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Robert Downey Jr Net worth, Wife, Age, Family, Facts & More [2024]
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Last updated on: January 7, 2024

Robert John Downey Jr. works in Hollywood, the United States. He enjoyed early critical and commercial success, then struggled with substance abuse and legal issues, and finally found renewed commercial success decades into his career. Time magazine included Downey in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008, and from 2013 to 2015, he was the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes.

He made his acting debut in his father’s film Pound in 1970, when he was just five years old. Later, in the ’80s, he was a part of the Brat Pack and starred in two teen flicks together: Weird Science (1985) and Less than Zero (1987). Downey’s performance as Charlie Chaplin in the 1992 biopic Chaplin earned him an Academy Award nomination and a BAFTA Award. After serving time in prison for drug possession at Corcoran, he joined the cast of the Golden Globe-winning TV series Ally McBeal. Due to drug-related legal issues, he was let go from the show in 2000/2001. He completed a court-mandated drug rehabilitation program and has been clean since 2003.

Until Mel Gibson put up the money for the insurance on Downey’s film The Singing Detective 2003, completion bond companies were unwilling to insure the actor. Thereafter, he became a leading man in films like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Zodiac (2007), and Tropic Thunder (2008), for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Downey Jr. became a household name after starring as Tony Stark/Iron Man in ten MCU films between 2008’s Iron Man and 2019’s Avengers: Endgame (2019). He also played the title role in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes (2009) and its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2010), for which he won his second Golden Globe (2011).

As of February 2024, Robert Downey Jr is 58 years and 10 months old, his estimated net worth is $300 million, and he stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (174 cm or 1.74 m) tall.

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Bio/Wiki

Full Name

Robert John Downey Jr.

Nickname

Ironman, Robert, Bob, RDJ

Profession

Actor, Singer, Composer, and Producer

Career

Debut

Pound(1970)

Best Known for

For his acting in Iron Man (2008)

Awards

Full list 

Personal Profile and Background Details

Date of Birth

4 April 1965

Age

As of today, RDJ is 58 years and 10 months old.

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Zodiac sign

Aries

Signature

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Rober Downey Jr signature image

Nationality

American

Birth Place

Manhattan, New York, United States

Residence

Venice, Greenwich Village, Malibu, England

School / College / University

Santa Monica High School

Religion

Christian

Race / Ethnicity

His father was of half Lithuanian Jewish, one-quarter Hungarian Jewish, and one-quarter Irish descent, while Downey’s mother had Scottish, German, and Swiss ancestry.

Food Habits

Non-vegetarian

Hobbies

Yoga

Tattoo

A well-styled “A” letter combined with the number 6 with an arrow going through it on his right arm.

Robert Downey Jr. tattoo image.
Robert Downey Jr. tattoo image.

Physical Stats & More

Height

  • In feet: 5′ 8″
  • In Centimetres: 174 c.m
  • In meters: 1.74 m

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Weight

  • In kilograms: 78 k.g
  • In Pounds: 172lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 45″
  • Biceps Size: 15″
  • Waist Size: 32″

Shoe size

12 US

Eye color

Brown

Hair Color

Brown

Family

Robert Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965, in Manhattan, New York City, to actors Robert Downey Sr. and Elsie Ann Ford. He has one older sister, Allyson Downey.

Robert Downey Jr.’s father, Robert Downey Sr., is also an actor and filmmaker, and the two have collaborated on multiple projects throughout their careers. In fact, a documentary titled “Sr.” was released on Netflix in December 2021, which tells the story of Robert Downey Sr.’s rise in New York City, his crash, burn, and redemption in Hollywood, and his relationship with his son in the aftermath.

In 1992, Robert Downey Jr. married actress and singer Deborah Falconer. The couple has one child together, a son named Indio Falconer Downey, who was born in September 1993. However, they divorced in 2004.

In 2005, Robert Downey Jr. married film producer Susan Downey (née Levin). The couple has two children together: a son named Exton Elias Downey, who was born in February 2012, and a daughter named Avri Roel Downey, who was born in November 2014.

Wife

Deborah Falconer (Actress and Singer) (1992–2004)

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Deborah Falconer image.

Susan Downey (née Levin) (Film Producer) (2005–Present)

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Susan Downey image.

Father

Robert Downey Sr. (Actor and Filmmaker)

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Robert’s father’s image.

Mother

Elsie Ford

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Roberi’s mother Elsie Ford image.

Siblings

Allyson Lee Downey

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Allyson Lee Downey image.

