Robert Downey Jr. Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Children, Instagram, Height, Twitter, Movies, House, Upcoming Movies, Wikipedia

Robert Downey Jr Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Age, Children, Instagram, Height, Twitter, Movies, House, Upcoming Movies, Wikipedia

Posted By Abigail Anderson June 3, 2022


Robert John Downey Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor and filmmaker who has acted in and produced several highly-grossing movies.

At the age of five, he joined Hollywood as a child actor when he starred in his father’s film, Pound.

He has achieved international fame for playing the role of Tony Stark (Iron Man) in the movie Iron Man. In recognition of his acting talent, he has won two Golden Globe Awards.

Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Real Name: Robert John Downey Jr.
Stage Name: Robert Downey Jr.
Born: 4 April 1965 (age 59 years old)
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Parents: Robert Downey Sr., Elsie Ford
Siblings: Allyson Downey
Wife • Spouse: Susan Downey (m. 2005), Deborah Falconer (m. 1992–2004)
Girlfriend • Partner: Sarah Jessica Parker (ex.), Calista Flockhart (ex.), Marisa Tomei (ex.), Jennifer Jason Leigh (rum.)
Children: Indio Falconer Downey, Exton Elias Downey, Avri Roel Downey
Occupation: Actor • Filmmaker
Net Worth: US$305 million

Early Life

Robert Downey Jr. was born in Manhattan, New York, on the 4th of April, 1945. He comes from a household of four and was born to the family of Elsie Ann Downey (mother) and Robert Downey Sr (father). 

He is the family’s second child and has an older sister named Allyson Downey. He has Lithuanian-Jewish, Hungarian-Jewish, Irish, Scottish, German and Swiss ancestry. 

His father, Robert Downey Sr., was an actor and filmmaker. While his mother was an actress, she was often cast in his father’s movies. 

Robert Downey Jr. spent his childhood residing in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. His acting career started at the age of five when he starred in Pound‘s movie. After his debut film, he began to get more minor roles in movies. 


During his teenage years, Robert Downey Jr. studied at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Center, New York City. He attended the school to develop his acting skills. 

He was a student at Santa Monica High School before dropping out to pursue a career in Hollywood.


Since he made his acting film in his father’s film, Pound, Robert Downey Jr. has grown into one of the highest-paid actors in the industry at the age of five. From 1985 to 1987, he starred in the Teen films: Weird Science and Less Than Zero

He was nominated for the Academy Award For Best Actor for his role in Chaplin‘s movie. He won a BAFTA award for starring in the film. He was cast in the TV series Ally McBeal and delivered a great performance which earned him a Golden Globe Award. In 2003, he appeared in the film, The Singing Detective

Between 2005 and 2008, Robert Downey Jr. acted in highly-grossing films like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Zodiac, and Tropic Thunder. For his role in the latter movie, he was nominated for an Academy Award For Best Supporting Actor.

Robert Downey Jr. became an international star after portraying Tony Stark/Iron Man in ten films within Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. He earned his second Golden Globe Award for his role in Sherlock Holmes, released in 2009. He reprised his role in the movie’s sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

In 2010, he collaborated with his wife to found a production company called Team Downey. The company produced its debut film, The Judge, directed by David Dobkin, in 2014. The company has also produced the 2020 film Dolittle.

Social Media

Robert Downey Jr. has over 52.6 million followers on Instagram and over17.4 million followers on Twitter.

  • Instagram handle: @robertdowneyjr
  • Twitter handle: @RobertDowneyJr

Personal Life

In 1984, Robert Downey Jr. began dating actress Sarah Jessica Parker, who he had met on the set of The Firstborn. Their romantic relationship ended in 1991.

He got married to his first wife, Deborah Falconer, On the 29th of 1992. Their only child and son, Indio Falconer Downey, was born in September 1993. After twelve years of marriage, the couple divorced in 2004. 

In August 2005, Robert Downey Jr. got married to producer Susan Downey at a Jewish Ceremony in New York City. The couple’s first child, a son named Exton Elias Downey, was born in February 2012. Their second child, a daughter named Avri Roel Downey, was birthed in November 2014.

He has been involved with Calista Flockhart (2000), Marisa Tomei (1993) and Sarah Jessica Parker (1984-1991).

Robert Downey Jr. has had an experience with Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Net Worth

Robert Downey Jr. is one of the highest-paid actors in the industry and generates revenue from his production company. 

His net worth is currently estimated to be worth US$305 million.

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