Robert De Niro & Wife Welcome Baby Via Surrogate

Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro attend the Moves 2011 Power Women Awards at Riverpark in New York City on November 9, 2011 Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro attend the Moves 2011 Power Women Awards at Riverpark in New York City on November 9, 2011

Robert De Niro and wife Grace Hightower got an early holiday present — a baby daughter!

The actor, 68, and his wife, 56, recently welcomed baby Helen to the family, his rep confirmed to Access Hollywood. The couple’s new addition was born via surrogate.

Baby Helen weighed in at 7 lbs., 2 oz. according to a statement from the actor and his wife.

The couple’s first child, Elliot, was born on March 18, 1998.

The Oscar winner and first wife, Diahnne Abbott, have a son --Raphael. Robert also adopted Diahnne’s daughter from a previous relationship — Drena.

The actor also has twin sons, Julian and Aaron, with former model Toukie Smith. The twins were conceived by in vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother in 1995.

Robert can currently be seen in the romantic comedy ensemble “New Year’s Eve.”

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