Robert Downey Jr. Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife

Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor and son of film producer Robert Downey Jr. Known for his performances in Chaplin, he has spent most of his life in tabloids, rehabilitation centers and prisons, as well as being accused of drug abuse and violation of the law.

Robert Downey Jr. has become very famous due to acting, skill and talent, he is a very talented actor, he is known for films like ‘Sherlock Holmes’, ‘Tropical Thunder and Avengers’.

Robert Downey Jr. Biography

Childhood & Early Life

Robert Downey Jr was born on 4 April 1965 in Manhattan, New York City, USA, his father’s and mother’s name are Robert Downey Sr. and Elsie. His father is a famous producer, actor, writer, director and his mother was an actress. Robert Downey Jr. began acting as a child.

Robert Downey Jr’s [the first film was Pound, which was directed by his father and in this film his character was a puppy, his father used to consume a drug and he was also getting used to it at the age of 6 because his life was going around.

His next film was Greaser’s Palace, at that time he was 7 years old. He later moved to England to study classical ballet and attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in New York.

NameRobert John Downey Jr.
Date Of Birth4 April 1965
Age57 Years Old
Birth PlaceManhattan, New York City, USA
HometownNew York City, USA
Father nameRobert Downey Sr
ProfessionActor, Producer
Wife(s) NameDeborah Falconer (m. 1992; div. 2004)​
Susan Downey (m. 2005)
EducationSanta Monica High School

His mother and father divorced in the year 1978, when he was 13 years old, after which he started living in California with his father. He had now dropped out of school but was still battling drug addiction.

Robert Downey Jr. Personal Life

Downey married singer and actress Deborah Faulkner in 1992 and has a son named Indio Faulkner Downey after he divorced Deborah. Downey was not able to get rid of his addictions, as a result of which he was arrested on drug-related charges. He was arrested once for possession of cocaine, marijuana and heroin. This whole case is from 1996 to 2001 and There was also an allegation of possessing an unlicensed handgun at the same time.

Downey was jailed for 3 years in 1993 but was released early Married Susan Levin in 2005 Married Susan Levin, Executive Vice President of Production at the film company Silver Pictures. They had a son named Exton Elias Downey.

He dated famous Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker between 1984-1991 but they broke up due to alcoholism and drug addiction, he says that his father introduced him to drugs in childhood and they started taking drugs together.

Robert Downey Jr. Career

Downey performed an Off-Broadway musical “American Passion (1983)” from 1983–1986 and was cast for “Saturday Night Live (1985)”. He then went on to do ‘Turf Turf (1985)’, the John Hughes sci-fi comedy ‘Strange Science (1985)’ and the following year ‘Pretty in Pink (1986)’.

He played the lead role in the 1987 film The Pick-up Artist and also acted in another film Less Than Zero in the same year. In which he played the role of a rich young boy addicted to drugs. He also did a romantic comedy in 1989 in the film Chances Are, followed by Air America (1990).

Downey starred in several films in 2008, including the first major blockbuster hit: ‘Tropic Thunder’, an action comedy Iron Man. In Iron Man, he also did a strange performance of Tony Stark. After this, he worked in many big films, he also worked in the 2009 film The Soloist, which is a drama film.

Downey had now become a part of the Marvel Studios film project, in the year 2010, he again played his role in Iron Man 2, and the film was released in 54 countries of the world, in which the film grossed 623.9 million US dollars. .

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ (2009) She starred alongside Jude Law and Jared Harris in the 2011 film, but the film didn’t work despite the top cast. The Avengers is a superhero film released in 2012 in which he revived his character as Tony Stark in a quirky performance and also starred Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson among others. It was Marvel’s science fiction film.

Downey once again as Iron Man in the film ‘Iron Man 3’ was released in 2013, which featured Downey’s character going through posttraumatic stress disorder. The film also starred Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebecca Hall.

Robert Downey Jr. Net Worth

Robert Downey Jr. Talking about his net worth, his total net worth is $300 million.

Robert Downey Jr. Awards & Achievements

Downey has won a Golden Globe Award. The film also won the Ellie McBeal Screen Guild Award for 2001. The film received the BAFTA Award for the film Chaplin, which came in 1992. Received Golden Globe Award for the film Shortcuts which came in 1994. and won for Sherlock Holmes. This film came in 2004 and also won 2 People’s Choice Awards for ‘The Avengers (2013)’

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