Robert De Niro

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Overview: Biography, Net Worth and Movies of Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro is considered one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. Born in 1943 in New York City, De Niro was inspired to become an actor at a young age after seeing a production of The Three Sisters. He studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory and made his film debut with a small role in Brian De Palma’s 1963 film “The Wedding Party“.

His big breakthrough came when he was cast as the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II in 1974. De Niro won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance, showing his ability to convey characters with depth and complexity. This was followed by acclaimed roles in major films like “Taxi Driver“, “The Deer Hunter“, “Raging Bull“, and “Once Upon a Time in America“. Several of his collaborations with director Martin Scorsese from this period are considered among the best films ever made.

Now in his 70s, De Niro continues to take challenging roles and explore new creative directions. While he no longer has the Midas touch at the box office he once enjoyed, he remains an acting legend, having left an indelible mark on American cinema across five decades. With his intense commitment to his craft and the emotional honesty he brings to every performance, De Niro has captivated audiences like few actors of any generation.

BornAugust 17, 1943
BirthplaceManhattan, New York, U.S.
BirthnameRobert Anthony De Niro Jr.
NicknameBobby
Height5’ 9”
SpouseDiahnne Abbott (m. 1976–1988)
Grace Hightower (m. 1997–2018)
ChildrenDrena De Niro, Raphael De Niro, Elliot De Niro, Helen Grace De Niro, Aaron Kendrik De Niro
ParentsVirginia Admiral(mother)
Robert De Niro Sr(Father)

Robert De Niro’s Net Worth Earnings

Robert De Niro is considered one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. Born in Manhattan in 1943 to artist parents, De Niro caught the acting bug at a young age in New York’s theater scene. Robert De Niro net worth earnings estimated $500 Million.

Robert De Niro’s Earnings from Movies

MovieyearEarnings
The Godfather: Part II 1974$35,000
Taxi Driver 1976$35,000
The Deer Hunter 1978$35,000
Raging Bull 1980$2 million
The Untouchables 1987$5 million
Goodfellas 1990$5 million
Casino 1995$5 million
Meet the Fockers 2004$20 million
The Intern 2015$20 million

Awards won by Robert De Niro

AwardyearWork
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor1975The Godfather Part II
Academy Award for Best Actor1981Raging Bull
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama1981Raging Bull
AFI Life Achievement Award2003Lifetime Achievement
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award2011Lifetime Achievement