Jun. 20th, 1949
Tuskegee, Alabama, USA
Lionel Richie's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1996 - The Preacher's Wife
1991 - Madonna: Truth or Dare
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Adviser
Himself - Special Guest
Himself - Musical Guest
- Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1994.
- Seriously considered becoming an Episcopalian Priest before turning to music.
- He was one of the original Commodores and left the group in 1982.
- The godfather of his daughter 'Nicole Richie' (qv) is 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv).
- Graduated from Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
- 20 June 2003: Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- A member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
- Performed at benefit dinner for Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS in front of former President 'Bill Clinton (I)' (qv) and UN Secy General 'Kofi Annan' (qv), 12 June 2002.