Robert De Niro Shares Newborn Daughter’s ‘Adorable’ Name

Robert De Niro has shared his baby daughters 'adorable' name. Find out what he named he has named his newborn here...
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Robert De Niro has shared his newborn daughter’s ‘adorable’ name.

The Goodfellas star, 79, is one of the most famous actors of all time and has starred in countless classic films such as The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver and The Irishman.

He has received numerous awards throughout his storied career – such as two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award.

He recently announced some good news, in that he’d just welcomed his seventh child into the world.

Now, the Heat star has provided some further details about the latest addition to his family.

Find out more about Robert De Niro’s daughter below…

On an episode of CBS Mornings, host Gayle King revealed some news about De Niro’s child – after the Raging Bull star shared the news in an interview ET Canada.

She proceeded to share a photo of his newborn daughter who had black hair and was wearing a light pink babygrow.

King then revealed that she was born on April 6 and that her full name is Gia Virginia Chen-De Niro.

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She said that De Niro and his partner, Tiffany Chen, 64, are ‘over the moon’ about the newest addition to their family.

According to King, she asked De Niro if he and his partner had ‘planned’ to have a child – to which he said ‘yes’.

De Niro and Chen – who is a martial arts instructor – met in 2015 on the set of his film The Intern.

They had been rumoured to be an item for some time and the pair were spotted on holiday celebrating his 78th birthday together in France.

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro has shared his baby daughter’s ‘adorable’ name. Credit: Alamy

When the Raging Bull star first announced the news, he kept his partner’s identity anonymous.

However, his About My Father co-star Kim Caterall appeared to confirm the news at the premiere of their new movie.

Speaking to Extra, the Sex and the City star said: “God bless him, his significant other. Tiffany is such a beautiful woman. She came to the set once with her family and watched filming, and she was gorgeous and sweet.

“I’m happy for both of them.”

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Along with Gia, the Casino star has six other children from previous relationships.

De Niro and his first wife, actress Diahnne Abbott, are parents to daughter Drena, 51, – who he adopted from Abbott’s previous relationship – and son Raphael, 46.

In 1995, the Once Upon A Time In America star welcomed twin sons Julian and Aaron, 27, with his former girlfriend, model and actress Toukie Smith.

De Niro has a son Elliot, 24, and daughter Helen Grace, 11, with his ex-wife, Grace Hightower.

The Meet The Parents actor also has four grandchildren – one from Drena and three from Raphael.

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Written by Rosario Monachino

Rosario is a content editor at IGV who specialises in film, TV and entertainment news. He has a degree in English and Film from the University of Salford and a masters in Journalism from Liverpool John Moores University.