The state of New York is coming together on May 11 for the COVID-19 coronavirus benefit event Rise Up New York! The event is being put on by The Robin Hood Foundation and IHEARTMEDIA, and it will be hosted by Tina Fey. It will feature some of the biggest names from New York, including actors, entertainers and musicians.
All proceeds from the virtual fundraiser will go toward fighting the coronavirus and helping those that need it most. As reported by NBC, The Robin Hood Foundation stated, “One hundred percent of donations will provide support for food, shelter, cash assistance, health and mental health, legal services, education and more — helping fellow New Yorkers rebuild their lives as the city moves towards recovery and beyond.”
Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro will be taking part in Rise Up New York! De Niro is a prominent New Yorker who was born in Manhattan. Here’s what you need to know about De Niro’s home:
De Niro’s Main Residence Is a Massive Estate in Gardiner, New York
The Raging Bull actor’s primary residence is a sprawling estate in Gardiner, New York, according to Velvet Ropes. He bought the property in 1997 and his 2,222 square-foot house sits on 98 acres of land. When he bought the estate, it only cost him $1.5 million, the outlet reported.
The house has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and it has 2,700 feet of water frontage on the Hudson River.
De Niro renovated an old barn into a 14,000 square-foot recreation center that includes a swimming pool, boxing gym, game room, film studio, sauna and steam room. There are other barns on the property as well, and they’re used as offices and workshops. The property has two guest houses and a tennis court.
According to Velvet Ropes, he also owns a home in Montauk, New York. Not much known is about the house, except that it is 2,278 square feet and it sits right on the beach. Its estimated value is around $8 million.
De Niro Lived in a Beautiful Manhattan Penthouse
In 2012, De Niro moved into a lived in a luxurious penthouse in Manhattan’s West Village, according to the outlet. In 2015, De Niro put the home back on the market for $39.5 million dollars, the website reported.
The penthouse is 11,000 square foot open concept with five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. It’s two-stories tall with massive windows and views of the city and an interior courtyard. The living room has a fireplace, and the master bedroom has a double walk-in closet as well as an en-suite bathroom.
Other amenities in the West Village penthouse include a library, home office, steam room, formal dining area and an outdoor area, according to the outlet.
Here is a video featuring photos of the penthouse: