Diahnne Abbott (Diahnne Eugenia Abbott) Biography

(Actress, Singer)

Diahnne Abbott is an American actress, singer. Diahnne is the ex-wife of an award-winning actor Robert De Niro.

More about the relationship

Diahnne Abbott is a divorced woman.

In 1976, she married Robert De Niro. She has two children namely, Drena De Niro, and Raphael De Niro.

This couple was separated in the year 1988.

Relationship Facts of Diahnne Abbott (Diahnne Eugenia Abbott)

  • Diahnne Abbott (Diahnne Eugenia Abbott) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Diahnne Abbott?

Diahnne Abbott is an American actress and singer. She is well known for her roles in the films ‘Taxi Driver’, ‘The King of Comedy’, and ‘Crime Story’.

Whereas, she is also the first wife of veteran actor and screen legend Robert De Niro.

Diahnne Abbott: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Diahnne was born in New York City, New York, the United States on  January 1, 1945, there is no information about her family, her father was a welder. Whereas, her mother was a nurse.

She belongs to American nationality and Multiracial (American- African) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn.

Talking about her education, firstly, she attended Newnham College. Then, she attended the University of Cambridge.

Diahnne Abbott: Professional Career

On talking about her profession, Diahnne Abbott made her screen debut in ‘Taxi Driver’ in 1976. Likewise, this was De Niro’s second collaboration with Scorsese after the 1973 crime film ‘Mean Streets’.

Whereas, ‘Taxi Driver’ is a neo-noir psychological thriller that revolves around a lonely veteran named Travis Bickle (De Niro) who drives a taxi in New York City and is plagued by chronic insomnia.

In fact, the film masterfully documents his gradual descent into insanity as he conspires to assassinate a presidential candidate as well as the pimp of an underage prostitute he meets. Eventually, she also portrayed a character credited as the concession girl in the film. On that year, she also appeared in the musical drama ‘Welcome to L.A.’.

During the 1977 musical drama ‘New York, New York’, she got the chance to display her singing skill as a Harlem club singer. Whereas, she would reunite with them for the 1983 satirical black comedy ‘The King of Comedy’. Similarly, she cast as Rita Keane, she played one of the main characters for the first time in her career.

Then, she also worked in John Cassavetes’ film ‘Love Streams’ (1984), the semi-autobiographical film ‘Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling’ (1986), and ‘Before Night Falls’ (2000). Similarly, she also portrayed the protagonist Lea/Leah in the 2002 drama film ‘Soliloquy’ and its 2006 sequel ‘Lea’s Soliloquy’.

Moreover, both films were directed by Jacques Zanetti, with whom she also worked in ‘James Abbott is Gone’ (2013) and ‘Day After Day’ (2017). Besides that, her television career, she appeared in the recurring role of Sonia in NBC’s ‘Crime Story’ (1988).

Diahnne Abbott: Salary, Net Worth

There is no information about her salary. Her net worth is around $12 million as of 2022.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

On talking about her body measurements, Diahnne Abbott has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 64Kg.

Her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

Diahnne is not active on any of the social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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