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Robert De Niro splits from wife after 20 years

PICTURED: Grace HighTower and Robert De Niro

ROBERT DE Niro and wife Grace Hightower have reportedly split after 20 years of marriage, according to Page Six.

A source told the publication: “De Niro and Grace are breaking up. He’s been at a few things since the very end of the summer without her — and rumour has it they are done.”

De Niro and Hightower married in 1997, but the Casino actor filed for divorce two years later. The divorce was never finalised and the couple later renewed their vows in 2004.

The A list couple have two children together, 20-year-old Elliot and six-year-old Helen.

Hightower is De Niro's second wife. The former flight attendant first met De Niro in 1987 at Mr. Chow restaurant. Since then, she has become and avid philanthropist and entrepreneur who founded the java line Coffee of Grace.

De Niro was previously married to actress Diahnne Abbott from 1976 to 1988, and they have two children. The star also has two children with his former girlfriend, Toukie Smith.

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