Here is an actor that almost every generation can relate to , his career has lasted from the mid-90s to date. We can all agree we have watched at least one or two of his movies and not just watched but loved them, with that said let’s get to know him a little bit more.
Robert De Niro was born in August 17, 1943. He married Diahnne Abbott in 1976 they had a son, Raphael, and a daughter from Diahnnes’ previous relationship whom he adopted, Drena De Niro. They divorced in 1988. He has two sons conceived by Vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother. In 1997 he married actress Grace Hightower, they had a son Elliot De Niro. They almost divorced but settled their marital differences later. In December 2011 they had a daughter via a surrogate.
Robert De Niro dropped out of school at 16 to pursue acting. He is considered a consummate method actor as he paid a dentist to ruin his teeth for a role in the film, Cape Fear, and gained over 60 pounds for a role in Raging bull.
He and Martin Scorsese grew up together in the same neighbourhood but never met until later in his acting career. He considers Meryl Streep as his favorite actress of all time, they have appeared together on movies like falling in love and Marvins room.
He is worth a good 500million dollars ( yes , dollars). He is listed as 25 of the richest actors in Hollywood. He is the owner of Tribeca production. He together with Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff founded Tribeca film festival in 2002. He owns restaurants all over New York and is also the proud owner of Nobu Hospitality together with chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the two have 30 branches in cities all over the world including Tokyo, Dubai, and Moscow.
He was awarded the medal of honor by President Barack Obama in November 2016.
There you have it folks, we can now successfully say you know more about Robert De Niro than you did when you first hit the link, here is a bonus, he once dated Naomi Campbell. If there is one thing we have learnt from Robert De Niro is that its always good to follow YOUR dreams, they may lead you to a worth of 500 million dollars (i.e roughly 50 billion Kenya shillings)
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