Robert Downey, Jr. Short Bio
Robert John Downey, Jr. is an American actor who was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York as the son of legendary actor Robert Downey, Sr. and Elsie. He is Aries and revealed that he was grow up “surrounded by drugs” due his father is a heavy drug addict that was also affected him. He then educated at Santa Monica High School in California but wasn’t finished to pursue his career in acting.
Robert Downey Jr Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||April 4, 1965|
|Age||49 years old|
|Biceps Size||18 Inches|
|Chest size||48 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||35 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5 Feet 9 Inches|
|Weight||172 lbs or 78 kg|
Robert Downey, Jr Career
Robert Downey, Jr had been began his career since childhood by appeared in some of his father film. But himself made the dramatic breakthrough when he was portrayed James Spader’s sidekick in Tuff Turf and then a bully in John Hughes’ Weird Science.His career getting brighter when Downey received Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He then also continues his success by appeared at Heart and Souls, Only You, Natural Born Killers, Restoration, Two Girls and a Guy, Black and White, Short Cuts, Richard III, and The Last Party.
Downey career actually run smoothly but it become a trouble for him when he was arrested numerous times on drug-related charges. He was rejected by several production house due his drug addict condition. Downey try to returning to the camera again when he was joining the cast of Ally McBeal that gives him nomination for Emmy Award in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category and won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a mini-series or television film. But it wont last for along time because again he was arrested due the drug problem and it not only ruin her life but also almost makes him bankrupt.
Downey then make the second come back after conducting rehabilitation by appeared in 2003 film The Singing Detective and Gothika that makes people praised him again. He then also appeared at Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and the Zodiac. Downey again make the international recognition more for the second time when he was appeared n two critically and commercially successful films, Iron Man and Tropic Thunder. He then continued it by appeared at , The Soloist, the title character in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes, Marley & Me, The Avengers, Iron Man2, 2009 version of Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,Iron Man 3, and will be appeared at the David Dobkin dramedy The Judge that started filming in 2013.
Robert Downey, Jr Controversies
Robert Downey, Jr is controversial figure due his career that ruined because of drug. But he is also being an inspiration for many people as the figure who can escape from the drug trap and continued success after that.
Robert Downey, Jr Dating
In 1984 til 1991, he was dated actress Sarah Jessica Parker. After that Downey then dating Actress and singer Deborah Falconer in April 1992 then marrying her on 29 May, 1992. The couple blesses two sons but was ended in 2001 due Downey drug problem. Latter after in ON OFF relationship with some women and fight his drug problem, Robert Downey, Jr then marrying Susan Downey on 27 August, 2005 and the couple was blessed with a son, Exton Elias Downey (b. 7 February, 2012).
Robert Downey, Jr Net Worth
Though almost bankrupt due the drug problem, today Robert Downey, Jr is able to raised his net worth again. Forbes wrote that Robert Downey, Jr net worth is about $140 million.