Robert De Niro is one of the top veteran Hollywood actors who has starred in over 100 movies from the American film industry.
Apart from being renowned for his impressive action roles Robert De Niro is also an acclaimed producer and filmmaker also. Robert De Niro has won several prestigious awards for his impressive acting skills and had numerous honors too.
Besides Hollywood, Robert De Niro is also active as an entrepreneur in the hospitality sector with the Nobu Hospitality company.
About Robert De Niro
|Real Name||Robert Anthony De Niro|
|Date of Birth||17th August 1943|
|Age (as of November 2018)||74 years|
|Place of Birth||Manhattan (New York)|
|Education||Graduated from Lee Strasberg's Acting Studio (New York)|
|Height||5 ft 9"
(175 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Robert De Niro Sr.
|Profession||Actor/Film Producer/Film Director/Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth||INR 2194,00,00,000
(USD 300 Million)
|Famous for||The Wedding Party (1969), Bloody Mama (1970), Born To Win (1971), Mean Streets (1973), The Godfather-II (1974), Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), The Deer Hunter (1978), Raging Bull (1980), Once Upon A Time In America (1984), The Untouchables (1987), Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991), A Bronx Tale (1993), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Heat (1995), Cop Land (1997), Great Expectations, Ronin (1998), Analyze This (1999), Men of Honor, Meet The Parents (2000), 15 Minutes (2001), Analyze That (2002), Meet The Fockers (2004), Hide and Seek (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), Stardust (2007), Everybody's Fine (2009), Stone (2010), Limitless (2011), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), The Family, American Hustle (2013), The Bag Man (2014), The Intern, Heist (2015), Dirty Grandpa (2016)|
|First Movie||Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)|
|Favorite Actors||Robert Mitchum, Montgomery Clift and Marlon Brando|
|Hobbies||Reading books and writing|
Robert De Niro is undoubtedly one of the top talented actors in the Hollywood movie industry and is also a renowned film producer. Robert De Niro is most popular for his in-depth study of every character he plays on the screen, enabling him to portray it to perfection.
Robert De Niro’s age is around 75 years as Robert De Niro was born on the 17th of August, 1943 in Manhattan, New York. Robert De Niro’s height is around 5 ft 9 inches (175 cm) while Robert De Niro’s weight is around 75 kg (175 cm). In his spare time, Robert De Niro loves to read books and often writes, as part of his hobbies.
Robert De Niro’s father was Robert De Niro Sr., a painter who was popular for his abstract expressionist style and sculpting, while Robert De Niro’s mother was also a renowned painter and poet, Virginia Admiral. Robert De Niro was the only child and has no other siblings. Being a popular actor and celebrity Robert De Niro linked romantically with several popular actresses. Robert De Niro’s ex girlfriends include actress Tatiana Thumbtzen, supermodel Cindy Crawford, Mona Pozzi, supermodel Naomi Campbell, actress Leigh Taylor-Young, actress Carole Mallory, artist Helena Springs, Bette Midler, Karen Duffy, Barbara Carrerea, Veronica Webb, Toukie Smith, superstar Uma Thurman, Charmaine Sinclair, Dominique Simone and Ashley Judd. However, Robert De Niro’s wife is American actress and singer, Grace Hightower. Robert De Niro’s children include sons Raphel De Niro, a former actor who works as a real estate developer now, Elliott De Niro, and surrogate twins Aaron Kendrick and Julian Henry De Niro, and daughters Drena De Niro and Helena De Niro.
Robert De Niro has been acting in the Hollywood film industry for over 50 years and has acted in 100 + films, making him one of the top successful actors today. Along with his remuneration from movies, his hospitality business combine to make Robert De Niro’s net worth around INR 2194 crores (USD 300 Million).
Talking about his success as a talented actor, Robert De Niro has won several prestigious acting awards and had numerous award nominations too.
The list of Robert De Niro’s award-wins include winning the esteemed Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive mafioso role in ‘The Godfather – II’ (1975) and won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his amazing performance in ‘Raging Bull’ (1981). Besides winning these 2 Oscars, Robert De Niro has also had 5 Oscar award nominations as well.
Robert De Niro is the winner of the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama award for his impressive role in ‘Raging Bull’ (1981) and has had 8 Golden Globe Award nominations to his credit too. Robert De Niro received the 2011 Cecil B DeMille Award also.
Apart from these, Robert De Niro has also won the AACTA Award for Best International Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ (2013), the Berlin Film Festival’s Outstanding Artistic Contribution award for ‘The Good Shepherd’ (2007), the Boston Society of Film Critics’ Best Actor award for his role in ‘Raging Bull’ (1981), the Detroit Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ (2012), the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Best Actor award for ‘Taxi Driver’ (1976) and also for ‘Raging Bull’ (1980), the National Board of Review’s Best Actor Award for ‘Raging Bull’ (1980) and also for ‘Awakenings’ (1990), the National Society of Film Critics’ Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Mean Streets’ (1974) and the National Society of Film Critics’ Best Actor Award for ‘Taxi Driver’ (1977), the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Bang The Drum Slowly’ (1974) and the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Actor Award 4 times, for ‘Taxi Driver’ (1974), ‘Raging Bull’ (1981), ‘Awakenings’ (1991) and for ‘Goodfellas’ (1991).
Besides these awards, Robert De Niro has also received numerous accolades and honors, including the 1993 Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion Honorary Award, the 2000 Berlin Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2001 Gotham Award for Lifetime Achievement, the 2003 American Film Institutes’ Lifetime Achievement Award and other such prestigious accolades.
Interesting Facts About Robert De Niro
- Robert De Niro is a smoker and he also drinks alcohol.
- Robert De Niro is best recognized for playing borderline psychotic characters, whether in his action thrillers or drama movies.
- Robert De Niro was an introvert and his role as the Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of Oz play at his school helped him to rid of his shyness and he finally dropped out of school at the age of 16 years to focus on acting.
- Robert De Niro is one of the most genuine method actors in the Hollywood film industry and goes to extreme lengths to portray his movie characters with precision and perfection.
- Robert De Niro was diagnosed with prostate cancer and he underwent successful treatment, in 2003.