Richard Gere Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Girlfriends, Affairs, Religion, Worth, Assets

Richard Gere is an American Actor and an activist. He was born on 31 August 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. Richard was born in a Catholic family and he later converted his religion to Buddhism. Richard Gere is amongst the few actors who has openly spoken about their religious beliefs and the conversions. Richard was interested in the Buddhist Philosophy from hi very young age and while filming for the film – The Pretty Woman, with Julia Roberts, he visited Dharamshala, India and met Dalai Lama. Since then, Richard has been a firm believer in Buddhism and has been following the religion. He also reads the Holy Tibetan Texts regularly and follows all the rituals.

 Richard Gere

Career:

Richard Gere started his career in the early 1970’s where he played the supporting actor role for the film Looking for Mr. Goodbar and later starred in the film called Days of Heaven, an officer and a gentleman, pretty woman, runaway bride, arbitrage, primal fear and many other films. He has also won the Golden globe award for best actor and screen actors guild award. He is also a human activist and he visits Dharamshala frequently, which has the Tibetan Government-in-exile. 

Net Worth:$100 Million

Personal Info:

  • Name: Richard Tiffany Gere
  • Nickname: Richard
  • Date of Birth: 31 August 1949
  • Age: 67 Years
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia, USA
  • Schools: North Syracuse Central High School
  • College: University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Father: Homer George Gere
  • Mother: Doris Ann Tiffany
  • Marital Status:Divorced
  • Spouse: Cindy Crawford (1991-1995); Carey Lowell (2002-2016)
  • Affair:Penelope Milford, Priscilla Presley, Kim Besieger, Cindy Crawford, Carey Lowell
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Profession: Actor
  • Languages Known: English