Robert Downey Jr. Net Worth $85 Million
Robert John Downey, Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor who made his screen debut at the age of five, appearing in his dad Robert Downey, Sr.’s movie “Pound”. He’s appeared in parts related to the Brat Pack, including “Less Than Zero” and “Weird Science”. Other movies he’s starred in include “Air America”, “Soapdish”, and “Natural Born Killers”. He starred as Charlie Chaplin, the title character in the 1992 movie “Chaplin”, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
His performance was commended and he received a Golden Globe Award for The Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film. After one last stay in a court-ordered drug treatment system, Downey eventually attained sobriety.
His more recent movies include “The Singing Detective”, “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang”, “A Scanner Darkly”, “Gothika”, “Zodiac” and “Tropic Thunder”, that he was nominated an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He’ll again reprise his character in the approaching movies, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and another “Avengers” sequel.
Downey has starred in six films that have each grossed over $500 million in the box office world-wide. Two of the movies, “The Avengers” and “Iron Man 3”, each brought in over $1 billion. Downey tops the “Forbes” list of Hollywood’s highest-paid performers with the estimated $75 million in gains between June 2012 and June 2013.