10 Celebrities Who Gave Their Kids Up For Adoption Most heartbreaking thing for a parent to do... honestly. 5.4k Views 2. Nicole Richie was adopted by Lionel Richie when she was nine years old. Her father, Peter Michael was unable to support his daughter, and asked Lionel to care for her when she turned three. Credit Pages:Previous 12345678910Next See more Previous article 10 Signs You’re Going To Be Okay In Life… #10 Is A Dream Come True Next article 15 Hilarious Gifts That People Received From Their Families. Yes Families. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.