Richard Tiffany Gere – an extremely popular American actor, sex symbol of 90s, a prize winner of the Golden Globe Award and a humanitarian campaigner. He is popular all over the world due to such movies as Pretty Woman, American Gigolo, Runaway Bride, Hachi: a Dog’s Tale and many others.
Date of Birth: August 31, 1949
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
A future actor grew up in a multi-child family, hence lived in a very decent, yet calm and friendly atmosphere. Since early childhood, Richard was learning music: to play the guitar, piano, double-bass and even trumpet at a professional level. Additionally to that he was taking part in a school amateur theatre which marked the beginning of him as an actor.
Being one the best students in a class, Gere got a scholarship and easily entered the University where he was studying theatrical direction. After the second year, he left it and decided to become a trumpeter. However, after a very short period of time, he realized that was not what he wanted and began searching for a job in different theatres. He was acting in Seattle and New York theatres where his talent was immediately noticed. But what really brought him worldwide fame is a dramatic role in a play Killer’s Head. After that he was invited to Broadway shows and later cinema.
Who are Richard Gere’s parents?
Homer George Gere (father)
Date of Birth: May 7, 1922
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Gere’s father was an insurance agent, yet has always dreamt of becoming a priest. He met his wife Doris while still in a school in Brooklyn, PA. After graduating from the University, they both went to the North of New York and started living as a family, raising up 5 children. Despite the fact that the family was living poorly on a farm, Homer George did his best to provide education to all children. With the years, it has played a vital role in Richard’s life. Perhaps that’s why he is still so thankful to his parents.
Doris Ann Gere (nee Tiffany) (mother)
Date of Birth: October 16, 1924
Date of Death: July 5, 2016 (aged 91)
Zodiac sign: Libra
Not only was Gere’s wife a housewife but also a member of a Methodist church. She married her sweetheart Homer in 1945 and was upbringing Richard and his 4 siblings. She was a loving and caring person who was totally devoted to the family as well as friends.
Who are Richard Gere’s siblings?
Susan Gere (elder sister from the same parents)
Richard’s third sister. Susan Gere is married to James Leone and lives in Belmont, MA.
Joanne Gere (sister from same parents)
Unfortunately, nothing much is known about her only that she lives in Asbury Park, New Jersey and has 2 sons Frank and Rick.
Laura Gere (sister from the same parents)
Not much information is known about Laura as she is not a public figure. Still we know that she is married to Oscar Lazaro and they are parents to a daughter. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
David Gere (brother from same parents)
Richard Gere has been a supporter of LGBT for many years. And this is not only because he understands all those people but also because his brother David is gay. Despite this he is a well-known professor in one the Universities in LA and a wonderful father of 2 kids. The two are very close and are always there for each other to share good and bad times.
Who is Richard Gere’s wife?
Carey Lowell (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: November 2002 – September 2016 (14 years)
Date of Birth: February 11, 1961
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
She is famous actress known for roles in 007: License to Kill (1989), TV series Law & Order where she plays Jamie Ross. Together with Richard she is a parent to a son Homer.
Alejandra Gere (nee Silva) (wife)
Duration of Marriage: April 23, 2018 till date
Date of Birth: February 16, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Silva is a Spanish humanitarian, activist and business woman in her mid-30s. Gere and Alejandra have known each other for about a decade before they finally started dating in 2014. According to the pretty publicist, friend introduced them to each other, they felt a very strong connection and have not been apart since then. Both lovers dated for about four years before finally tying the knot secretly in April this year. It was not long after they became an official couple that Silva announced they were expecting a baby.
Gere says he has become the happiest man in the world since he married his lover. To the star actor, his newest wife is smart, fun, patient, sensitive, committed to helping people, knows how to forgive and makes the best salads in the world.
Who are Richard Gere’s children?
Homer Gere (son with Carey Lowell)
Date of Birth: February 6, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Richard became a father for the first time in 2000 when he had his son Homer with his ex-wife Carey Lowell even before they were married.
In details: Carey Lowell’s family
Albert Friedland (step-son from Alejandra previous marriage)
Date of Birth: December 2012
Alejandra is a mother already to Albert, her son from her previous marriage to geologist and executive Govin Friedland but this doesn’t make her any less excited about the reality of another child on the way with Richard.
Alexander Gere (son with Alejandra Silva)
Date of Birth: February 2019
Just a few weeks ago, the Silva-Gere couple announced that they were expecting a baby. They decided to keep the news a secret until the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism bless the child. In Silva’s words, they couldn’t announce it before telling His Holiness Dalai Lama.
On February 11, 2019 it was officially announced about birth of Richard’s second son. A father again at 69! Congrats.
Name Unknown (son with Alejandra Silva)
Date of Birth: April 2020
Just 9 months after giving birth to Alexander, Alejandra announced about her pregnancy again. Congrats!
Updated! On April 22, 2020 HOLA! magazine confirmed info that Alejandra gave birth to her and Richard’s second son.