Robert De Niro said this Tuesday, May 9: at 79-years-old, the actor became a father for the seventh time. An announcement that made the effect of a bomb because of the age of the actor. But what also intrigued many, is that he has no official companion to date.
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However, 'clues' put forward by several media suggest that the mother of the baby is a certain Tiffany Chen, a martial arts teacher. Robert De Niro met her in 2015 on the set of the film The Intern. At the time, he was not single, the actor had been married to Grace Hightower since 1997.
Tiffany Chen and Robert de Niro are not very discreet
To date, neither Robert De Niro nor Tiffany Chen have officially confirmed their relationship. But they are not hiding either, as reported by Daily Mail in 2021. Six years after their first meeting, they were seen hand in hand on the French Riviera, joining a group of friends aboard a luxury yacht. Photos of them kissing were also captured by the tabloid.
At that time, the Hollywood star had just separated from his ex-wife. A stormy divorce with legal battles blurs all contact between De Niro and Hightower.
Tiffany Chen spotted with a round belly earlier this year
In March 2023, the duo is once again seen together. They were leaving a posh restaurant in Santa Monica. A detail was unnoticed at the time but makes sense today. It is what looks like a baby bump, carefully hidden under Tiffany Chen's grey cardigan.
We can agree on the fact that a woman with a rounded belly is not always pregnant, but in this particular case, it could have been a baby bump.
First photos of the baby unveiled
Tiffany Chen was pictured walking with a newborn baby in her arms and a stroller. Images shared exclusively by Daily Mail gave the world the opportunity to discover the little face of the seventh child of Robert De Niro. Covered with a beige cloth and a pink bodysuit, the little baby looks more like his mother.
Robert De Niro has six other children, with three other women, Drena, 51, Raphael, 46, with his first wife, Diahnne Abbott, twins Aaron and Julian, 27, with his ex-girlfriend, Toukie Smith, and finally Elliot, 24, and Helen Grace, 11, with his ex-wife Grace Hightower.
Baby name announced
Robert de Niro has announced the name of his newest child. On CBS Mornings, de Niro said he welcomed a little baby girl whom he and Tifanny have named Gia Virginia Chen-De Niro. The couple welcomed the baby in early April.
This article was translated from Ohmymag FR.
Daily Mail: 'Robert De Niro walks hand-in-hand with a mystery woman in the South of France on his 78th birthday amid his bitter divorce battle with estranged wife Grace Hightower'
The Sun: 'SECRET'S OUT Robert De Niro’s girlfriend Tiffany Chen covers up ‘bump’ in photos before 79-year-old revealed he welcomed 7th child'
People: 'Who Is Robert De Niro's Rumored Girlfriend? All About Tiffany Chen'
Daily Mail: 'Meet Robert De Niro's baby! Actor's girlfriend Tiffany Chen cradles newborn in NYC - after star, 79, shocked the world with arrival of his SEVENTH child'
People: 'Robert De Niro's 7 Children: Everything to Know'