Runner-up of the BBC’s “The One And Only” tribute show. Surprisingly Moni Tivony is a Lionel Richie look-a-like – sound-a-like, even though he is white.
Moni has always loved trying to impersonate singers and thinks his strongest act is Lionel Richie.
For Moni, achieving the ‘Lionel look’ is a big part of his performance.
He got another shot at TV stardom when he got meet the real Lionel Richie in June of 2009, and appear with him as ‘Lionel’ on Graham Norton’s live Saturday night show “Totally Saturday”.