Today’s Luxury List Shines a Spotlight on Robert Downey Jr.
Born April 4, 1965, Downey is an American actor and producer best known as Tony Stark (AKA Iron Man) in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. The twice Oscar-nominated actor is named by Time magazine among the 100 most influential people in the world, and from 2013 to 2015, he was listed by Forbes as Hollywood’s highest-paid actor. Downey’s films have grossed over $14.4 billion worldwide, making him the sixth-highest-grossing box office star of all-time. Due to his accumulated wealth and accomplished career, Robert Downey Jr.’s Luxury List Begins Now!
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Net Worth?
Thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Downey’s movies have grossed nearly $6-billion. Today, RDJ’s net worth is about a staggering $300-million. Avengers: Endgame was one of Downey’s most successful films of all time; he easily earned more than $75 million for the film.
Yes, Downey is Iron Man, but he really is Actor Man … In the realm where box office is irrelevant and talent is king, the realm that actually means something, he has always ruled, and finally this summer he gets to have his cake and let us eat him up all the way to the multiplex, where his mastery is in full effect. — Ben Stiller
Who is Robert Downey Jr. Married To?
Downey and his wife Susan Downey have been going strong since 2003. The couple first met on the set of Gothika – which starred Robert, and on which Susan was working as a producer – before getting married in 2005. Susan said that she wasn’t interested in him at first and noted how strange she thought he was. But ultimately, things turned romantic — and she changed his life. She gave him an ultimatum: Either shape up or things wouldn’t continue between them. And Downey Jr. knew he wanted to be with her, so he threw his drugs in the ocean and changed for the better. The Power Couple have formed the successful Hollywood production company Team Downey, responsible for Perry Mason, Sherlock Holmes 3, Dolittle, and The Judge.
Who are Robert Downey Jr.’s Children?
Downey and his wife Susan Downey have two children, their son, Exton, who was born in 2012, and daughter, Avri, who was born in 2014. Robert also has a son, Indio, born in 1993, with his ex-wife Deborah Falconer.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Fashion Brands?
RDJ goes 0 to 60 with his diverse fashion style. In the above family photo, Downey wore a Louis Vuitton sweater and pants, and was decked out in Nike sneakers.
On the casual side, Downey was spotted wearing a Kyoto Art Blakey t-shirt which cost $25 when he got a tattoo at Thunderbolt Tattoo Ink.
On the refined side, Robert wore a Givenchy t-shirt and suit, Tod’s black boots and Garrett Leight sunglasses to the premiere of Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Finally, on the more classic side, RDJ wore a made-to-order Gucci “Marseilles” deep purple three-piece dress suit at the Avengers world premiere.
What car does Robert Downey Jr. drive?
Downey is best known for playing Tony Stark, who just happens to be an astonishingly rich man with an eye for cars. Robert Downey Jr. shares the same passion by owning a 2014 Audi R8, Bentley Continental GT, Ferrari California T, a classic 1965 Corvette Stingray Convertible, and a Mercedes-Benz G-Class. And arriving in style, Downey drove up to the premiere of Avengers: Endgame in an Audi E-Tron GT.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Watch?
Downey has an “Epic” watch collection, according to GQ below. His collection includes a Bell & Ross BR01-94 Titanium (“Ben Stiller gave me this watch when we wrapped Tropic Thunder”), Patek Philippe Nautilus Moonphase Steel ref. 3712 (a gift from his wife), and an Omega Speedmaster. But Downey’s favorite is his Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT:
I wore it in Iron Man 2, it’s probably my best watch.
How Many Homes Does Robert Downey Jr. Own?
Team Downey’s real estate portfolio includes a ranch-style house in Pacific Palisades, California, priced at $2.5 million; another residence in the nearby Rustic Canyon for which he purchased for $3.6 million back in 2012; a mansion in Malibu with a staggering price tag of $13.8 million which he bought in 2009; two other wonderful properties near Venice Beach for which he paid $5.6 and $3 million in 2009 and 2013 respectively.
