Grace Hightower

NEW YORK - APRIL 22: Tribeca Film Robert De Niro  wife Grace Hig

Hightower in 2009, photo by miromiro/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Kilmichael, Mississippi, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 7, 1955

Ethnicity: African-American, possibly Blackfoot Native American

Grace Hightower is an American philanthropist, socialite, actress, and singer. She is married to actor Robert De Niro, with whom she has two children.

Grace was raised in a poor family from Mississippi. She is said to be of African-American and Blackfoot Native American descent.

About her background, Grace has stated, “Black, female, part Indian in the Deep South… I had it all coming at me.”

Hightower with husband Robert De Niro, 2010, Vonora/bigstock.com

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5 Responses

  1. cherryhearts says:

    it is possible darling, im part cherokee and blackfoot as well as irish & german mixed. im native american on my mother’s side.

  2. bablah says:

    Blackfoot in Deep South????

    • cherryhearts says:

      it is possible darling, im part cherokee and blackfoot as well as irish & german mixed. im native american on my mother’s side.

      • nick says:

        Not really. A lot of people in the south think they’re part Blackfoot, sure, but those claims indicate white and African-American ancestors who passed themselves off as Native, especially when combined with “Cherokee”

  3. andrew says:

    * She was married

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