Lionel Richie was born in Alabama and has an estimated net worth of $200 million dollars. Lionel Richie is a musician, singer-songwriter, and producer who rose to fame with the group, "The Commodores" and then enjoyed a highly successful solo career. He released four studio albums as a solo artist and had 13 consecutive top 10 hits from 1981 to 1986 including 5 #1 hits. Also had 2 #1 albums in the US and has sold 100 million records worldwide. Plus he was co-writer of "We Are the World" one of the biggest singles in history with Michael Jackson.. He released the album, "Just Go" in 2009 and is currently touring Australia and New Zealand through spring 2011.