- Real nameRobert Anthony De Niro Jr.
- Date of birthAugust 17, 1943
- Age78 years
- Zodiac signLeo
- BirthplaceGreenwich Village, New York, USA
Parents and family
- Father Robert De Niro Sr.
- Mother Virginia Admiral
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Robert de Niro wife
Robert de Niro 6 kids
Robert De Niro’s fantastic acting talent and charismatic personality helped him to win 2 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, SAG Award along with adoration of millions of fans.
Though De Niro was first seen on the screen in 1968 film Greetings, he actually made a debut in The Wedding Party, but it was released a year later. The performer gained worldwide popularity in 1974 thanks to playing in The Godfather Part II. And since then, he has embarked on over 100 roles, including the ones in Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Awakenings, Men of Honor, Meet the Parents, Silver Linings Playbook plus The Irishman.
Robert De Niro tried his hand at directing in A Bronx Tale in 1993 and filmed The Good Shepherd in 2006. Besides, this multi-talented artist dealt with the production of many films. In 2017, he produced and starred in the TV film The Wizard of Lies.
Additionally, De Niro is engaged in several business ventures. They include TriBeCa Productions, Tribeca Film Festival, a couple of restaurants and a hotel.
On April 28, 1976, Robert tied the knot with Diahnne Abbott and adopted her daughter Drena. The same year, the couple’s son Raphael drew his first breath. However, in 1988, the marriage was dissolved. In 1988-1996, the star was in a relationship with Toukie Smith, a mother of his twin sons Aaron and Julian who were born in 1995.
On June 17, 1997, De Niro espoused Grace Hightower. In 1999, they became parents of son Elliot and in 2011, their daughter Helen became the newest addition to the family. In 2018, Grace and Robert called it quits.
A curious fact: Robert always prepares for his roles thoroughly both physically and mentally. For instance, he gained 60 pounds to portray Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull. Ice cream and pasta assisted him in that.