Richard Gere Height Weight Age Shoe Size

Richard Tiffany Gere was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, on August 31, 1949, is an American actor. Young Richard Gere first started performing in high school productions as a musician. He began his acting career in a play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" (1969), at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and Provincetown Playhouse. He landed his first break as Danny Zuko in original production of "Grease" (1973), at the New London Theatre. He made his big screen debut in crime drama film Report to the Commissioner (1975) in role as Billy. He got his television debut in drama movie Chelsea D.H.O. (1975) in role as Milo. Gere's breakthrough performance came as Julian Kaye in romantic crime movie American Gigolo (1980).

How tall is Richard Gere and what is his weight? Richard Gere's height is 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 174 іn pоunds or 79 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 74 years old. His shoe size is 9 US | 42 EU.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere
Photo: John Mathew Smith & from Laurel Maryland, USA / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

August 31, 1949


74 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 10 in | 178 cm

Net Worth

$120 Million


79 kg | 174 lbs

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Zack Mayo in romantic drama movie An Officer and a Gentleman (1982).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Edward Lewis in romantic comedy movie Pretty Woman (1990).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Robert Miller thriller drama film Arbitrage (2012).

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Billy Flynn in musical crime comedy drama film Chicago (2002).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as The Choreographer in docudrama movie And the Band Played On (1993).

He won the David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Bill in romantic drama movie Days of Heaven (1978).

He won the National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award for his role as Jack Moore in mystery thriller film Red Corner (1997).

He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Comedy/Romance for his role as Homer Eisenhower "Ike" Graham in romantic comedy film Runaway Bride (1999).

He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Dr. T in romantic comedy movie Dr. T & the Women (2000).

He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Clifford Irving in comedy drama film The Hoax (2006).

He won the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award for his role as Bob Dylan as Billy The Kid in musical drama film I'm Not There (2007).

Primal Fear (1996) neo-noir crime thriller as Martin Vail

The Jackal (1997) political action thriller as Declan Joseph Mulqueen

Unfaithful (2002) thriller drama as Edward Sumner

Internal Affairs (1990) crime thriller as Dennis Peck

The Cotton Club (1984) crime drama as Dixie Dwyer

Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) crime drama as Tony Lopanto

First Knight (1995) drama fantasy as Lancelot

Final Analysis (1992) neo-noir drama as Dr. Isaac Barr

He voiced Henry in animated drama film Henry & Me (2014).

The Benefactor (2015) drama as Franny

Three Christs (2017) drama as Dr. Alan Stone

The Dinner (2017) drama as Stan Lohman

Best TV Shows

He played Max Finch in BBC thriller television series MotherFatherSon (2019).


Graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in 1967.

Studied at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Has English, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, Scottish, German and French ancestry.

Has three sisters: Joanne, Laura, Susan and two brothers: David, Henry Januszewski.

He is also an accomplished musician.

He composed and performed piano solo in Pretty Woman (1990) and a guitar solo in Runaway Bride (1999).

He won the Theatre World Award for his performance as Max in Broadway production of "Bent" (1979).

Avid collector of electric and acoustic guitars.

Studied Zen Buddhism under Kyozan Joshu Sasaki.

He is an advocate for human rights in Tibet and an active supporter of Dalai Lama.

Support Survival International.

Lives in Pound Ridge, Westchester County, New York.


He was married to:

Carey Lowell (2002-2013), they have one son, Homer James Jigme Gere

Cindy Crawford (1991-1995)


He dated Padma Lakshmi (2014), Barbra Streisand (1983), Susan Sarandon (1982), Sylvia Martins (1980-1987), Sylvia Martins-Niarchos (1980-1987), Tuesday Weld (1980), Dalila Di Lazzaro (1978-1980), Diana Ross (1977-1979), Dawn Steel (1975-1978), Penelope Milford (1971-1978), Carole Mallory (1970-1975) and Barbara Carrera (1970).

He married Spanish activist Alejandra Silva in 2018, they have two sons.