Robert Downey Jr. Net Worth, Money and More

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Robert Downey Jr Net Worth: $85 million


The New York- born A-list actor “Robert Downey Jr’ is certainly one of the top-paid actors in Hollywood. His occupation of working as an actor, singer and producer has certainly added to his net worth of $85 million. His innovative beard and mustache style has clearly been stealing hearts worldwide. He made his first screen appearance at the age of 5. His most notable works include “Chaplin”, “Less Than Zero”, “Soapdish” and “Iron Man” franchise. He has always hit headlines thanks to the massive success of his films such as The Avengers and Iron Man. In a contract clause that made him as rich as his onscreen alter-ego ‘Tony Stark’, he made a whopping $50 million cut off the movie “The avengers” huge box office collection. And the Marvel studio isn’t the only one pinning their hopes on the eccentric charisma of RDJ; Sherlock Holmes has also attracted quite a share of attention.



RDJ was born on April 4, 1965 in New-York. His father Robert Downy is a film producer. Robert Downy Jr is married to film producer Susan Levin and together they have a son. However, he failed to keep himself clean and faced jail term. The once troubled actor has gone through various phases during his four decades in Hollywood from a being a puppy to doghouse to Top dog in the industry. He clearly has one heroic story of getting over addiction and facing trials and then his comeback. A perfect Hollywood ending, we say!

The making of a superstar


Robert Downey Jr is the son of renegade filmmaker Robert Downey. He became a young star at the age of 5 during 1980s by starring in films such as Less Than Zero in 1987 and Chances Are in 1989. His performance in the hit film “Charlie Chaplin” (1992) got him nominated for an Oscar at the age of 27. Beginning from 1996 until 2001 he constantly hit headlines for different sort, piling up arrests for drugs and alcohol offences and had to ultimately spend some time in jail. He got released in 2000 and returned to small screen with Ally McBeal only to face charges and get arrested two more times by the end of 2001. He later made a comeback by appearing in films such as “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” in 2005, Good Luck in 2005, Edward R. Murrow’s biopic Good Night in the same year and some animated movies like A Scanner Darkly in 2006 and Fur” An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus in 2006. However, it was Iron Man in 2008 that got him his long due credit which was followed by a comedy by Ben stiller called Tropic Thunder in 2008 in which he played an actor who undergoes surgery to make himself appear Afro-American.

We again got to see his charm and charisma as Sherlock Holmes in guy Ritchie’s adaptation of the popular British detective Sherlock Holmes and then its follow up- Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows in 2009 and 2011 respectively. Soon after the release of Sherlock Holmes, Downey Jr got a golden globe for his portrayal of the famous detective of Baker Street. Although his earnings have been a little haphazard in the past couple of years but business magazine Forbes still awards him as the fourth best value actor of 2010 due to the vast returns he helps to generate in return of his pay and suggesting that it is time he should ask for a fatter pay.

Earnings and Financial Data

He has made about $85 million in the last four years and the earnings only seem to increase. He has been labeled as the fourth best value actor by Forbes and he also manages to share some percentage of box office grossing and production. After 2010 he has only been on a highway with high pays for movies like Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows for which he charged $15 million; Due Date in 2010 for which he charged $12 million and Iron Man 2 in 2010 for which he charged $10 million.

He has also signed commercials with Nissan motors. He along with his wife established Team Downy in 2010 which is a production company. He also has an agency called Creative Arts Agency (CAA).

This is where he lives


Malibu Home

When it comes to choosing a home, Robert downy Jr does get down and personal. He lives in a beautiful house in downtown Malibu, California which apparently cost him $13.4 million which he purchased in 2009 along with his wife Susan Levin. Their ocean facing estate in spread across 3500 square feet of ranch houses. The house has four bedrooms and each room has its own set of bathroom. The house also hosts an outdoor terrace, horse stalls and pastures. There are vaulted ceilings and an inbuilt gym. The fairytale like home’s driveway is fenced with picturesque tress.

Cars He Drives


Acura NSX Roadster

Tony Stark might just be fiction for us but his taste definitely is not! Robert Downey Jr once again tasted success after his hit franchise Iron Man and The avengers. And his car, which was custom made for his role in the movie, clearly reflects it.

Bentley Continental GT

The actor has been photographed many times with his matte green Bentley GT.

Audi A7

The rapid, stylish and hi-tech model of Audi A7 is one more in the kitty of beloved Tony Stark.

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