Richard Gere and wife Alejandra welcome their first child

Lawrence Kim
February 12, 2019

The pair have yet to reveal the name of their child.

The baby boy is Richard's second - he has an 18-year-old son, called Homer, from his marriage to model and actress Carey Lowell, which ended in 2013 after 11 years.

The pair confirmed their pregnancy news last September through social media, where the 35-year-old mom to be shared a snapshot in which we could see the Dalai Lama touching her belly as Richard looked on attentively.

Silva and Gere married a year ago in a secret ceremony.

"Speaking to Hello! at the time of his secret marriage to Silva, Gere said that he was ". the happiest man in the universe". Silva also shares a 6-year-old son with her ex Govind Friedland, according to E! "I'm married to a attractive woman who is smart, sensitive, committed to helping people, who's fun, patient, who knows how to forgive, who's a great cook - and who makes the best salads in the world!"

The couple was introduced by a mutual friend when the Chicago actor stayed at Alejandra's family-owned hotel in Positano, Italy, in 2014.

Alejandra, the daughter of a former Real Madrid vice-president who was educated at Leweston School in Dorset, has admitted in the past to being "a little lost" when she met Richard and has described him as "my hero in real life".

Gere said in a United Kingdom newspaper interview believed to have taken place days before it was published at the weekend that he was "not all at" anxious about becoming an older parent.

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