• 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
    Spouse(s)
    • Deborah Falconer (m. 1992; div. 2004)
    • Susan Levin (m. 2005)
    Children 3
    Relationship Type Heterosexual
    Nationality American
    Occupation
    • Actor
    • Singer
    Years Active 1970 — Present
    Known For Tony Stark in MCU Movies
    Net Worth $260 Million
    Associated acts
    • Chris Hemsworth
    • Chris Evans
    • Tom Holland
    Parent(s) Robert Downey Sr. (Father) Elsie Ann Ford (Mother)
    Religion Christian
    Languages English
    Education
    • Santa Monica High School
    Skin Complexion Medium Skin
    Weight N/A
    Height 5'9"
    Hair Color Black Hair
    Social Facebook
    Twitter.com
    Instagram
    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.

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    Robert Downey Jr. (White & Black)