Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro
Quick Facts About Robert Niro
Celebrated Name Robert De Niro
Age 80 years old
Nick Name Robert Anthony De Niro
Birth Name Robert Anthony De Niro
Birth Date 1943-08-17
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation USA
Place of Birth New York
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Father Robert De Niro Sr.
Mother Virginia Holton Admiral
High School Elisabeth Irwin High School
Religion Christian
Horoscope Leo
Marital Status Married and Divorced
Girlfriend Tiffany Chen
Children Gia Virginia Chen-De Niro, Drena De Niro, Raphael De Niro, Aaron Kendrick De Niro, Elliot De Niro, Julian Henry De Niro
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Ex- Diahnne Abbott , Grace Hightower
Net Worth $520 million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Salary Over $35 million
Height 5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm
Weight 75 kg or 165 lbs
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Body Build/Type Average

Robert De Niro is an esteemed American actor renowned for his collaborations with Martin Scorsese, solidifying his position as one of the most influential actors of his generation. Throughout his illustrious career, he has been honored with numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. In 2009, he received the Kennedy Center Honor and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama in 2016. He honed his acting skills at esteemed institutions such as HB Studio, Stella Adler Conservatory, and Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio. His first collaboration with Scorsese was the 1973 film "Mean Streets," marking the beginning of a fruitful partnership. Notably, he garnered Academy Awards for his compelling performances as Vito Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather Part II" (1974) and as Jake LaMotta in Scorsese's powerful drama "Raging Bull" (1980). He also received Oscar nominations for his outstanding roles in "Taxi Driver" (1976), "The Deer Hunter" (1978), "Awakenings" (1990), "Cape Fear" (1991), and "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012). His filmography includes notable appearances in movies such as "1900" (1976), "The King of Comedy" (1982), "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984), "Brazil" (1985), "The Mission" (1986), "Goodfellas" (1990), "This Boy's Life" (1993), "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" (1994), "Heat" (1995), "Casino" (1995), "Jackie Brown" (1997), "The Good Shepherd" (2006), "Joker" (2019), "The Irishman" (2019), and "Killers of the Flower Moon" (2023). De Niro also directed the film "A Bronx Tale" in 1993. His versatility extends to comedic roles in films such as "Midnight Run" (1988), "Wag the Dog" (1997), the "Meet the Parents" series (2000-2010), and "The Intern" (2015). Beyond the silver screen, he has left a significant impact on television, notably portraying Bernie Madoff in the HBO film "The Wizard of Lies" (2017), earning him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He received additional Emmy nominations for his producing work on the Netflix limited series "When They See Us" (2019) and for his portrayal of Robert Mueller on "Saturday Night Live." 

Who is Robert De Niro?

Robert De Niro is a successful actor and producer known for his influential collaborations with Martin Scorsese. With a career spanning decades, he has received numerous prestigious awards, including two Academy Awards and a Golden Globe. De Niro's notable roles in films like "The Godfather Part II" and "Raging Bull" earned him critical acclaim and Oscar recognition. His filmography includes diverse works such as "Goodfellas," "Taxi Driver," and "The Irishman," showcasing his versatility. Beyond acting, De Niro has made an impact on television and has been involved in producing and directing notable projects. 

Robert De Niro, originally known as Robert Anthony De Niro, was born on August 17, 1943, in New York City, USA. He is American when it comes to his nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. On his father’s side, he has Italian and Irish ancestry. While, on his mother’s side, he is of English, German, Irish, and Dutch descent. He was the only child of his parents, Robert De Niro Sr., an abstract expressionist painter, and Virginia Holton Admiral, a poet and painter. De Niro's parents met at painting classes in Provincetown, Massachusetts, taught by Hans Hofmann, but they separated when he was two years old after his father came out as gay. Raised by his mother in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and Little Italy neighborhoods, De Niro formed friendships with street kids, earning him the nickname "Bobby Milk" due to his pale complexion, despite his father's disapproval. Despite his mother's atheism and his father's lapsed Catholicism, De Niro's grandparents secretly had him baptized into the Catholic Church during his parents' divorce, going against their wishes. Throughout his childhood, De Niro maintained a close relationship with his father, who lived nearby, and some of his childhood friends remained lifelong companions. In terms of his education, Robert De Niro received his early schooling at PS 41, Elisabeth Irwin High School, and Little Red School House. Subsequently, he initially enrolled at McBurney School to complete his high school education but eventually switched to Rhodes Preparatory School. However, he decided to discontinue his studies at both institutions and instead embarked on a career in acting. De Niro began his acting journey by undertaking courses at the Stella Adler Conservatory and later at Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio.

