Robert De Niro visits stunning mural honouring his late grandson during family Miami trip
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 11, 2023 - 10:37PM
Robert De Niro’s grandson died in July of this year (Pictures: Instagram)

Robert De Niro showed that his late grandson was on his mind during his trip to Miami for Art Basel.

Leandro De Niro Rodriguez, with his mom, Drena De Niro, confirming the news on Instagram.

His cause of death was later .

Following the tragedy, at a stunning mural in his honor, during their time in .

In snaps shared on Drena’s Instagram page, the Killers of the Flower Moon icon could be seen proudly posing in front of the artwork in Wynwood, joined by his daughter and son, Julian.

‘Thank you @_cyst1_ for this incredibly moving tribute to our beautiful Leo,’ she wrote, tagging the artist. ‘Thank you Marelos for making it happen on this quick trip for us to experience this moment together.

‘Pedro you brought much healing to mine, @juliansden and our dad’s heart with this beautiful mural. #cantspelllovewithoutleo #wynwood #miami #mural #leandroforever.’

Alongside more snaps from their time in Miami, she added: ‘It’s a family affair. 24hrs of much needed joy, laughs, art, family time and friendship. What more can one ask for.’

The trio were in Miami for the annual art event, where Robert was speaking at the Tribeca Storytellers event on Saturday.

Leonardo DiCaprio was also in attendance to cheer his co-star on, but stayed mostly under the radar with his appearance.

Leandro De Niro died at the age of 19 (Picture: Instagram)
His cause of death was confirmed to be an accidental overdose (Picture: Instagram)

Robert and his loved ones have had a tough few months, after Leandro was found unconscious inside a property in New York on July 2, and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Drena publicly confirmed the news of her loss on the same day, sharing a tribute to her late son on Instagram.

‘My beautiful sweet angel. I have loved you beyond words or description from the moment I felt you in my belly,’ she said at the time.

‘You have been my joy my heart and all that was ever pure and real in my life. I wish I was with you right now. I wish I was with you.

Robert shared a touching tribute at the time (Picture: Getty)

‘You were so deeply loved and appreciated and I wish that love alone could have saved you. I’m so sorry my baby.

‘Rest in Peace and Eternal Paradise my darling boy.’

Robert, who adopted Drena during his marriage to Diahnne Abbott, later shared a statement with on the news.

‘I’m deeply distressed by the passing of my beloved grandson Leo,’ he said. ‘We’re greatly appreciative of the condolences from everyone.

‘We ask that we please be given privacy to grieve our loss of Leo.’