American actor Robert Downey, Jr was born in Manhattan on April 4, 1956 has an estimated fortune of $140 million dollars. Robert Downey, Jr. is known for his roles in films like, “Soapdish”, the “Iron Man” series, “Tropic Thunder”, “Chaplin ” and “Less than zero” , ‘the Avengers’. He received a whopping $50 million from the box office earnings of The Avengers as part of his payment for his role in the movie. Iron Man 3 was written and directed by, the author behind Downey’s favorite cult movie Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Shane Black directed Iron Man3. He was once stopped by the police for driving naked in his Porsche the police later found him but in possession of cocaine and an unloaded .357 Magnum.
Height in m / cm – 1.76 m / 176 cm
Height in Feet – 5.77 feet
Height in Inches – 69.29 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 11 inch – 6′
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 78 kgs / 171.96 pounds
Muscle/Biceps Size – 14
Body Size – 39(Chest) – 32(Waist)
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 04/04/65 & 48 years
Eye Color – Brown
Net Worth – 140
Robert Downey Jr. Controversies and Relationships:He briefly dated actress Sarah Jessica Parker after meeting her onset of Firstborn but they broke it off in 1991 due to his drug addiction. He later married actress and singer Deborah Falconer in 1992, with whom he had a son, Indio Falconer Downey he and Deborah ultimately divorced in 2004.
He met producer Susan Levin, (Executive Vice President of Production at Silver Pictures) on the sets of Gothika who he later married in August 2005 and they have a son named Exton Elias Downey. He also has a tattoo in tribute to her for helping him kick his drug addiction.
Robert Downey Jr. Brands and Endorsements:In 1985, he joined Saturday Night Live, but was replaced along with the rest of the crew due to poor ratings. That very year, he also made an appearance in Tuff Turf and in John Hughes’ Weird Science. His first lead role was in the movie the Pick up Artist (1987) in which he starred opposite Molly Ringwald. In 1987, he appeared in the film adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel Less Than Zero and his performance was critically acclaimed. He later appeared in Chances Are (1980), Air America (1990 and Soapdish (1991).
He was arrested on multiple occasions due to his drug use and possession from the year 1996 to 2001. On the NBC animated series of television God, the Devil and Bob, when he did not show up for rehearsals, he was fired from giving the voice of”The Devil”
In August 2001 he got his first role after his stint in rehab, lip-syncing in the video for Elton John’s single “I Want Love”. In the late April 2009 he finished filming, The Soloist that was critically appreciated and was rumored to be a role for which he might be a possible Academy Award contender but received an Academy Award nomination for his role in Tropic Thunder(2008) but failed to gather similar recognition for The Soloist on account of its delayed release.
The first role Downey accepted after his unexpected success because of Iron Man was the title character in Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie that was released on December 25, 2009 by the Warner Brothers. The film established several box office records worldwide including the United States record for a Christmas Day release, beating the previous record holder of 2008 Marley & Me, by more than ten million dollars and was second runner only to Avatar in a record-setting Christmas weekend box office revenue collection. Sherlock Holmes became the 8th highest grossing film in the year 2009. When Robert Downey Jr. was a awarded the Golden Globe for the category Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for his brilliant depiction of Sherlock Holmes, he stated in his acceptance speech that he had not prepared a speech because his wife ( producer Susan Downey who also produced Sherlock Holmes) had informed him at 10:00 in the morning that Matt Damon who nominated for his role in The Informant was going to win instead of him.