Diane Alexander Biography

Diane Alexander is an American Dancer and Fashion Designer that was growing in the industry. She is not known to the world for her work but gained attention from the world because she was the ex-wife of Lionel Richie.

Unfortunately, the relationship did not last long and has ended up in a divorce down the line. You may not have seen Alexander in the movies or shows in the 1980s because she was introduced on television by Richie.

The American singer-songwriter starred his ex-wife in a video song, and it was titled Dancing on the Ceiling (1986). The singer later introduced a premastered version dancing on the Ceiling in 2016 on the official YouTube channel.

Everything You Want To Know Diane Alexander

The American dancer appeared in the 1990’s movies and played short roles that left memorable moments. If you have watched Lake Girls (1990) and Forget Paris (1995), then you can take a glimpse of the talent she has in dancing.

Diane Alexander Bio/Wikis/Facts

Real Name Diane Alexander
Birthday June 16th, 1967
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity White Caucasian
Profession Unknown
Father Unknown
Mother Unknown
Net Worth Estimated around $1 Million
Children Miles Brockman Richie (27th May 1994) and Sofia Richie(24th August 1998)


Diane Alexander Early Life

Unfortunately, only a handful of people know about Alexander’s early life and nobody knows much about it. She is maintaining a private life from the world and it’s not like the dancer turned fashion designer is not active anymore.

The then-dancer was born on June 16th, 1967 in Los Angeles, USA. We don’t know much about her parents due to no-media life but she grew up in LA most of her life.

None of the media has any information on schooling, university, and other academic achievements. It is safe to assume that she is a passionate Dancer, Model, and Fashion Designer.

Alexander has to take many odd jobs throughout her career to accomplish great goals in the entertainment industry. The then-model maintains an attractive physique and is also known to have cosmetic surgery to enhance beauty.

Nowadays, it is a common procedure in the entertainment industry and you can check out the social media profiles for the latest photos. Alexander & Lionel were blessed with two children and they are Miles Brockman Richie and Sofia Richie.

Miles Brockman Richie

He is a model and signed to Wilhelmina Models. He was accused of threatening to detonate a bomb in United Kingdom Airport, but the UK Law states that caution is not a crime, and cops let him go later on.

Sofia Richie

She is a well-known model and personality for contributing her talent in the entertainment industry. She worked Candidly Nicole (2014). Red, White, and Bootsy (2016) Flip It Like Disick (2019) and Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2019). Sofia played a cameo role in Ocean’s 8 (2018) movie.

She gained a tremendous amount of attention from the paparazzi after dating Scott Disick for four years. The world criticized Scott for dating an 18-year girl when he was 33 years old.

However, the couple got separated & moved on in life and it was confirmed in 2020. You can find a lot of fresh stories on Sofia-Scott on news today and she is dating someone else as of now.

Relationship with Lionel Richie

Lionel & Diane’s relationship is a controversial beginning because Riche was already married to Brenda Harvey-Richie & was separated and the couple got divorced after catching Lionel & Diane in a Hotel room together.

Alexander met Richie in Los Angeles Olympics back in 1984 and he was singing at the ceremony. They both started dating in 1986 and that’s the period when Richie worked with her in the music video.

Unfortunately, Richie was cheating his 1st wife (separated) and got caught red-handed in a Hotel room with Diane. The new twist in popular singer-songwriter life has attracted media, which ultimately led to the popularity of Diane Alexander.

The singer later divorced with the first-wife, who tried to trash him in the Hotel for cheating her, and Brenda Harvey got sued by Lionel lawyers. The twist the story had led to many stories in the country and it was a good piece of the story for journalists.

Diane continued dating Richie for many years and she was blessed with Miles Brockman Richie in 1994 but they were not married at that time. In 1995, Lionel & Diane tied the knot and became husband & wife and they had a second child named Sofia Richie in 1998.

However, Lionel’s marriage did not work out down the line and the couple filed a divorce in October 2003 and separated in 2004. The separation process was controversial in the media and we have explained it below.

Expensive Divorce of Diane Alexander

The couple had a tough time but Diane was clear & wanted to settle the marriage ending with good alimony to raise the children. Lionel was asked to pay $300,000 per month for the children’s support and herself.

The court & the couple took a long time to agree and she may have granted $300,000 per month. Now, she can lead a comfortable life in Los Angles to continue providing for the young children and it turned out extremely well for Diane.

Diane in 2020

Diane did not make a fortune throughout the career but she is living a decent life in the United States of America. She did gain popularity in the 1980s and 1990s, which led to alimony money.

However, she is no longer active in the entertainment industry and not working as a model, dancer, or fashion designer. Diane moved on from the ex-husband and she found love in Dave Kenney and they got engaged in 2015.

We don’t have any information on Dave but it is believed that they got married & living happily. However, there is no concrete information on the marriage as the couple did not confirm it in public.

You can find a lot of photos on Instagram, Twitter, and other places. She is no longer popular, but she entered the spotlight after Sofia started dating Scott for four years. The former model continued maintaining a good shape and she is known for fitness & beauty.

There has been news that Lionel spends money on Diane cosmetic surgeries but she is happy & loves nature. She loves to travel, eat healthy food, nature, and spending quality time friends.

Diane Alexander Net Worth

Diane did not make a fortune during her working days and she was not a famous person like Lionel Richie. The marriage did bring some money on the table and she was able to provide everything that the children need later on.

She demanded $300,000 per month from then-husband that includes personal spending like $15 000 for clothing, $20 000 for plastic surgery, and $50 000 for personal spending. Many sources claim that she has a net worth of less than $1 million.

Diane Alexander Net Worth is < $1 million.

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