Robert Downey Jr.'s Wealth May Impress Tony Stark

With Avengers: Endgame (2019), Robert Downey Jr. seemingly put an end to his over ten-year career as Iron Man, capping an immensely profitable tenure that contributed to his vast personal worth. 

More lately, rumors have circulated claiming that negotiations are underway for Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark to rejoin the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

The actor who plays Oppenheimer has stated that he would only return if given the opportunity to work on "other stuff," however it appears that he may actually return to the franchise. 

If nothing else, Downey Jr. would be financially wise to exact retribution considering he was once Forbes' best paid actor for multiple years while playing Iron Man. What was his exact earnings from the MCU?

Continue reading for a detailed examination of Downey Jr.'s superhero pay, previous large winnings, and more. 

Robert Downey Jr. was raised in the entertainment business as the son of actor-filmmaker Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Ann Downey. 

When he was younger, he had small appearances in a few of his father's movies, such as Pound (1970) and Greaser's Palace (1972). 

Eventually, he left high school to focus more on his acting career. 

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