Who is Aaron Kendrick De Niro?
Aaron is a celebrity son of the world-renowned actor, producer and director Robert De Niro. He was born under the Zodiac sign Libra on 20 October 1995, in New York City, USA. As of 2022, Aaron is 26 years old, and holds American nationality.
Early life and Family
Aaron was born to Robert De Niro and Toukie Smith via surrogacy, with his twin brother Julia Henry De Niro. Nothing is known about his educational qualifications and interests while growing up.
His mother Toukie is also an actress and model, who worked for various high-end brands, including Channel, Versace, Norma Kamali. She also had notable roles in “Miami Vice”, “Preacher’s Wife”, and “I Like It Like That”.
His parents began dating in 1988, but they never officially walked down the aisle. One year after Aaron and his brother were born, Robert and Toukie parted ways for unknown reasons.
Aaron’s twin brother Julian followed in their parent’s footsteps and launched an acting career – so far, he’s appeared in the crime/drama “In Dubious Battle” and the TV series “The First Lady”.
Aaron also has four half-siblings, Raphael, Elliot and Drena De Niro, and Helen Grace, from his father’s other relationships and marriages.
Similar to his other siblings, Raphael began his career in the entertainment business as an actor, starring in the movie “Love Streams”, then switched to working behind the camera as a producer. His most notable projects include “James Abbot is Gone”, and “West 4th”.
Elliot De Niro has led quite a private life. It’s known that he’s an avid tennis player, and has been practicing from a young age. In 2016, Robert De Niro disclosed that Elliot had autism, but quite the sportsman, Elliot has been participating in Special Olympics USA, one of the 50 Game Changers of the eponymous organization and movement.
Even though Drena De Niro isn’t Robert’s biological daughter, after marrying her mother, Diahnne Abbot in 1987, Robert officially adopted her. Drena is an actress and a model, who’s starred in several successful movies, including “A Star is Born”, “Joy”, and “Grace of MY Heart”.
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Helen is the youngest of his sibling, currently 10-years-old. Helen was also welcomed via surrogate.
According to his IMDB profile, he has one credit for a minor voice role in the 2020 animated movie “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run”. One might assume that he would continue building his profile as an actor, while nothing can be said with certainty, considering that he likes to stay under the radar. His father, Robert, seems unconcerned about the professions his children choose or might choose. Talking to a media outlet, Robert said: ‘I tell my kids, ‘If you want to be an actress or do this or that, that’s fine as long as you’re happy. Just make sure you don’t sell yourself short.
That’s all I have to say about it – push yourself a little harder and go for what you really want to do. Do not be alarmed.’
Given that he has led most of his life away from the public eye, nothing is known about Aaron’s dating history. He hasn’t been linked to anyone, and it’s believed that he’s currently single.
What is his net worth?
Considering that details about his professional life are unknown, it’s hard to establish his exact net worth. On the other hand, his father’s wealth is estimated at over $500 million, acquired through his actinmg career spanning five decades.
Aaron is 5ft 9ins tall (175cm) and weighs around 170lbs (77kgs). His hair is black, further adorned with dark brown eyes.
It appears that Aaron is not a fan of social media, and doesn’t use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.
Briefly about Robert De Niro
Arguably one of the best actors worldwide, Robert De Niro began his career in 1965 with a minor role in the drama movie “Three Rooms in Manhattan”. He continued building his career, starring in various movies including “The Wedding Party”(1969), “Bloody Mama”(1970), and “Greetings”(1978),
In the early ‘70s, Robert started collaborating with the director Martin Scorsese and landed a pivotal role in the second installment of the world-famous “Godfather” trilogy, which proved to be the right move for his career, as he garnered his first Academy Award, for Best Supporting Actor, while the movie achieved commercial success and critical acclaim.
Another successful fruit of Robert and Scorsese’s collaboration is the iconic 1976 movie “Taxi Driver”, in which he displayed his unique acting abilities, and received a nomination for an Academy Award. His next notable role was in 1978 in the epic war movie “The Deer Hunter”, followed by another successful project, “Raging Bull”. In the ‘80s, he starred in a number of movies, including “True Confessions”(1981), “Falling in Love”(1984), and “The Mission”(1986). He kicked off the next decade portraying Jimmy Conway in the biographical crime movie “Goodfellas”(1990), which was later named one of the greatest movies of all time. He also had a notable performance in the drama movie “Awakenings”, earning another nomination for an Oscar.
In 1993 he made his directorial debut in “A Bronx Tale”, in which he also shared the screen with Chazz Palminteri. Throughout the rest of the decade, he starred in several movies, including “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” (1994), “Casino” (1995), and “Wag the Dog” (1997).
The 2000s saw Robert experiment with comedic roles – he portrayed Jack Byrnes in the film “Meet the Parents” alongside Ben Stiller, which proved to be a huge box office hit. Alternating between various movie genres, he then appeared in the crime drama “City by the Sea”(2002), the psychological horror film “Hide and Seek”(2005), and the spy thriller “The Good Shepard”.
According to many critics, his career began to stagnate in the new millennium, with several of his roles and projects receiving negative feedback, such as “Stardust” (2007), “What Just Happened”(2008), and “Machete” (2010). Then in 2012, he received his sixth nomination for an Academy Award, for his portrayal of Patrizio Solitano in the romantic comedy “Silver Linings Playbook”.
After a series of unsuccessful movies such as “Killing Season” (2013), “Heist” (2015), and “Dirty Grandpa”, he starred in the 2017 movie “Wizard of Lies”, scooping praise and critical acclaim.
Talking of his latest roles, in 2019 he starred in the Oscar-winning “Joker” (2019), then “Irishman” (2019), and “Father of the Bride Part (3ish)”. Robert, is currently 78 years old, and still active, set to appear in several movies, such as “Armageddon Time” and “Killer of the Flower Moon”, in production as of early 2022.