Who is Aaron Kendrick De Niro?
Aaron Kendrick De Niro was born in the USA, on 20 October 1995 – his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality. Aaron is perhaps only known for being the son of the famous American actor Robert De Niro and his former girlfriend Toukie Smith, who is an American actress and model – both Aaron and his twin brother Julian were delivered by their surrogate mother.
Childhood and education
Aaron is quite secretive when it comes to his private matters and not a lot is known about his early life and education – he was raised alongside his twin brother and later his half-brothers, Elliot and Raphael, and half-sisters Helen and Diahnne.
Aaron’s parents split when he was only one year old, and in 1998 his father married Grace Hightower, an American actress, singer and philanthropist, but although they too split, in 1999, they didn’t divorce, and then renewed their vows in 2004 – it was reported in 2018 that Robert and Grace had split, but to date there’s no confirmation of a divorce. Before Aaron’s mother, Robert was married to the American actress and singer Diahnne Abbott, exchanging vows in 1976, but divorcing in 1988.
It is known that Aaron attended a local high school from which he matriculated in 2013, and it is believed that he hasn’t so far enrolled at college.
Aaron has been staying away from the media’s attention and not a lot is known regarding his career. He is not part of the film industry, although it’s believed that his father tried to help him work on his skills and win roles, but Aaron was uninterested. There are rumors circulating the internet that Aaron is not very close to his family, which is also why he has all but disappeared from view, especially of the media.
Love life and marriage
Aaron hasn’t talked about any women he might have dated which is why there are many people out there who believe him to be gay, however, nothing has been confirmed. There are some who have claimed to have seen Aaron holding hands with a mysterious woman in the streets of Los Angeles, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims.
As he hasn’t commented on the rumors surrounding his love life, as of November 2020, Aaron is apparently single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Age, height and net worth
Aaron’s age is 25. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). As there is no information on his career, and therefore income, his net worth is unknown. However, as of November 2020, his father’s net worth has been variously estimated at amounts over a minimum of $300 million, of which Aaron may be a beneficiary.
Robert De Niro Wiki Bio
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. was born in New York City, USA, on 17 August 1943 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality. He is an actor, film producer and director, who is considered to be one of the best actors of all time – Robert has won a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, as well as two Academy Awards. In 2016 he was presented with a Presidential Medal of Freedom by the former US President Barack Obama.
Robert was raised an only child in Manhattan, New York City by his parents Robert De Niro Sr. and Virginia Admiral, both of whom were painters – they divorced two years after Robert was born, as his father announced that he was gay.
Robert lived with his mother and attended the elementary school PS 41, and when he was ten he appeared in a school play for the first time. He went on to attend McBurney School and then Rhodes Preparatory School, but decided to quit at the age of 16 to focus on his acting career.
His first notable performance was in the satirical movie “Greetings” in 1968 while a few of his following roles were in the films “Bloody Mama”, “Hi, Mom!” and “Born to Win”. He started working with the film director Martin Scorsese in 1973 when he was cast to appear in the crime movie “Mean Streets”, and was praised for his performance, while the film was later selected as ‘culturally, historically or aesthetically significant’ by the Library of Congress.
In 1972 Robert had auditioned for a role in the mafia crime movie “The Godfather”, but quit because of his other works, and then in the film’s second installment played one of the lead characters – the young Vito Corleone – and this won Robert his first Academy Award. He collaborate with Martin Scorsese again in 1976, starring in the psychological movie “Taxi Driver” which is today rated as one of the best 100 movies of all time. His following roles were in movies which failed to attract as much attention as the others, such as “1900” and “The Last Tycoon”.
In 1977, Robert played the lead character alongside Liza Minnelli in Martin Scorsese’s musical film “New York, New York”, and his next notable performance was in the epic war movie “The Deer Hunter”.
Robert went on to star in many critically acclaimed movies such as the 1980 biographical drama “Raging Bull”, the 1984 crime drama “Once Upon a Time in America”, and the 1984 romantic comedy “Falling in Love”, also starring Meryl Streep. In 1990, Robert was cast to appear in the crime movie “Goodfellas” based on the Nicholas Pileggi’s book “Wiseguy”, which became a huge hit, and was ranked the 92th best American movie of all time by the American Film Institute.
The year 1993 saw him direct his first movie “A Bronx Tale” in which he also starred.
To this day, Robert has appeared in roughly 125 movies and TV series, and a couple of his most recent roles have been in the 2017 biopic movie “The Wizard of Lies”, the 2019 psychological thriller “Joker”, and also in 2019 the critically acclaimed epic crime film “The Irishman” directed by Martin Scorsese.
He is also a businessman, being the co-owner of the company TriBeCa Productions, and the owner of Tribeca Grill restaurant. Robert is the co-owner of the Nobu hotels and restaurants, and is a stakeholder in Paradise Found Nobu Resort on the island of Barbuda.
Robert is interested in politics, and supported the former US President Barack Obama while he has been a fierce critic of President Donald Trump, even before he became the president. Most recently in 2020, Robert supported Joe Biden.