Brenda Harvey Richie - Updated May 2024

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Alabama, USA
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Alabama, USA

Brenda Harvey Richie

Brenda Harvey Richie’s ex-wife Lionel Richie. Brenda Harvey Richie is also regarded as an American entrepreneur and musician.

Early Life and Childhood

Brenda Harvey Richie is 70 years old. She was born on September 2, 1952, in Alabama, USA. Whereas, she was born to a father named Marshal Harvey.

Similarly, she has not shared information regarding her mother and siblings. Likewise, she belongs to an American nationality.

Talking about her educational career, she graduated from Tuskegee University. Similarly, she has not shared her school life career.

Brenda Harvey Richie

Caption: Brenda Harvey Richie in her childhood(Source: Instagram)

Personal life

Harvey married Lionel Richie, her college sweetheart, in 1975. Nicole Richie, their nine-year-old daughter, was raised after a little time. Unfortunately, after Lionel started dating Diane Alexander, they divorced in 1993.

Richie married his mistress Diane just two years after his separation from Harvey, only to separate her in 2003. They also have a son, Miles, and a daughter, Sofia.

When it comes to Nicole Richie, Brenda and Lionel formally adopted her when she was nine years old. Nicole was born on September 21, 1981, to Peter Escovedo and Karen Moss, her biological parents.

Nonetheless, by the time she was three, Peter and Karen were having marital and financial problems, and discovering they couldn’t adequately care for Nicole, they agreed to let her move in with Lionel.

Nicole is also a well-known figure in her own right. Since her appearance in the early 2000 reality show The Simple Life with her friend Paris Hilton, she has served as a television presenter, model, blogger, and fashion designer, among other things.

Nicole has a daughter, Harlow, and a son, Sparrow, with her partner, Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden.

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Caption: Brenda Harvey Richie with her family(Source: Instagram)

Brenda Harvey Richie – Professional Life

Regarding Brenda’s professional life, she is the first wife of ‘Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.,’ an American Idol judge. Her ex-husband, ‘Lionel Richie,’ is a musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, record producer, and actor from the United States.

In the 1980s, he was one of the most famous balladeers. His performances with the American funk and soul band ‘Commodores’ were one of the factors more people began to recognize him.

She was charged with torturing Richie and his mistress in June 1988. She discovered them together at the woman’s Beverly Hills apartment, as per the police.

After assaulting Lionel, Harvey-Richie was arrested on charges of causing bodily injury to her husband, trespassing, resisting arrest, robbery, battery, and violating public order.

Harvey was later freed after posting a $5,000 bond. When it comes to her personal life, though, there are so few details online.

Brenda Harvey Richie

Caption: Brenda with Obama(Source: Instagram)

 Net Worth 2023

Brenda has earned a huge amount throughout her career life. As per the source she has earned around USD 900,000 in net worth. Additionally, the detail about her salary is not revealed.

Brenda Harvey Richie – Social Media

Brenda Harvey Richie is active on Instagram and Twitter. Whereas, she has more than 11k followers on Instagram with 1574 posts on it. Harvey has opened Instagram in the name of Brenda Richie. Similarly, she joined Twitter in February 2009 with around 16k followers.

Body Measurements

Brenda Harvey is a stunning lady with stunning features.  She has a height of 1.62 meters tall and weighs about 62 kilograms. Likewise, she has black hair and eyes.