Love wins for Lionel Richie and girlfriend Lisa Parigi despite 40-year age gap

Published February 25, 2021, 9:45 PM

by Robert Requintina

Lionel Richie and Lisa Parigi (Facebook)

Nevermind the 40-year age gap between American singer-composer Lionel Richie and his girlfriend Lisa Parigi.

Richie, 71, and Parigi, said to be in her 30s, are in love!

Page Six reported that Richie and Parigi have been dating for seven years now.


Richie, who currently serves as a judge on “American Idol,” has three children. He adopted daughter Nicole, 39, with his first wife, Brenda Harvey, and he has daughter Sofia, 22, and son Miles, 26, with his second wife, Diane Alexander.

On the other hand, Parigi is from Switzerland who currently lives in Los Angeles. She is an influencer, curator, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of luxe candle line The Estate Collection and the lifestyle blog Dream. Design. Discover.

Here are some comments of Richie’s fans, according to Page Six.

“40 years age gap…as in she was 0 and he was 40 looooooool.”

“To his credit, he doesn’t look 71.”

“Yoo! this man hardly ages.”

“i mean yeah, but he’s old enough to be her grandfather.”

“Good looking COUPLE… Yes INDEED.”

Richie is known for his No. 1 songs “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “All Night Long,” etc.