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.
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.
In 1967, Gere graduated from North Syracuse Central High School, where he excelled at gymnastics, trumpet, and music. He received a gymnastics scholarship.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.