50 Celebrity Facts That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Your Favorite Stars by Baillie Parry 4. Richard Gere’s full name is Richard Tiffany Gere. 5. Before acting Jason Statham was a competitive diver in England. 6. Jerry Springer used to be the mayor of Cincinnati. Page 2 of 17Previous 1234567891011121314151617Next Written by Baillie Parry Just your average girl from New York who loves her some Knicks basketball and city lights. Catch her laughing at memes endlessly and trying to find Mr. Right while on a date with Mr. Right Now.