Robert De Niro is one of the most successful and famous film director, a producer and an actor. Having contributed heavily as an actor in the Hollywood industry on several classic films, he is regarded as one of all-time greatest actors in the film industry. As of today, he has appeared in more than 100 films either as an actor, director or an executive producer and he is still in the game even in 2018.
A few of his latest films include The Big Wedding 2013, Killing Season 2013, last Vegas 2013, The Bag Man 2014, The Intern 2015, Heist 2015, Dirty Grandpa 2016, Hands of Stone 2016, The Comedian 2016 among others. Having been awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom, Kennedy Center Honors, Lifetime Achievement Award among other awards what do you think would be Robert De Niro net worth in 2018? Well here is more to Robert De Niro net worth as of 2018 and a few things you probably don’t know about Robert De Niro.
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. was born to Robert De Niro Sr. and Virginia admiral in 1943 in Manhattan, New York. His mother was from the English, German, French and Dutch deities while his dad an Italian-Irish who both moiled as painters. Robert attended the PS 41 and Elisabeth Irwin High School. He then studied at The High School of Music and Art briefly and moved to the McBurney School and later to Rhodes Preparatory School.
In 1976, he wedded Dianne Abbott where they bore one kid called Raphael and divorced in 1988. He then married, Grace Hightower in 1997 and they also had a son, Elliot (b.1998). The two divorced in 1999. From his previous relationship and surrogate mothers, he also has other children namely; Drena De Niro, twins Aaron Kendrick & Julian Henry, and Helen Grace.
Roberts’s career in acting started off when he was a little boy of 10 years where he would make appearances as a child actor in films like The Wizard of Oz. His professional career kicked off 10 years later when he featured in The Wedding Party which debuted in 1969. He gained more fame after appearing in the 1973 Bang the Drum Slowly. Beforehand, Robert had also featured in the 1970 film, Bloody Mama and following his success he was given a small role in Mean Streets 1973. He broke the record when he emerged as the first to champion The Academy Award after featuring in The Godfather alongside Carlo Rizzi, Michael Corleone, Pauline Gatto and Sonny Corleone.
After his breakthrough in the industry, he further featured in several films including Machete (2010), Killer Elite 2011, Red Lights 2012, Killing Season 2013, The Bag Man 2014, Hands of Stone 2016, his recent ones being The War with Grandpa 2018 and The Irishman 2019.
Robert is also an entrepreneur where he owns many companies such as, TriBeCa Productions, The Greenwich Hotel, Tribeca Film Festival, and two restaurants which he co-owns called Tribeca Grill and Nobu. In 2010, it was reported that he also intended to launch yet another hotel below his Tribeca brand to be located in Manhattan.
On Awards and Achievements: Robert De Niro has been awarded many awards and received several nominations for his work in the film industry. Among his awards are 2 Academy Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Lifetime Achievement, Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts among many others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Robert De Niro net worth is $240 million. Robert De Niro net worth fortune has largely been boosted by his roles in films either acting directing or producing. Some of his earnings in films include Sleepers $6 million, Ronin $14 million, Meet the Parents $13.5 million, The Score $15 million, Showtime $17.5 million Meet the Fockers $35 million among others. Robert has also ventured in the business where he co-owns a restaurant in Greenwich Street called Tribeca Grill which he launched in 1990. He earns a huge chunk from the business and other companies that he owns.
7 Facts You Need To Know About Robert De Niro
Here are a few things you may not know about Robert De Niro who is one of the greatest actors of all time.
1. Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando have a unique distinction which is they are the only two people to have ever win an Oscar award playing the same role.
2. Robert De Niro grandparents had him baptized in secret when the parents divorced.
3. He was once paid $50 for costarring in Greetings Wedding party in 1968 and 1970.
4. De Niro and director Martin Scorsese used to live in one neighborhood when growing up.
5. He is one of the most ultra-private stars in the world and doesn’t talk about his religion, family politics, what he loves or dislikes.
6. Before John Belushi died, De Niro had visited him an hour earlier.
7. He had sworn never to return to France after being grilled and the question over his involvement with a prostitution ring.
Robert De Niro is, without doubt, a legend in the film industry with all the experience he has gained over the years. And since he is not showing any signs of slowing down, we expect more of him in the recent years.