Have you seen Iron Man? Or Avengers Endgame? If yes, then you must know him. Who? The one and only Robert Downey jr. No, you all must be know him as a Tony. His blockbuster movies, powerful performance, and enticing cinematography of his movies have a huge craze among fans. Not only In his native place but globally, he has an enormous fan following. He started his acting career when he was only five years old kid, but since then, there has been no hindrance in his career to stop him. Thousands of troubles, including legal, also failed to stop him. Likewise, his movies, life, and youth success are also full of thrillers, action, and drama. Though he is an American producer and actor but his acting skills are exclusive and gave him a special identity.
He made his acting debut with the film Robert Downey Sr.. In 1970, his first film as a child actor, “Pound,” got released. His other identified works are Weird science and Less than zero. In his film Less than zero, he played the character of a rich boy who is drug-addicted and how did his life go on a rollercoaster. The film got tremendous success, and for his character, he was praised, and in the New York times, it was mentioned that desperately moving.
Early Life Of Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965. He was born in Manhattan, New York City. He has another sibling, but he is the younger one. His father, Robert Downey Sr., was also an actor and a filmmaker. His mother, Elsie Ann, was also an actress, and most of her appearances were in his husband’s films. Robert’s father had a mixed descendent. He was half Lithuanian-Jewish, Hungarian -Jewish, and Irish, while his mother belonged to Scottish, German, and Swiss ancestry.
The family was wealthy but not perfect. Robert Downey’s childhood was surrounded by drugs because his father was a drug addict, and he let him use Marijuana at the age of 6. Though in an interview, his father revealed that he is still guilty of committing the act. Downey Jr. also mentioned that drug was the only way to bond with his father. He also that his father only expressed his love for him whenever they drug together. He later became an alcoholic. To pursue his acting career, Jr went to stage door manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York. His parents got divorced in 1978, and then he shifted to California. He did his schooling at Santa Monica High school, but he drooped out and pursued his acting career.
Career And Family Of Robert Downey Jr.
He started his acting career from his father’s films, but his actual career started with theatre roles. Though he never failed his professional career, he got arrested several times on charges of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, and many more. On June 14, 2010, His wife and he inaugurated their own production house, and their first project film was” The Jungle.” In 1984, He dated Sarah Jessica Parker. He was his co-actor, but due to his drug addiction, the couple parted ways in 1991. In 1992, he got married to Deborah Falconer, and in September 1993, the couple was blessed with a baby boy. Again, due to drug addictions and police cases, they divorced in 2004, and his wife took his son with her. In 2003, he met Susan Levin, and they are happy together. They also gave birth to a child.
Robert Downey Jr has three children. The name of his children is Indio Falconer Downey, Avri role Downey, and Exton Elias Downey. Let us discuss the net worth, Robert. According to the 2021 survey, the net worth of Robert is around 300 million dollars. The primary source of his earnings is from Marvel’s Iron Man and Avengers. He has a huge fortune, including properties, luxurious cars, and he also has invested in numerous business projects.