Robert Downey Jr. Bio


Relationship Statistics of Robert Downey Jr.

What is Robert Downey Jr. marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Robert Downey Jr. get married ? (married date):, 2003
How many children does Robert Downey Jr. have ? (name):Three (Exton Elias Downey, Indio Falconer Downey, Avri Roel )
Is Robert Downey Jr. having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Robert Downey Jr. gay ?: No
Who is Robert Downey Jr. wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonSusan Downey
Susan Downey

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Robert Downey Jr. is a married man. Downey started dating Susan Downey in August 2003, when they both met during the filming of the film “Gothika”. Susan was a producer and an Executive Vice President of Production company, Silver Pictures. They engaged on November 6, 2003, and married in a Jewish ceremony at Amagansett, New York on August 27, 2005. Together, the couple has a son Exton Elias Downey and a daughter named Avri Roel.

Previously, he was in a relationship to Farrah Fawcett, but the relationship didn’t last long. Then, he was in a relationship with Jennifer Jason Leigh. He had dated Sarah Jessica Parker in the past from 1984 until 1991 when she first met him during the filming of the drama movie “Firstborn”.

He was in a relationship with Winona Ryder but they got separated.

Downey starts dating actress and singer Deborah Falconer in April 1992. They married on May 29, 1992, after a 42-day courtship. The relationship ended in 2001 due to Robert’s drug and alcohol addiction. Their divorce was finalized on April 26, 2004. The couple has a son together named Indio Falconer Downey.

He then dated Marisa Tomei in 1994. They first met on the sets of the romantic-comedy film “Only You”.

Likewise, he dated Calista Flockhart. They first met on the set of comedy-drama TV series, Ally McBeal. However, the relationship did not last and the couple separated.

Who is Robert Downey Jr.?

Robert is an American actor who is well known for his splendid acting in ‘Chaplin’, quirky version of ‘Tony Stark’ in ‘Iron Man’ and decades of living under the shadow of drug abuse and breaching of law. Likely, Downey topped the Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors, and in 2008, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Robert Downey Jr. was born in New York City, New York, the United States on April 4, 1965. His birth name is Robert John Downey Jr. and he is currently, 54 years old. His father’s name is Robert Downey Sr. (actor and filmmaker) and his mother’s name is Elsie Ann (actress).

He was introduced with acting at the age of five, showing up in his father’s film Pound (1970), Downey showed up in jobs related with the Brat Pack, for example, the teenager science fiction comedy Weird Science (1985) and the drama Less Than Zero (1987). He featured as the title character in the 1992 film Chaplin.

Whereas, when he was a child, Downey was “surrounded by drugs.” His father, a drug addict, allowed Downey to use marijuana at age six, an incident which his father said he now regrets. Then, Downey stated that drug use became an emotional bond between him and his father: “When my dad and I would do drugs together, it was like him trying to show his love for me in the only way he knew how.”

In 1978, at 13 years old, Downey’s parents separated and he went to California to live with his father. He has a sibling namely, Allyson Downey. Robert holds American citizenship and mixed (Ashkenazi Jewish- English- Scottish- German-Swiss- Irish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Aries.

Robert Downey Jr.: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Robert’s education history, he attended Santa Monica High School. Then, he studied classical ballet as a part of a large curriculum. Also, attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York.

Robert Downey Jr.: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, from 1983-1986, Downey did an off-Broadway musical ‘American Passion (1983)’ and was cast to be a part of ‘Saturday Night Live (1985)’. Whereas, he also did ‘Turf Turf (1985)’, John Hughes’s sci-fi comedy ‘Weird Science (1985)’ and ‘Pretty in Pink (1986)’.

During  1989, Downey did a romantic comedy called ‘Chances Are’, starring along with Cybill Shepherd, Ryan O’Neal, and Mary Stuart Masterson, in which he starred with Mel Gibson and ‘Soapdish (1991) with Sally Field.

Additionally, Downey did the most famous role of his lifetime in Richard Attenborough’s ‘Chaplin’ in 1992. He also played the role of ‘Charlie Chaplin’ in the movie and prepared extensively for his role.

Likewise, from 1993-1999, he did commercial movies like: ‘Heart and Souls (1993)’, ‘Short Cuts (1993)’, ‘Only You (1994)’, ‘Natural Born Killers (1994)’, ‘Restoration (1995)’, ‘Richard III (1995)’, ‘Two Girls and a Guy (1998)’ and ‘Black and White (1999)’.

Besides that, Downey did a psychological thriller in 1999 called ‘In Dreams’, in which he starred with Annette Bening. During 2000, after his release, he joined the cast of an American legal comedy-drama television series called ‘Ally McBeal’.

Eventually, he lip-synched Elton John’s ‘I want Love’ for its video in 2001, directed by Sam Taylor-Wood. On the following year, he got the lead role in ‘The Singing Detective’ with the help of Mel Gibson who paid his insurance bond. Similarly, in 2003, Downey did a supernatural thriller ‘Gothika’ along with Halle Berry, which was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.

Besides that, he also did commercial movies that made him more prominent in the industry: ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), which was a crime-comedy starring Val Kilmer. Likewise, he also did ‘The Shaggy Dog (2006)’ and ‘The Zodiac (2007)’.

During 2008, Downey also gave his first major blockbuster hits like: ‘Tropic Thunder’, an action comedy in which he starred with Ben Stiller and Justin Theroux and ‘Iron Man’ in which he also played the memorable and quirky role of ‘Tony Stark’.

He appeared in a drama film called ‘The Soloist’ in 2009, starring along with Jamie Foxx, based on a book by Steve Lopez. He also did the British-American action mystery film, ‘Sherlock Holmes’, around the same time.
In fact, after reviving his role of ‘Tony Stark’ in the sequel ‘Iron Man 2’ in 2010, Downey again became a part of the Marvel studios film project.

