It hasn’t been a very long time since Richard Gere, 70, turned a dad once more.
Final February, Richard and his spouse, 35-year-old Alejandra Silva, welcomed a bit of boy to the world.
Whereas the newborn represents the primary baby Gere and Silva have had collectively, each have youngsters from earlier relationships.
In Gere’s case, which means his 20-year-old son, Homer James Jigme, who he co-parents with ex-wife Care Lowell.
Admit it … you’re curious to see how this 20-year-old seems to be at the moment. Nicely, thankfully, we now have the reply – and also you gained’t be upset.
Richard Gere cemented his function as Hollywood heartthrob following his half in American Gigolo and iconic films equivalent to Fairly Girl and An Officer and a Gentleman.
Shortly thereafter Richard met his first spouse, mannequin and actress Cindy Crawford. In keeping with media studies, the couple met at a BBQ.
“We talked, then we had a date, then we had one other date,” Crawford stated.
Quickly the couple was one in all Hollywood’s hottest and wherever they went, they had been adopted by the paparazzi.
Gere and Crawford appeared on pink carpets and entrance covers, and went to dinner at the most effective eating places in New York and Los Angeles. Gere, nonetheless, doubted whether or not he would marry his youthful love.
However in December 1991, the couple determined to take the jet and get married in Las Vegas. It was removed from an extravagant marriage ceremony – only some visitors had been invited to the chapel.
“It was the marriage I dreamed of. It was so final minute,” Crawford as soon as stated concerning the nuptials.
4 years later the couple divorced. Cindy Crawford has all the time maintained that the age distinction was too nice.
She was 22 and Richard was 39 once they met.
“I believe I used to be extra keen at 22 to be, like, ‘Okay, I’ll comply with,’ however you then begin going, ‘Nicely, I don’t wish to simply comply with — I wish to lead generally and I wish to stroll aspect by aspect generally,’” she admitted.
Then, seven years after his failed marriage, Gere met mannequin and actress Carey Lowell.
In February 2000 they welcomed their first and solely baby, Homer Gere.
Throughout his relationship with Crawford, Gere had been reluctant to have youngsters. With Carey Lowell, the whole lot was completely different.
“It was truly fairly easy. I by no means had a difficulty about youngsters by hook or by crook. With Carey, she had a baby from a earlier marriage, and it was only a pure factor, caring for this baby, having our personal baby. It was completely spontaneous and proper,” he informed The Guardian in 2002.
Homer was born in New York Metropolis and his mother and father named him after their respective fathers, and gave the Tibetan title Jigme, dud to Gere’s dedication to human rights in Tibet.
When the Fairly Girl actor talked about how fatherhood can change a person, he informed The Guardian:
“The marginal stuff simply doesn’t have an effect on you any extra whenever you weigh it in opposition to the actual issues in your life. All of the cliches [about parenthood] are true. “
Homer ended up within the limelight fairly early, as his mother and father had been world-famous celebrities.
When his mom and father went their other ways in 2003, a lot was written concerning the household’s privateness.
At occasions, there was a lot hypothesis and low-cost pictures thrown in reference to the divorce. Homer was as soon as once more positioned within the limelight as a result of his mother and father had been arguing about who would get custody of him.
In keeping with media studies, Carey Lowell imposed the powerful calls for as a result of she gave up working throughout a number of years. Lowell claimed that she gave up her profession for Gere and for his or her son Homer, and that she is due to this fact was entitled to half his revenue since they obtained married in 2002.
Homer James Jigme Gere has a half-sister named Hannah Dunne from his mom Carey Lowell’s earlier marriage to actor, producer, and director Thomas Griffin Dunne.
Then, final 12 months, Homer welcomed his half-brother when Richard Gere’s spouse, Alejandra Silva, gave delivery to a child boy in New York.
Not like his father, Homer likes to keep up a low profile. He presently lives in New York.
From the seems to be of issues, Richard has handed on his infectious appeal and good-looking seems to be to his son.
However, not like his father, Homer likes to keep up a low profile. That stated, although he often tries to remain out of the highlight, Homer made a number of public appearances with each his mother and father throughout his childhood days.
For instance, Homer has been seen alongside his father on the largest youngsters’s movie competition in Europe, ‘Giffoni Movie Pageant,’ at Giffoni Valle Piana in Italy.