Lastly, Robert and Susan Downey converted a 19th century windmill into a stylish and charming Hamptons home. They purchased the New York estate for $11.9 million in 2017.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Gadget?
Certainly, RDJ can afford any gadget in the world, but he recently discovered a gadget he gifted himself. “I just found a Leica [film camera] that I got myself. So my newest toy is the one I forgot from 2016.”
Since 2019, Downey has been the “brand ambassador” for OnePlus, so he proudly displays the OnePlus 8 Pro flagship phone when in public. Previously, RDJ was a brand ambassador for HTC.
On a personal level, Downey prefers Rad Power Bikes, which is the largest ebike brand in North America. Downey recently posted admiration for the ebike brand on his Instagram page, as he posed with fellow biker CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Restaurant?
While in LA, Downey prefers to cook at home at his massive Malibu estate. However, when the RDJ family travels to New York, they prefer to dine at the award-winning ABC Kitchen. This is Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s famed farm-to-table restaurant, which has a handmade vibe and a local-sourcing mantra.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Food?
Downey once said in an interview with Vanity Fair:
I would have Domino’s pizza with pasta carbonara inside every slice. And at night I would have Neapolitan ice cream until I felt absolutely toxic.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Best Movie?
The Oscar-nominated actor has starred in amazing movies, including Chaplin, Less Than Zero, and Zodiac. However, Downey considers Shane Black’s 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang his best movie, stating on the Joe Rogen Experience podcast:
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, which is, I think, in some ways the best film I’ve ever done. It wound up being a calling card. It came out, and it bombed, but Jon Favreau saw it, and he said, ‘This guy could do an action movie.’ And so that wound up being my calling card into the Marvel Universe.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Sports Team?
While fellow-Avenger Chris Evans is a New England Patriots fans, there should be no surprise that the man that famously portrayed Iron Man is a Steelers fan. Downey is also an admirer of the LA Lakers and the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite Hotel and Travel Destination?
For an exotic get-away, Downey likes to go Hawaiian on tropical vacations to Kauai, where he can walk the beach, go kayaking and relax with the family. Over winter breaks, the Downey gang enjoys frolicking in St. Barts. Closer to home, Robert and fellow-Avenger Jeremy Renner prefer to hang out in Nashville with their families.
For meeting with the press, Robert favors conducting his interviews at the Four Seasons Los Angeles.
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Favorite City?
While Downey was born in New York, he moved to Los Angeles at an early age and fell in love with the City of Angeles. He considers LA his adopted city:
I was just this kid from New York who came to try his luck in Los Angeles. I did a lot of sh*t in my life, I made a lot of mistakes too, but not for one second have I been bored. I love Los Angeles. I’ve been here so many years… And honestly, where the f*ck would I go?
What’s Robert Downey Jr.’s Phone Number?
As RDJ’s phone number is unlisted, you probably won’t know his digits unless you’re a cast member of the Avengers. However, if you do want to get in touch with Downey via “His People,” you can try by calling Robert Downey Jr.’s CAA agents Bryan Lourd or Jim Toth at 424-288-2000, or his Rogers & Cowan Public publicist Nicole Perez at 310-854-8100.
What’s Team Downey’s contact information?
Team Downey, an LCC formed in 2010, is a media and entertainment company. Their offices are located at 1311 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, and their phone number is 310-450-5100. This location also houses Downey Ventures, a VC firm founded by RDJ and Steve Levin that has invested in 7 different startup, including Maker Studios and Epoxy.
Before settling on Team Downey as the name of their production company, Robert and Susan originally filed an LCC for Ro-Su-Do Productions in 2009 (which stood for Robert-Susan-Downey Productions). They rebranded and refilled as the simpler Team Downey a year later.
The Robert Downey Jr. Luxury List, last updated 10/11/2020.
Alex has written for Vanity Fair, Barrons, Bloomberg and Condé Nast Traveler.