Robert De Niro has his seventh child just a few months before his 80th birthday. 

While talking about his upcoming film, About My Father (2023)De Niro subtly revealed to ET Canada that he “just had a baby,” but did not say then who the mother was. 

It was later confirmed that the mother of his child is his girlfriend, Tiffany Chen. They met on the set of The Intern (2015), a film where De Niro co-stars with Anne Hathaway. De Niro was cast as the intern and Chen was cast as a tai chi instructor. 

De Niro and Chen were first seen together in 2021 while vacationing in the south of France. There they were photographed kissing and holding hands. 


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The couple welcomed their baby girl, Gia Viriginia Chen-De Niro, who was born on April 6, 2023, and made her national television debut on CBS Mornings, where De Niro shared her picture. 

“You always want to do the right thing by the children and give them the benefit of the doubt but sometimes you can’t,” De Niro said.

De Niro has six children with his previous partners. He and his first wife, Diahnne Abbott, had Drena, 51, and Raphael, 46. In 1995, he had twins Julian and Aaron, 27, with Toukie Smith. Eliot, 25, and Helen, 11, he shares with his ex-wife Grace Hightower

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