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Robert Downey Jr Biography, Career, Income And Awards

Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr. his full name is Robert John Downey, Jr. Robert Downey Jr was born on  April 4, 1965, he is 57 years old. Downey was born in New York City and is considered one of the most versatile and talented actors in Hollywood.  Robert was born in a filmmaker’s family. He dropped out of high school to pursue his acting career. Although he didn’t succeed at first and began his career as a supporting cast. But Robert didn’t give up and kept pursuing his dream.

Robert Downey Jr Biography

Downey was born in Manhattan, New York, U.S. He was born in a Jewish family and belongs to the zodiac sign Aries. His hometown is in Greenwich Village. He is the son of an underground Filmmaker  Robert Downey Sr.  Downey Jr, who made his first acting debut at the age of 5  as a puppy in his father’s film Pound( 1970). Hailed by the critics as one of the most brilliant and versatile actors of his generation.

Family

  • Father  –Robert Downey Sr.
  • Mother – Elsie Ann
  • Sister  -Allyson
  • Wife – Deborah Falconer ( Ex-Wife), Susan Downey 
  • Kida – Indio Falconer  Downey, Avri Roel Downey, Exton Ellas Downey

Educational Qualification

  • School – Santa Monica High School
  • College – Not known
  • Qualification – Not Known

Physical Features

  • Height –  5’8″ in feet and inches 
  • Weight –  78 Kg
  • Hair Color – Dark Brown
  • Eye Color –  Dark Brown
  • Body Measurements –  Chest -43 inches, Waist 32 inches, Biceps – 15 inches

Robert Downey Jr Career

Downey Jr, made his debut as an actor at the age of 5  in the film Pound (1970) directed and written by his father Robert Downey Sr. Robert began his career after leaving high school, and in the year 1980s and 1990s he did many soap operas and dramas. He played roles in dramas like Tuff Tuff (1985), Weird Science (1985), True Believer (1989), and Wonder Boys ( 2000).  Not only dramas he also did some of the phenomenal and critically appreciated movies.  But his career took a huge turn when in 2008 he was starred in Iron Man it broke the records and Downey achieve worldwide box office success. In 2009 he was starred in Sherlock Holmes and he was awarded Golden Globe for Best Performance of an Actor in a Motion Picture in January 2010.

Later in the summer of 2010, Robert teamed up again with director Jon Favreau and reprised his role as Tony Stark aka Iron Man. This sequel became one of the most successful sequels. He was honored by Time’s Magazine  “Time 100” in 2008  as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Robert Downey Jr net worth is 190 million.

Robert Downey Jr Awards & Achievement

  • BAFTA  Awards  in 1993 for the Best Actor
  • Saturn Award  for Best Actor  in the year 1994, 2006,2009.2010 2011 ,2014 & 2019
  • Britannia Award Winner  in 2014 for Excellence in Film
  • Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards for the best actor of the year in 2009 .
  • Chicago International Film Festival Awards for Career Achievement  Award Winner (2003)
  • Golden Globe Awards for the best performance by an actor in  a Motion Picture  Comedy or Musical in 2001
  • Golden Schmoes Award winner for the favorite celebrity of the year in 2008& 2009
  • Teen Choice Awards 2013, 2018,2019
  • ShoWest Convention, USA

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