Entertainment Movies Richard Gere Goes Public with New Spanish Girlfriend The actor was spotted sharing a kiss with his Spanish socialite girlfriend on a yacht off the coast of Italy By Nicole Sands Published on June 23, 2015 05:15 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Splash News Richard Gere has landed another pretty woman. The actor and Spanish socialite Alejandra Silva, 32, stepped out publicly together for the first time on the red carpet at the 61st Annual Taormina Film Festival in Sicily on Wednesday, PEOPLE confirms. After Gere, 65, was presented with an award at the festival, he and Silva extended their Italian getaway and were spotted being affectionate with each other on a beach in Taormina. RELATED VIDEO: Richard Gere’s Changing Looks The pair then got even closer on a yacht off the coast of Acitrezza on Monday, when they were pictured sharing a kiss. Gere and actress Carey Lowell, 54, ended their 11-year marriage in 2013, although their divorce isn’t fully settled yet. The couple has one son together, Homer, 15. Silva (whose father is businessman Ignacio Silva, former financial vice president of the pro football club Real Madrid) is divorced from Govind Friedland, with whom she has a son, Albert.