As we all know, the film industry has always had a large audience around the world that consumes its contents on a regular basis. This is why professionals who are dedicated to it are able to reach high levels of international popularity. One of the best known names in this regard is Robert Downey Jr. Born on April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, American actor and producer who owes much of his fame to having played the superhero Iron Man in the Marvel universe.
Precisely because of the relevance of his acting career is why, over the years, we have been able to receive a lot of information regarding his professional life. However, it is not so much what we know about his personal and family life. For this reason, from The Look we have gathered all the information you need to know who his children are and why they are already as famous as his wife, Susan Levin.
This is what Robert Downey Jr.'s life has been like
In order to delve into more intimate aspects of his life and talk about them, it is important that we first take a look back at his early years. He is the son of Elsie Ann Ford, singer and actress, and Robert Downey, director and screenwriter. His parents' marriage gave him his older sister, Allyson, with whom he grew up in Greenwich Village.
It was when he was just a child that Robert began working as an actor. Throughout his childhood, he had the opportunity to play minor roles in his father's films, making his debut at the age of five. At this time, he was part of the movie 'Pound', in the year 1970, and two years later he was one of the cast members of 'Greaser's Palace'.
These are the children of Robert Downey Jr.
One of his first love stories was with Sarah Jessica Parker, whom he met while working as an extra in 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun'. They began their relationship in 1984 and, after seven years, they decided to separate. He was also married to Deborah Falconer, with whom he had his first son, Indio, in 1994, but they divorced in 2004.
In 2005 he married producer Susan Levin in Amagansett, New York. It was some time later, in February 2012, when the two had their first child together, Exton Elias Downey, and two years later, in November 2014, they had their daughter, Avri Roel Downey.
Why are Robert Downey Jr.'s children so famous?
As of today, the actor's children enjoy worldwide fame. His son Indio began to follow in his father's footsteps and became a professional actor, appearing with him in 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'. He also dedicated himself to music, but in 2020 they announced that he was struggling with his addictions.
For their part, their other two children are still in the midst of training and discovering their vocations and talents since they are still 11 and 9 years old. Despite this, their various public appearances talking about their parents' work have made them two very recognizable faces.