Who is Exton Elias Downey?
Exton Elias Downey is the son of Robert Downey Jr. He was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 7, 2012. He is the child with the first child with Susan Nicole Downey, his second wife.
Exton has already caught the public’s attention with his cuteness and his father’s huge fan following. Let’s know more about the celebrity kid.
|Full Name||Exton Elias Downey|
|Birthday||February 7, 2012|
|Age||10 years old|
|Traits||Positive: Independent, visionary, and creative|
Negative: Cold, unpredictable, and impatient
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Currently residing||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Parents||Robert Downey Jr. (father)Susan Nicole Downey (mother)|
|Grandparents||Robert Downey Sr. (paternal grandfather), Elsie Ford (paternal grandmother)|
Rosie Levin (maternal grandfather), Elliott Levin (maternal grandmother)
|Great-grandparents||Robert EliasBetty McLoughlin|
|Siblings||Indio Falconer Downey (half-brother), Avri Roel Downey (younger sister)|
|Marital status||Not Applicable|
|Hair color||Light brown|
|Eye color||Dark brown|
|Net worth||Not Applicable|
Exton Elias Downey was born in LA on February 7, 2012. He is 10 years old. The sources say Robert Downey Jr.’s son was born at 7:24 a.m. to his mother. He weighed a healthy 7 pounds and 5 ounces at birth.
Exton’s paternal grandparents are Robert Downey Sr. and Elsie Ann; Rosie and Elliott Levin are his maternal grandparents.
He also has a half-brother named Indio Falconer Downey. In 2014, Exton became an elder brother to his sister when Robert and Susan had their second child, Avri Roel Downey.
Actor Robert Downey explained that he and Susan drew from family history when choosing the meaning of Exton’s name.
He said –
“My wife’s great-uncle Joe was kind of eccentric — when he was in fourth grade, he realized he didn’t have a middle name, so he changed his name to J. Exton,”
Exton Elias is fascinated by his father’s works, especially the Marvel movies. It has resulted in the young middle schooler developing a strong interest in film early.
He is a big fan of his father’s co-stars Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, and others who have appeared as superheroes in the movies. Exton is always excited to meet his favorite heroes in person.
Robert Downey Jr. (father)
Robert Downey Jr. is undoubtedly a famous and loved name in Hollywood. He was born on April 4, 1965, in New York. Currently, he is 57 years old.
Downey’s earliest feature film appearances include films such as Baby, It’s You (1983), Firstborn (1984), Weird Science (1985), and Back to School (1986).
Additionally, he was a regular cast member of Saturday Night Live, NBC’s popular sketch-comedy program, from 1985 to 1986.
Since then, Exton’s father has successfully charmed the audience with his incredible acting skills and pleasing personality. He has been in the industry for decades and is known as one of Hollywood’s A-list actors.
Other movies of Robert include blockbuster hits like Singing Detective (2003), Zodiac (2007), Sherlock Holmes (2009), and many others. In addition, Robert Downey Jr. rose to popularity with the role of “Iron Man” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Many Marvel fans claim their favorite character to be Tony Stark, played by Robert in the movies Iron Man, The Avengers, Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
Before marrying Susan, he was first married to Deborah Falconer, an American singer-songwriter. They married on May 29, 1992.
Indio, the former couple’s son, was born on September 7, 1993. However, Robert’s frequent trips to jail and rehab due to his drug use caused the couple to split up. On April 26, 2004, they parted ways and divorced.
Susan Downey (mother)
Exton Elias Downey’s mother, Susan Levin, was born on November 6, 1973. She is 48 years old.
Levin is a movie producer, but she is more popular because of her marriage to Robert.
She is the co-founder of the production house “Team Downey.” Previously, she worked as the Executive Vice President of Production at Silver Pictures and Co-President at Dark Castle Entertainment.
As a producer, Susan has worked on famous movies like ‘Due Date,’ ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,’ and ‘The Judge.’ As of now, she is a producer along with her husband Robert Downey and raising two children in a happy family.
Exton’s parents married each other in 2005.
