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Robert De Niro Net Worth

Robert De Niro is an American actor, producer, and director. He has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Golden Lion, the AFI Life Achievement Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, and has been nominated for six BAFTA Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. He also has Italian citizenship.

Net Worth: $500 million (2020)
Born: August 17, 1943 (age 76 years)
Citizenship: American-Italian
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Director
Notable Work: Filmography
Years Active: 1963 - Present

Early life

Robert De Niro was born in the Manhattan borough of New York City, the only child of painters Virginia Admiral and Robert De Niro Sr. He is of Irish and Italian descent on his father's side, while his mother had Dutch, English, French, and German ancestry.


De Niro's first film role came at the age of 20 when he appeared in Brian De Palma's 1963 film The Wedding Party, but the film was not released until 1969. He gained popular attention with his role as a dying Major League Baseball player in Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and began his collaboration with Martin Scorsese when he played the small-time criminal Johnny Boy in Mean Streets (1973). De Niro had a pivotal role in the Francis Ford Coppola film The Godfather Part II (1974), playing the young Vito Corleone. After working with Scorsese in Mean Streets, De Niro went on to have a successful working relationship with him in films such as Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1982), Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991), Casino (1995) and The Irishman (2019). In 2019, De Niro appeared as a late-night talk show host, Murray Franklin, in Todd Phillips' film Joker, an origin story of the Batman comic book supervillain The Joker (Joaquin Phoenix).


Here are some of the best highlights of Robert De Niro’s career :

  • Raging Bull (1980)

  • Goodfellas (1990)

  • Taxi Driver (1976)

  • The Godfather: Part II (1974)

  • The Deer Hunter (1978)

  • Casino (1995)

  • The King Of Comedy (1982)

  • The Untouchables (1987)

  • Heat (1995)

  • Cape Fear (1991)


This list includes awards and nominations of film and stage actor Robert De Niro.


47th Academy Awards, 1974

Best Supporting Actor—The Godfather Part II

53rd Academy Awards, 1980

Best Actor—Raging Bull


47th Academy Awards, 1974

Best Supporting ActorThe Godfather Part II

49th Academy Awards, 1976

Best ActorTaxi Driver

51st Academy Awards, 1978

Best ActorThe Deer Hunter

53rd Academy Awards, 1980

Best ActorRaging Bull

63rd Academy Awards, 1990

Best ActorAwakenings

64th Academy Awards, 1991

Best ActorCape Fear

85th Academy Awards, 2012

Best Supporting ActorSilver Linings Playbook

92nd Academy Awards, 2019

Best PictureThe Irishman(shared with martin Scorsese, Jane Rosenthal, Emma Tillinger Koskoff)

De Niro Other Bussiness & Investment

In addition to the money he has earned from acting, De Niro co-founded the original Nobu restaurant in 1994. Today, he and co-founders Nobuyuki Matsuhisa and Meir Teper own more than three dozenNobu restaurants and eight luxury hotels.

Robert De Niro Lifestyle Gallery

Robert De Niro Lessons For You

1. Better to be king for a night than a schmuck for a lifetime.

2. When you are working hard, you don’t have time for anything other than what you are doing.

3. When you feel that you can’t fight it, you just go for it.

4. Any depression should be met with a smile. Depression will think you are an idiot and will run away.

5. If you don’t go, you’ll never know.

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