Robert Anthony De Niro is an American actor, producer and director. He has both Italian and American citizenship.

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro

Early Life

Robert Anthony De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in the Greenwich Village area of Manhattan, New York, the son of Virginia Admiral and Robert De Niro Sr.


Both of his parents were painters; his father was of half Italian and half Irish descent, while his mother was of half German ancestry, with her other roots being French, English and Dutch.


De Niro attended PS 41, a public elementary school in Manhattan, through the sixth grade. He then went to Elisabeth Irwin High School, the private upper school of the Little Red School House, for the seventh and eighth grades .He was accepted into the High School of Music and Art for the ninth grade, but only attended for a short time before transferring to a public junior high school. De Niro began high school at the private McBurney School and later attended the private Rhodes Preparatory School, although he never graduated from either.


He was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His longtime collaboration with director Martin Scorsese earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jake La Motta in the 1980 film Raging Bull. He received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2003, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2010, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama in 2016.

Married Life

De Niro married his first wife, Diahnne  Abbott, in 1976. They have a son, Raphael, a former actor who works in New York real estate. De Niro also adopted Abbott’s daughter Drena De Niro from a previous relationship. They divorced in 1988. De Niro has twin sons Aaron Kendrick and Julian Henry de Niro conceived by in vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother in 1995, from a long relationship with former model Toukie Smith.

In 1997, De Niro married his second wife, actress Grace Hightower, at their Marbletown home. Their son Elliot was born in 1998 and the couple split in 1999. The divorce was never finalized and in 2004 they renewed their vows.

Age, Height & Measurements

Robert De Niro Age 75 years. Robert De Niro's height 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm), weight 175 lbs (75 kg). Body measurements 43 - 32 - 15 and Zodiac Sign Leo.
Robert De Niro Bio
Famous AsRobert De Niro
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor
Age75 years
BirthdayAugust 17, 1943
Birth PlaceManhattan, New York, U.S.
Birth SignLeo
Height5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight175 lbs (75 kg)
Body Measurements43 - 32 - 15
Net Worth$300 million
Born NameRobert Anthony De Niro
HometownGreenwich Village
EthnicityDutch, English, French, Irish, Italian
Sexual Orientationstraight
Body ShapeStraight
Eye ColorBrown
Dress SizeUpdate Soon
SchoolPS41 (Elementary public school) Elisabeth Irwin High School Little Red School House High School of Music and Art McBurney School Rhodes Preparatory School
CollegeStella Adler Conservatory Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDiahnne Abbott (m. 1976; div. 1988) Grace Hightower (m. 1997)
Relationship WithKaren Duffy,Tatiana Thumbtzen,Cindy Crawford,Moana Pozzi,Naomi Campbell(1971-1974),Leigh Taylor-Young (1971-1974),Carole Mallory (1975),Diahnne Abbott(1976-1988),Helena Springs (1979-1982),Bette Midler (1979),Barbara Carrerea (1979),Veronica Webb (1990),T
ChildrenSon- Raphel De Niro (Former Actor. Works in Real Estate now) Daughter- Drena De Niro (Adopted, From first wife) Son- Elliot Deniro (Was diagnosed with Autism first) Son- Aaron Kendrick Son- Julian Henry De Niro Daughter- Helena De Niro Helena, Aaron and J


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