Children

Indio Falconer Downey (Son) (Born in September 1993)

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Exton Elias Downey (Son) (Born in February 2012)

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Exton Elias Downey image.

Avri Roel Downey

Others

Jim Downey (Uncle)

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Jim Downey image.

Betty McLoughlin (Grandmother)

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Betty McLoughlin image.

Robert Elias (Grandfather)

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Robert Elias image.

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Susan Downey

Marriage Date

27 August 2005 (with Susan Downey)

29 May 1992 (With Deborah Falconer)

Girlfriend and dating history

Sarah Jessica Parker (1984–1991)

In the 1980s, Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Jessica Parker had a seven-year relationship. They met on the set of “Firstborn” in 1984 and began dating soon after. At the time, the couple was regarded as one of Hollywood’s hottest.

Their relationship, however, was turbulent and reportedly plagued by drug addiction issues. Throughout their relationship, Downey struggled with substance abuse, and Parker tried to help him overcome his addiction. Due to Downey’s addiction issues, the couple divorced in 1991. Despite their split, both have spoken highly of each other in interviews over the years, and there appears to be no animosity between them.

Deborah Falconer (1992–2004)

Deborah Falconer image.
Deborah Falconer image.

From May 1992 to April 2004, Robert Downey Jr. and Deborah Falconer were married. Falconer is a singer, songwriter, model, and actress from the United States. Falconer and Downey Jr. first met at Sting’s birthday party in 1992. Shortly after, the couple began dating and married on May 29, 1992, in New York. Indio Falconer Downey, the couple’s first child, was born on September 7, 1993. During his marriage to Falconer, Downey Jr. struggled with addiction, which strained their relationship. Falconer eventually filed for divorce in 2001, but the couple briefly reconciled before calling it quits in April 2004.

Susan Downey (2005–Present)

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Susan Downey image.

Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr. have been married since August 27, 2005. They first met on the set of “Gothika,” a film in which Susan was an executive producer, in 2003. They began dating in November 2003, became engaged in November 2003, and married in 2005. They have two children together: Exton Elias Downey, born on February 7, 2012, and Avri Roel Downey, born on November 4, 2014. Susan has often been credited with helping Robert turn his life around and overcome his previous struggles with addiction and legal issues.


Favorite Things

  • Favorite Color – Teal
  • Food – Filet Mignon Meatballs
  • Favorite Perfume – Gendarme V.
  • Favorite Music – Sesame Street, Classic Rock.
  • Movie – Tropic Thunder, La Grande Bouffe

Net worth 2024

Robert Downey Jr Net Worth

$300 million 

As of February 2024, Robert Downey Jr’s estimated net worth is $300 million. His acting career, especially his roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is his main source of income. In 2008, for “Iron Man,” he was paid $2.5 million. By 2019, when he was in “Avengers: Endgame,” he was getting $75 million as a starting salary. It is said that Downey made close to $435 million while playing the Marvel hero. Without taking into account profit-sharing and back-end earnings, it is thought that he made around $200 million from Marvel.

Downey has produced movies and TV shows like “The Judge” and “Perry Mason” in addition to acting. He has also made money through endorsements, like when OnePlus paid him to promote their phones. He has also put money into real estate. He is said to have spent $3.8 million on a mansion in Malibu.

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Robert Downey Jr Net Worth Growth

Net worth in 2022 $300 million
Net worth in 2021 $260 million
Net worth in 2020 $200 million
Net worth in 2019 $170 million
Net worth in 2018 $150 million

Salary

Yearly Salary $30 million
Monthly Salary $2.5 million
Weekly Salary $60 thousand
Daily Salary $90 thousand

Salary in Marvel Movies

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

Cars Collection

Downey Jr. has a notable car collection that includes a variety of classic and luxurious vehicles. The collection features rare and unique cars that have been restored and customized to Downey’s liking. Among the highlights are his custom Boss 302 Mustang that won best-in-show at the SEMA show in 2017, a hybrid car built and customized for The Avengers movies, a Mercedes Benz Pagoda, a 1965 Chevy Corvette, a 1974 BMW 3.0 CS coupe modified by SpeedKore, and a Ferrari California T droptop.

  • Boss 302 Mustang
  • Mercedes Benz Pagoda
  • 1965 Chevy Corvette
  • 1974 BMW 3.0 CS coupe
  • Ferrari California T droptop

House

Robert Downey Jr, the famous actor, and producer, has multiple properties including houses in Malibu and East Hampton.

In Malibu, he purchased a 7+ acre property with a main house and a uniquely shaped secondary structure near the pool area in 2009 for $13.4 million. He also has a dome-shaped, energy-efficient guesthouse in Malibu.

