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Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor. From 1968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records. Richie made his solo debut in 1982 with the album Lionel Richie and number-one hit "Truly".

Richie was raised in Tuskegee, Alabama, the son of Alberta R. (Foster) and Lionel Brockman Richie. Richie grew up on the campus of Tuskegee Institute. His grandfather's house was across the street from the home of the president of the college. His family moved to Joliet, Illinois, where he graduated from Joliet Township High School, East Campus. A star tennis player in Joliet, he accepted a tennis scholarship to attend Tuskegee Institute, and graduated with a major in economics. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Tuskegee, Richie briefly attended graduate school at Auburn University. He is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and starred in the movie Animal House as himself.
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Other Names
Lionel Richie
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Lionel Brockman Richie
Age
71
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Weight
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Distinctive Features
Good tennis player
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Net Worth
$200,000,000 USD
Residence
Los Angeles, California, USA.
Star Sign
Sexuality
Religion
Ethnicity
Nationality
High School
University
Occupation
Singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
The Commodores
Genre
Soul
R&B
Pop
Pop Rock
Soft Rock
Country
Gospel
Funk
Easy Listening
Music Genre
Year(s) Active
1968–present
Music Style
Music Mood
Instrument
Instrument
Vocals
Piano/keyboards
Saxophone
Drums
Piano
Keyboards
Labels
Island
Mercury
Motown
Associated Acts
Dress Size
8
Shoe Size
11
Official Website
Father
Mother
Other Family Members
Associated People
Favorite Places
Tuskegee
Montgomery
Birmingham
Auburn
Joliet
Springfield
Chicago
Los Angeles
Vegas
Frisco
Nashville
Memphis
New York City
Favorite Colors
Black, White, Green, Blue, Red, Violet, Yellow, Silver, Orange, Grey, Brown
Favorite Accessories
Sunglasses
Specs
Scarfs
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