How worth is Robert Downey Jr? Robert is an American producer, singer, and actor whose net worth I approximated as $300 million. He is popular for the role he played as an iron man in the Marvel franchise. He is also recognized for overcoming dangerous substances and mistreatment in his career life.
Net Worth: $300 million
Date of Birth: April 4, 1965
Height: 5 ft. 8
Professional: Comedian. Actor, Film producer, singer, Screen Writer
Nationality: United States of America
Last updated: 2020
The Early Life of Robert Downey Jr.
Robert was sired on April 4, 1965, in New York City. His father, Robert Downey sr. He used to be an actor, writer, and director, while his mother, Elsie Ann, was an actress who took part in many of her husband’s films. Downey has an older sibling sister, Allyson. The family used to reside in Greenwich village.
Robert’s father used to be a drug addict, and he went ahead to allow his son to have a test on marijuana at the age of six. In 1987, Downey’s parents filed a divorce, and he opted to move with his father to their newfound home in California.
Downey joined Santa Monica high school in company with Emilio Estevez, Dean Cain, rob Lowe, Renee Estevez. However, in 1982 he dropped out of school and went back to new york to peruse with his acting career.
Downey used to participate in a couple of theatre roles before securing a job as part of a new, younger show known as ‘Saturday night’ from the mid-1980s. He used to air the show together with
- Nora Dunn
- Joan Cusack
- Danita Vance
- Terry Sweeney
- Dennis miller
- Randy Quaid
- Jon Lovitz
- Antony Michael hall
However, the show was cancelled in 1986 due to terrible ratings from viewers and all the new members employed in 1985 were fired. In the same year, Downey took part in a couple of shows, such as
- He took part in a weird science movie of john Hughes where he took part on high school bully in 1987
- Robert participated in Julian wells, where he acted like the rich addicted kid in Less than Zero.
- He joined the star to air the show in 1989. Chances are’ alongside Cybil shepherd.
- In the 1990s, he joined Mel Gibson to run the show ‘Air America.’
- While in the company of Kevin Kline, sally field and Whoopi Goldberg, they aired the show ‘soapdish.’ This is in 1991,
- Robert was among the chaplain show where he starred as Charlie chaplain and was later nominated as the best actor in the show in 1992.
Robert’s career was hugely affected when he couldn’t control his drug usage. In between 1996 to 2001, he was severely but under custody for drug charges. After some investigation, Robert was found in possession of heroin, marijuana and cocaine. He visited a couple of rehab drug sessions, but he could manage it; therefore, he ended up giving up each moment. In 1996, he was driving at high speed in sunset boulevard, and he pulled over at that and he was found to have unloaded 357 magnum handgun, heroin and cocaine and was jailed.
Later he went to his neighbour’s house and slept in one of their bed while under the influence of some drugs when he was out of parole. Downey was sent for probation and was directed to undertake some medical drug testing. In 1997, he missed a court order for a drug test, and he was jailed in LA County for six months. After two years, he aborted another order. He was jailed again in California substance abuse treatment facility and state prison; however, he was released earlier at a cash bail of $5000.
After his release, he joined the show Ally Mcbeal, and he managed to take home the golden globe as the best supporting actor in the television film. However, during the Thanksgiving weekend of 2000, he was arrested as intoxicated and found cocaine and valium. In April 2001, he was arrested by LAPD officers due to the suspense that he was under the influence of something as he was sported walking barefooted in Culver City. However, he was released after few hours. Later he was fired from Ally Mcbeal due to the arrest, and he was sent for drug rehab and put on three years’ probation.
- Iron man 1: $500 thousand
- Iron man 2: $10 million
- Iron man 3: $75 million
- Avengers, Age of Ultron: $40 million
- Captain America: $40 million
- Spider-man: $ 15 million
- Avengers, infinity war: $40 million
- Avengers, end game: $75 million
Personal life of Robert Downey Jr.
Downey has been married twice; his first wife was Debora, whom they divorced in 2004. Later he married Levin in 2012, and they had a son together. Since then, Downey has been sober from drugs, and he credits him for helping him overcome his addiction.