American actor, Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro began his acting career with minor film roles in "Encounter" and "Three Rooms in Manhattan" (both released in 1965) and "Les Jeunes Loups" (1968). He gained recognition with his major role in "Greetings" (1968), the first of many collaborations with director Brian De Palma. De Niro continued his film journey with appearances in "Sam's Song" (1969), "The Wedding Party" (1969), and Roger Corman's "Bloody Mama" (1970). He showcased his talent in De Palma's "Hi, Mom!" (1970) and had small roles in "Jennifer on My Mind" (1971) and "Born to Win" (1971). In 1972, De Niro starred in performances at The American Place Theatre and returned to the big screen with "Bang the Drum Slowly" (1973), earning critical acclaim for his portrayal of a baseball player with Hodgkin's disease. De Niro's collaboration with Martin Scorsese began with the crime film "Mean Streets" (1973), where he delivered a remarkable performance. The film received positive reviews and was later selected for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry.

In 1974, he had a pivotal role in Francis Ford Coppola's crime epic "The Godfather Part II," where he portrayed the young Vito Corleone. He had previously auditioned for the first installment but chose a different project. The film was a commercial success and earned De Niro his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. De Niro then collaborated with Martin Scorsese once again for the psychological drama "Taxi Driver" (1976), delivering a landmark performance as the troubled Travis Bickle. The film garnered critical acclaim, and De Niro's iconic line, "You talkin' to me?" became etched in cinematic history. He also starred in Bernardo Bertolucci's "1900" and portrayed a CEO in "The Last Tycoon" (both 1976). In 1977, De Niro appeared in Scorsese's musical drama "New York, New York" and starred in Michael Cimino's war film "The Deer Hunter" (1978), earning critical acclaim and Academy Award nominations. The fourth collaboration between De Niro and Scorsese came in 1980 with the biographical drama "Raging Bull," where De Niro's transformative performance as Jake LaMotta garnered widespread praise and earned him his second Academy Award for Best Actor. 

In the 1980s, Robert De Niro ventured into the crime genre with True Confessions (1981), portraying a priest who clashes with his detective brother. He then showcased his comedic talents in The King of Comedy (1982) as a struggling stand-up comedian. De Niro's notable roles continued with Once Upon a Time in America (1984), where he played a Jewish gangster, and Falling in Love (1984), a romantic comedy opposite Meryl Streep. He explored new genres with Brazil (1985), a dystopian science fiction film, and The Mission (1986), a period drama set in South America. In 1987, De Niro took on small but impactful roles in Angel Heart and The Untouchables. He showcased his comedic prowess in Midnight Run (1988), and despite turning down the role of Jesus Christ in The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), he starred in several films, including Jacknife (1989), We're No Angels (1989), and Stanley & Iris (1990). De Niro's collaboration with Martin Scorsese continued in 1990 with Goodfellas, where he portrayed an Irish gangster, receiving critical acclaim. The same year, he starred in Awakenings, earning an Academy Award nomination for his role. In 1991, De Niro appeared in "Guilty by Suspicion" and had memorable performances in "Backdraft" and "Cape Fear", earning another Academy Award nomination for the latter.

