HIS performances have often left fans jaw-dropping, but it’s Robert De Niro’s personal life that has now stunned the world.
The legendary actor, 79, revealed in a shocking interview he’s secretly welcomed his seventh child – but who is his mystery baby mama?
Who is Tiffany Chen?
Tiffany Chen has been thrust into the spotlight due to reports she was the mother of Robert DeNiro‘s new baby.
The celebrated martial arts professional is the daughter of the famous Yang Tai Chi grandmaster William CC Chen.
She began ballet, hula dancing, swimming and gymnastics at the age of five before pursuing martial arts with her family.
Tiffany began figure skating at the age of eight and had won three gold medals in regional competitions by the time he was eleven.
She then accepted ballroom dancing to improve her form before realizing that she could instead draw on her father’s tai chi expertise to aid her movement.
The multi-talented teenager later began competing on the world stage in martial arts, accumulating numerous titles and awards along the way.
In February 2008, she released a fitness DVD with Tiffany Chen entitled Step-by-Step Tai Chi.
In February 2011, at the age of 26, Tiffany was inducted into Inside Kung-Fu magazine’s Hall of Fame.
During an interview with the publication, she said, “My plan has always been to learn how to be great like my dad.”
Is Robert De Niro Dating Tiffany Chen?
The pair have been plagued by romance rumors since August 2021 after they were spotted holding hands while on vacation France.
They celebrated Robert’s 78th birthday with a luxury boat ride and were rumored to have been spotted locking lips.
Tiffany is believed to have first met the Oscar winner after she was cast in the 2015 film The Intern, thanks to her impressive background in the martial arts.
In the hit film, she took on the role of a tai chi teacher tasked with teaching Robert and his co-star Anne Hathaway.
Robert split from his second wife, former flight attendant Grace Hightower, in 2018 21 years of marriage and two children.
Although the Goodfellas star and Tiffany have not publicly confirmed their relationship or their child, one of his pals appeared to be making a mistake.
Kim Cattrallwho co-stars with Robert in the 2023 film About My Father, congratulated the couple on their supposed new arrival.
Speak with Extra, the Sex and the City icon said: “God bless him, his significant other. Tiffany is such a beautiful woman.
“She came to the set with her family once to watch the filming and she was beautiful and sweet. I’m happy for them both.”
Tiffany has reportedly become part of Robert’s inner circle after the duo was photographed with Harvey Keitel and Billy Crystal.
The quartet was photographed leaving the Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Santa Monica. Californiaafter they reportedly dined together in March 2023.
Eagle-eyed fans have suggested Tiffany tried to hide her growing belly with an oversized cardigan just a few weeks before her supposed birth.
Who else has Tiffany Chen dated?
Little is known about Tiffany’s dating life before she reportedly bagged one Hollywoodthe most desirable bachelors.
However, the martial arts expert seems to have chosen her circle with care.
In an interview in 2011, she spoke about the importance of choosing carefully the company she runs.
Tiffany said, “Surrounding yourself with good people creates a symbiotic relationship that exponentially increases everyone’s quality of life.”
Robert has six other children as well as his new bundle of joy.
His other children are; Raphael Eugene De Niro, twins Julian and Aaron Henry, Elliot De Niro, Helen Grace De Niro and his adopted daughter Drena De Niro.