In a surprising announcement, veteran actor Robert De Niro has revealed that he has become a father once again, making it his seventh child. The news was confirmed by De Niro’s representative.
During an interview with an ET Canada reporter in Chicago while promoting his upcoming movie, which interestingly shares the title “About My Father,” De Niro corrected the reporter’s question about his six children and stated, “Seven, actually. I just had a baby.”
As of now, no further details have been disclosed regarding the newborn or the identity of the child’s mother. Known for his preference for privacy, De Niro has chosen to keep the information under wraps.
De Niro also shared his thoughts on fatherhood during the interview. Despite his on-screen image, he admitted that he might not fit the description of a “cool dad.” Describing his relationship with his children as occasionally involving disagreements but rooted in mutual respect, De Niro expressed his affection for his 11-year-old daughter, who sometimes challenges him. He also expressed his excitement for the newest addition to his family.
Robert De Niro has had a varied personal life, having been married twice. With his first wife, Diahnne Abbott, he shares a 51-year-old daughter named Drena and a 46-year-old son named Raphael. From his second marriage to Grace Hightower, De Niro has a 25-year-old son named Elliot and an 11-year-old daughter named Helen. Additionally, he has 27-year-old twins named Aaron and Julian from a previous relationship with Toukie Smith.
Fans and well-wishers are eagerly awaiting further information about the newest member of Robert De Niro’s family. Congratulations and best wishes pour in as the legendary actor embarks on this new chapter of fatherhood at the age of 79.