In 1992, he appeared in two films. In the comedy-drama "Mistress," he portrayed the ruthless businessman Evan Wright, delivering a performance praised by critics for its urbane and coherent nature. He then starred in the crime drama "Night and the City," playing New York lawyer Harry Fabian, but received mixed reviews for his portrayal. De Niro also served as a producer for the mystery thriller "Thunderheart" in the same year. In 1993, he played crime scene photographer Wayne Dobie in the comedy-drama "Mad Dog and Glory," receiving reasonable reviews and praise for his chemistry with co-star Bill Murray. He then starred in the coming-of-age film "This Boy's Life," where he played stepfather Dwight Hansen, earning positive reception despite Leonardo DiCaprio's standout performance. That year, De Niro made his directorial debut with "A Bronx Tale," a coming-of-age story that explored themes of organized crime, racism, and family values. The film was well-received, with critics appreciating De Niro's choices as a director. In 1994, he took on the lead role in "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein," which received mixed reviews despite De Niro's strong performance. In 1995, De Niro collaborated once again with Martin Scorsese in the crime film "Casino," portraying mob-connected casino operator Sam "Ace" Rothstein, earning critical acclaim for his performance. He followed it with the crime thriller "Heat," where he starred alongside Al Pacino, receiving high praise for their performances. De Niro also had minor roles in the French comedy "One Hundred and One Nights" and the drama "Panther." In 1996, he appeared in the sports thriller "The Fan" and the crime drama "Sleepers," playing a priest and a lawyer, respectively. De Niro also starred in "Marvin's Room" as a doctor and co-produced the crime-comedy "Faithful" that same year. In 1997, he appeared in the crime drama "Cop Land," investigating police corruption, and co-starred and co-produced the political satire "Wag the Dog." De Niro also had a supporting role in Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown" in 1997.

In 1998, Niro began with a role in the modern adaptation of Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations," followed by his portrayal of Sam, an American mercenary, in the action-packed film "Ronin." He then showcased his comedic skills in "Analyze This" as an insecure mob boss and in "Meet the Parents" as an ex-CIA operative. De Niro continued his versatile career with roles in crime thrillers like "15 Minutes" and "The Score." He also appeared in dramas such as "City by the Sea" and directed and starred in the spy thriller "The Good Shepherd." Alongside these films, De Niro took on animated projects like "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle" and voiced characters in "Shark Tale" and "Arthur and the Invisibles." In 2007, he starred in Matthew Vaughn's Stardust, a fantasy adventure based on Neil Gaiman's novel. He portrayed Captain Shakespeare, the leader of a ship, and received mixed reviews for his performance. The following year, he appeared in the police thriller Righteous Kill alongside Al Pacino, playing New York City detectives investigating serial executions. The film received disappointing responses, with critics noting an unoriginal story and lack of energy from De Niro. He then starred in the satirical comedy What Just Happened in 2008, followed by the drama Everybody's Fine in 2009. While the films had mixed receptions, De Niro's performance in Everybody's Fine was praised as his first decent and watchable one in a while. In 2010, he had a minor role in Machete and starred in Stone, a crime drama. He also reprised his role in Little Fockers, the third installment of the Meet the Parents series. In 2011, De Niro appeared in several films, including Killer Elite, Limitless, and New Year's Eve. He also served as President of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival that year. In 2012, he starred in Silver Linings Playbook, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. De Niro also appeared in Red Lights and Freelancers that same year and served as an executive producer for the TV series NYC 22. He continued his prolific career with films such as The Big Wedding, Killing Season, The Family, Last Vegas, and Grudge Match in the following years. In 2015, he starred in The Intern and had roles in short films The Audition and Ellis. De Niro also appeared in Heist, Joy, Dirty Grandpa, Hands of Stone, and The Comedian in subsequent years.

In 2017, Robert De Niro portrayed Bernie Madoff in The Wizard of Lies, earning critical acclaim and an Emmy nomination. He also gained recognition for his portrayal of Robert Mueller on Saturday Night Live, receiving another Emmy nomination. In 2019, De Niro starred as Murray Franklin in Joker and reunited with Martin Scorsese for The Irishman, earning praise for his performances in both films. He appeared in Nancy Meyers' comedy short film Father of the Bride Part 3(ish) in 2020 and starred in The Comeback Trail. De Niro signed on for Amsterdam in 2021 and appeared in Savage Salvation in 2022. In 2023, he played William Hale in Killers of the Flower Moon and is set to appear in About My Father and the TV series Nada. He will also star in Wise Guys and produce and star in the limited series Zero Day for Netflix.

