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Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva expecting second child

Alejandra Silva and Richard Gere attend the "It

Alejandra Silva and Richard Gere attend the "It Takes A Lunatic" world premiere during the Tribeca Film Festival on May 3 in Manhattan. Credit: Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival / Monica Schipper

Actor and activist Richard Gere and his third wife, Spanish businesswoman and philanthropist Alejandra Silva Gere, are expecting their second child.

A representative for the couple confirmed to "Today" on Wednesday a report in the Spanish-language magazine Hola! that said Richard Gere, 70, and Alejandra Gere, who is in her mid-30s, are expecting. The rep did not comment on the magazine's report the baby is due this spring. Richard Gere has no social-media accounts and Alejandra Gere has not commented publicly.

The couple, who married in April 2018, have a son, Alexander, born in February. Alejandra Gere had announced the pregnancy in a since-deleted Instagram post of the couple with the Dalai Lama. "A very special moment just a few minutes ago... Getting blessings for our precious to come.. we couldn't say it before telling [His Holiness] Dalai Lama," the spiritual leader of Tibet. Richard Gere, a practicing Buddhist, for decades has been an advocate for Tibetan freedom.

Gere additionally has a 19-year-old son, Homer, with his second wife, actress and former Bond girl Carey Lowell, a Huntington native to whom he was married from 2002 to 2016. The actor previously was married to model Cindy Crawford. Alejandra Gere shares a 6-year-old son, Albert, with first husband Govind Friedland, son of billionaire Robert Martin Friedland.

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