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Robert Downey Jr Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth Career & More

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About Robert Downey Jr

Robert John Downey Jr. commonly known a Robert Downey Jr. or RDJ is a popular American Actor and a Producer who was in Manhattan, New York, United States. RDJ is well known for his role as Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the movie Iron Man and its sequel, Avengers and its sequel. He is also known for portraying Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes film and its sequel. He has also appeared in various other movies like Chaplin, The Judge, and Dolittle. RDJ was also nominated two times for Oscar in the years 1993 and 2008.

Bio/Wiki

Real Name Robert John Downey Jr.
Nick Name Robert Downey Jr., Downey Jr. or RDJ
Date Of Birth April 4, 1965 [1]wikipedia
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, United States
School Santa Monica High School
Religion Jewish Buddist
Horoscope Aries
Nationality American
Career Start 1970
Profession Actor and Film Producer

Physical  Stats

Age 56
Height In Feet & Inches:- 5’8.5’’
In Centimetres:- 173.99 cm
Body Type Fit
Weight In Kgs:-77 Kgs.
In Pounds:- 169.7 lbs
Body Measurements Chest:- 43 Inches
Waist:- 32 Inches
Biceps:- 15 Inches
Clothing Size Not Known
Shoe Size 9 US
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Family

Father Robert Downey Sr.
Mother Elsie Ford

Personal Life

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Awards

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Relationship & more

RDJ is married to Susan Downey in 2005. They both met on the set of the movie Gothika in 2003. As per internet sources, Robert asked Susan three times to marry him before she said yes. At that time, RDJ was so addicted to drugs that Susan put a condition to leave his bad habit of taking drugs before marrying him. It took almost 2 years for him to leave all his habits. Then in the year 2005, RDJ ‘s dream to marry Susan came true and they both get married in a Jewish ceremony at Amagansett, New York on August 27, 2005. They have two children. Before Susan, Robert was even married to Deborah Falconer but divorced in 2004.

Favorite Things

Robert Downey Jr.’s Hobbies Practicing Kung Fu, Painting, Music
Food Filet Mignon Meatballs
Music Sesame Street and Classic Rock
Sports Boxing

Lifestyle

Does RDJ, Consume Alcohol? Yes
Does He Smoke Cigarettes? Stopped in 2018
Does Downey Jr., Drive? Yes
Can he Swim? Yes
Does Robert, Yoga Practitioner? No
Does Gym? Yes
Is RDJ, a Jogger? Yes
Eating Habit? Vegetarian

Money Factor

Net Worth Around $300 Million USD
Earnings in 2020 $75 million
Income Source Actor, Model, and Producer
Income $24 million
Cars 10 cars including 1965 Chevrolet Corvette, Audi E-Tron, Audi R8, and Nissan GTR
Houses Hamptons Windmill House

Career

  • Downey’s career started at the age of 5 with the movie Pound in 1970 written and directed by his father.
  • In his entire career, RDJ has worked in over fifty movies from Chaplin, Natural Born Killers, Good Night and Good Luck A Scanner Darkly to A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.
  • He has also won a total of 41 awards and 111 nominations. He was nominated for Oscar in 1993 for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his movie Chaplin (1992) and was also nominated for Oscar in 2009 for best performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for the movie Tropic Thunder (2008).
  • RDJ has won Golden Globe Award for three times in 1993, 2001 and 2010. He has even won the BAFTA award for best actor for the movie Charlie Chaplin and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
  • RDJ has seen a lot of ups and downs in his career but he gained a huge recognition for his role as Iron Man in Marvel Cinematic Universe’ movie Iron Man in 2008.
  • He also played many iconic roles in the movies Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man’s sequel, Avengers, Spider-Man Homecoming, The Judge and Dolittle.
  • According to Forbes, RDJ was even the world’s highest paid actor in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015. [2]IMDB

Some unknown facts about

  • RDJ has even worked as a piece of living art on a SoHo nightclub in New York City.
  • As per internet sources When he was just 8 years old, his father Robert Downey Sr. used to give him drugs and marijuana joint.
  • Downey Jr. got arrested and has been behind the bars for being under the influence of drugs many a times and even was once released on bail on $5000 bail.
  • When he just was 11 years old, his parents got divorced and this leads him to be addicted of drugs.
  • RDJ married with his first wife just after dating for only 42 days
  • Robert has ranked 60 in the Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.
  • Downey Jr. has been a huge fan of Iron Man comics since his childhood.
  • Since 2008 RDJ has played the role of Tony Stark aka Iron Man ten times. The movies in which he appeared as Tony Stark are as follows: Iron Man in 2008, Cameo in The Incredible Hulk in 2008, Iron Man 2(2010), The Avengers in 2012, Iron Man 3(2013), then in Avengers: Age of Ultron(2015), Captain America: Civil War in 2016, small role in Spider-Man: Homecoming in 2017, Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and last in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
  • RJD charged $1 million for his role in the movie Spider-Man Homecoming.
  • A total of 6 out of his 10 Marvel movies grossed over $1 billion at worldwide box office.

References

References
1 wikipedia
2 IMDB

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