|Net Worth:||$300 Million|
|Real Name:||Robert John Downey Jr.|
|Born:||April 4, 1965|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Height:||5ft & 9in / 1.74m|
|Astrological Sign:||Aries ♈|
|Home Town:||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Most Famous For:||Iron Man (2008)|
Millions of children know him as Ironman, but the career of Robert Downey Jr. began 25 years before Tony Stark put on his famous suit. In 1983, he had his first acting job with an off-Broadway Musical, American Passion and prior to Ironman, his big break came in 1987 when he starred opposite of Molly Ringwald in The Pick-Up Artist.
What Is Robert Downey Jr.’s Net Worth?
Robert Downey Jr. has an estimated $300 million net worth. The actor, film producer, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and comedian, earns all his income from movie roles. Despite drug and other legal issues between 1996 and 2001, he still had several major film and TV parts, including U.S. Marshals, Ally McBeal, and Wonder Boys, starring Michael Douglas.
How Does Robert Downey Jr. Earn His Money?
In 2003, after rehab and making amends, Downey Jr. made his big come back with Gothika and he starred in several more films before taking on the role of Tony Stark. Outside of Ironman, he’s appeared in many major roles, including starring alongside Jack Black and Ben Stiller in Tropic Thunder, a role that won him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Following his long stint as Tony Stark, he signed on for a sequel to the 2011 film, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, in which he plays the iconic lead, Sherlock Holmes.
However, despite the wide array of characters he’s reprised, Robert Downey Jr.’s earned the most for his role of Tony Stark, making nearly $100 million from the three Ironman movies and more than doubling that amount for his work with the Avengers.
Robert Downey Jr.’s House & Real Estate
Robert Downey Jr. owns several properties, but perhaps the most known is his Malibu Estate that he’s transformed into a wildlife refuge with pigs, chickens, pygmy goats, cows, alpacas, and two cats. The home, previously owned by Mark Harmon’s sister, Kelly, covers seven acres and has a three-bedroom, four-bathroom rank-style house with a long, tree-lined driveway.
Inside Robert Downey Jr.’s Multi Car Garage
Most millionaires love their car collections and Robert Downey Jr. is on that list. He owns several rides, including an Audi A87 and an Audi E-Tron GT, a Ferrari California with a twin-turbocharged V8 engine and a sweet, 533 HP. He also has a classic in his collection, the 1965 Chevy Corvette comes with a v8 and has a top speed of 116mph. Additionally, Downey Jr. keeps a Boss Mustang and a down-to-earth, Acura NSX.
Vacations Robert Downey Jr. Style!
Like all actors that work hard, the Ironman star plays hard with his family on vacations. When he’s not playing with his farm animals, something he loves doing daily with his time, he’s been spotted vacationing in Nashville visiting with friends and hitting the beaches in Hawaii.