Richard Gere will be a father again! Baby on the way for actor, 69, and new wife Alejandra

Richard Gere will be a father again! Baby on the way for actor, 69, and new wife Alejandra

He has his pretty wife and now it's time for a little baby!

Richard Gere is expecting his second child and first with his new wife Alejandra Silva, who announced the news with the help of the Dalai Lama.

"A very special moment a few minutes ago … blessings for our loved ones," Silva wrote on an Instagram photo featuring the Buddhist leader blessing her baby bump.

"We could not announce it before we told SH Dalai Lamao," added the 35-year-old Spanish businesswoman and activist who spread the message in her native tongue.

Gere, 69, also shares 18-year-old son Homer James Jigme with ex-wife Carey Lowell. The couple's bundle of joy is also the second child for Silva, who has a 5½-year-old son named Albert from a previous marriage.

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Gere and Silva had known each other for over a decade before meeting in 2014 for the first time. In April, a source close to the couple told people they had "weeks and weeks ago" married and were "extremely happy."

"They are so happy, have fun together and look forward to their future together," reveals the insider of Gere and Silva.

According to the Spanish sales office HELLO!The two married in a civil wedding in early April and planned to celebrate the wedding with family and friends at a New York party in early May.

The following celebration – held on Gere's estate in Pound Ridge, New York – included several Tibetan monks (Gere is a Buddhist and one of the first names of son Homer, Jigme, is a Tibetan name).

Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva

Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva

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After the news of their marriage was broken, a movie source that Gere has known for years told that he was "happier in this half of his life because he's sedentary, self-confident, and does what he likes."

"To practice Buddhism and to do humanitarian work has fulfilled and transformed him, and he is in a stage where he can make films that he likes," added the insider Chicago Star.

This is Geres third marriage. He first associated himself with the supermodel Cindy Crawford, with whom he was married from 1991 to 1995. The actor later greeted his only son with his second wife Lowell, whom he married in 2002, before a contentious divorce was finalized in 2016, after they had separated in 2013.

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