Robert De Niro Short Bio
Robert De Niro is an American actor, director, and producer as the son of Virginia Admiral, who work as a painter and poet, and Robert De Niro, Sr., an abstract expressionist painter and sculptor. He was born in Greenwich Village area of Manhattan, New York and having mixed decent from Italian, Irish, Dutch and among others. De niro sun sign is Aries and he then living with his mother after his parents was divorced. For education, he attended PS 41, a public elementary school in Manhattan, then continued to Elisabeth Irwin High School, the private upper school of the Little Red School House. He then latter entered he High School of Music and Art but then transferring to public school. He attended private McBurney School for high school and then attended the private Rhodes Preparatory School but never graduated. Though described himself as a shy boy, but he is very fond in acting. That why De Niro then attending the Stella Adler Conservatory, as well as Lee Strasberg’s Actors Studio.
Robert De Niro Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||August 17, 1943|
|Age||71 years old|
|Biceps Size||18 Inches|
|Chest size||40 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||33 Inches|
|Height||5 Feet 9 Inches|
|Weight||165 lbs or 75 kg|
Robert De Niro Career
With twenty years of age, in 1963, De Niro makes his first action film with director Brian De Palma in the film The Wedding Party, which however was not released until 1969. This was the first collaboration with Brian De Palma, director which De Niro would build a great friendship.In the same year he began a prolific collaboration with fellow director Martin Scorsese on the movie Bad streets.De Niro and Scorsese also harvested a good relationship, with which would result films like Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1983), Goodfellas (1990 ), Cape Fear (1991) and Casino (1995). In 1974, De Niro was participated in The Godfather part II, directed by Francis Coppola, who plays the young Don Vito Corleone.
In the first installment this character was portrayed by Marlon Brando and actually negotiated with the actor to return to play the role in the second half. But because he had problems with the producer, so Brando then turned down the role.His performance gave him his first Academy Award for Best Actor.In 1976, De Niro appears alongside Gérard Depardieu in the film by Bernardo Bertolucci’s Novecento.In 1978, he plays as Michael Vronsky in the acclaimed film about the war in Vietnam, The Deer Hunter. Another notable performance was in the role of David Aaronson Jewish gangster in the film Once Upon a Time in America by Sergio Leone.Other films include: Falling in Love (1984), The Mission (1986), Angel Heart (1987), Awakenings (1990), Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994), Sleepers (1996) and Ronin (1998). In 1993, she starred in This Boy’s Life, with then child actor Leonardo DiCaprio and actress Ellen Barkin.
In 2007 he returned to work as a director in the film The Good Shepherd, starring Matt Damon along with Angelina Jolie.In 2008 he played as detective in the film titled Righteous Kill in which he stars alongside Al Pacino for the first time throughout the film premiered.In 2011, De Niro appears in the action movie Killer Elite with Jason Statham and Clive Owen in the adaptation of the novel Limitless with Bradley Cooper. He is also appeared in New Year’s Eve a romantic comedy directed by Garry Marshall.From 2012, De Niro appears in Silver Linings Playbook, Freelancers, Red Lights, Being Flynn, The Big Wedding, Killing Season, The Family, Last Vegas, The Grudge Match and The Bag Man.
Robert De Niro Controversy
In 1998 during shoot a film in France, Robert de Niro reportedly involved as a witness in the Bourgeois prostitution ring. De Niro then denied it and said he doesnt really now about the case after that.
Robert De Niro Dating
Robert De Niro has been in relationship with many famous women. But only three women that really influence his life. First he dated and then married to Diahnne Abbott, in 1976 and blessed with a son and adopted son too. Unfortunately after 12 years, he and Abbott finally divorce after 12 years married in 1988. He then dated former model Toukie Smith and both blessed with two son from in vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother around 1995. De Niro then in relationship with actress Grace Hightower and marrying her in 1997. They blessed with a son in 1998 but then decide to separated in 1999. Luckily, their divorce installment never finalized and in 2004 they reunite again yet renewed their vows.
Robert De Niro Net Worth
Robert De Niro named as one of famous yet rich senior actor. He was equaled with Al Pacino or Jack Nicholson for his payment. That why it then reportedly that Robert De Niro net worth was mounted in the amount of $200 million.