Big Age Difference: The Love Story of Richard Gere and Alejandra

Updated on 12/27/2022, 12:00 p.m

  • Richard Gere has been married to Alejandra Silva since 2018.
  • The actor is 34 years older than the publicist.
  • This is her story.

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Richard Gere is known to his fans as an absolute heartthrob. In 1990 he played his way into the hearts of moviegoers as businessman Edward Lewis in “Pretty Woman”. Even then he caused a stir because his film partner, Julia Roberts, 18 years his junior. And even in real life, a big age difference in love doesn’t seem to interest him. He has been with publicist Alejandra Silva, who is 34 years his junior, since 2014. Their love story was extremely unusual.

About eight years ago, Gere met the Spaniard in an Italian hotel – and is said to have fallen in love at first sight. However, the actor is said to have known his beloved since she was a small child. According to various media reports, Gere is a family friend of the Silvas.

They have been showing their love since 2015

Gere and Silva were first photographed together by paparazzi in June 2015. The two spent a day together on the beach in Taormina, Sicily. After three years, in April 2018, they said yes. The two celebrated their marriage in a small circle.

Their first child together, a son named Alexander, was born in February 2019. Their second son followed in April 2020, whose name they have not yet announced. On Christmas 2022, Silva shared a rare snap of the little family, which also includes her sons.
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