Richard Gere welcomes a son at 69

  • Richard Gere welcomes a son at 69

Richard Gere welcomes a son at 69

The pair have yet to reveal the name of their child.

The couple stunned fans in September when they announced they were expecting a child together. The bouncing baby boy is the second child for Richard and Alejandra, respectively, as the 69-year-old actor has an 18-year-old son, Homer James Jigme, while Alejandra is mother to a six-year-old son Albert.

The couple welcomed a baby boy a few days ago in New York City, according to E! Silva also has a five-year-old son from her previous marriage to Govind Friedland.

Back in April, the "Pretty Woman" alum, 70, and Silva, 35, made headlines when they secretly Wednesday in a small civil ceremony after four years of dating, HOLA! reported at the time.

"I'm the happiest man in the universe", he told Hello! magazine after the nuptials. "I'm married to a lovely woman who is smart, sensitive, committed to helping people, who's fun, patient, who knows how to forgive, who's a great cook - and who makes the best salads in the world!"

The couple was introduced by a mutual friend when the Chicago actor stayed at Alejandra's family-owned hotel in Positano, Italy, in 2014.

Silva is originally from Spain and her father is Ignacio Silva, the former vice president of the Real Madrid Football Club.

He also said he wanted to be a "hands-on dad" and when asked if the new child would be another boy, insisted: "Nobody knows because we haven't told anybody".