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Robert Downey Jr. [Actor] Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Family, and More

Last Updated : September 23, 2021

Quick Info→Age (2021): 56 Years OldWife/Spouse: Susan Downey
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Who is Robert Downey Jr.?

Robert Downey Jr. is an American entertainer known for parts in a wide assortment of movies, including ‘Iron Man,’ ‘The Avengers, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Chaplin.’ Brought into the world in New York City on April 4, 1965, Robert Downey Jr. started going about as a small kid. He showed up and was a cast part on Saturday Night Live during the 1980s; however, his developing achievement was damaged by long stretches of battles with drug misuse. At last, turning his life around, he bought a resurgence of basic and mainstream recognition and is viewed as one of Hollywood’s A-rundown entertainers.

Short Bio & Career
Real/Birth Name:
Robert John Downey Jr.
Nick Name:Bob/RDJ
Profession:Actor, Film Producer, Singer, Voice Actor, Composer
Active From:2003-Present
Family and Siblings
Father:Robert Downey Jr. FatherRobert Downey Sr.
Robert Downey Sr. (Actor)
Mother:Robert Downey Jr. MotherElsie Ford 1
Elsie Ford (Actress)
Grandfather:Bobby Elias
Grandmother:Robert Downey Jr. Grandmother Betty McLoughlin
Betty McLoughlin
Sister:Robert Downey Jr. Sister Allyson Downey
Allyson Downey (Older Sister)
Uncle:Robert Downey Jr.s Uncle Jim Downey
Jim Downey
Personal Life
Date of Birth (DOB):4th April 1965, Sunday
Age (As in 2021):56 Years Old
Birth Place:Manhattan, New York City
Nationality:American
Zodiac Sign:Aries
Home Town:Manhattan, New York City
High School:Santa Monica High School (1982),
Perry House School
Religion:Jewish Buddhist
Ethnicity:White
Mailing Address:Team Downey (Company), 1311 Abbot Kinney, Venice, CA 90291-3739, USA
Hobbies:Practicing Wing Chun Kung Fu, Painting, Music
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Married
Divorce:Yes (Once)
Sexuality:Straight
Spouse/Wife:Robert Downey Jr and Deborah Falconer
1. Deborah Falconer
(M. 1992 – D. 2004)

Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan Downey
2. Susan Downey (M. 2005)
Girlfriend/Dating:1. Jennifer Jason Leigh,

2. Sarah Jessica Parker(1984-1991),

3. Winona Ryder (1988, Rumored),

4. Deborah Falconer (1992-2001),

5. Marisa Tomei (1994),

6. Calista Flockhart (2000, Rumored),

7. Susan Downey (2003-Present)
Children/Kids:1. Indio Falconer Downey (Son),

2. Exton Elias Downey (Son),

3. Avri Roel Downey (Daughter)
Physical Stats
Height:5 Feet 8.5 Inches (174 cm)
Weight (Approx.):172 lbs. (78 Kg)
Body Measurements:Chest size: 45 inches
Waist size: 35 inches
Biceps: 15 inches
Shoe Size:9 (US)
Hair Type:Short
Hair Color:Dark Brown
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Quotes & Books
Books:The Best You (2016)
Personal Quotes:“Listen, smile, agree and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.”
“You need to know what to do when the sun is not shining.”
Awards & Nominations
Awards:BAFTA Awards (1992)
Golden Globe Awards (1994, 2001, 2010)
Kids’ Choice Awards (2014, 2019, 2021)
MTV Movie Awards(2013, 2015, 2019)
People’s Choice Awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
Saturn Awards (1993, 2009, 2014, 2019)
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Teen Choice Awards (2013, 2018, 2019)
Nominations:Academy Awards,
BAFTA Awards,
Critics Choice Awards,
Golden Globe Awards,
MTV Movie Awards,
People’s Choice Awards,
Primetime Emmy Awards,
Saturn Awards,
Screen Actors Guild Awards,
Teen Choice Awards
Favorite Things
Favorite Movies & TV Shows:Tropic Thunder,
Iron Man,
Sherlock Holmes
Favorite Food:Domino’s Pizza,
Neapolitan Ice-Cream,
Meat Balls
Favorite Color:Teal
Favorite Brand:Gendarme V (Perfume)
Income and Assets
Net Worth:$300 Million
House Worth:$13.4 Million
Car Collection:2009 Audi R8,
Custom 70 Boss 302 Mustang,
Ferrari California T,
Bentley Continental GT,
1967 Corvette Stingray Convertible,
Fisker Karma,
Audi E-Tron GT Concept,
Nissan GT-R
Watch Collection:Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillion GMT,
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional,
Customized Rolex GMT Master II “Ghost”,
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner,
Baume & Mercier,
Bell & Ross Titanium Orange,
Patek Philippe Nautilus

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Other Interesting Facts Related to Robert Downey Jr:

  • Downey’s father, who was also a drug addict, allowed him to use marijuana when he was six years old.
  • When RDJ was high on drugs, he burgles his neighbor’s house believing it was his own, and slept on the bed there.
  • Because of his prior criminal record, he had trouble entering certain nations, such as Japan, to promote IRON MAN.
  • He was a contender for Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989), but Michael Keaton was cast instead.
  • He is the first and only actor to win a Golden Globe for his performance as Sherlock Holmes.
  • In 2003, he started learning Wing Chun to help him overcome his drug addiction.
  • At the age of 17, he dropped out of Santa Monica High School and moved to New York to pursue a career as an actor.
  • Bussing tables at Central Falls restaurant, working in a shoe shop, and performing as “living art” at Soho’s infamous underground club Area were among his first jobs in the city.
  • Pound, directed and written by his father, was his first film. He was just five years old at the time and played the role of a “Puppy.”
  • Saturday Night Live is an American sketch comedy show that airs late at night on television (SNL). In 1985, he was a cast member who appeared in 18 episodes.
  • His assistant, right-hand man Jimmy Rich died in a car accident on May 7, 2021.
  • Downey Jr. was also granted permission to leave rehab for a day to film a music video for Elton John.
  • He was sentenced to three years of probation and was required to submit to random drug tests. He was sentenced to six months in the Los Angeles County jail in 1997 after failing one of the court-ordered substance checks. Downey was convicted again in 1999 after failing to take another mandatory drug test.

Major Sources/References:
1. Biography
2. IMDb
3. Instagram