Robert De Niro’s co-star reveals mother of his 7th baby

You talkin’ about him? 

Robert De Niro’s co-star Kim Cattrall officially revealed the woman the “Taxi Driver” star recently welcomed his 7th child with; Tiffany Chen.

“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. And I’m happy for both of them,” the “Sex and the City” actress told Extra at the premiere of their new movie “About My Father.”

De Niro has not openly spoken about his relationship with Chen, although they have been linked to one another since 2021.


Robert De Niro’s co-star on his new film “About My Father,” Kim Cattrall, offered insight on the actor’s newest addition to the family. (Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

Who is Tiffany Chen?

Chen is a martial arts instructor and kickboxer, stemming from a long familial line of kung-fu and tai chi practicers. 

Chen previously told Inside Kung-Fu magazine that she “never practiced tai chi with the intention of looking to fight,” but it ultimately turned into that. Winning dozens of gold medals internationally, Chen also teaches at her father’s tai chi school. 

“I surround myself with generous, beautiful people,” Chen said at the time. “Quality people are rarely surrounded by individuals who aren’t motivating factors or inspirational to them. Surround yourself with good people creates a symbiotic relationship that makes everyone’s quality of life go up exponentially.”

In 2015, she and De Niro met on the set of his film “The Intern.” She was photographed teaching him and Anne Hathaway tai chi. Although they met on set, they did not begin dating until several years later.

Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway are pictured doing tai chi in a scene for their movie "The Intern" in a park - next to De Niro is martial arts instructor Tiffany Chen, who the actor is now in a relationship with

Robert De Niro was photographed on the set of his 2015 film “The Intern,” getting tai chi lessons from Tiffany Chen, left. (Alamy)

The actor first sparked romance rumors with Chen back in 2021, when he was pictured celebrating his 78th birthday in the South of France.

The duo were pictured leaving their hotel, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, headed towards a boat.

Robert De Niro wears a black cap and facemask and walks on a boardwalk in France with Tiffany Chen, in a long dress, also wearing a facemask

While celebrating his 78th birthday, Robert De Niro was spotted with Tiffany Chen leaving his hotel in France in 2021. (


Back in March, De Niro and Chen were spotted leaving Hollywood hot-spot, Giorgio Baldi, in Santa Monica. 

Tiffany Chen walks out of a restaurant with sunglasses on followed by Robert De Niro in the back

Robert De Niro and Tiffany Chen left Santa Monica restaurant Giorgio Baldi in March, together. (

If you were surprised to learn that De Niro added to his family, the actor can assure you he was not. De Niro shut down any rumors he was surprised to have a newborn child.

“How you could not plan that kind of thing,” he retorted to Page Six.

De Niro admitted, “I’m ok with it, yah,” of becoming a parent for the 7th time. “I’m good with it,” he told Extra.

Despite this not being his first time around the parenting block, the Academy Award-winning actor says the job, “never gets easier.”

Robert De NIro looks off to his right and smiles while in New York City for the premiere of his film "About My Father"

Robert De Niro, pictured at his “About My Father” premiere in New York, has not revealed the mother of his 7th child. (Dia Dipasupil)

On Tuesday, a representative for the actor confirmed to Fox News Digital that he had welcomed a new addition to his family.

The news was originally revealed by De Niro himself, when his previous six children were referenced in conversation. 

“Seven, actually. I just had a baby,” he told ET Canada.

De Niro’s previous six children are with three separate women.


With his ex-wife Diahnne Abbot, whom he was married to from 1976-1988, he has daughter Drena, 51 and son Raphael, 46. He adopted Drena while married to Abbot.

He shares twin sons Julian and Aaron, 27 with ex Toukie Smith, as well as Elliot, 24 and Hellen Grace, 11 with his second ex-wife, Grace Hightower. The two were married from 1997-2018, ending their relationship in a contentious divorce.

Robert De Niro with his eldest daughter Drena, on the red carpet looking away from the camera at the Hollywood Film Awards

Robert De Niro and his eldest child Drena, 51, appeared at the Hollywood Film Awards together in 2016. De Niro adopted Drena when he was married to her mother, Diahnne Abbott. (Frank Trapper/Corbis)


“My kids disagree with me at times and they’re respectful,” De Niro elaborated of his children, and whether they consider him to be a “cool dad.” 

“My daughter is 11, she gives me grief sometimes. I adore her. And my youngest now, so that’ll be more to come, you know, but that’s what it is,” he told the outlet.

Admitting that he is both “loving” and “stern,” with his children, De Niro added “I mean, there’s no way around it with kids,” he shared. “I don’t like to have to lay down the law and stuff like that. But, [sometimes] you just have no choice. And any parent, I think, would say the same thing. You always want to do the right thing by the children and give them the benefit of the doubt, but sometimes you can’t.” 

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