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Robert De Niro Has 6 Children from 3 Different Women - Meet All of Them

Ra'eesah Manack
Aug 01, 2019
09:30 P.M.
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Actor Robert De Niro has carved a name for himself in Hollywood. Like many actors, the star has a complicated home life with six children from three different women.


Robert De Niro is one of the greatest actors to hit Hollywood. He has starred in a long list of films including "The Godfather" part one and two and more recently "Dirty Grandpa."

Regardless of his fame, the star has managed to keep his private life away from prying eyes. The iconic performer was married twice and fathered his first child in the mid-'70s.

Actor Robert De Niro | Getty Images

Actor Robert De Niro | Getty Images


Diahnne Abbott: Marriage and Children

In 1976, De Niro married his first wife, Diahnne Abbott. Unfortunately, they divorced in 1988. Before their divorce, De Niro adopted Abbott's daughter Drena De Niro.

Drena was Abbot's daughter from a previous relationship. She currently works as an Actress, Producer, Filmmaker, and Amature Dog Walker. She is also a Former Club DJ and proud mother according to her Instagram profile.


The couple also shares a biological son together. Their son, Raphael is a former actor who left the industry to pursue a different dream.

He is now working as a New York City real estate broker. His client list includes Jon Bon Jovi, Renée Zellweger, Travis Kalanick and Kelly Ripa.


De Niro's Twins:

Then in 1995, De Niro was dating former model Toukie Smith. Their long term relationship resulted in their twin sons, Julian and Aaron.

The boys were conceived by in vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother. They will be 24 years old this year.

Robert De Niro's twin sons when they were younger | Getty Images

Robert De Niro's twin sons when they were younger | Getty Images


Grace Hightower: Marriage & Children

Two years after the twins were born, in 1997, De Niro married his second wife, Grace Hightower. The pair were married for 21-years before they got divorced.

In 1998, they welcomed their son Elliot, who De Niro revealed is autistic, into the world. Then a year later their relationship hit a rocky patch and the couple split up but never finalized their divorce and eventually reconciled.

Robert De Niro | Getty Images

Robert De Niro | Getty Images

In 2004 they renewed their vows and by December 2011 they had their second child together. Their daughter was born via surrogate. Unfortunately, in November 2018, reports surfaced that the power couple had separated once again.

Regardless of the state of his love life, De Niro is a proud father to his six children and a doting granddad to his four grandchildren.

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