Susan Levin met Downey in 2003 during the production of her film “Gothika.” She was working as an Executive Vice President at Joel Silver’s film. In a 2009 interview with Harper’s Bazaar, she confessed that she wasn’t initially interested in him.
But eventually, things turned romantic, and she brought a change to his life. Finally, she offered him an ultimatum: either change or things between them will end. D
Downey Jr. threw his drugs in the ocean after deciding to be with her for the better.
They have been happily married for more than 15 years and have two beautiful children. She and her husband grew closer, as did she and her stepson.
At first, the pair dated secretly. After dating for about a year, The Downey couple decided to marry in an Amagansett, New York, Jewish ceremony on August 27, 2005.
Their wedding pictures show their happy faces in the union. Susan wore an elegant V-neck silk gown accompanied by a long veil, whereas Robert wore a classy tuxedo with a purple scarf.
Siblings of Exton Elias Downey
Exton Elisa Downey has two siblings. Indio Falconer and Avri Roel Downey.
Indio is his half-sibling from his father’s first marriage with Deborah Falconer. Deborah and Robert married each other in 1992. India was born in 1993.
Avri is the younger sister, born in November 2014. It is the second child of Susan and Robert Downey Jr.
Where is Robert Downey’s house?
Robert Downey Jr. and his producer wife Susan welcome visitors to their one-of-a-kind Malibu guesthouse.
The energy-efficient dome-shaped house is featured in the spring issue of Purist magazine and is dubbed a “Binishell” after its Italian architect, Nicolo Bini, and his father, Dante.
Cristina Cuomo, the publication’s editor and a close friend of the Downeys, describes it as “caterpillar-shaped” and a “futuristic bubble,” which is located about 500 feet from the couple’s more traditional main residence, which they share with son Exton, 9, and daughter Avri, 6.
The bulbous structure took nearly a decade to complete. “It was a steep learning curve in an unfamiliar environment. It took seven years to complete, like many ‘passion projects.’
According to Robert, the building was built using a method pioneered in the 1960s. He continues, “The outside form is made up of enormous inflatable bladders that are encased in concrete.”
Controversies of Exton Elisa Downey
Exton is a fine young boy who hasn’t made the headlines with any scandalous news. However, Exton Elias Downey‘s father, Robert Downey Jr., has been spotlighted many times due to reported drug and substance abuse incidents. The actor has battled with addiction and substance consumption since the beginning of his career.
Moreover, he has also been arrested multiple times for consuming and possessing illegal substances. Robert has had a turbulent history of drug abuse since childhood which has cost him relationships and other losses in his career and life.
However, Robert did not give in, and after about five years of battling addiction and rehab, he has been entirely proudly sober since 2003.
Since then, he has reached many milestones in his career and continues to give outstanding performances on screen.
Unfortunately, police arrested Exton’s half-brother Indio Falconer Downey for possession of narcotics in 2014. As a result, he underwent intervention and rehabilitation, and his father, Robert, supported him throughout the process; now, Indio is also sober at age 28.
The eldest child in the Downey-Levin family is still quite young. He is just nine years old, and his net worth is still under calculation.
Meanwhile, Robert Downey Jr.’s net worth is estimated to be USD 300 million. He has accumulated his massive wealth through his long career as an actor.
Susan Downey has an estimated net worth of USD 20 million from a successful film producer career. So it is safe to assume that Exton Elias Downey lives a luxurious and healthy lifestyle with care from his celebrity parents.
Exton enjoys his childhood days and is not on any social media platforms.
However, his father shares adorable pictures of him on his personal Instagram account from time to time. Robert Downey Jr. has an impressive 50.6 million followers on his Instagram handle @robertdowneyjr.
He also has a great following of 16.4 million followers on Twitter. His Twitter handle is @RobertDowneyJr. Similarly, we can find him on Facebook as @robertdowneyjr where he has over 40 million followers.
On the other hand, Exton’s mom Susan doesn’t seem quite active on social media platforms.
There are several videos and interviews where Robert has shared endearing incidents and moments with Exton.