Robert De Niro and wife Grace Hightower son ‘Elliot De Niro’ was lately in the news as his father revealed he had ‘Autism’. For all of you who do not know what Autism is, Autism is a condition where patients have difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people.
Out of many children, Elliot De Niro is one of the sons of Robert De Niro who suffers from autism. Besides, his father is one of the greatest actors who prefer to maintain privacy over his personal life.
Apart from the father-son relationship, what do we about Robert De Niro son Elliot De Niro? Have a detailed look at Elliot De Niro wiki facts including his age, height, siblings, and his relation with his father and mother Grace Hightower.
Who is Robert De Nito’s son Elliot De Niro?
|Name||Elliot De Niro|
|Age||20 years old|
|Birthday||March 18, 1998|
|Siblings||Raphael, Julian, and Aaron (twins), two sisters- Drena, and Helen Grace|
Elliot De Niro gained prominence for being the son of a fabulous actor of all time, Robert De Niro. Elliot De Niro birthday is on March 18, 1998, Elliot was diagnosed with autism. In recent years, his father made his diagnosis public.
At present, Elliot De Niro age is 20. Elliot is the son of Robert De Niro and actress Grace Hightower (second wife) who married in the year 1997. Elliot De Niro parents separated their ways in 1999, however, the divorce never got finalized. So, they renewed their vows in 2004.
Before a custody battle erupted during 1999, his mother and father co-parented him for more than a year until June 2001.
Elliot De Niro Siblings
Elliot De Niro’s father Robert De Niro is a veteran actor, director, and producer. His works include countless films which are among the greatest and most influential worldwide.
Not only that, his father won various awards counting a Golden Globe Award, two Academy Awards, and the Cecil B DeMille Award. Some of his best movies creation are listed below:
- ‘Taxi Driver’ (1976),
- ‘Raging Bull’ (1980),
- ‘Goodfellas’ (1990),
- ‘The Godfather Part II’ (1974), and
- ‘The Deer Hunter’ (1978)
On the other hand, Robert’s TV shows feature; ‘The Wizard of Lies’ (2017), ‘The Godfather Saga’ (since 1977), and ‘Silver Linings Playbook: Extras.’ Moving on to his children, Robert has altogether six children from two wives and has four grandchildren.
So, Elliot De Niro has five siblings- three brothers named Raphael, Julian, and Aaron (twins), two sisters- Drena, and Helen Grace.
Elliot De Niro changed ‘overnight’, says his father Robert De Niro
Following the Jab, the veteran actor Robert said that his wife believes their son, Elliot De Niro, changed ‘overnight.’ And revealed his regrets on pulling a controversial movie that links the MMR vaccine to autism.
Moreover, Robert expected that the screening of the movie might have initiated a ‘discussion’ about the alleged link between autism and the vaccine. He divulged,
“There’s a lot of things that are not said. Nobody seems to want to address that, or they say they’ve addressed it and it’s a closed issue. But it doesn’t seem to be because there are many people who say they saw their kid change overnight.”
“My wife says that (is what happened to my son). I don’t remember. But my child is autistic. I, as a parent, of a child who has autism, I’m concerned, I want to know the truth.”