Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor and producer, born on April 4, 1965, in Manhattan, New York. He comes from a family of filmmakers and actors, and started acting at a young age, appearing in his father’s films.
Downey Jr.’s breakout role was in the 1987 film “Less Than Zero,” and he went on to star in a number of successful movies throughout the 1990s, including “Chaplin” (1992), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and “Natural Born Killers” (1994). However, he also struggled with substance abuse and legal issues during this time, which affected his career and personal life.
After several stints in rehab and legal trouble, Downey Jr. made a comeback in the 2000s with his role as Iron Man/Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He first appeared in “Iron Man” (2008), which was a critical and commercial success, and went on to reprise the role in several other Marvel films, including “The Avengers” (2012), “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019).
Downey Jr. has won several awards throughout his career, including two Golden Globe Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He has also been named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. In addition to his work as an actor, he has also produced a number of films and TV series, including “The Judge” (2014) and “Perry Mason” (2020).
Robert Downey Net-worth
As of 2021, Robert Downey Jr.’s net worth is estimated to be around $300 million. This wealth primarily comes from his successful acting career, particularly his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He reportedly earned $75 million for his role in “Avengers: Endgame,” which was one of the highest paychecks ever given to an actor for a single film.
Downey Jr. has also earned money through his work as a producer and his endorsements for brands such as HTC and Audi. Despite some setbacks earlier in his career due to legal and substance abuse issues, he has managed to turn his life around and become one of the most successful actors in Hollywood.
Robert Downey popular Movies
Robert Downey Jr. has appeared in a number of popular movies throughout his career. Here are some of his most well-known and acclaimed films:
- Iron Man (2008)
- Sherlock Holmes (2009)
- Tropic Thunder (2008)
- The Avengers (2012)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
- Avengers: Endgame (2019)
- Chaplin (1992)
- Natural Born Killers (1994)
- Zodiac (2007)
- Due Date (2010)
- The Judge (2014)
- Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
- Wonder Boys (2000)
- Gothika (2003)