Grace Hightower Bio, Affair, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height

(socialite, actress, American philanthropist, singer)

Singer-Philanthropist Grace Hightower is a mother of two.

Relationship Facts of Grace Hightower

  • Grace Hightower is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

In 1997, Grace Hightower and Robert De Niro married. At the age of 42, in 1998, she gave birth to the couple’s first child. De Niro filed for divorce in 1999 and sued Hightower for custody of their son in 2001.

However, the two resolved their differences, and by 2004 the divorce was dropped and they renewed their vows. The couple had their second child, via surrogate in 2011. In November 2018, the couple separated.

Who is Grace Hightower?

Grace Hightower is a socialite, actress, American philanthropist, and singer who is married to actor Robert De Niro from 1997 to 2018.

She is popular for the movie Precious (2009), The Paperboy (2012), and Brotherhood (1997).

Grace Hightower: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

She was born on April 7, 1955, as Grace Hightower in the USA. The details of her parents including her siblings and ethnicity are currently unavailable.

She grew up in a poor family and used to work in various odd jobs to help support the family.


She has already graduated from university but the information about her education is not available.

Grace Hightower: Professional life, Career

In the early stage of her career, Grace Hightower worked as a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines. Also, she worked as a mutual fund trader and as a restaurant worker.

Hightower has had minor roles as an actress, in various popular movies including Precious (2009) and The Paperboy (2012).

She had a minor part in the ABC  NYPD Blue, TV series, in One episode entitled “Zeppo Marks Brothers” in the 1994 Season.

Grace’s gala 55th birthday party was covered in Vogue magazine as a socialite, by André Leon Talley. She presented the Pratt Institute’s Creative Spirit Award in 2010 to director Lee Daniels.

In 2013, she launched “Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda” as a philanthropist, with the mission of improving Rwandan livelihoods by marketing their products internationally.

Grace Hightower
Caption: Grace Hightower looks (Source: Vanity Fair)

As well, she is a board member of the New York Women’s Foundation and the New York Fund for Public Schools and a member of Ronald Perelman’s Women’s Heart Health Advisory Council.

Moreover, she has performed the lead vocals for the track, “Somethin’s Comin’ My Way”, written by Dan Manjovi for the 2009 Precious movie soundtrack.


An actress has been honored for her hard work by numerous institutions including the American Cancer Society of New York City.

She has not got any big awards till now but she is the favorite to win the awards.

Grace Hightower: Salary and Net Worth

She earns a huge amount of money from her work but has been hiding the information from the media.

Her estimated net worth is about $20 million which she earns from her profession.

Grace Hightower: Controversy, Rumor

She has not been the part of controversy till now as she is keeping her personal information secret or private.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Grace Hightower has black hair and brown eyes. Besides, she is 5 feet 6 inches tall with a body mass of 62 kg including the body statistic of 36-30-37 inches.

Social Media

She is active on Twitter with more than 1.4k followers, rather than Facebook and Instagram.


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