Richard Gere Biography, Facts & Life Story

Richard Gere American Actor

Quick Facts


Full Name:Richard Tiffany Gere



Age:72 years old (in 2022)

Date of Birth:August 31, 1949

Birthplace:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:79 kg (174 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:33 inches


Biceps:15 inches

Hair Color:White

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Richard Tiffany Gere is an American actor and producer. The veteran star has made his strong place in the Hollywood film industry. He is known for his adorable performances and also known for his production work.

He mostly played supporting roles during his 1970s. He is better known for appearing in the film named ‘Looking for Mr. Goodbar’ released in 1977. In the film, he played a supporting role.


The 1970s was the era when Richard Gere started off his professional career. He first started his career as an actor and later, he developed his interest in the field of production.

He has not just worked on acting projects, yet produced the movies. He rose to fame after giving a heart-winning performance in the film named ‘American Gigalo’ in 1980.

Additionally, he became famous for being a ‘Sex Symbol’ and as a leading man. He also starred in many films including ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ in 1982, ‘The Cotton Club’ in 1984, ‘Pretty Woman’ in 1990, and many others.

However, there are many other film credits for which he became popular in his career life.


Throughout his career life, the actor-cum-producer has received many awards and honors. In addition, Richard Gere was the President of the Jury at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival in 1995.

Richard Gere Education

Qualification: College Drop-Out

School: North Syracuse Central High School

College: University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Richard Gere Career

Profession: Actor

Debut: Movie: Report to the Commissioner
TV Show: Kojak

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $100 million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Homer George Gere

Mother: Doris Ann Gere

Brother(s): David Gere, Henry Januszewski.

Sister(s): Joanne Gere, Laura Gere, Susan Gere.

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Alejandra Silva (m. 2018), Carey Lowell (m. 2002โ€“2016), Cindy Crawford (m. 1991โ€“1995)

Children: 1 (One)

Son(s): Homer James Jigme Gere

Daughter(s): None

Dating History:

Loree Rodkin
Diana Ross (1966)
Barbara Carrera (1970)
Carole Mallory
Penelope Milford (1971-1978)
Dawn Steel (1975-1978)
Dalila Di Lazzaro (1978-1980)
Barbra Streisand (1980)
Tina Chow (1980)
Sylvia Martins
Priscilla Ann Presley (1983)
Kim Basinger (1986)
Julia Roberts (1989)
Laura Bailey (1995)
Padma Lakshmi (2014)

Richard Gere Favorites

Favorite Movies: Days of Heaven (1978), Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2016), Babetteโ€™s Feast (1987), Bicycle Thieves (1949), Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927).

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