Richard Gere Biography

Published On Oct 01, 2015
Facts of Richard Gere
Date of Birth: 1949 , August-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Richard Gere
Birth Name Richard Tiffany Gere
Father Homer George Gere
Mother Doris Ann Tiffany
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $100 million
Eye Color Brown-Light
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Actress, Singer, Film Producer
Movies Time Out of Mind 2014
TV Show Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Siblings Antonia Kidman
Albums Rio 2
Weight in KG 58 kg
Married Yes
Education University of Massachusetts Amherst
Awards Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award
Music Group Panic! at the Disco (2004 – 2009), The Young Veins
Working For Movies
Affair with Keith Urban
Boyfriend Keith Urban
Married to Carey Lowell (m. 2002), Cindy Crawford (m. 1991)
Children Homer James Jigme Gere
Divorce Cindy Crawford (m. 1995)
Sisters Monica Cruz
Books The Leonardo DiCaprio album
Body Measurements 34-23-36
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 23
Hip Size 36
Special Title Youtube celebrity
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace
Nick Name Nic, Nicole Urban
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Salary $25 million
Religion Buddhist
Tattoo(s) No
Girlfriend Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift
Neck Size 9.2
Chest Size 42 inches
Bicep Size 14 inches
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In December 12 1991, He married former supermodel Cindy Crawford. They could not live a long married life and were separated on 1 December 1995. They do not have any children. He had affair with his girlfriend Carey Lowell who is an actress and model. Later in 9 November 2002, he married Carey Lowell. He and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. He was born in February 2000. After loving together for eleven years the couple divorced on September 2013. He has the net worth of $100 million dollars. He takes huge sum of money as his salary.

Gere is an advocate for human rights in Tibet. He is an active supporter of free Tibet movement Dalai Lama. He also supports Survival International and was actively involved in AIDS awareness rally in Jaipur, India.

 

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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

August 31 , 1949

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Doris Ann and Homer George Gere. He is the eldest son and second child from his parents. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School with excellence in gymnastics and music.

Graduated from North Syracuse Central High School

1967

Richard Gere graduated from North Syracuse Central High School with excellence in gymnastics and music. Richard Gere won Gymnastic scholar in University of Massachusetts Amherst. He belongs to white ethnicity and his nationality is American.

Married to Cindy Crawford

December 12 , 1991

Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Crawford is a model from America. She was named highest paid model by Forbes magazine in 1995. In December 12 1991, He married former supermodel Cindy Crawford. They were married for only four years.

 

Divorced to Cindy Crawford

December 1 , 1995

In December 12 1991, He married former supermodel Cindy Crawford. They could not live a long married life and were separated on 1 December 1995. Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Crawford is a model from America. She was named highest paid model by Forbes magazine in 1995.

 

 

Married again to Carey Lowell

2002

He had affair with his girlfriend Carey Lowell who is an actress and model. Later in 9 November 2002, he married Carey Lowell. He and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. They lived together for eleven years.

First child Homer James Jigme Gere

2000

Richard Gere and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. He was born in February 2000. They gave name to their son from Gere's and Lowell's fathers as well as Jigme from Tibetian name. Their son was born before their marriage.

Divorced to Carey Lowell

2013

He and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. He was born in February 2000. After loving together for eleven years the couple divorced on September 2013. Carey is an actress and former model from America.

First professional work on Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

1971

Richard Gere first professional job was in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. It was shown at Seattle Repertory Theatre and Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971. The plays main source is Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

 

Film American Gigolo

1980

Gere become famous with the role in American Gigolo. American Gigolo is a crime drama film, written and directed by Paul Schrader which was released in 1980 . Richard Gere is in the lead role as Julian Kaye a male escort. 

 

Named Sexiest Man Alive

1999

He was named Sexiest Man alive in 1999 by Peoples magazines. He gave several hits during 1990's including Sommersby (1993), Primal Fear (1996) and Runaway Bride (1999).  He was also seen as Declan Mulqueen a lead role in The Jackal (1997).

Appeared in three Major films

2002

2002 was the year for him; He appeared in three major movies including The Mothman Prophecies, Unfaithful and Chicago. For his role as Billy Flynn in the film Chicago, he won Golden Globes Award in Best Actor – Musical or Comedy.

 

Awarded by Medal of Gratitude

May 17 , 2012

He was awarded Medal of Gratitude by Albanian President, Bamir Topi. 

The award was given with citation "With gratitude and honor outstanding personality of the world art, great humanist and activist for the protection of human rights, which unmasked and the American public made known, and further, inhuman crimes, ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, in 1999, the Serbian military machine against the Albanian civilian population living in its land"