Robert De Niro Net Worth

February 12, 2023
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Robert De Niro, born 17 August 1943 in New York, to a family of two artists-painters who soon divorced, is a popular American actor, film producer and director, who has performed in over 90 films, and is often nominated as one of the US’ best actors of all time.

So just how rich is Robert De Niro? Sources estimate that Robert has a net worth of $200 million, mostly accumulated through his long acting career, but including estates on two sides of Manhattan, one a luxurious apartment which comprises $14 million of his net worth.

Robert De Niro Net Worth $200 Million

Acting accompanied de Niro since school times, when Robert took the role of a lion in “The Wizard of Oz”. When he was 17, Robert quit school in order to focus on his dreams of a career in acting, and so started attending acting lessons at famous schools. A film “The Wedding Party” directed by Brian de Palma was Robert`s debut in the film industry, his salary for which was $50. Later on they worked together on the feature “Hi Mom”.

Robert De Niro’s net worth started growing in the early 1970s, when he came to prominence appearing in “Bang the Drum Slowly” and “Mean Street”, the latter directed by Martin Scorsese. Later on, Robert appeared in “The Godfather II” directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and in 1974 Robert gained his first Academy Award for his role in this American crime film.

Robert de Niro then earned an Academy Award nomination for his role in “Taxi Driver” (1976), which film increased his net worth by $35,000, nut then “The Last Tycoon” (1976) grossed him $200,000. Robert has had a rich partnership with popular film director Martin Scorsese, including his portrayal of boxer Jake la Motta in “Raging Bull”, for which de Niro won an Academy Award as Best Actor, and which  led Robert De Niro’s net worth to grow considerably: the association includes roles in movies such as “New York, New York”, “Taxi Driver” and “Cape Fear” . The famous comedies “Analyze That”, “Meet the Fockers” and “Little Fockers” also were successful for De Niro: in total, these roles have earned him around $60 million.

His debut as a director was in 1993 with “A Bronx Tale” written by Chazz Palmiteri. However, this film did not appear to be very succesfull. De Niro abandoned the director`s chair until 2006, when he re-emerged with “The Good Sheppard”.

De Niro is a businessman too: he has 27 restaurants all over the world. Overall, Robert De Niro’s youthful decision to give up school was not such a bad idea, as he chose the right way to earn so much money.

Robert de Niro was married to Diahnne Abbott (1976-88), with whom he had son Raphael, and also adopted her daughter Drena. In 1997 de Niro married Grace Hightower, and welcomed son Elliot. Robert also has twins via surrogate with the former model Toukie Smith Robert.

Robert has ancestors from all over the Europe: Italy, Germany, Ireland, England and Netherlands. Currently, De Niro resides in New York where he is responsible for building the TriBeCa area, in which he has invested a lot of his time and money, including co-founding the Tribeca Film Festival and the film studio TriBeCa productions. He usually lives in his residence in Marbletown.


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