Lionel Richie's Girlfriend Lisa & 3 Kids Share Touching Family Photos on His Birthday & Father's Day
Lionel Richie's three children and his girlfriend honored him with touching tributes that included rarely seen family photos for his birthday and Father's Day.
His girlfriend Lisa Parigi posted photos of Lionel with his children enjoying a family picnic as he sliced into a chocolate cake. In her birthday tribute, she gushed, "you bring so much love & light to all of our lives. I love you."
Newly single, Sofia Richie honored her father with a gorgeous family photo of herself, Lionel, and her brother, Miles Richie, standing on the balcony of his mansion.
Sofia expressed her love for Lionel as she wished a happy Father's Day and happy birthday. She also admitted that she could not wait to enjoy the second day of celebrations with him.
Fans joined Sofia in sending the music legend well wishes. One person wrote, "happy birthday to the Icon, may you have many many more."
Another fan commented, "Happy Father's Day Lionel, your kids are lovely!" One fan joked about Sofia's relationship with her famous father.
A fan commented on a photo of Sofia Richie, Lionel Richie and Miles Richie standing on a balcony | Source: Instagram.com
Miles was feeling a little nostalgic with the double celebrations and shared throwback photos from his childhood, which includedfamily photos
with his mother, Diane Alexander. In a heartfelt message, hesaid:
"Happy Birthday to my idol, mentor, and best friend. Love you to the moon and back. So proud of you and the stand-up man that you are."
Nicole Richie was a little more comical in her throwback post as she shared hilarious clips of her father continually mentioning Ryan Seacrest as he desperately tried to get hold of him.
Nicole teased that she was not sure if Lionel ever got the call back from Ryan. She also added that the perfect gift for her father would be a call from the "American Idol" host.
It is reported, Lionel and Lisa have been dating since 2014. Although Lionel mentioned in 2016 that he was open to the idea of having more children, the couple has a dog together named Sylvester.
Lionel married his high school sweetheart Brenda Harvey and adopted Nicole before they divorced after 18 years of marriage. In 1995 he married Diane, who he shares Sofia and Miles with. They divorced in 2003.