About Robert De Niro
One of the most successful actors of all time Robert De Niro net worth has an estimate of 190 million dollars. Most of his net worth comes from his appearances in on stage and cinema releases, acting, producing and directing. To the public he is known as an actor who portrayed roles in hit films such as “Taxi Driver”, “Raging Bull” and “Godfather”. All these movies added millions of dollars to the total amount of Robert De Niro net worth. He was born in New York City in 1943 to the couple of artists.
His mother was a painter and his father was a painter of abstract expressionism and also was involved into making sculptures. However, his parents got divorced when Robert de Niro was only 3 years old and he grew up with his mother in Greenwich Village. When the actor was 10 years old, he portrayed a role in the school play “The Wizard of Oz” and he played a part of Cowardly Lion. From there, Robert de Niro decided that he wanted to be an actor as his future career. When he was 16 years old, the actor decided to quit school in order to concentrate on his acting career. He was taught the art of acting by two great acting teachers – Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler.
When Robert de Niro was 20 years old, he got his first big role in the movie entitled “The Wedding Party”. The film was directed by a very successful director Brian de Palma. The film was a big hit and it also added some revenue to the overall amount of Robert De Niro net worth. Both Robert de Niro and Brian de Palma got on very well and they collaborated in another creation called “Hi Mom”. However, most of recognition he got when he appeared in the movie called “Bang the Drum Slowly” where he portrayed a dying baseball player. Soon after, he was chosen to appear in another movie called “Mean Streets” where he collaborated with Martin Scorsese.
In 1974, he got a major award – Academy Award – for portraying young Don Vito Corleone in the film called “Godfather II”. The movie was directed by a very successful cinema director Francis Ford Coppola. After these cinema appearances and recognition, Robert de Niro career really took off and he became known not only in the United States, but worldwide as well. Such huge success brought not only self-acclaim to the actor but also increased Robert De Niro net worth.