Robert Downey Jr Biography In 2024

Robert Downey Jr Biography In 2024 Robert John Downey Jr., born on April 4, 1965, is an American actor and producer who made his first appearance on screen at the age of five in his father’s film Pound in 1970. Since then, he has been consistently active in the film and television industry. Downey earned two Academy Award nominations for his performances in Chaplin (1992) and Tropic Thunder (2008). Best known for portraying Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has played the character in various films, contributing significantly to the franchise’s success.

Robert Downey Jr Biography In 2024

Real Name

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Robert John Downey Jr.

Nickname

RJD, Bob, Bob Downey

Profession

Actor

Famous Roles

Chaplin, Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes

Robert Downey Jr Physical Stats & More

Height

  • in centimeters- 174 cm
  • in meters- 1.74 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’8½”
Weight (approx.)
  • in Kilograms- 78 kg
  • in Pounds- 172 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest: 43 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 15 Inches

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour

Dark Brown

Robert Downey Jr Personal Life

Date of Birth

April 4, 1965

Age 

58 years

Birth Place

Manhattan, New York, U.S.

Zodiac sign/Sun sign

Aries

Nationality

American

Hometown

Greenwich Village

School

Santa Monica High School (Dropped out)

College

N/A

Debut

  • Film – Pound (1970)
  • TV -Saturday Night Live (SNL)
  • Album – The Futurist

Family

  • Father Robert Downey Sr.(Actor)
  • Mother Elsie Ann (Actres)
  • Sister Allyson

Religion

Jewish

Ethnicity

Scottish, German, Swiss, Lithuanian Jewish, Hungarian Jewish, Irish.

Fan Mail Address

  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Team Downey
  • 1311 Abbot Kinney
  • Venice, CA 90291-3739
  • USA

Hobbies

Martial Arts Wing Chun

Favorite Actor

Peter O’Toole

Major Controversies

Downey has been arrested multiple times for possessing and abusing drugs throughout the period of 1996-2001. He was also once caught with cocaine, heroin, marijuana and an unloaded .357 Magnum handgun while speeding on the Sunset Boulevard.

Robert Downey Jr Girls & Affairs

Marital Status

Married

Affairs/Girlfriends

  • Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Sarah Jessica Parker(1984-1991)
  • Winona Ryder (1988, RUMOR)
  • Deborah Falconer (1992-2001)
  • Marisa Tomei (1994)
  • Calista Flockhart (2000, RUMOR)
  • Susan Downey (2003-present)

Wife/Spouse

  • Deborah Falconer
  • (m. 1992; div. 2004)
  • Susan Downey (m. 2005)

Current Relationship Status

Married to Susan Downey (m. 2005)

Children

  • Son – Indio
  • Daughter – Avri
  • Son – Exton

Robert Downey Jr Age

Robert John Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965, in Manhattan, New York City, the younger of two children. His father, Robert Downey Sr., was a filmmaker, while his mother, Elsie Ann (née Ford), was an actress who appeared in Downey Sr.’s films.

Robert Downey Jr Net Worth

The 58-year-old reportedly boasts a massive net worth estimated at $300 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. While the mega actor has taken on several roles over the years, his massive net worth mostly comes down to his tenure with the Marvel movie franchise for his role as Iron Man.

Robert Downey Jr Early life and first films

Downey grew up in a creative environment in Greenwich Village, New York City; his father, an acclaimed underground filmmaker, cast five-year-old Downey in his first role. Upon leaving high school in California, Downey went back to New York City to pursue acting. He landed supporting roles in various films, including the popular Weird Science (1985), before joining the cast of Saturday Night Live from 1985 to 1986. Known for his youthful appearance and charming demeanor, Downey then starred in The Pick-up Artist (1987) and gained recognition for his intense portrayal of a cocaine addict in Less Than Zero (1987).

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Robert Downey Jr Informations

Occupations

  • Actor
  • producer

Years active

1970–present

Works

Filmography

Spouses

  • Deborah Falconer (m. 1992; div. 2004)
  • Susan Levin (m. 2005)

Partner

Sarah Jessica Parker (1984–1991)

Children

3

Parent

  • Robert Downey Sr. (father)

Awards and Nominations

Wins

69

Nominations

161

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