Robert Downey Jr. Biography

Robert John Downey Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor and singer. Downey Jr. was the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford). Robert's father is of half Lithuanian Jewish, one quarter Hungarian Jewish, and one quarter Irish, descent, while Robert's mother was of English, Scottish, German, and Swiss-German ancestry.

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.

Birth Name Robert John Downey Jr.
Date of Birth / Age April 4, 1965 (age 53)
Birth Place New York City , New York, U.S.
Residence Malibu, California , U.S.
Home Town Greenwich Village
Gender Male
Other Names
  • Rob Downey Jr.
Relationship Status Married
  • Deborah Falconer (m. 1992; div. 2004)
  • Susan Levin (m. 2005)
Children 3
Relationship Type Heterosexual
Nationality American
Years Active 1970 — Present
Known For Tony Stark in MCU Movies
Net Worth $260 Million
Associated acts
Parent(s) Robert Downey Sr. (Father) Elsie Ann Ford (Mother)
Religion Christian
Languages English
  • Santa Monica High School
Skin Complexion Medium Skin
Weight N/A
Height 5'9"
Hair Color Black Hair
Social Facebook
Website N/A

Downey Jr. study at the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York, before moving to California with his father following his parents' 1978 divorce. In 1982, he dropped out of Santa Monica High School to pursue acting full time. For three consecutive years from 2012 to 2015, Downey topped the Forbes list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors, making an estimated $80 million in earnings between June 2014 and June 2015.

Robert Downey Jr. (White & Black)