In East Hampton, he purchased the Edward DeRose Windmill Cottage for $10.5 million in the Spring of 2017. This windmill house is known to be his primary address and was featured in Architectural Digest. It has an open floor plan with two guest bedrooms, a large kitchen, a dining room with a breakfast nook, an arcade room, and a private screening room. The interior design features contemporary pieces, mid-century decor, and custom lighting fixtures.

Pets

Robert Downey Jr. has had many pets throughout the years, and he is well-known for his compassion toward animals. Interviews and articles have revealed that Downey and his wife Susan have two cats, Monty and D’Artagnan and that they frequently host a menagerie of other animals. The couple has included their two cats, Monty and D’Artagnan, in a video tour of their home.

Downey and his wife have several cats as pets but also have previously hosted dogs and birds in their home. According to quotes made by Downey, animals have always played a significant role in his life.


Robert Downey Jr Facts

  1. On April 4, 1965, in the Big Apple, Robert Downey Jr. entered the world.
  2. Both of his parents were performers; his father, Robert Downey Sr., was a well-known independent filmmaker, and his mother, Elsie Ford, appeared in several of her husband’s films.
  3. At the age of seventeen, Downey Jr. decided to abandon his high school studies in favor of an acting career.
  4. He was one of the young actors known as the Brat Pack who became stars in a string of blockbuster movies throughout the ’80s.
  5. Two of Downey Jr.’s acting accolades come from the Golden Globes, where he was named Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy and Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.
  6. He attributes his success in kicking his drug habit to his training in Wing Chun, a Chinese martial art and method of self-defense, which he began in the early 2000s.
  7. Open about his past drug abuse, Downey Jr. has said his wife, Susan Downey, was instrumental in helping him recover.
  8. Once, while naked and hallucinating, he was pulled over for speeding and is said to have thrown imaginary rats at the police.
  9. Tony Stark/Iron Man in the MCU and Sherlock Holmes in the Sherlock Holmes films are just two of the many iconic roles that Downey Jr. has played in his career.
  10. Forbes has consistently ranked him as the highest-paid actor, most recently at $80 million in 2014 and $66 million in 2015.

RDJ Movies and TV Shows

All Movies List

Release Year

Movie Name

Role

1970 Pound Puppy
1972 Greaser’s Palace Small Boy in Covered Wagon
1975 Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight Himself
1980 Up the Academy Boy on Soccer Team
1983 Baby It’s You Stewart
1984 Firstborn Lee
1985 Tuff Turf Jimmy Parker
1985 Girls Just Want to Have Fun Punk Party Crasher
1985 Weird Science Ian
1985 Deadwait None
1986 Back to School Derek Lutz
1987 The Pick-up Artist Jack Jericho
1987 Less than Zero Julian Wells
1988 Johnny Be Good Leo Wiggins
1988 Rented Lips Wolf Dangler
1988 1969 Ralph Karr
1988 That’s Adequate Albert Einstein
1989 True Believer Roger Baron
1989 Chances Are
Alex Finch / Louie Jefferies
1990 Air America Billy Covington
1991 Too Much Sun
Reed Richmond
1991 Soapdish
David Seton Barnes
1992 Chaplin Charlie Chaplin
1993 Heart and Souls Thomas Reilly
1993 The Last Party Himself
1993 Short Cuts Bill Bush
1994 Hail Caesar Jerry
1994 Natural Born Killers Wayne Gale
1994 Only You Peter Wright
1995 Richard III Earl Rivers
1995 Home for the Holidays Tommy Larson
1995 Restoration Robert Merivel
1996 Danger Zone Jim Scott
1997 One Night Stand Charlie
1997 Two Girls and a Guy Blake Allen
1997 Hugo Pool Franz Mazur
1998 The Gingerbread Man Clyde Pell
1998 U.S. Marshals
Special Agent John Royce
1999 In Dreams
Vivian Thompson
1999 Friends & Lovers Hans
1999 Bowfinger Jerry Renfro
1999 Black and White Terry Donager
2000 Wonder Boys Terry Crabtree
2002 Lethargy Animal therapist
2003 Whatever We Do Bobby
2003 The Singing Detective Dan Dark
2003 Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Himself
2003 Gothika Pete Graham
2004 Eros Nick Penrose
2005 Game 6
Steven Schwimmer
2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Harry Lockhart
2005 The Outsider Himself
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck Joseph Wershba
2005 Hubert Selby Jr.: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow Narrator
2006 A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Dito Montiel
2006 The Shaggy Dog Dr. Kozak
2006 A Scanner Darkly James Barris
2006 Fur
Lionel Sweeney
2007 Zodiac Paul Avery
2007 Lucky You Telephone Jack
2007 Charlie Bartlett
Principal Nathan Gardner
2008 Iron Man Tony Stark / Iron Man
2008 The Incredible Hulk Tony Stark / Iron Man
2008 Tropic Thunder Kirk Lazarus
2009 The Soloist Steve Lopez
2009 Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes
2010 Iron Man 2
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2010 Love & Distrust Rob
2010 Due Date Peter Highman
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Sherlock Holmes
2012 The Avengers
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2013 Iron Man 3
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2014 The Judge Hank Palmer
2014 Chef Marvin
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2016 Captain America: Civil War
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2016 The Nice Guys Sid Shattuck
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2018 Avengers: Infinity War
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2019 Avengers: Endgame
Tony Stark / Iron Man
2020 Dolittle Dr. John Dolittle
2022 “Sr.” Himself
2023 Oppenheimer Lewis Strauss

