Diane Alexander was born on 16th June 1967, in California, USA. Her date of birth suggests that her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she is American by nationality. Although Diane herself was a famous designer and dancer, her fame stems from being the wife (now separated) of very renowned American songwriter, singer, and TV celebrity Lionel Richie.
Childhood and Education
Diane was raised in her hometown, in California, by her parents, as a single child. She belonged to a middle-class family as her father was a factory worker and her mother was a housewife. She loved dancing since her childhood time. After completing enrollment from a high school in Los Angeles, she attended college and financially supported her family as a professional dancer.
In her 20s, Diane chose fashion designing to launch her career, but she stopped working soon after her marriage with Lionel Richie. But, before being a fashion designer, she was also a famous dancer was mentioned earlier. She danced for many Hollywood movies, including “Forget Paris” (1995), starring Debra Winger and Billy Crystal. She was only launched as a dancer by Lionel Richie in one of his music videos, named “Dancing On The Ceiling.” She discontinued her job. The proper reason behind Diane leaving that excellent job, however, is not well-known.
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· Love-life, Relationship And Marriage With Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie was married to Brenda Harvey when the couple, Diane and Lionel, met in 1986. The two tried to hide their relationship from the public and especially from Brenda but were caught red-handed in a hotel room in Beverly Hills. Brenda, knowing this instance, immediately filed a divorce case, but it took around seven long years to be finalized. However, Lionel had the divorce done in 1993, and in 1995 she married his lover Diane Alexander. Lionel and Diane’s first children, a son named Miles Brockman Richie, were born in 1994. On 24th August 1998, their only daughter Sofia Richie was welcomed. Sofia is now a very well-known model. The couple had the most expensive divorce ever in 2003. After the divorce, Diane was arrested for putting herself in jail on vandalizing severe and trespassing charges. Diane and Richie’s marriage life lasted for about eight years before they decided to part away.
· Her Hobbies
Since childhood, apart from dancing, Diane had also been a fan of watching movies. Her favorite actor and actress respectively are Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Aniston. She likes to go shopping and traveling to new places. Miami is her most selected destination, and red is her favorite color. Diana is also an ardent music-lover animal lover and likes tasting new cuisines, mainly continental.
· Net Worth And Appearance
She is a woman of 52 now. She has brown eyes and brownish hair. Her height and weight, respectively, are 5ft 9ins (175cm) tall and 148lbs (67kgs). Her net worth is around 2 million US dollars, while Lionel’s net worth is over 200 million.