Richard Gere Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Feb, 2019
Facts of Richard Gere
Date of Birth: 1949 , August-31
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Richard Gere
Birth Name Richard Tiffany Gere
Father Homer George Gere
Mother Doris Ann Tiffany
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Religion Buddhist
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $100 million
Eye Color Brown-Light
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Carey Lowell (m. 2002), Cindy Crawford (m. 1991)
Children Homer James Jigme Gere
Divorce Cindy Crawford (m. 1995)
Education University of Massachusetts Amherst
Awards Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award
Movies Time Out of Mind 2014
TV Show Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
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Gere is a popular American actor and activist. He is active in the film industry from the past 1973 till the current date. During 1970 the popular supporting character in Looking for Mr. Good bar helped him to earn his popularity within this field and till the present working for it.

Early Life And Education Of Richard Gere

Richard Tiffany Gere known as Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of United States. His nationality is American.His father was an insurance agent named George Gere who was working in a national wide Mutual Insurance Company.

Richard Gere's Career

Gere prominence acting career within the year 1980 was the remarkable one he was recognized as a sex symbol and a leading man within the Hollywood industry. An Officer and a Gentle Man is one of his most successful acts he ever won.

He was also awarded the Best actor within the Global Globe award. Along with this, the Screen Actors Guild Award was also provided to him. After the completion of his study from North Syracuse central high school, he went for graduation but didn’t complete his graduation degree leaving after 2 years. Within the people’s magazine, he was also declared as one of the Sexiest man Alive within Hollywood.

Richard Gere's Net Worth

Gere is 5 feet 10 inch tall in height. His net worth is 100 million American dollars that might also be stated as the successful amount that can make people amazed.

Gere is popular within social networking sites. He is highly found across Facebook and Twitter. He is not seen in Instagram till the date. He often posts his views and news within Twitter to reach among his fans. 

Richard Gere's Personal Life 

Gere got married to his girlfriend after the long affair with Cindy Crawford who was a supermodel during the time. They got married from 1991 till 1995 later got divorced. After the divorce of Gere from Crawford, he again got married to another supermodel and actress named Carey Lowell in November 2002.

Actress Carey and Gere have a son named homer James Jigme Gere. He is named with the Tibetan name Jigme. After 11 years if their marriage they got separated in the year 2013. They are going across the divorce proceeding within the Manhattan Supreme Court.

They were planning for other children before their divorce. He was highly interested in the Buddhism religion since he was 20. He has met many of the Tibetan monks and lamas. He also met Dalai Lama in India also traveled Nepal with the Brazilian painter for the proper knowledge and practice of Buddhism.

Furthermore, he was also supporting the Tibetan Movement. He was also interested within the politics. Gere also advocated for human rights in Tibet. He has also achieved many awards during his lifetime. 

 

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