He has been in eight celebrity relationships averaging approximately 11.8 years each.
He was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
As a socialite, Hightower's gala 55th birthday party was covered in Vogue magazine by André Leon Talley.
As an actress, Hightower has had minor roles in various movies including Precious (2009) and The Paperboy (2012).
Additionally, she had a minor part in the ABC TV series, NYPD Blue, in the 1994 Season One episode entitled "Zeppo Marks Brothers".
Hightower is of African-American and Blackfoot descent and grew up in Kilmichael, Mississippi.
Young even reported a case against De Niro but she did not get arrested because there were no injuries on Young but Young felt like he was bullied by her celebrity power.
The couple moved into a large, airy loft in New York's Greenwich Village, where they were able to paint.
They surrounded themselves with an illustrious circle of friends, including writers Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller, playwright Tennessee Williams, and the actress and famous Berlin dancer Valeska Gert.
According to a new survey, women say they feel more comfortable undressing in front of men than they do undressing in front of other women.
They say that women are too judgmental, where, of course, men are just grateful.