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Lionel Richie is an American singer-songwriter known for creating numerous hits, both with band the Commodores and on his own.
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That same year, he married his second wife, Diane (m. 1996-2004). The couple has two children together, Miles and Sofia.
After releasing the albums Renaissance and Coming Home in 2000 and 2006, respectively, Lionel Richie made a return to the top of the album charts in 2012 with Tuskegee, a country-music collection. He worked with country stars such as Willie Nelson and Jennifer Nettles on the record.
Richie continues to tour around the world. In recent years, he announced plans to do a 2014 tour with John Farnham in Australia and New Zealand. Now divorced from his second wife, Richie is enjoying life as a grandfather; his daughter, Nicole Richie, and her husband, Joel Madden, have two children, Sparrow and Harlow.
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