What Awards and Achievements have Robert De Niro won?

  • 1993 – Venice Film Festival Career Golden Lion
  • 1997 – Moscow International Film Festival Honorable Prize
  • 2001 – Gotham Award Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2003 – AFI Life Achievement Award and tribute
  • 2009 – Kennedy Center Honors
  • 2011 – Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award
  • 2013 – Santa Barbara International Film Festival Kirk Douglas Award
  • 2016 – Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 2017 – Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tribute
  • 2019 – National Board of Review Icon Award
  • 2020 – Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award
  • 1979: Hasty Pudding Theatricals - Man of the Year
  • 1993: Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion Honorary Award
  • 1997: Moscow International Film Festival - Silver St. George for Contribution to World Cinema
  • 1999: People's Choice Awards - Nominated for Favorite All-Time Movie Star
  • 2000: San Sebastián International Film Festival - Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2000: Berlin International Film Festival - Lifetime Achievement
  • 2001: Gotham Awards
  • 2003: American Film Institute - Lifetime Achievement
  • 2004: Directors Guild of America - Honor
  • 2008: Golden Camera, Germany - Lifetime Achievement, International
  • 2008: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema
  • 2009: Kennedy Center Honors - Honoree
  • 2011: 68th Golden Globe Awards - The Cecil B. DeMille Award
  • 2012: Bates College - Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts
  • 2016: GLAAD Media Award - Excellence in Media Award
  • 2016: Presidential Medal of Freedom - Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 2016: Sarajevo Film Festival - Honorary Heart of Sarajevo
  • 2017: Brown University - Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts

Academy Awards:

  • 1975: Best Supporting Actor - The Godfather Part II - Won
  • 1981: Best Actor - Raging Bull - Won

Golden Globe Awards:

  • 1981: Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama - Raging Bull - Won
  • 2011: Cecil B. DeMille Award - Honored

Screen Actors Guild Awards:

  • 2020: Achievement Award - Honored

Australian Academy of Cinema Awards: 

  • 2013: Best International Supporting Actor – Cinema - Silver Linings Playbook - Won

Berlin International Film Festival:

  • 2007: Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution (shared with ensemble cast) - Won

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards:

  • 2000: Analyze This - Favorite Comedy Team - Won

Boston Society of Film Critics:

  • 1981: Best Actor - Raging Bull - Won

Christopher Award:

  • 1997: Motion Pictures (shared) - Marvin's Room - Won

Critics' Choice Awards:

  • 2020: Best Movie Cast - The Irishman - Won

Detroit Film Critics Society:

  • 2012: Best Supporting Actor - Silver Linings Playbook - Won

Los Angeles Film Critics Association:

  • 1976: Best Actor - Taxi Driver - Won
  • 1980: Raging Bull - Won

MTV Movie Awards:

  • 2001: Best Line from a Movie - Meet the Parents - Won

National Board of Review:

  • 1980: Best Actor - Raging Bull - Won
  • 1990: Best Actor (tied) - Awakenings - Won

National Society of Film Critics:

  • 1974: Best Supporting Actor - Mean Streets - Won
  • 1977: Best Actor - Taxi Driver - Won

New York Film Critics Circle:

  • 1974: Best Supporting Actor - Mean Streets - Won
  • 1977: Best Actor - Taxi Driver - Won
  • 1981: Raging Bull - Won
  • 1991: Awakenings - Won
  • 1991: Goodfellas - Won

Who is Robert De Niro Wife?

Robert De Niro is currently in a happy relationship with his girlfriend, Tiffany Chen. Tiffany is an American martial arts instructor and former martial artist. The couple's romance began after they were spotted together during a vacation in France in August 2021. Interestingly, they first met on the set of the 2015 film "The Intern," where they formed a connection. In a May 2023 interview, Robert surprised the public by revealing that he had secretly become a father once again. He proudly announced the birth of his seventh child, a daughter named Gia Virginia Chen-De Niro, born on April 6, 2023, with Tiffany as the mother. Robert and Tiffany are currently enjoying their life together, and his sexual orientation is straight.

