The 49 years old Robert Downey net worth $75 million comes from a single source of his wealth: movies.

The superstar lives in LA and CA, and stands on #10 in top 100 celebs, #17 in wealthiest celebs, #67 for being famous in press, and #29 for being famous on social media according to the Forbes. Robert was born in NY City and his full name is Robert Downey Jr.

The world famous producer, actor, and screenwriter is the son of a renowned actor and filmmaker Robert John Downey Sr, who gave hit movies Boogie Nights and Hugo Pool in 1997.

At the age of 27, he gave brilliant performance in the movie Chaplin where he played as the one and only Charlie Chaplin and was nominated for an Oscar.

1996 to 2001 was the downtime for Robert since he was arrested for crimes related to alcohol and drugs. He spent a few years in jail and after his release he started appearing in small films i.e. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, and an animated film A Scanner Darkly. After his return from jail, his first blockbuster was Iron Man and it was such an enormous hit that it is still counted in the top 25 openings of all times. Robert was also signed to the role of Tony Stark in the sequel of the film.

Robert Downey Jr net worth 2015

And following Iron Man, there was The Avengers in 2012 casting Robert, and then Iron Man 3 released in 2013. Robert Dwoney Iron Man 3 earned him $50,000,000 in 2013. He also signed an advertisement from HTC that collected him $12,000,000. In the same year, he made $50,000,000 from his super hit film The Avengers. These two blockbuster movies washed away all the blots of drug arrests that polluted his mid career life.

He set an example that a troubled addict can get back on his feet with will power and efforts. No one could even think of that the drug addicted Robert will gain worldwide fame and will won Academy, Golden Globe, Emmy, and many more awards.

Robert Downey Jr in jail

Robert Downey real estate investments are one of the actor’s interests. He loves to buy properties on his favorite locations. He owns a farm house in Pacific Palisades (worth $2.5 million).

Robert Downey Jr's farm house in Pacific Palisades

Robert Downey Jr’s farm house in Pacific Palisades

This farm house covers an area of 1,950 square feet and offers breathtaking views from large glass windows of four bedrooms and baths. He lives in another house in Malibu, California with his wife Susan and son and the price of this mansion is #13.4 million.

Robert Downey Jr with wife and son

Robert Downey Jr with wife and son

He has also purchased two properties in Venice. His third house is located in Rustic Canyon, and the fourth one in the midst of Manhattan mountains. We’ll see Downey in the sequel of The Avengers named Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015 and the release of this sequel will definitely add a lot to Robert Downey net worth.