Diane Alexander is an LA-based former Dancer and Fashion Designer who is widely known as the second ex-wife of the American singer and actor Lionel Richie. They got married in 1995 and ended their relationship in 2003. Since then, Diane has been living a low-key life. Let us learn more about her lifestyle, current-relationship, and net worth.
Diane Alexander’s Early Life and Education
Diane Alexander was born on 16th June 1967, in the United States of America under the birth sign Gemini. She comes from White Caucasian descent and holds American nationality.
Besides this, information related to her childhood, family, and parents are unknown. The same goes for her education. Despite her fame, she has managed to keep her early life away from the spotlight.
Diane Alexander’s Professional Career
Alexander rose to the spotlight after her marriage with her the music sensation Lionel Riche. Prior to her marriage with Lionel, Diane worked as a fashion designer. She worked as a designer for quite some time.
As a dancer, she made an appearance in the 1995 film Forget Paris, co-starring alongside Billy Crystal and Debra Winger. She is also known for her work in Laker Girls and Lionel Richie’s video Dancing on the Ceiling.
Personal Life- Who is she dating in 2019?
Diane is currently in a romantic relationship with an army officer named Dave Kenney. The couple started dating in 2015 and are also rumored to be engaged by various sources.
Marriage and Divorce with first husband Lionel Richie
Prior to Dave, Diane was in a long-term married relationship with singer-songwriter Lionel Richie. They first met during the 1984 Olympic games where Lionel performed 'All Night Long' at the closing ceremony.
The duo started dating in 1986 when Lionel was still married to his first-wife Brenda Harvey but had separated. After Lionel's divorce with Brenda in 1993, Alexandra had him all to her self.
The couple welcomed their first child: son Miles Brockman Richie born on 27th May 1994. The pair tied the knot the following in 21st December in presence of family and friends. Similarly, on 24th 1998, they welcomed their second child: daughter Sofia Richie who is a model now and dating the American media personality Scott Disick.
However, their happy married life came to an end when Lionel decided to part ways due to personal irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was finalized in 2003 and was listed as one of the expensive divorces in the history of celebrities.
Net Worth, Income Sources, and Salary
Alexander has not revealed her exact amount of fortune but going through her past records, we can assume that she is enjoying a lavish life with a million dollars in her pocket. While she worked as a fashion designer, she was reported to earn around $65k per year.
Besides this, she also received a hefty sum of money from her divorce settlement. Diane was reported to have asked $20 million as alimony, $20k annually for her plastic surgery, $15k for her monthly expenses, and $50k for her massages and manicures.
She was also said to have demanded around $300 thousand as alimony which consists of $36k for dermatology, $12k for laser hair removals, $180,000 for clothes, and $60k for jewelry. Although her demands were not met, Diane managed to grab a hefty sum of money.
Social Media, Height, and Age
Diane is 52 years old as of 2019. She stands 5 feet 9 inches tall in height and has beautiful black hair and dark brown eyes. She lives a low-key life and is not active on any social media platforms.
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