Robert Downey Jr. – Age, Wife, Height, Family, Bio, Net Worth & More

robert downey jr

Real Name Robert John Downey Jr.
Nickname RJD, Bob, Bob Downey.
Occupation Actor, Producer, and Singer.
Best Known For His roles in films such as ‘Iron Man,’ ‘The Avengers, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Chaplin.’
Personal Life
Date of Birth April 4, 1965.
Age (as 2021) 55 Years.
Birth Place New York City, United States.
Current Residence Malibu, California, United States.
Nationality American.
Religion Jewish Buddhist.
Sexuality Straight.
Zodiac Sign Aries.
Ethnicity White.
Education
Highest Qualification High School Dropout.
School Santa Monica High School in California.
College/University None.
Family
Father Robert Downey Sr.
Mother Elsie Downey.
Sister (Older) Allyson Downey.
Wife ▪ Susan Levin ↓ ​(m. 2005).
robert downey jr wife Susan Levin▪ Deborah Falconer ↓ ​(1992-2004)​.
Deborah Falconer
Son ▪ Indio Falconer Downey (b. September 7, 1993).
▪ Exton Elias Downey (b. February 7, 2012).
Daughter  Avri Roel Downey (b. November 2014).
Debut
Television Saturday Night Live (1985).
Film Pound (1970)
Studio Album The Futurist (2004).
Music Video “I Want Love” by Elton John (2001).
Years Active 1970–present.
Physical Stats & More
Height (as 2021) 174 Centimeters.
5 Feets 8½ Inch.
Weight 78 kg,
172 lbs.
Eye Color Dark Brown.
Hair Color Dark Brown.
Affairs & More
Ex-Girlfriends ▪ Sarah Jessica Parker (1984-1991)
Winona Ryder (rumored, 1988)
▪ Marisa Tomei (1994)
Money Factor
Net Worth (as 2021) $300  Million USD.
Source of Income Acting, Producing
Favorite Things
Favorite Actor Peter O’Toole.
Favorite Movie Sherlock Holmes,
Tropic Thunder,
Iron Man.
Favorite Food Domino’s Pizza,
Meat Balls,
Neapolitan ice cream.
Favorite Color Green, Teal.
Favorite Animal Cat.
Favorite Sport Boxing.
Hobbies Practicing Martial Art Wing Chu, Music.

Interesting Facts about Robert Downey Jr.

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🔹 Robert Downey Jr. was born in Manhattan and grew up in Greenwich Village.

🔸 He comes from an acting family, his father Robert Downey Sr. was an actor and filmmaker and his mother was an actress.

🔹 At the age of 5, he made his acting debut in his father’s film ‘Pound’ in 1970.

🔸 When his parents divorced, Robert was only 13 years old. After the divorce, he moved to California with his father, but in 1982, he dropped out of his High School and moved back to New York to pursue an acting career full-time.

🔹 Robert’s father is of Lithuanian & Hungarian Jewish, and Irish descent, while his mother had Scottish Swiss, and German ancestry.

🔸 His father was a drug addict, He allowed Robert to use marijuana at the age of 6. In an interview, his father later said he regretted for that.

🔹 From 1996 to 2001, he was arrested numerous times on charges related to drugs including heroin, cocaine, and marijuana.

🔸 Robert said that he has been drug-free since July 2003, and has credited his wife Susan who helped him overcome his drug and alcohol habits, along with his family, therapy, meditation, recovery programs, yoga, and the practice of martial art.

🔹 In 2008, Robert Downey Jr. started playing the iconic role of Tony Stark / Iron Man.

🔸 For the role of Iron Man, he had to gain more than 20 pounds (9 kg) of muscle in 5 months.

🔹 From 2013 to 2015, he was Hollywood’s highest-paid actor according to the Forbes list.

🔸 Robert started dating actress Sarah Jessica Parker after meeting her on the set of the film Firstborn. The couple dated from 1984 to 1991 and later separated due to his drug addiction.

🔹 Robert Downey married his first wife Deborah Falconer after dating for just 42 days. They have a son Indio.

🔸 He proposed to film producer Susan Levin on her 30th birthday.

🔹 In 2010, Robert opened a production company called Team Downey with his wife Susan.


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