Robert Downey Jr. is an actor who is well-known for appearing in films including Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes. He has previously landed the top spot of Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors. How much money has he made?
Robert was born in New York on April 4, 1965 and kicked off his career at a very young age.
He is the son of retired actor, director, producer and writer, Robert Downey Sr.
When Robert Jr. was just five-years-old, he made his acting debut in his father’s film, Pound.
The successful actor has enjoyed a professional career spanning 35 years, so it is no wonder he has made a huge sum of money.
At the age of 20, he started to build his wealth appearing in teen films including Weird Science and Less Than Zero.
Robert enjoyed roles in other films before starring in the TV series, Ally McBeal, for which he won a Golden Globe Award.
He is also known for his work in blockbusters including Sherlock Holmes, Tropical Thunder and Zodiac.
More recently, the actor has played the superhero, Iron Man, in a series of Marvel films.
The actors took a pay cut to £57million for Avengers: Endgame, although is still definitely not something to be scoffed at.
Most recently, Robert has starred in Dolittle, another film set to become a franchise.
He plays the title character and is said to have been paid £41million.