How much is Robert De Niro worth? $500 million
How did Robert De Niro earn his money and wealth?
Robert De Niro was born to mother Virginia Admiral and father Robert De Niro Sr. in the year 1943 near the Greenwich Village at Manhattan in New York. De Niro derives Irish as well as Italian ancestry from his fraternal side with Dutch, French, German and English descent from his mother’s side. De Niro’s parents got divorced when he was just a two-year-old lad after his father accepted that he had a different sexual orientation. A long-resident of NYC, Robert De Niro owns a 78-acre (32 ha) estate in Gardiner, New York where he lives primarily.
This American actor is also a producer, director with a dual citizenship of Italy as well as America. He married his first wife Diahnne Abbott in the year 1976 after which the couple got divorced in the year 1988. In the year 1997, the actor got married to Grace Hightower and the couple continues to be together till date. His role as a younger version of Vito Corleone in the famous movie “The Godfather Part II” got him great success and acclaim. He also got the Academy Award for the category of Best Supporting Actor. His long-lasting collaboration with the director named Martin Scorsese bagged him the “Academy Award” for the category of Best Actor in the 1980 movie named “Raging Bull” for the portrayal of the role named Jae LaMotta.
He is also an achiever of the AFI Life Achievement Award in the year 2003, along with the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in the year 2010. President Obama himself awarded him with the “Presidential Medal of Freedom” in the year 2016. De Niro’s major success started from sports-based drama movies such as “Bang the Drum Slowly” in the year 1973, and “Mean Streets” also in 1973. He also earned nominations in the Academy Award for psychological based thrillers such as “Taxi Driver” in 1976 as well as “Cape Fear” in the year 1991. Both these movies were released under the direction of Scorsese. Additionally, De Niro also received nominations for movies such as “The Deer Hunter” in 1978 and “Awakenings” in 1990. He starred alongside actors Bradley Cooper and Jenniffer Lawrence in the movie “Silver Linings Playbook” in 2012 and was honored with nominations yet again along with his co-stars in their respective categories.
He got nominations for the BAFTA Awards for his roles in movies like “Goodfellas” in 1990 and “The King of Comedy” in 1983. De Niro also worked in the musical drama named “New York, New York” which was released in the year 1977. He was also a star in the movie “Midnight Run” in 1988 followed by “Analyze This” in 1999.
He also acted in a comedy movie named “Meet the Parents” in the year 2000. He has also directed as well as starred in movies like “A Bronx Tale” in 1993 and “The Good Shepherd” in 2006.
What are the highest grossing movies of Robert De Niro?
1-Meet the Fockers (2004): $279,261,160
2-Meet the Parents (2000): $166,244,045
3-Shark Tale (Voice) (2004): $160,861,908
4-American Hustle (2013): $150,117,807
5-Little Fockers (2010): $148,438,600