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The American actor Robert De Niro ( "The Deer Hunter", "Silver Linings") confirmed reports & # 39; separation from his wife Grace Hightower after more than 20 years & # 39; marriage. "We are in our relationship in & # 39; phase & # 39; transition", said the 75 years, according to media & # 39; USA. The process was "difficult but constructive".
De Niro met & # 39; to & # 39; Hightower in 1987 in & # 39; London, where he worked in & # 39; restaurant. The two married in 1997 and son Elliott (20) and daughter Helen Grace (6) together. De Niro had already divorced in 1999 and will look to custody & # 39; his son. Both, however, have put the issue and renewed their marriage vows in 2004. Publicly, the latter were observed together in & # 39; in June in New York.
Previously, De Niro was married to & # 39; actress Diahnne Abbott, with whom has two grown children. With Smith Toukie model is also two twin children aged & # 39; 23 years. According to an estimate "Forbes" De Niro has assets & # 39; about 200 million dollars (177 million euros).