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Lionel Richie Profile

Lionel Richie Profile

Birth Name: Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr.

Birth Date: June 20th, 1949

Birth Place: Tuskegee, Alabama


Tuskeegee University
Tuskegee Institute

5' 11" (1.81 m)

Associated Acts:
The Commodores

Diana Alexander (December 21 1995 - present) (divorced)
Brenda Harvey-Richie (October 28 1975 - August 9 1993) (divorced)

Debut Album: Lionel Richie (1982)

Breakthrough Singles:
"Endless Love" (with Diana Ross) (1981)
"Truly" (1982)
"You Are" (1983)
"All Night Long (All Night)" (1983)
"Hello" (1984)
"Say You, Say Me" (1985)
"Do It To Me" (1992)

Did You Know:
Lionel is part of the first Greek-Letter African-American fraternity "Alpha Phi Alpha"
In 2004, China declared December 3 National Lionel Richie Day
Lionel had a tennis scholarship to Tuskegee Institute
He left "The Commodores" in 1982
He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
His daughter Nicole Richie is the god-daughter of Michael Jackson

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