Robert De Niro and his wife Grace Hightower split up after more than 20 years

adminNovember 21, 2018

Grace Hightower Robert De Niro Split
Grace Hightower and Robert De Niro. Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Robert de Niro and his wife for more than 20 years, Grace Hightowerthey have been divided We weekly You can confirm.

the New York PostPage six, who broke the news, reports that the couple is not living together at this time and that the Oscar winner has been appearing alone at events that he would normally attend with his wife during the past few months.

the Furious bull Star, 75, married the actress and singer, 63, in 1997, after they met a decade earlier while working at Mr. Chow's restaurant in London.

The couple welcomed their first child the following year, but in 1999 De Niro filed for divorce and sued the former TWA stewardess for the custody of her son, Elliot. They were later reconciled and De Niro withdrew his divorce papers with the couple renewing their vows in 2010 at De Niro's New York State farm, near the Catskill Mountains, in front of the guests, including: Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Ben Stiller Y Tom Brokaw.

They welcomed a daughter, Helen, through a surrogate mother in December 2011, when De Niro was 68 years old.

Hightower talked about their relationship in a 2013 interview with Katie Couric, saying that the secret of a happy marriage involved "a lot of giving and receiving, defending your position, because then you maintain the respect you started with".

the Godfather Star has four other children, Drain Y Rafaelwith ex wife Diahnne Abbott as well as the twin sons, Julian and Aaron, born via substitute with their ex-girlfriend Toukie Smith.

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