Hollywood’s most enduring couples, Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda Harvey Richie, broke up after eighteen years of their marriage. It was a terrible moment not only for them but also to their fans as they ended their almost two-decade-long relationship.
Brenda's Relationship With Lionel
Brenda Harvey Richie’s name was nowhere to be found until she married Lionel Richie, an American singer, and an elite musical producer. The pair was a college sweetheart and knew each other before their wedding that took place on October 28, 1975.
After spending more than 18 years with each other, they got divorced on August 9, 1993. And the reason behind their divorce is said to be physical abuse and aggressive nature of Brenda which created dramatic chaos in their relationship. There was a time when Brenda felt that her husband Lionel was cheating on her with a mistress.
According to the LA Times in June 1988, Brenda was arrested for brutally hitting her husband and his mistress after she found them together in the Beverly Hills in an apartment.
As per wiki, the couple adopted a baby girl named Nicole Camille Escovedo from Lionel's bandmate, Peter Michael Escovedo. Though the pair isn't the biological parents of Nicole, the love and care for her was never less.
Nicole Richie is a grown-up lady who is married to the lead singer of Good Charlotte, Joel Madden. The lovebirds tied the knot on December 11, 2010, and are blessed with two beautiful children, a son named Sparrow and a daughter, Harlow.
Here is a beautiful birthday post shared by Brenda on her daughter Nicole's birthday.
Brenda: A Music Composer
Female composers might be less in the music industry, but the feminist has created annals of history in shaping soulful creation. Since we are talking about some enriching composers, we can't forget Brenda.
The singer and composer of the early 90’s have contributed a lot to the music industry. She was also the part of her ex-husband’s music videos like ‘Lionel Richie: Penny lover’ in 1984 and the 2012 release, ‘Lionel Richie Feat: Blake Shelton: You Are.’
How Much Is Her Net Worth?
Brenda has created a musicality era from her intriguing composition. Although she has some few compositions, it is worth remembering. The lady might have earned a whopping amount of salary from her musical expertise. However, she is hesitant in sharing the details of her income which simultaneously creates difficulty in knowing the value of her net worth.
Regardless the never uttered figure of her net worth, if the earnings of Lionel is calculated, then it is estimated to be around $200 Million.
Her Family Life
Brenda always loves her family more than anything else in this world. Despite the fact that her parents are no more, she always remembers her father, Marshall Harvey and her mother on their birthday and shares their pictures on social networking sites wishing them on their birthday.
Apart from the love for her late parents, Brenda shares a cordial bond with her sibling, Stephen C Harvey.
Her Short Bio
4th September is a big day for Brenda as she celebrates her birthday on the very day. Apart from that, there are no any further details of her birth year that helps to speculate the real age of her. Brenda stands a decent height and belongs to Afro American ethnicity.