He starred along with Jude Law and Jarred Harris in the movie and despite its top-notch cast, the film did not do very well. During 2012, ‘The Avengers’ a superhero film was released, which was based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Additionally, Downey starred in this massive project along with Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, etc.

Moreover,‘Iron Man’ movie and ‘Iron Man 3’ was released in 2013 in which Downey’s character was shown to be going through posttraumatic stress disorder. Therefore, he starred in the movie along with Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebecca Hall, etc.

Robert Downey Jr.: Awards, Nomination

He won Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for  Sherlock Holmes (2009), Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for Ally McBeal (1997). Moreover, he got an honor for Best Actor for Iron Man Three (2013) at Saturn Award, Best Actor for Iron Man (2008), Best Actor for Heart and Souls (1993).

Robert Downey Jr.: Net Worth ($300M), Income, Salary

The net worth of Robert is around $300 million and his salary seems increasing year after year. He made $500,000; however, this is mere pennies when compared to his later salaries.

Robert Downey Jr.: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor that Robert hooked up with  Calista Flockhart, Winona Ryder, Farrah Fawcett, Marisa Tomei. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Robert has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, he weighs is 78Kg. Robert’s has dark brown hair and his eye is dark brown in color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Being an American actor Robert Downey has a huge fan following rate. He has been active in social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has around 28.89M followers on his Facebook. Around 14.8M followers on his Twitter and he has around 46.2M followers on his Instagram.

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Relationship Statistics of Robert Downey Jr

What is Robert Downey Jr marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Robert Downey Jr get married ? (married date):August 27, 2005
How many children does Robert Downey Jr have ? (name):Three (Indio Falconer Downey, Avri Roel Downey, Exton Elias Downey)
Is Robert Downey Jr having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Robert Downey Jr gay ?: No
Who is Robert Downey Jr wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonSusan Downey
Susan Downey

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Robert Downey has been married twice. His first wife was Deborah Falconer, an actress. They got married back in 1992. After staying together for more than nine years, they divorced in 2004. They together had a son named Indio Falconer Downey, an actor.

Before his marriage, he dated Sarah Jessica Parker, an actress from 1984 to 1991. After his divorce, he dated Calista Flockhart for a year.

After dating many girls, Downey married the American producer, Susan Downey on 27 Aug 2005. After dating each for few years, they happily got married and they have two children named Avri Roel Downey and Exton Elias Downey. They have been married for more than 12 years and there is no sign of divorce at all.

Who is Robert Downey Jr?

Robert Downey Jr is one of the most popular and skilled actors of America. He is one of the highest paid and most respected actors in Hollywood.

He is best known for his role as Tony Stark (Iron Man) in Marvel Comics superhero movie series Iron Man and Avengers.

Besides acting, Robert is also a musician and producer.

Robert Downey Jr: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Robert Downey was born as Robert John Downey Jr on 4 April 1965, in Manhattan, New York City, New York. His nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed(Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Scottish, German, Irish).

He was born as the second child of famous actor and filmmaker, Robert Downey Sr. and beautiful actress, Elsie Ann.

He has an elder sister named Allyson Downey. He grew up in Greenwich Village with his sister. Downey is an American by nationality and he is of mixed ethnicity. His parents divorced when he was 13, and he lived with his father in Los Angeles.

As a child, Robert was surrounded by drugs. His father was also a drug addict and he allowed Downey to use marijuana at age six.

Robert Downey Jr: Education History

Robert Downey attended Santa Monica High School but he was dropped out of school and he relocated to New York with his mother. He studied acting at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center.

Robert Downey Jr: Professional Life, Career and Awards

Downey began his acting career as a child artist, playing minor roles in his father’s films. He made his acting debut at the age of five, playing a sick puppy in Pound (1970).

After that, he appeared in his father’s movie, Greaser’s Palace (1972). After that, he appeared in several movies including Tuff Turf (1985), Weird Science (1985), True Believer (1989), and Wonder Boys (2000). In 1992, Robert Downey was nominated for Academy Award and won the British Academy Award-Best Actor for his performance in the lead role of Chaplin (1992).

In the mid-1990s, he had trouble getting roles in movies as he was arrested numerous times on drug-related charges including cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. He also spent six months in the Los Angeles County jail in 1996. After five years, Robert fully recovered from drugs and returned to his career in 2000. He made his re-debut with a role in Wonder Boys (2000). He made his music debut in 2004, with his first album, “The Futurist”.

In 2005, he played a lead role in the comedy-thriller Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Downey’s life changed with a lead role in critically and commercially successful films, Iron Man. His role as Tony Stark (Iron Man) in the movie was loved by almost all audience and fans. After that, he appeared in the same role in Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), and Iron Man (2013), for which he received a huge appreciation.

He won two People’s Choice Awards for The Avengers (2012). In 2010, Robert and his wife started their own production company named Team Downey.

Robert Downey Jr: Salary and Net Worth

He has a net worth of $240 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Robert Downey Jr: Rumors and Controversy

There is no rumor of him being in any extra-marital affairs at the current time. Downey was criticized for his drug addiction in his early age, but he has been a very sincere person since his comeback in the industry.

Robert Downey Jr: Description To Body Measurements

Moving towards his body measurements, he has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.74m) with body weight 78 kg. His chest size is 45, waist size is 35 and biceps size is 15 and shoe size is 9. He has brown hair color and his eye color is also brown.

Robert Downey Jr: Social Media Profile

He is active in various sorts of social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has around 28.8 million followers on Facebook. He has more than 20.1 million followers on Instagram and has more than 10.6 million followers on Twitter.

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