Robert De Niro, the Oscar-winning actor, recently became a father of seven, as confirmed by E! News. The identity of the child's mother has not been disclosed.
De Niro shared the news with ET Canada, revealing that he now has a total of seven children, saying, "I just had a baby."
The new addition joins De Niro's existing six children: Drena, 51, and Raphael, 46 (from his previous marriage to Diahnne Abbott); Aaron and Julian, his 27-year-old twin sons (from his relationship with Toukie Smith); and Elliot, 25, and Helen, 11 (from his marriage to Grace Hightower, which ended in divorce in 2018).
In a statement in 2018, De Niro expressed his respect for Hightower as a mother and asked for privacy during their transition to co-parenting.
During a recent interview, De Niro opened up about his parenting style, admitting that while he prefers not to be strict, there are times when it's necessary. He understands the challenges of being a parent and the desire to always do what's best for his children.
In summary, Robert De Niro is now a father of seven, with the recent arrival of his new child. He values his role as a parent and acknowledges the balance between being understanding and setting boundaries.