Robert Downey, Jr. Net Worth: $220 Million
A son of an actor and filmmaker, Robert Downey, Sr., Robert Jr. was born in Manhattan, New York and is the younger of two children who both grew up in Greenwich Village. His mother is Elsie Ann, an actress who appeared in Downey Sr.’s films. Downey has started his career young as he has done minor roles in his father’s films. When he was ten, he was living in England and studied classical ballet as part of a larger curriculum. He went to the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York as a teenager. When his parents got divorced in 1978, Downey moved to California with his father, but in 1982 he dropped out of Santa Monica High School and moved back to New York to pursue an acting career full-time. At the age of 50, Robert Downey Jr. is the Iron Man with his $220 million net worth.
How did Robert Downey, Jr. make his money?
Robert Downey, Jr. is an actor, singer, and producer. His earnings are admittedly coming from his widely recognized roles in films such as “Less Than Zero,” “Chaplin,” “Soapdish,” “Tropic Thunder,” and most importantly, the “Iron Man” franchise. Furthermore, in his role as Tony Stark, Downey made an impressive $50 million from another Marvel film, “The Avengers,” which also had a massive box-office take. He also starred in big blockbuster films like “Sherlock Holmes.” The Iron Man is showing no signs of slowing down in his career as a big Hollywood blockbuster attraction as he is also set to star in the forthcoming “Captain America: Civil War,” for which he is reported to have a paycheck of $40 million.