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Robert-Downey-Jr Net Worth

  • Net Worth:  $300 Million
  • Age: 54 yrs
  • Born: Apr 04, 1965
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

Introduction

Robert Downey Jr. is an American singer and an actor both. The germs of acting traveled through his parent’s genes, who were also successful actors during Downey Jr’s childhood. He belongs to Manhattan, New York. Today is he is famous all over the world for his role as Iron Man, which he played in Iron Man of the Marvel Franchise. Robert Downey Jr. net worth is more than $300. Undoubtedly, he has excellent acting skills, but he is famous for two of the major reasons: For Iron Man and secondly for the overcoming of severe drug usage, which he has left now.

He won many awards, including Academy Award of 1993 and Golden Globe Awards.

Early Life

Robert Downey Jr. was born on 4 April 1965, in New York. Both his father and mother were famous and successful names of the film industry. His father, whose name was Robert Downey Sr. was a famous actor, director, and writer. Also, his mother, Elsie Ann Downey, was an actress. It is evident that Robert Downey Jr’s acting career and film life is much inspired by his parents.

Downey attended his primary education from Santa Monica High School. He shared his school times with some famous names, including Rob Lowe, Charlie Sheen, and Ramon Estevez, etc. Initially, he was not very good at studies, and that’s why he dropped out of school. After that, in 1982, he returned back to New York City, where he started focusing on his acting career.

Downey stepped into acting in his initials. He got recognition from his father’s movie, i.e., Pound, in which he played the role of a young child. The movie was released in 1970, and at that time, Downey was only five years old. When he was 13 years old, his parents got divorced, and he started living with his father in Los Angeles.

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Career

Robert Downey Jr. started his acting career when he was only five years old. He was casted as a young role in his father’s directed movie. Later on, he started appearing in different young roles in his father’s and other’s film.

After he quit his education, after dropping out of his school, he started focusing on acting and took part in many theatres. Until he finally landed into acting in ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1980. The season didn’t get enough fame, and soon he, along with the other cast, was removed from the season. He then appeared in some other films like Weird Science, Less Than Zero, etc. His whole career went up and down at the same pace until in 2008 when he played the role of Iron Man, a comic Hero of the Marvel Series.

Iron Man made him famous worldwide and helped him to earn good fame as well as riches. Today, the net worth of Robert Downey Jr. is more than $300 Million. Later on, he played some more roles in Avengers, Iron Man 3, Infinity War, etc.

Lifetime Achievements Of Robert Downey Jr.

Here are some of his best works in the Hollywood and the awards he win during his career:

Robert Downey Jr. Best Movies

  • Avengers (2012)
  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)
  • Iron Man (2008) directed by Jon Favreau
  • Trophic Thunder (2008)
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  • Chaplin (1992)

Awards

  • MTV Awards (The Avengers, Best fight, 2013)
  • Kids Choice Awards (Iron man 3, Favourite male butt kicker, 2014)
  • Golden Globe Awards (Sherlock Holmes, Best actor, 2010)
  • Golden Globe Awards (Shorts cuts, Best cast, 1994)
  • Bafta Awards (Chaplin, Best actor in a leading role, 1992)

Inspirational Quotes From Robert Downey Jr.

“Listen, smile, agree and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.” Robert Downey Jr.

“For years I took pride in being resilient.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I know very little about acting. I am just an incredibly gifted faker.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Look, even bad years are pretty good years, I think.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Sometimes you just gotta be drop-kicked out of the nest.” Robert Downey Jr.

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