#MoneyTalks: Robert De Niro is complaining about making millions

#MoneyTalks: Robert De Niro is complaining about making millions

The actor says the Coronavirus pandemic has significantly dented his finances. 

Robert de Niro

Robert De Niro has recently claimed that coronavirus has decimated his finances.

The iconic actor known for roles in The Godfather, Goodfellas and The Irishman, appeared in court via Skype this week.

De Niro’s estranged wife Grace Hightower asked for an emergency order to raise her monthly credit card limit from $50,000 (R831 350) to $100,000 (R1 662 700).

De Niro had previously halved the amount due to reduced earnings.

According to his lawyers the actor’s financial status had been significantly damaged by Covid-19 

Nobu and Greenwich Hotel the restaurants which he owns stakes in, were forced to close.

The actor’s lawyers said: “He is going to be lucky if he makes $7.5m (R 124 717 875) this year,” adding that he would likely make $2.5m (R 41 572 625) in 2020 and 2021.

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