Who Is Richard Gere’s Wife? All About the 'Maybe I Do' Star's Relationship History and the 'Pretty Woman' Who Stole His Heart

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Is his love life more 'An Officer and a Gentleman' or 'American Gigolo?'

Let’s be honest, many of us would kill to be Richard Gere’s wife. The dashing actor’s love life has long been the subject of extreme interest from fans. From who he is currently with to his romantic proclivities, Gere is definitely fodder for the rumor mill.

The star of Runaway Bride has made his way down the aisle himself more than once. You can’t help but wonder, what does it take to become Mrs. Richard Gere? And just who has been lucky enough to hold that title?

Here is everything you could want to know about Richard Gere’s current wife Alejandra Silva — and the ones who came before her!

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Who is Richard Gere's wife now?

Richard Gere and wife Alejandra Silva at the "Maybe I Do" premiere in <a href="https://parade.com/living/january-holidays-observances" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:January;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">January</a> 2023<p>Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images</p>
Richard Gere and wife Alejandra Silva at the "Maybe I Do" premiere in January 2023

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Richard Gere is currently married to Spanish activist Alejandra Silva. Silva runs the nonprofit Rais Fundacion, which seeks to eradicate homelessness in Spain in five years.

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When did Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva get married?

Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva got married in April of 2018 after beginning to date in 2014. After they began their relationship Silva, an advocate to eradicate homelessness, converted to Buddhism, Gere’s religion. Gere himself has long been a humanitarian, making the marriage a good match on those fronts.

Is Richard Gere still married to his wife?

Richard Gere is still married to his wife Alejandra Silva as of this writing. The pair were recently seen together at a special screening of Gere’s upcoming movie Maybe I Do in January 2023.

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How old is Richard Gere's wife?

Richard Gere’s wife, Alejandra Silva, is currently 39 years old. Gere himself is 73, meaning the two have a 34-year age gap between them. This age difference definitely raised some eyebrows when the pair got together, but that hasn’t stopped their nine-year relationship. They have been married for five years as of 2023.

How did Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva meet?

Adding to the uneasiness the couple’s 34-year age difference brings up, Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva met in a somewhat unusual way given their circumstances. Gere was a family friend to the Spanish activist’s family, meaning the two had known each other for over a decade prior to beginning their relationship in 2014. This means Gere may have known Silva from the time she was around 19 or potentially even younger. Silva has said the two felt an immediate attraction when they reconnected after years apart.

"Our karma was attracted the moment we saw each other," she had to say of the relationship. "I'm not ignoring our age difference and what it means to be with a Hollywood star, but when there's such a strong karmic energy, the problems disappear."

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How many wives has Richard Gere had?

Richard Gere has had three wives total: his first wife Cindy Crawford, who he married in 1991 and divorced in 1995; second wife Carey Lowell, who he married in 2002 and divorced in 2016; and third wife Alejandra Silva, who he married in 2018 and is still with today.

Did Richard Gere get married again?

Richard Gere did get married again … and again! Gere has been married three times. He originally married supermodel Cindy Crawford in 1991, but the two divorced in 1995. He then married his second wife, actress and model Carey Lowell in 2002, but the pair divorced in 2016. Finally, Gere married his current wife, his third, Alejandra Silva, in 2018. As of this writing, the two are still together and are reportedly happy.

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Who is Richard Gere's first wife?

Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford attend the "Mr. Jones" Premiere in <a href="https://parade.com/living/september-holidays-observances" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:September;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">September</a> 1994 in London.<p><a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/104167578" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Dave Benett/Getty Images;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">Dave Benett/Getty Images</a></p>

Richard Gere’s first wife was supermodel Cindy Crawford. The two were married from 1991 until 1995. Crawford has spoken about how their 15-year age difference caused some issues in the relationship at the time.

"I think a lot of what happened with Richard and I was that I was still 22 and at 22—as a young woman—I was kind of still figuring out who I was and what I wanted to be and he was already 37. So in some ways, he knew that I was still growing and changing," she said. "I just didn't want to hear it from him because at 22 you think you know everything. You think you're already formed. And then you realize, 10 years later, that they were totally right."

Are Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere still married?

Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford during 65th Annual <a href="https://parade.com/movies/oscars-2023-academy-awards" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Academy Awards;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">Academy Awards</a> at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles<p><a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/74700801" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:KMazur/Getty Images;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">KMazur/Getty Images</a></p>

Richard Gere is not still married to his first wife Cindy Crawford. The two got married in 1991, but divorced in 1995. Gere has since gone on to marry and divorce actress Carey Lowell and then marry his third wife, Alejandra Silva, who he is still with. Crawford went on to marry her second husband Rande Gerber, with whom she shares two children.

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Who is Richard Gere's wife Carey?

Richard Gere and wife Carey Lowell during "Shall We Dance" New York premiere<p><a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/451123125" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Jim Spellman/Getty Images;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">Jim Spellman/Getty Images</a></p>
Richard Gere and wife Carey Lowell during "Shall We Dance" New York premiere

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Richard Gere’s second wife, and subsequent second ex-wife, Carey Lowell, is a former actress and model. She was a Bond girl in 1989’s License to Kill and a regular on Law & Order in Seasons 7 and 8, playing ADA Jamie Ross. Nowadays, the former model enjoys a quieter life in North Haven, NY where she has launched her own ceramics line. However, she has not left her acting career behind as she recently reprised her role in the show’s 21st season in 2022.

How many biological children does Richard Gere have?

Richard Gere has three biological children: a son named Homer, born in 2000, with ex-wife Carey Lowell; another son in February 2019 whose name has not been publicly disclosed, with current wife Alejandra Silva; and a third son, Alexander, born in April 2020, with third wife Alejandra Silva as well.

Alejandra Silva has another son, Albert, from her previous marriage, for whom Gere is a stepfather.

Who did Richard Gere have a child with?

Richard Gere has had children with two women. His first child, son Homer, was with his second wife Carey Lowell. His second and third children are with his third (and current) wife Alejandra Silva. Silva also has a son from a previous marriage, Albert, who is Gere’s stepson.

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