Robert Downey Jr is a famous Hollywood actor, singer, screenplay writer, and director. He is one of the actors who has built a different kind of interest in India for Hollywood films and also, has a great fan following in India as like America.

Robert Downey Jr has faced a lot of ups and downs in his life and then has achieved this stardom around the world. There was a time when he was infamous in Hollywood, had also spent many days in jail.

In this blog, we are going to explain to you some interesting facts about his life.


Personal Life

After making his career in the film industry, in the year 1992, married Deborah Falconer and after some years of marriage, founded himself in the biggest trouble ever, he had founded guilty for taking drugs and went to jail, during this other prisoner used to beat him, and when he came out of the jail (after 1 year), his wife sent him to notice of divorce.

In the year 2004, met with the woman Suzen Leven, Robert proposed to her but Susan offered him one condition to accept his proposal, to give up the addiction to taking drugs and they married on 27 August 2005.

Robert Downey Jr has 3 children, Indio Falconer Downey, Exton Elias Downey, and Avri Roel Downey.

Theatre on April 13, 2015, in Hollywood, California.

Early Life, Study & Career

Robert Downey Jr was born on 4th April 1965 in America, Manhattan new york. Father Robert Downey Sr was also an actor, singer, screenplay writer, and director he was half Russian Yahudi and half Irani. Talking about his mother Elcy was also an actress who belongs to the Jerman Scottish family.

As his father had an addiction to taking drugs, so only at the age of 6 years Robert Downey also started taking drugs for instance marijuana. As he started growing up he becomes habituated to taking drugs and drinking wine, belonging to the film industry family, Downey also started his career in the film industry at an early age.

At the age of 5 began his career in the film industry, first film was (Pound) released in 1970, and later after 2 years in 1972 again did a film (British spacious ). At the age of 10 years, went to learn classical Ballet in England during that time his study was going on from the Santa Monika High School. After learning Ballet came back to New York and started learning acting with his study.

In 1776 after the divorce of his parents, moved to California with his father, and later on, started his acting career, worked in normal theater shows named such as American passion, got his first success in his film career in 1985 (Tough Tough), where he has cast as a supporting character after this movie, Robert worked as supporting actor in many of films.

Soon in 1987 got the opportunity to work as a lead actor in the movie (The Pickup artist).

Because of this film,  got an appreciation for his good acting from the audience and later on did several films such as Less than Zero, Chaplin, Heart and soul, Only You, Natural born killers, Chances Are, Restoration, Two Girls And A Guy, Air America, Short Cuts, Richards 3 and The Last Party Film.


Robert controversies had begun in 1996, When he had been arrested for taking drugs like Cocaken, Heroin, and marijuana. Has been shifted to a Rehab center where he lived for many days but was unable to quit his addiction.

While Robert told that his drug addiction is his compulsion. For his drug addiction, has been sent to jail 6 times from 1996 to 2001, and more than 2 years has served a sentence in jail.

After five years of treatment for his drug addiction, he recovered from the illness and, in 2001 again came back into the film industry.

Where he got his first work that was a shoot of a song that had been offered to him by Elton Jhon’s  (I want to love). Then he got his next film offer (The Singing Detective) with the help of his Air America film actor who was his friend too,  after this film Robert has acted in (Never Back In His Life), then in( Kiss kiss Bang Bang), also in Disneys movie (The Shady Dog).

In 2007, worked in David Fincher’s movie Zodiac, Robert becomes worldwide popular in 2008 by Iron Man film which is Marvel cinematic universe movie.

Robert acted in this film as an Iron Man this was his first movie which had become blockbuster, for this film he gained his weight around 10 kgs in 5 months, Robert founded this movie to related with his personal life.

In 2012, again performed his Iron man Look in Avenger which was also Marvel cinematic universe movie, this movie becomes a huge hit in the world and the most successful movie on the box office and all over the world becomes the third most earning movie.


The best movies of Robert Downey Jr which have made him famous all around the world, Iron man 1, Iron man 2, Iron man 3, Avengers Age of Ultron, Captain America civil war, Spiderman Homecoming, Avengers infinity war, Avengers End Game, acted as a tony stark in these all movies.

In his latest movie 2019 Avengers End Game, he performed an important role, and this film has become a huge hit on the box office. Some of his good movies are Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadow.

Upcoming Movies

Sherlock Holmes 3

Black Widow

Net Worth Of Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr net worth 2021 according to Oprice estimated as 300 million USD, income report during 2017 to 2020 is down below :

Net worth of Robert Downey Jr, 2020 – $250 million

Net worth of Robert Downey Jr, 2019 – $200 million

Net worth of Robert Downey Jr, 2018 – $160 million

Net worth of Robert Downey Jr, 2017 – $110 million

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