Richard Gere hospitalized overnight with pneumonia while vacationing with family in Mexico

Richard Gere was hospitalized overnight with pneumonia while vacationing with his family near Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.

of 73 year old actor He fell ill this week while traveling with his wife Alejandra Silva and their children to celebrate her 40th birthday, TMZ reported Saturday.

Before leaving on vacation, Gere developed a bad cough that was exacerbated while in Mexico, according to the outlet.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere is recovering after being hospitalized with pneumonia while on vacation in Mexico.

The ‘Pretty Woman’ star finally checked himself into the hospital he was in diagnosed with pneumoniaAfter an overnight stay in the hospital, Gere was discharged the next day and prescribed antibiotics.

Richard Gere, 70, and Alejandra Silva, 37, welcome second child together

It’s unclear where Gere’s hospitalization occurred, but according to TMZ, he’s recovering while on vacation in Mexico this weekend and his condition is improving.


A representative for Gere told Fox News Digital he had no further comment.

Son of Richard Gere Alejandra Gere

Son of Richard Gere Alejandra Gere

of Golden Globe Award Winner Silva married in 2018 and shares another son with their four-year-old son Alexander, whom they welcomed in April 2020.

A spokesperson uploaded a photo that showed her walking down the beach holding hands with Alexander while her youngest son ran into the wave ahead of them.

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“Thanks for all the birthday wishes…today it’s been almost 3 weeks since my whole family was sick and I’m finally feeling better! Thank you for all the love,” she captioned. and added a red heart emoji.

Richard Gere and wife on the red carpet

Gere and Silva married in 2018 and have a four-year-old son, Alexander, who was welcomed in April 2020, and another son.

She continued, “I give you everything back #happybirthday #happy40.”

On Saturday, Silva shared a photo to her Instagram story. In it, she and Gia, who wore face masks, were seen from behind walking hand-in-hand with her younger son.”Beach day,” Silva said in her photo. wrote to

In addition to his children with Silva, Gere is also the father of 23-year-old son Homer James, whom he shares with ex-wife Carey Lowell.

Gere recently starred alongside Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon and Emma Roberts in the 2023 romantic comedy Maybe I Do, which was released last month.