All TV Shows List

Release Year

Show Name

Role

1985–1986 Saturday Night Live Various characters
1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story Bruno Mussolini
1995 Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree Mr. Willowby
1996 Saturday Night Live Himself (host)
2000–2002 Ally McBeal Larry Paul
2005 Family Guy Patrick Pewterschmidt (voice)
2019 The Age of A.I. Himself (host)
2020 The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself (guest host)
2020–present Perry Mason None
2021–present Sweet Tooth None
In Productions The Sympathizer Not Known yet

FAQs

Is Robert Downey Jr a billionaire?

No, Robert Downey Jr is not a billionaire. His net worth is $300 million. While he earned a substantial amount from his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, his personal wealth is not at billionaire levels.

Does Rdj have a daughter?

Yes, Robert Downey Jr has a daughter named Avri Roel Downey. She was born on November 4th, 2014. He also has an elder son named Exton Elias Downey with his wife, Susan Downey.

What has Robert Downey Jr done for society?

Throughout his career, Robert Downey Jr. has promoted numerous charitable causes. He has given financial support to charities like the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Stand Up to Cancer, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Having battled substance abuse in the past, Downey Jr. has also used his celebrity status to spread awareness about mental health and addiction issues.

Why was Robert Downey Jr paid so much for Avengers?

It’s been said that Robert Downey Jr. made a lot of money playing Tony Stark/Iron Man in the MCU. He made an estimated $435 million from residuals for his roles in MCU films. Star power and attention to detail both contributed to Downey Jr.’s role as Iron Man and the overall success of the Marvel films. In addition, he secured a deal that gave him a cut of the earnings from his film appearances.

Why did Robert Downey Jr quit the role of Iron Man?

In 2019, Robert Downey Jr. gave up his enduring role as Tony Stark/Iron Man, and various sources claim that he had good reasons for doing so. Although Downey hasn’t specifically stated a reason for leaving, some reports indicate that he felt the time was right to leave the role after more than a decade in it and wanted to pursue other opportunities. According to a different report, Downey stated that he left the role because the plot had progressed to the point where it would be best to put an end to his time playing Iron Man. He felt that he had done everything he could with the character.

Can Tony Stark come back?

Even though Robert Downey Jr. no longer plays Iron Man, Tony Stark may return in some capacity to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The character’s return hasn’t been formally announced, though, as of yet. Tony Stark might come back at some point because in the Marvel comics, characters have risen from the dead or from alternate universes.

Who is the richest actor of Avengers?

None other than RDJ himself with a net worth of 300 million USD.

How much did Robert Downey Jr earn from Marvel?

The earnings of Robert Downey Jr. from the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been widely reported, but precise figures are difficult to confirm. According to Forbes, Downey Jr earned an estimated $75 million for his role as Iron Man in Avengers: Endgame (2019), which includes his salary as well as backend profits from the film’s box office success. We have shared his all salary details for Marvel movies, you can check them from the salary section.

What is Robert Downey Jr real name?

Robert Downey Jr.’s real name is Robert John Downey Jr.

Who has a crush on rdj?

Actor Rami Malek has revealed that he has a “big crush” on Robert Downey Jr. Malek made this admission during an appearance on The Ellen Show.

How tall is Tony Stark?

5′ 8″

Does Robert Downey Jr have an autobiography?

Yes, Robert Downey Jr. has written an autobiography. According to “Today“, the actor signed a deal with HarperEntertainment, an imprint of HarperCollins, to write his memoirs. However, it is unclear if the book has been published or if there is a release date.

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