Robert Downey Jr. Height Weight Age Net Worth

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.
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Birth Date

April 4, 1965


58 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8½ in | 174 cm

Net Worth

$300 Million


78 kg | 172 lbs


45 in | 114 cm

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU


35 in | 89 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Robert John Downey Jr. was born in Manhattan, New York, United States, on April 4, 1965, is an American actor.

Young Robert Downey Jr. first started acting career in his father's movies.

He made his big screen debut in comedy film Pound (1970) in role as Puppy, at the age of five.

He landed his television debut in Saturday Night Live (1985–1986) in various characters.

He got his first break as Jimmy Parker in drama film Tuff Turf (1985).

Robert's breakthrough performance came as Julian Wells in drama film Less Than Zero (1987).

He made his stage debut in a play "Alms for the Middle Class" (1982), at the Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, New York, at the age of 17.

Robert Downey Jr. Height and Weight

How tall is Robert Downey Jr. and what is his weight? Robert Downey Jr.'s height is 5' 8½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 174 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 172 іn pоunds or 78 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Robert Downey Jr. Age

Robert Downey Jr. is 58 years old.

Robert Downey Jr. Net Worth

Robert Downey Jr. net worth is around 300 million dollars.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama also won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Charlie Chaplin in biographical comedy drama movie Chaplin (1992).

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Kirk Lazarus in action comedy movie Tropic Thunder (2008).

He portrayed Tony Stark / Iron Man in The Marvel Cinematic Universe films:

Iron Man (2008)

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Iron Man 2 (2010)

The Avengers (2012)

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Black Widow (2021)

He played Sherlock Holmes in mystery action movies:

Sherlock Holmes (2009), for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

He won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Thomas Reilly in fantasy comedy drama film Heart and Souls (1993).

He was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for his role as Dan Dark in musical crime comedy film The Singing Detective (2003).

He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Harry Lockhart in neo-noir black comedy crime film Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005).

He was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Paul Avery in mystery thriller film Zodiac (2007).

He was nominated for the Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as in animated science fiction thriller movie A Scanner Darkly (2006).

Weird Science (1985) comic science fiction as Ian

Natural Born Killers (1994) satirical black comedy crime as Wayne Gale

Wonder Boys (2000) comedy drama as Terry Crabtree

Richard III (1995) drama as Earl Rivers

Soapdish (1991) comedy romance as David Seton Barnes

U.S. Marshals (1998) action crime thriller as Special Agent John Royce

Only You (1994) romantic comedy as Peter Wright

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) historical drama as Joseph Wershba

True Believer (1989) courtroom drama as Roger Baron

Dolittle (2020) comedy family fantasy as Dr. John Dolittle

He starred in Netflix documentary film "Sr." (2022).

Best TV Shows

He played various characters in Saturday Night Live (1985–1986).

Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985) biographical drama miniseries as Bruno Mussolini

Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995) CBS Christmas special as Mr. Willowby

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Larry Paul in Fox legal comedy drama television series Ally McBeal (2000-2002).

He hosted science documentary streaming television series The Age of A.I. (2019).


Attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in New York.

Attended Santa Monica High School in California.

Studied classical ballet in England.

Has older sister, Allyson.

Has Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German and Irish ancestry.

He was a huge fan of the Iron Man comics as a child.

Featured in music video for Elton John "I Want Love" (2001).

He sung on several soundtracks for his films.

He released a jazz album "The Futurist" in 2004.

Founded production company "Team Downey" (2010), with his wife Susan.

Close friends with Kiefer Sutherl and Mel Gibson.

Good friends with Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, James Spader, Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo.

Childhood friend with Moby.

Serves on the board of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition.

Lives in Malibu, California.


He dated Calista Flockhart (2000), Marisa Tomei (1993) and Sarah Jessica Parker (1984-1991).

He was married to actress and singer Deborah Falconer (1992-2004), they have one son, Indio Falconer Downey.

He married producer Susan Levin in 2005, they have a son, Exton Elias Downey and a daughter, Avri Roel.