Grace Hightower is an American celebrity. Grace Hightower is an actress, singer, philanthropist, and socialite. Likewise, she is popular as the former wife of Robert De Niro who is an American Actor, Producer, and Director.
Table of Biography
Grace Hightower was born on 7th April 1955 and is currently 65 years old. Being born in early April, she is an Aries. Likewise, Grace was born in Kilmichael, Mississippi, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, she belongs to African American ethnic group. Moreover, Grace grew up in an African American family of Blackfoot descent. Talking about her family, Grace has not given much information about her parents and siblings in the media.
Likewise, about her family, Grace grew up in poverty and has done many odd jobs to support her family since a very young age. Similarly, she worked as a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines. Through this, she got the opportunity to travel around. Furthermore, talking about her educational background, Grace has not disclosed her educational qualification in media.
Talking about her professional life, Grace started her professional career from a very young age. Likewise, after working as a flight attendant, she began working as a mutual fund trader and later worked in the Chinese hotel ‘Mr. Chow’s outlet earning her living. Likewise, in the mid-1990s, Grace got her chance to work in entertainment. Similarly, she made an appearance in one episode of the American police procedural drama television series ‘NYPD Blue’ on the year 1994. Followed by this, she got an opportunity to work in the action movie ‘Brotherhood’ in 1997. Later after twelve years, Grace made an appearance in the drama movie ‘Precious’.
Likewise, she made a couple of on-screen appearances in the next decade. Moreover, using her public image helped her to work for the betterment of the common people. Similarly, she worked for the betterment of the people of Rwanda. Likewise, Grace made a charitable organization in Rwanda ‘Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda’. This organization solely works for the people of Rwanda working to grow the finest coffee in the world.
Similarly, Grace has been working and is a member of a non-profit charitable organization International Women’s Coffee Alliance. This organization works for helping women working in the coffee industry in various ways. Moreover, she also represents organizations including the American Cancer Society and Hudson River Protection. Likewise, she became the board member of the New York Women’s Foundation and the New York Fund for Public School. Similarly, Grace also became the board member of Ronald Perelman’s Women’s Heart Health Advisory Council. This talented personality is the lead vocal of ‘Somethin’s Comin’ My Way’ by Dan Manjovi.
This multi-talented personality is a socialite, actress, philanthropist, and singer. Likewise, she has been making a decent amount of earnings and impressive fame from her career. Similarly, she has a net worth of around $20 million.
Regarding her relationship status, Grace is straight and a divorcee. Grace was in a marital relationship with American actor Robert De Niro. As Grace started her career at a very young while in Paris, she got the opportunity to work as a mutual fund trader and restaurant worker. Likewise, while working at Mr. Chow in 1987, she met Robert De Niro. Similarly, they began dating then and tied the knot on 17th June 1997. Likewise, they have two children together and their elder son Elliot De Niro was born on 18th March 1998 and daughter Helen Grace in 2011 through surrogacy.
Unfortunately, this couple went through a lot and a very tough time in their marriage during the late 1990s. Moreover, Robert filed for divorce in 1999 suing Grace for the custody of their elder son. However, later they decided to work on the issues creating difference and made a reconciliation. Likewise, they sorted this problem in 2004 but later in November 2018, they parted their ways.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Grace stands 5 feet 6 inches (66 inches) tall and weighs around 62 kg (136 lbs). Likewise, she has a curvaceous body type with a body measurement of 36-30-37 inches. Similarly, looking at her physical appearance, Grace has a dark skin type with dark brown pair of eyes and hair color.
Reflecting upon her social media presence, Grace is active on Twitter. Likewise, her Twitter account is @Grace_Hightower and has 1.4k followers in it.