Richard Gere becomes father at 69

Alejandra Silva and actor Richard Gere have welcomed their first child

GETTYAlejandra Silva and actor Richard Gere have welcomed their first child

The 69-year-old actor (yes) and his 35-year-old wife (again, yes), Alejandra Silva, just welcomed their first child together, a son, E! However, no information on baby's name, place or date of birth was provided. Richard has 19-year-old son, Homer, from his marriage to model and actress Casey Lowell and Alejandra has 6-year-old son, Albert, from her marriage to Govind Friedland.

The Pretty Woman actor married the Spanish publicist in April 2018. The couple began dating in 2014 and quietly Wednesday in a civil ceremony in April 2018, celebrating their nuptials with friends and family in NY that May. "You know, the flawless couple is made of two people who can be what the other needs. I'm living the type of life you see in the movies, truly". At the time, a source told People magazine, "They're so comfortable with each other, have fun together, and are looking forward to their future together".

This is the first child for the couple.

"A very special moment just a few minutes ago..."

The photo showed the Dalai Lama placing his hand on her stomach with Gere, a friend of the Tibetan spiritual leader and a Buddhist, standing by her side. "Getting blessings for our precious to come. we couldn't announce it before telling HH Dalai Lama".

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