Who is Diane Alexander? Know about her relationship with Lionel Richie, daughter Sofia Richie, net worth, biography

Diane Alexander is a former dancer who is known as the ex-wife of Lionel Richie. She worked as a clothing designer and waitress.

Diane Alexander and Lionel Richie’s relationship

Diane Alexander and Lionel Richie started dating each other in the year 1986. She was a dancer at the time and they met at the 1984 Olympics where Lionel had performed All Night Long at the closing ceremonies.

Similarly, she has appeared in the 1986 music video Dancing on The Ceiling. In the year 1988, Lionel filed for divorce from Brenda. Their divorce was finalized in 1993 after which Diane and Lionel walked down the aisle.

Diane Alexander and Lionel Richie (Source: Heavy)

They have two children Miles and Sophia but their marriage ended soon after eight years. After divorcing from Richie, it is said that Diane is engaged to Dave Kenney since the year 2015. Alexander has kept her life private after her divorce from Richie.

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Diane Alexander daughter Sofia Richie

Diane Alexander has a daughter named Sofia Richie who was born on 24th August 1998. Sofia is an American model and fashion designer who has featured in campaigns like Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, and Chanel. Sofia’s godfather was singer Michael Jackson.

She has walked on the runway for Chanel, Jeremy Scott, Philipp Plein, Kanye West’s Yeezy line, Samantha Thavasa, and Dolce & Gabbana. Richie has appeared on the cover of international fashion magazines like Complex, Sweets! Magazine, Manifesto, Galore, Remix, Dujour, Es Magazine, Tatler, Asos Magazine, Vogue, and more.

Diane Alexander and her children (Source: Hollywood Todaysera)

Also, on 8th July 2019, she teamed up with Frankie’s Bikinis to launch a colorful swimwear collection. They launched tie-dye bathing suits, neon colors, and bright florals. With Missguided she launched Sofia Richie x Missguided for the UK on 17th September 2019. Her 60-piece collection consists of tailored pieces, mini dresses, and classic coordinating sets.

How much is the net worth of Diane Alexander?

Diane Alexander has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Diane earned from her dancing career. Her ex-husband Lionel Richie has a net worth of $200 million. Her ex-husband Lionel Richie has sold over 90 million records worldwide making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. His albums are Lionel Richie, Can’t Slow Down, Dancing on the Ceiling, Louder Than Words, Time, Renaissance, Just for You, Coming Home, Just Go, Tuskegee, and more.

Similarly, he has worked in films like Scott Joplin, Thank God It’s Friday, Truth or Dare, The Preacher’s Wife, Pariah, The Simpsons, Who Do You Think You Are?. American Idol, Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time.

Diane Alexander and her family (Source: DC Urban Moms and Dads)

After her divorce from Lionel, she demanded $300,000 a month in child support. Likewise, her court document listed a yearly expense of $20,000 for plastic surgery, $15,000 for clothing, and $3,000 for dermatology.

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Short bio on Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.  He is a former member of the funk and soul band, Commodores.

Also, he co-wrote the 1985 charity single “We Are the World” with Michael Jackson which sold over 20 million copies.

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