Diane Alexander Wikipedia
|Celebrity Name||Diane Alexander|
|Profession||Former American Fashion Designer and Dancer|
|Estimated Net Worth||$1 Million USD|
|Age||53 Years Old|
|Popular For||Ex-Wife of American singer Lionel Richie|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Birthday||16th June 1967|
|Children||Miles Brockman Richie, Sofia Richie|
|Annual Earning||$65,000 USD|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, United States|
Diane Alexander is a former American fashion designer and dancer who is best known as the ex-wife of American singer Lionel Richie. She has appeared in several movies like Lake Girls and Forget Paris.
As a dancer she has appeared in her ex-husband’s music video of Dancing on the Ceiling. Together with Lionel she shares a son named Miles Brockman Richie, a model and actor and daughter Sofia Richie, who is a famous fashion model and an Instagram star.
Diane Alexander’s Bio and Early Life
The former dancer was born on 16th of June in 1967 in Los Angeles, California. She has not disclosed the name of her parents or siblings if there are any. She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is white Caucasian.
Her academic qualifications are unknown but being a fashion designer she has received quality education in that sphere.
What is Diane Alexander’s age?
As of 2020, the former dancer is 53 years of age.
Diane Alexander’s relationship
Diane Alexander is currently married to her long-term boyfriend Dave Kenny. The couple announced their engagement in 2015 and has been happily married for more than four years.
Diane’s relationship with Lionel Ritchie and Divorce
Diane and Lionel first met during the Los Angeles Olympics where he performed the song All Night Long during the closing ceremony. The couple married on the 21st of December 1995.
The couple share a son named Miles Brockman Richie (1996) and a daughter named Sofia Richie (1998). Miles has made a name for himself as a model and a actor while Sofie is a model and an Instagrammer.
The couple later divorced in 2003 after seven years of marriage owing to personal differences.
Prior to that Lionel was married to ex-wife Brenda Harvey who caught him having extra-marital affairs with Diane at a Beverly Hills hotel room in 1988. After the discovery of infidelity Harvey attacked Lionel Ritchie for which she was arrested for trespassing, spousal abuse, and vandalism. However, the charges were later dropped.
Soon after the incident Lionel filed for a divorce in 1993 and two years he was married to Diane Alexander.
Diane Alexander’s Career in Entertainment
The former fashion designer is a dancer as well who has appeared in a few movies like Forget Paris and Lake Girls. Besides that, she also danced in Lionel Richie’s musical video of Dance on the Ceiling.
But Diane prefers being recognized more as a fashion designer than a dancer. It is also that she was working as a waitress when she first met Ritchie.
Diane Alexander’s Wealth and Spousal Support
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2020. Diane makes about $65,000 annually from her career as a fashion designer.
Diane’s marriage with Lionel Ritchie brought her into spotlight while her divorce made her even more recognizable.
Lionel Ritchie and Diane Alexander’s divorce has been recorded as one of the most expensive celebrity divorces of all times. After the divorce Diane demanded $20 million as spousal support from her ex-spouse.
According to the court statement Alexander demanded $300,000 per month as spousal support from Lionel Richie which included $15,000 as monthly allowances, $20,000 as annual expenses for her plastic surgery, and $50,000 for manicures and massages.