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Richard Gere, 69 and his wife, 35, spotted in Spain after pregnancy announcment

Manuela Cardiga
Nov 09, 2018
12:58 P.M.
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Richard Gere and his wife Alejandra Silva on an outing in Madrid after announcing they are expecting their first child together.

enjoyed a day out in Madrid after the couple announced they were expecting their first child together.

The couple looked casual stepping out on Wednesday as Gere, 69, wore a navy blazer, pinstriped scarf, gray shirt and a baseball cap. Silva, 35, showed a hint of her baby bump in a grey maxi dress, chambray shirt and light pink sneakers.

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The two were also out shopping together on Tuesday, when Silva wore a white T-shirt and cardigan along with pink pants and black sunglasses.

In September, Silva announced she was expecting her first child with the Pretty Woman actor.

“A very special moment just a few minutes ago… Getting blessings for our precious to come,” she wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post showing a photo of the Dalai Lama blessing her baby bump.

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“We couldn’t announce it before telling HH Dalai Lama️,” added the Spanish businesswoman and activist, who went on to share the message in her first language.

Gere is also father to 18-year-old son Homer James Jigme with ex-wife Carey Lowell. This will be the second child for Silva, who has a 5½-year-old son named Albert from a previous marriage.

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Alejandra Silva in Madrid, Spain

Gere and Silva had known each other for over a decade before they first began dating in 2014. In April, a source close to the couple told PEOPLE they married “weeks and weeks ago” and are “extraordinarily happy.”

“They’re so comfortable with each other, have fun together and are looking forward to their future together,” the insider revealed of Gere and Silva.a

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The couple married in Gere’s estate Pound Ridge, New York — with several Tibetan monks in attendance (Gere is Buddhist and one of son Homer’s middle names, Jigme, is a Tibetan name).

After news of their marriage broke, a film source who has known Gere for years told PEOPLE he “has been much happier in this half of his life because he is settled, confident and doing what he likes.”

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He’s got his pretty woman, and now it’s time for a little baby!

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

“A very special moment just a few minutes ago… Getting blessings for our precious to come,” penned Silva of an Instagram photo showing the Buddhist leader blessing her baby bump.

“We couldn’t announce it before telling HH Dalai Lama️,” added the 35-year-old Spanish businesswoman and activist, who went on to share the message in her first language.

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Gere, 69, also shares 18-year-old son Homer James Jigme with ex-wife Carey Lowell. The couple’s bundle of joy on the way 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 they first began dating in 2014. In April, a source close to the couple told PEOPLE they married “weeks and weeks ago” and are “extraordinarily happy.”

“They’re so comfortable with each other, have fun together and are looking forward to their future together,” the insider revealed of Gere and Silva.

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According to Spanish outlet HOLA!, who were the first to report the marriage news, the two wed in early April in a civil ceremony and planned to celebrate the nuptials at a party in New York City in early May with family and friends.

The resulting fête — held at Gere’s estate in Pound Ridge, New York — included several Tibetan monks (Gere is a Buddhist and one of son Homer’s middle names, Jigme, is a Tibetan name).

Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva

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