Diahnne Abbott is an American actress who is popularly known for her role in the movie "Welcome to L.A" for which she won a British Academy Film ( BAFTA ) For Best Supporting Actress. She is also widely known for being the ex-wife of Academy Award Winner Robert De Niro. She made her debut in the entertainment industry in 1976 from movie "Taxi Driver" where she portrayed the role of a Concession Girl. She was last seen in the movie "Soliloquy" which was released in 2002 and after that Abbott took an exit from the industry. In 2013, she appeared in "King Of Comedy" after 9 long years.
Early Life And Education Of Diahnne Abbott
Diahnne Abbott was born on January 1, 1945, in New York City, United States. She can be also known by the name Diahnne Eugene Abbott and Diahnne Dea. For schooling, she attended a local school and later on discontinued her higher studies to focus on her career.
Diahnne Abbott's Career
Abbott debuted in the entertainment industry in 1976 from movie Taxi Driver where she portrayed the role of a Concession Girl. In the movie, she stared as a supporting character and acted opposite ex-husband Robert De Niro in a scene. The same year she got cast in a movie named Welcome to L.A and a year later appeared in the movie New York New York.
Her performance in Welcome to L.A was appreciated by everyone and even led her to win a British Academy Film ( BAFTA )for Best Supporting Actress. Later on, she appeared in the small screen in the year 1988 when she was cast in the NBC's Television series Crime Story for three episodes.
In Crime Story she was cast alongside Dennis Farina, Anthony Denison, and Steve Ryan. Her other movies are Love Streams, Jo Jo Dancer and Your Life is Calling. Later on, in the year 2000 & 2002, she was cast in movies Before Night Fall and Soliloquy.
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In Before Night Falls she appeared as Blanca Romero and in Soliloquy, she portrayed the role of Leah. After that, she took a break from the entertainment world and appeared in King of Comedy in 2013 after 9 long years.
Diahnne Abbott's Net Worth
Abbott's net worth is not estimated and neither is her other details regarding her properties has been enclosed. As per some online sources, her net worth is $9 million but it is not an official figure.
Diahnne Abbott's Personal Life
Diahnne Abbott is not dating anyone but had been married twice. She first tied the knot to actor Robert De Niro in 1976 but divorced 12 years later in 1988. The couple has a son named Raphael De Niro who was named after a hotel in Rome named Raphae where he was born. Abbott also has a daughter named Drena De Niro from her former marriage.
Raphael is a founder of the company Douglas Elliman Real Estate and the estate makes sales of $250 million annually. De Niro loved Drena equally. Drena is an actress as well and has been appeared in some of his movies like City by the Sea, The Intern, and Showtime.
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Diahnne is a grandmother of 3 grandchildren since Raphael has a child with wife Claudine De Matos whereas Drena gave birth to a son named Leandro Anthony DeNiro Rodriguez.
Diahnne and Robert divorced because as per the report, he was involved with other women and a drug addict. He was cheating on her with singer Helena Springs and other women as well.