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.