Robert John Downey, Jr. born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, NYC to Elsie and Robert Downey, Sr. was the youngest of two. His father is a renowned actor/writer/director, and his mother starred in many of her husband‰Ûªs films. Downey Jr. and fist wife, Deborah Falconer, have a son, Indio. He and second wife, Susan Levin, married August 27, 2005 have a son, Exton, born 2012. Downey Jr. grew up amid drugs. His father, an addict himself, admitted to giving his son marijuana when he was six years old. He eventually abused drugs and alcohol, was arrested and jailed several times, and entered rehab treatment programs for his addiction.
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2. Income & Salary
His acting debut occurred at five years old in his father‰Ûªs film Pound. When his parents divorced in 1978, he moved to California to live with his father. In 1982, he left high school and moved back to New York to work on his acting career. In 2000, he was cast as a leading actor on the television series Ally McBeal and nominated for an Emmy for his outstanding performance. Unfortunately, he was arrested for drugs again. This time, out on parole, he was determined to work on his sobriety and launch a career comeback, and he succeeded. Tropic Thunder, Iron Man and Avengers were blockbuster movies. Iron Man 3 and Avengers alone grossed more than $1 Billion. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Tropic Thunder.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Robert Downey Jr. earned an estimated $75 Million from June 2012 to June 2013. His current net worth to date is $140 Million.