Pop/Rock, Urban, Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Quiet Storm
Soothing, Elegant, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Amiable/Good-Natured, Poignant, Gentle, Sentimental, Romantic, Earnest, Sensual, Refined/Mannered, Sweet, Passionate, Silly, Playful
Brown - Dark
Tuskagee, Alabama, USA
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Soundtrack, Composer, Actor/Actress
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Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, 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.
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Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Sofia Richie (daugther), Myles Richie (son), Nicole Richie (adopted daughter), Joel Madden (son-in-law)
Harlow Winter Kate Madden (granddaughter), Sparrow James Midnight Madden (grandson)
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Sunglasses, Specs, Scarfs
White, Green, Blue, Red
Full Name at Birth
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Pianist, Saxophonist, Record producer, Actor
Good tennis player
Anglican / Episcopalian
Joliet Township High School, Joliet, Illinois, USA
Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
Lionel Brockman Richie
Stevie Wonder, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Thomas McClary, Ronald La Pread, Milan Williams, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers
Tuskegee, Montgomery, Birmingham, Auburn, Joliet, Springfield, Chicago, Los Angeles, Vegas, Frisco, Nashville, Memphis, New York City
Violet, Yellow, Silver, Orange, Grey, Brown
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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John Louis Brown, 1839 – September 8
Soul, R&B, Pop, Pop Rock, Soft Rock, Country, Gospel
Vocals, Piano/keyboards, Saxophone, Drums
Island, Mercury, Motown
Diana Ross, Commodores, Nicole Richie, Alabama, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Patti Labelle, USA for Africa, Live Aid, Jason Derulo, Natasha Bedingfield, Kenny Rogers, Akon, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Good Charlotte
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Los Angeles, California, U.S.