Richard Gere’s Net Worth

 Net Worth of Richard Gere’s

Richard Gere is an actor with a net worth of 120 million dollars. Richard Gere began his career in the 70s and is most well known for his work in “An Officer and a Gentleman”, “Chicago”, and “Pretty Woman”. He has been nominated for a number of awards, including a Golden Globe, and he is campaigning for human rights in Tibet.

Early Life

One of the most bankable leading men in Hollywood is Richard Gere, an actor who is versatile. Richard Tiffany Gere was born in Philadelphia in August of 31st, 1949. Homer George Gere worked as an insurance agent for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, and his mother was a housewife. In 1967, Gere graduated from North Syracuse Central High School, where he excelled at gymnastics, trumpet, and music. He received a gymnastics scholarship and majored in philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, but left after two years and did not graduate.

Acting Career

 Richard emerged as an up-and-coming talent in plays on and off-Broadway in his early days. He worked at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and at Cape Cod’s Provincetown Playhouse in the 1960’s. In 1973, he played the role of Grease in the West End version of the musical. One of the first Hollywood actors to portray a homosexual character was Richard Gere, who starred as a gay Holocaust victim in a 1979 Broadway production. He earned his first Theater World Award for his performance.

In the late ’70s and early ’80s, Gere appeared in a number of films. He had been cast in a starring role in 1974’s The Lords of Flatbush, but was replaced after a fight with his co-star. He got noticed for his roles in small films like Looking for Mr. Goodbar in 1977 and Malick’s Days of Heaven in 1978.  Gere entered the spotlight in 1980 for his role in the film American Gigolo, which made him a sex symbol. He was a top leading man in several hit films, including An Officer and a Gentleman, which he starred in with Debra Winger in 1978. Gere’s role in both of these films earned him a $130 million, Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor and a Screen Actors’ Guild Award for being part of the Best Cast, which catapulted him to superstardom.

Personal Life

Thanks to his high profile yet brief marriage to Cindy Crawford from 1991-1995, his spiritual convictions to Buddhism, and his political support for Tibet, Gere has made headlines away from the cameras. From 1971 to 1978 he was in a relationship with another woman. In the mid-eighties he had brief relationships with both Kim Basinger and Priscilla Presley. Cary and Gere were married in November of 2002. They have a boy, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000. In the New York County Supreme Court, they had a highly contentious divorce in 2013. The case was resolved in October of 2017.

Real Estate

In 2005, Richard paid over $7 million for a home in Sag Harbor, NY, called Strongheart Manor. The home has expansive lawns and 300 feet of bay frontage. He extensively renovated the property over the next few years, mostly the main house.The property was listed for 70 million dollars. The price was lowered to $47.5 million and he accepted $32 million. The buyer was Matt Lauer in 2013.

Richard’s primary home is in New York. He bought the property in 1987 for 1.5 million dollars. The estate was for sale in January of 2022. He accepted an offer of $24.15 million in June 2022.

A new 35-acre estate in the New York town of North Salem was put together by Richard and Silva in 2020 after paying $10.5 million over two transactions.

An apartment in New York City is also owned by him.

 

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