Richard Gere, Aged 70, Is Expecting a Second Child With His Wife

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It’s only been 9 months since 70-year-old Richard Gere and wife, Alejandra Silva, welcomed their first child together, but it’s been revealed that the loved-up couple are already expanding their family – with reports surfacing that Silva is expecting once again. The pair, who boast a thirty-four year age gap, secretly tied the knot in April last year in a private ceremony.

Gere is best known for his role in the cult classic movie Pretty Woman and for his work on the big screen in the ’80s and ’90s which firmly cemented him as a leading man in Hollywood and a complete heartthrob amongst fans.

Keep scrolling to see what we know so far…

After his huge career breakthrough in 1977 with the dramatic thriller Looking for Mr. Goodbar, Gere bagged the leading role in the title role in 1980 classic American Gigolo. 

The romantic drama gave him a significant career boost and his portrayal of the cool, smooth character won the hearts of fans across the world.

The actor starred alongside Julia Roberts in the cult classic romantic comedy hit, Pretty Woman. 

Edward, a rich businessman, hires Vivian, a prostitute to accompany him to various social events, but the lines become blurred when a romance between the 2 ensues.

During its opening weekend, the movie was at number one at the box office, grossing a whopping $11,280,591. To date, it’s earnt an eye-watering $463,406,268 in global box office revenue.

The actor and producer was famously married to supermodel, Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995. They first met at a barbecue of the infamous photographer, Herb Ritts, in 1987.

When they wed, Crawford was twenty-five and Gere was forty-two – and this was reportedly the main reason for their split.

They got married in a private ceremony at their home in New York with no family, friends or celebrities.

Named after both their fathers, Gere and Lowell welcomed Homer James Jigme Gere, in February 2000.

The 2 are co-owners of Bedford Post Inn in New York, which boasts 8 rooms, twenty-two restaurants, a yoga studio, and a meditation center.

After eleven years of marriage, the two announced they had split in 2013, with their divorce being finalized 3 years later.

Last year, the actor tied the knot for the third time to Spanish publicist and activist, Alejandra Silva during a private ceremony.

Once again, there’s a pretty big age gap between the two.

The pair boast a thirty-four year age gap, which, you have to admit, is pretty big.

“I was a little lost, without light, and knowing him gave meaning to my life,” she told the Spanish magazine HOLA!

Silva is also mom to 6-year-old son Albert from a previous marriage.

But Silva did share a snap of her baby bump while pregnant with her son earlier this year.


In a since-deleted Instagram post, Silva wrote: “A very special moment just a few minutes ago… Getting blessings for our precious to come.. we couldn’t say it before telling HH Dalai Lama.”

The pair are reportedly expecting their second child together.

Though it’s not yet clear when she is due.

Congrats to the couple!