Jun. 20th, 1949
Tuskegee, Alabama, USA
Lionel Richie's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1996 - The Preacher's Wife
1991 - Madonna: Truth or Dare
1978 - Thank God It's Friday
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Adviser
Himself - Mentor
Himself - Special Guest
Himself - Guest
- Adoptive father of 'Nicole Richie' (qv) with his then-wife, 'Brenda Harvey-Richie'..
- He was one of the original Commodores and left the group in 1982.
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- 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.
- The godfather of his daughter 'Nicole Richie' (qv) is 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv).
- Has a son, Myles Brockman Richie (born on May 27, 1994), and a daughter, Sophia Richie (born August 26, 1998), with his second wife Diana.
- Longtime friend of radio personality 'Tom Joyner (II)' (qv).
- 20 June 2003: Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.