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2004: Lionel Richie Keeps Up His Ex's Lavish Lifestyle When she filed for divorce in 2004, Diana Richie detailed a few of the amazing perks that went with being married to the famous singer: manicures and other beauty/spa services adding up to 50,000 a month; a clothing allowance of $15,000 a month; and even an annual plastic surgery budget. All told, Lionel Richie shelled out an estimated $20 million.
Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. Not only was Josephine beautiful, but she brought incredible amounts of change to the US for African Americans. After growing up being abused by her white female employer, Josephine went to to live as a child of the streets, using street performances to support herself. She soon became the “highest paid chorus girl in vaudeville...
Emilio Estefan - is a Cuban-American of Eastern Orthodox Lebanese ancestry. is a musician and producer. Estefan's first taste of celebrity came as a member of the Miami Sound Machine, but he is also recognized as the producer of many famous singers. He is the husband of singer Gloria Estefan. He is also the uncle of Spanish-language television personality Lili Estefan.
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On February 11, 2012, the sudden death of pop icon Whitney Houston shocked the world. Since then, reports have been released that the famous singer drowned in her Beverly Hills hotel due to atherosclerotic heart disease and chronic cocaine use. Houston was 48-years old. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Whitney Houston was the most awarded female artist of all time with an astounding 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.