Robert De Niro and his girlfriend, Tiffany Chen

Robert De Niro has been involved in several high-profile relationships in the past. He has dated various well-known personalities, including Whitney Houston and Italian model/actress Dalila Di Lazzaro. De Niro also had a brief fling with actress and dancer Tatiana Thumbtzen before realizing they weren't compatible. There were rumors of a romantic involvement with supermodel Cindy Crawford and adult actress Moana Pozzi. He had a serious relationship with model Naomi Campbell in the early 1990s and briefly dated American writer and television personality Karen Duffy. De Niro had an affair with actress Shelley Winters in 1969 while filming "Bloody Mama" and later dated actress Leigh Taylor-Young from 1970 to 1974. He then married his first wife, Diahnne Abbott in 1976, with whom he has a daughter named Drena and a son named Raphael. Diahnne Abbott is an actress and singer. De Niro also had encounters with actress Carole Mallory in 1975, Sally Kirkland in 1976, singer Helena Springs from 1979 to 1982, and singer and songwriter Bette Midler in 1979. He had flings with actress Barbara Carrera in 1979 and English actress Charlotte Lewis in 1986. De Niro was linked to actress Uma Thurman in 1993 and had a secret affair with English model and adult actress Charmaine Sinclair from 1993 to 1995. He also had relationships with model Stephanie Adams in 1993, actress Ashley Judd in 1995, and adult actress Domonique Simone in 1995. De Niro was involved with Beatrice Marot in 1996 and had a significant relationship with actress Grace Hightower, whom he married in 1997. They have two children together, Elliot and Helen Grace, but separated in 1999 and again in 2018.

Leandro De Niro Rodriguez, the 19-year-old grandson of acclaimed actor Robert De Niro, tragically passed away, as announced by his mother, actress Drena De Niro, on social media. In a heartfelt Instagram post, Drena expressed her profound sorrow, describing Leandro as the source of her joy, purity, and genuine love. The cause of his death was not disclosed. Carlos Rodriguez, Leandro's father, who is known as Carlos Mare, joined in mourning their son's loss, expressing that words cannot capture the immense joy Leandro brought or the devastating void they now face. The family requested privacy during this time of inconsolable grief. Leandro, like his mother, was also involved in the acting world, appearing alongside her in the 2018 film "A Star Is Born," featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. The passing of their beloved grandson deeply distressed Robert De Niro, who expressed gratitude for the condolences while appealing for privacy to mourn their irreplaceable loss.

What is Robert De Niro Net Worth?

Robert De Niro is a highly accomplished actor, with a career spanning several decades since his debut in 1963. Known as the iconic face of Hollywood gangster movies, he has achieved tremendous success in the entertainment industry. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $520 million, earning an annual income of over $35 million. His primary source of wealth stems from his lucrative career in acting. Enjoying a lavish lifestyle, De Niro resides in his luxurious $24 million Manhattan house in New York. Additionally, he possesses an impressive collection of 12 cars. Notably, De Niro is also the proud owner of the renowned restaurant chain, Nobu, contributing significantly to his business income, which amounts to $45 million from the restaurant chain alone. With additional investments totaling $60 million, Robert De Niro continues to thrive as a multifaceted and successful entrepreneur.

How tall is Robert De Niro?

