Brenda Harvey-Richie Biography, Age, Married, Divorce, Family, Net Worth, Now

By Staff Writer | Published On: 19 Apr, 2018
Brenda Harvey-Richie Biography, Age, Married, Divorce, Family, Net Worth, Now

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 02, 1952 Age 68 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Entrepreneur
Marital Status Single Husband/Spouse Lionel Richie (m. 1975–1993)
Divorced/Engaged Yes (Once) Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Facebook, Twitter Children/Kids Nicole Richie (Adopted Daughter)
Height N/A Education Tuskegee University
Parents Not Known

Brenda Harvey-Richie is a successful businesswoman who is better known as an ex-wife of the famous singer/songwriter, Lionel Richie. As a result, the spotlight is focused more on her relationship with Lionel instead of her career. 

Thus, today we bring you a detailed biography of Brenda Harvey-Richie along with her personal life status. 

Brenda Harvey-Richie Biography

Brenda Harvey spent her childhood in Brewton, Alabama. Other than that, information about her early life is missing. There are no any further details about her birthday year to speculate her real age. 

However, she started her career as a composer her creation includes Lionel Richie: Penny Lover 1984 and Lionel Richie Feat. Blake Shelton: Your Age 2012.

About Brenda Harvey Marital Life

Harvey got married at a very young age. After Brenda met Lionel, they were in a relationship for quite some time until they decided to tie the knot. On October 18, 1975, the couple got married. They even became parents after adopting their daughter, Nicole Richie who was nine years old at the time. 

Brenda with daughter Nicole and Ex-Husband Lionel (Photo Credit: Brenda Instagram) 

However, their marital life went through a rough road when Brenda found out her husband had been cheating on her with Diana Alexander, who is a dancer and a fashion designer. Out of frustration, Brenda beat her husband as well. The pair then got divorced in the year 1993, putting an end to a two-decade-long marriage relationship.

Meanwhile, Brenda's ex-husband, Lionel also got divorced with his second wife, Diana in the year 2004. But, they share two children together, Miles Brockman Richie was born in 1994, and Sofia Richie was born in 1998. 

Besides him, Harvey has not made anything public about her other love affairs. 

As for now, Nicole is a successful American Fashion designer, actress, author, and TV personality. She is married to Joel Madden, the lead singer of Good Charlotte.  The couple is blessed with two beautiful children. Brenda also has two grandchildren, named Harlow Winter Kate Richie Madden and Sparrow James Midnight Madden.

She always loves her family more than anything. Despite the fact that her parents are no more, she still remembers her father, Marshall Harvey and her mother on their birthday. She shares their pictures on social media on the occasion of their birthdays and more. Harvey spends time with her ex-husband too, especially when they have an event to attend together.

Furthermore, her net worth is projected to be high as she is an entrepreneur. She might have earned a whopping amount of salary from her musical proficiency, but the exact figures of his net worth remain confined till this date.