexander, Brenda Harvey Richie
ChildrenSofia Richie, Nicole Richie, Miles Richie
ParentsAlberta R. Richie, Lionel Brockman Richie


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American Idol: Loretta Lynn's Granddaughter Stuns Judges

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree in Loretta Lynn's family. During 'American Idol's season 22 auditions, the late country star's granddaughter, Emmy Russell, tried out with an original song. Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan were stunned to learn about her famous family. 'American Idol' airs Sundays on ABC.
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