Robert De Niro, a cool actor with distinctive features including a mole on his right cheek and a New York accent, has an average build and a height of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm at his peak. His current height is believed to be 5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm. De Niro went through a remarkable physical transformation for his role as Jake La Motta in Raging Bull, gaining 60 pounds (27 kgs) of muscle mass, which set a world record for the most weight gained for a role at that time. His present body weight is 75 kg or 165 lbs. He has salt and pepper hair and captivating green eyes. He doesn't prioritize workout routines in his personal life, but when it comes to preparing for a specific movie role, he fully commits. A prime example is his dedication to portraying Max Cady in Cape Fear. De Niro collaborated with his longtime personal trainer, Dan Harvey, and devoted six months before filming to intense gym sessions. During this period, he dedicated six days a week to the gym, with each workout session lasting two to three hours. De Niro followed a simple three-day split routine, focusing on the chest, back, and legs. Additionally, he allocated 45 minutes at the end of each workout for a cardio session. To enhance his fitness regimen, he incorporated numerous bodyweight exercises into his workout regime. In October 2003, De Niro was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in December 2003. 

5 Facts About Robert De Niro

1. Robert De Niro's first role was in a staging of The Wizard of Oz at the age of 10

Robert De Niro's first foray into acting occurred when he was only 10 years old, playing the role of the Cowardly Lion in a stage production of The Wizard of Oz during his elementary school years. Despite his initial shyness, the experience ignited his passion for acting and helped him overcome his fears. This early exposure to the world of performance ultimately led him to drop out of high school at the age of 16 to pursue a career in acting. De Niro's memorable portrayal of the Cowardly Lion foreshadowed his future success as a versatile and acclaimed actor.

2. He is a high school dropout

At the age of 16, Robert De Niro made the decision to drop out of high school, opting for a different path. He pursued his passion for acting by enrolling at the Stella Adler Conservatory, where he honed his skills. This choice proved to be a successful one, as De Niro later received an honorary degree from Bates College, a prestigious private liberal arts institution. Joining the ranks of accomplished actors who also didn't complete high schools, such as Russell Crowe, Jessica Chastain, Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Emma Stone, and John Travolta, De Niro's unconventional education path did not hinder his remarkable career.

3. He is a two-time Oscar winner

Robert has earned the prestigious distinction of being a two-time Oscar winner, solidifying his place among the most celebrated actors in history. Out of his impressive eight Academy Award nominations, De Niro claimed the coveted Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Vito Corleone in the timeless masterpiece, The Godfather Part II. Remarkably, he shared this honor with Marlon Brando, who also won an Oscar for playing the same iconic character. Additionally, De Niro clinched another Oscar for his unforgettable performance as Jake LaMotta in the 1980 film Raging Bull. Alongside his Oscar victories, De Niro has garnered numerous other accolades, further attesting to his remarkable talent and contributions to the world of acting.

4. He is a cancer survivor

Robert De Niro's resilience shines through as he emerged victorious in his battle against cancer. In 2003, at the age of 60, De Niro received the sobering diagnosis of prostate cancer. However, his prognosis took a positive turn due to the timely detection of the disease through routine cancer screenings. This health scare serves as a testament to the importance of regular check-ups and the potential for successful outcomes when cancer is caught in its early stages. De Niro's journey as a cancer survivor showcases his strength and serves as an encouraging example to others facing similar challenges. 

Having triumphed over prostate cancer, Robert De Niro experienced a complete recovery by 2011. Remarkably, even amidst health challenges, he continued to grace the silver screen with his talent, starring in notable films like Godsend, Shark Tale, Meet the Fockers, and The Bridge of San Luis Rey, all of which were released in 2004. De Niro's unwavering dedication to his craft and his ability to persevere through adversity exemplify his indomitable spirit and passion for acting.

5. He co-founded TriBeCa Productions

In 1989, Robert De Niro joined forces with producer Jane Rosenthal to establish TriBeCa Productions, a prominent film and television production company. Together, their collaboration led to the creation of the renowned Tribeca Film Festival in 2002. De Niro's contributions to the world of cinema have been recognized by the United States National Film Registry, as six of his films have been inducted into its esteemed collection, signifying their cultural, historical, and artistic significance. In 2003, De Niro, along with Craig Hatkoff and Jane Rosenthal, expanded their media endeavors by co-founding Tribeca Enterprises, a global company headquartered in Tribeca, a vibrant neighborhood in New York City. Under this umbrella, they oversee various entertainment-related ventures, including Tribeca Cinemas and the internationally acclaimed Tribeca Film Festival.