Grace Hightower – Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Biography

Grace Hightower Wiki Biography

Grace Hightower was born on 7 April 1955, in Kilmichael, Mississippi USA, of Blackfoot Native American and African-American descent. Grace is a singer, actress, socialite, and philanthropist, but perhaps best known for being married to actor Robert De Niro, although she’s been a part of numerous films and television shows. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Grace Hightower? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $16 million, earned through success in her numerous endeavors, mostly from the early 1990s. She’s performed songs and has appeared in a lot of high profile events. As she continues with her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Grace Hightower Net Worth $16 million

Hightower grew up in a poor family, and at a young age worked various jobs to help support them. Later on, she worked as a flight attended at Trans World Airlines, pursued with travelling the world in mind. She later lived in Paris, then London, working at a restaurant and as a mutual fund trainer. She worked at an upscale London Chinese restaurant, and her net worth started to increase.

She started her acting career in minor roles. She was cast in an episode of the first season of “NYPD Blue” which she had a minor part. Grace’s popularity and net worth started to increase through her association with Robert De Niro, which led to many opportunities. In 2009 she performed the track “Somethin’s Comin’ My Way” – which was part of the “Precious” movie soundtrack – written by Dan Manjovi. She was also cast in the film “Precious”, based on the novel “Push” by Sapphire; the film was acclaimed in the independent scene before finding an international release. Two years later, she was cast in the film “The Paperboy”, which is based on the 1995 novel of the same name, and starring Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron.

Grace also had a gala 55th birthday party in 2010 that was covered by Vogue magazine.

For her personal life, it is known that Grace married actor Robert De Niro in 1997. She had their first son at the age of 42, however, a few years later they reportedly had marital issues which led to De Niro filing for divorce, plus sued Hightower for custody of their son in 2001, but bventually, they worked things out and the divorce was dropped; they renewed their vows and had a daughter via surrogate. The family resides in New York City.

Grace also does a lot of philanthropic work. She launched “Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda” in 2013 to help improve Rwandan livelihood. She is also a board member of the New York Women’s Foundations and the New York Fund for Public Schools. She’s been honored for her various works by the American Cancer Society of New York City, as well as other institutions.

Full Name Grace Hightower
Net Worth $16 Million
Date Of Birth April 7, 1955
Place Of Birth United States of America
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Spouse Robert De Niro (m. 1997)
Children Elliot De Niro, Helen Grace De Niro
Nicknames Grace Hightower De Niro , Grace Hightower DeNiro
Movies Precious, The Paperboy
1 Became the mother in 2nd time at age 56, her daughter, Helen Grace De Niro, was born in December 2011 via surrogate.
2 Gave birth to her first child at age 42, a son Elliot De Niro on March 18, 1998. Child’s father is her husband, Robert De Niro.
3 Stepmother of Drena De Niro and Raphael De Niro.
4 Former flight attendant.


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Unspoken: Diary of an Assassin 2017 filming
The Paperboy 2012 Yardley’s Girlfriend
Precious 2009/II Socialworker
NYPD Blue 1994 TV Series E.S.U. Woman


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Trophy Wife executive producer pre-production


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Precious 2009/II performer: “Somethin’s Comin’ My Way”


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Unspoken: Diary of an Assassin 2017 very special thanks filming


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The View 2013 TV Series Herself