Tuesday 20 June 2017

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert John Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965, to the well-known writer, director, and filmmaker, Robert Downey Sr. in Manhattan, New York. Downey began his acting career when he was only 5 and acted as a child star in his father's movies. The actor has now become probably the most respected actor in Hollywood right now and is no doubt one of the most, highest paid actors of the industry. Downey has been a part of some great movies including the Marvel Studios' Iron Man series and other movies from the same studio performing the same role as a lead character or as a cameo. He has spent over four decades in the industry yet he looks as fresh as anyone.

Robert Downey Jr.  Religion

Downey was raised in a partly Jewish, partly Catholic family. Having said that, it is pretty clear that he does not correlate to just one of them but identifies with the both of them. Apart from these Buddhism is also one of his beliefs as he has said many times that it has helped him with his drug and alcohol addiction.

Robert Downey Jr. Political Views

Downey, as we all know, has spent some time in prison. It is not exactly clear why he says that but according to him, his time in prison has made him a conservative Republican. Having said that, Downey did not defend his statement of being a Republican during an interview in 2005 and stated, "I wouldn't say that I'm a Republican or a Liberal or a Democrat". This tells you of the mixed political views of the actor.

Who is he dating?

Robert Downey Jr. has been married for quite some time now. He was married to Deborah Falconer but got divorced in 2004. In 2005 he married the super cute, Susan Levin. Since then the couple has stayed together and they have a pretty good chemistry between them.

Robert Downey Jr. Hobbies

Probably the most notable hobby of Rober Downey Jr. is to practice Wing Chun Kung Fu. He practices it pretty often and claims that it not only makes him stronger but also feel more at ease. Although not so regularly but he likes to sing. He has sung different songs in some of his movies as well and also has a heart for painting and likes to spend his leisure time painting different things or even people. 

Interesting Facts

The actor has been involved in serious allegations of substance abuse and has embraced the allegations. The court filed charges of substances abuse and alcohol addiction and sentenced him to a rehab state penitentiary. He spent a considerable amount of time there and his time in the prison brought a lot of changes in his personality.