What do you think about Robert Downey Jr.’s net worth? Know about his Bio, Family, Career, Affairs & Wife
|Name||Robert John Downey Jr.|
|Birth Date||April 4, 1965|
|Birthplace||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Parents||Robert Downey Sr., Elsie Ann (née Ford)|
|Spouse||Deborah Falconer (m. 1992; div. 2004) & Susan Levin (m. 2005)|
|Affairs||Sarah Jessica Parker, Calista Flockhart, Marisa Tomei, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Jason Leigh|
|Profession||Actor, producer & singer|
|Net Worth||$350 million|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
“Worrying is like praying for something that you don’t want to happen.” – Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor, producer, and singer whose career has been characterized by critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, before a resurgence of commercial success in middle age. He is perhaps the second-highest-paid actor in Hollywood behind Dwayne Johnson.
The actor has gained a lot of fame from films such as Iron Man, The Avengers, and Captain America. Well, Robert won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ally McBeal in 2000 and another for Best Actor for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in 2009.
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Born in New York City, New York
Robert Downey Jr. was born to father, Robert Downey Sr. (actor and filmmaker) and mother, Elsie Ann (née Ford), an actress. He was born in Manhattan, New York City on April 4, 1965. He is the younger of two children. He has an older sister Allyson. He grew up in Greenwich Village with his sister.
His mother had Scottish, German, and Swiss ancestry while his father is of half Lithuanian Jewish, one-quarter Hungarian Jewish, and one-quarter Irish descent. So, he belongs to the mixed ethical group. He holds an American nationality. His constellation sign is Aries and he is 54 years old as of now.
Well, Robert dropped out of school in the pursuit of professional acting. Downey grew up around drugs as his father was a drug addict. He started taking marijuana at the tender age of 6. He was still struggling with his drug addiction.
From a very young age, Downey was involved in acting and his first appearance in his father’s movie ‘Pound’, in which he played the role of a puppy.
Career: Series & Films
Downey Jr. played his first lead role in ‘The Pick-Up Artist’ in 1987 and also worked in ‘Less than Zero’ in the same year. In 1989, Robert had a romantic comedy called ‘Chances are’, starring alongside Cybill Shepherd, Ryan O’Neill, and Mary Stuart Masterson.
Further, in 1992, Downey Jr. played the most famous role of his lifetime in Richard Attenborough’s ‘Chaplin’ and also won oscar nominations and BAFTA awards for it. Further, he gave his first major blockbuster hit films such as ‘Tropic Thunder’.
Moreover, he starred in ‘Iron Man’ in which he played the memorable and bizarre role of ‘Tony Stark’ and he also worked in the British-American action mystery film “Sherlock Holmes”. Reviving his role of “Tony Stark” in the sequel to “Iron Man 2” in 2010, Robert Jr. again became a part of the Marvel Studios film project.
Further, in 2012, “The Avengers” was released and he starred in this huge project with Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, and many more.
Awards & Achievements
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Salary & Net Worth
The major source of his income came from his acting career. As of March 2020, this amazing actor has an estimated net worth of around $350 million. Robert has tорреd mоrе thаn оnсе thе lіѕt оf Ноllуwооd bеѕt-раіd асtоrѕ wіth аn аvеrаgе оf $80 mіllіоn іn еаrnіngѕ, аlthоugh thіѕ роѕіtіоn hе rеlіnquіѕhеd іt tо Dwayne Johnson (Тhе Rосk).
Though Robert Downey was a drug addict and had a drug abuse problem, he overcame it to be the highest-paid actor in the world.
In fact, his films have grossed around £11billion worldwide which has made him the fifth highest-grossing box office star of all time. The successful actor has enjoyed a professional career spanning 35 years, so it is no wonder he has made a huge sum of money.
Here is a list of Robert Downey, Jr’s Total Earnings From Marvel. Check it out.
|Iron Man I||$500 thousand|
|Iron Man II||$10 million|
|Iron Man III||$75 million|
|The Avengers||$50 million ($10 million base + $40 million backend bonus)|
|Avengers: Age of Ultron||$40 million|
|Captain America: Civil War||$40 million|
|Spider-Man Homecoming||$15 million|
|Avengers: Infinity War||$40 million|
|Avengers: End Game||$75 million|
Talking about his salary, the actor has earned approximately $50 million between June 2016 and June 2017, between June 2017 and June 2018, he earned $80 million and between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $65 million. Additionally, Robert has a lucrative endorsement deal with the Chinese phone company OnePlus.
On the other hand, he owns a number of homes in the Los Angeles area. He has owned a $4 million home in Santa Monica since 2012. Likewise, in 2009 he spent $13.44 million to buy a seven-acre estate in Malibu that features equestrian facilities. Additionally, the Avengers Actor earns owns several residential and commercial properties in Venice, California.
Personal Life: Affairs, Married & Divorced
Spreading some glimpse of lights to his personal life, he married actress and singer Deborah Falconer on May 29, 1992, after a 42-day courtship. The couple welcomed a son, Indio Falconer Downey, in September 1993. Unfortunately, Falconer left Downey and took their son with her. Downey and Falconer finalized their divorce on April 26, 2004.
In 2003, Downey met producer Susan Levin, an Executive Vice President of Production at Joel Silver’s production company on the set of Gothika. Later, Robert proposed to Susan on the night before her thirtieth birthday. In August 2005, the couple was married. They welcomed a son named Exton Elias, in February 2012, and a daughter named Avri Roel, in November 2014.
Since July 2003, Robert has been drug-free and he has credited his wife with helping him overcome his drug and alcohol habits, along with his family, therapy, meditation, twelve-step recovery programs, yoga, and the practice of Wing Chun kung fu.
Apart from his marriages, he has been involved in several relationships in the past. He dated actress Sarah Jessica Parker after meeting her on the set of Firstborn. Further, he and Calista Flockhart were rumored to be an item back in 2000.
Downey Jr. dated his Only You co-star Marisa Tomei in 1994. Rumor has it that Robert Downey Jr. linked up with Winona Ryder in 1988. Downey Jr. was rumored to have been romantically involved with Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Height & Instagram
Did you ever wonder how tall Robert Downey Jr. is? If yes, then this blog will satiate your curiosity. The actor stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. His hairs and eyes both are brown in color.