Robert De Niro’s grandson Leandro De Niro Rodriguez dies at 19

The 19-year-old’s mother, Drena De Niro, announced the news on Monday in an Instagram post.

NEW YORK — Leandro De Niro Rodriguez, grandson of Robert De Niro, passed away at the age of 19.

His mother, Drena De Niro, announced the news on Monday in an Instagram post.

She wrote: “I don’t know how to live without you but I will try to carry on and spread the love and light that you have made me feel like being your mother. “You have been deeply loved and appreciated and I wish that only love could save you.”

Drena De Niro shared Leandro with artist Carlos Mare, who posted a black square caption on her Instagram account.

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of my beloved grandson Leo. We really appreciate everyone’s condolences. Robert De Niro said in a statement.

Details are not immediately available. Late Monday, De Niro’s publisher shared another statement from Drena De Niro.

“It is with immense shock and sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved son Leo. We thank you for your immense love and support, and ask for our privacy at this time to process this inconsolable pain,” she said in the statement.

In response to a request to confirm TMZ’s report that Leandro was found in a New York apartment, New York City police wrote that “an 18-year-old male was found unconscious, unresponsive. and was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS” at a Wall Street Address that houses the Cipriani Club Residence. Leandro was just 19 years old, news agencies reported.

The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death.

Drena De Niro, 51 years old, is the eldest of 7 children of Robert De Niro (son 79-year-old grandmother picks up her child this early year). The actor adopted her when he married her mother, Diahnne Abbott, his first wife. Drena De Niro is also an actor, with roles in “Joy,” “The Intern” and “Mozart in the Jungle,” in a long list of credits.

Leandro has also made a name for himself in acting, with roles in three projects featuring his mother: 2005’s “The Collection” and 2018’s “Cabaret Maxime” and “A star was born.” IN Bradley Cooper remake, mother and son play mother and son – wife and child for Dave Chappelle’s character.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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