Robert Downey Jr.’s son Exton Elias Downey isn’t even a teenager yet and fans are already curious about him. The 10-year-old is Robert’s second child. Exton’s dad is famed worldwide for his role as Iron Man.
Despite Robert’s popularity, not many people are fully aware of his personal life. Behind the screen, Robert is a doting father of three kids including Exton Elias.
When you are a celebrity kid, fame is something that you’re born with. Some of these star kids choose to remain behind doors while some will walk on the path of their famous parents. What about Downey’s kid, Exton? Has the star kid already shown some interest in acting?
Let’s find out answers to these questions and take a close look at Robert’s son’s life.
How Old is Exton Elias Downey? His Parents and Family Details
Elias’s age is 10 as of 2022. He was born on 7th February 2012, in Los Angeles, California. He is the first child between Robert Downey and his second wife, Susan Nicole Downey. She gave birth to Exton at 7:24 in the morning. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 oz at the time of his birth.
A spokesperson for Downey’s broke the news to several news outlets. The rep also added, “Everyone’s happy and healthy.”
Apart from his mom and dad, Exton’s paternal grandparents are Robert Downey Sr. and Elsie Ann. M0reover, his maternal grandparents are Rosie and Elliott Levin.
Besides, he has the same eye color as his dad, however, he has blond hair, a stark contrast from his father’s dark hair.
Exton has one biological and one half-sibling
Exton isn’t the only kid in the Downey household. He has one biological daughter named Avri Roel Downey, who was born on November 4th, 2014. She is the only girl in the house and is her parents’ favorite.
Apart from his baby sister, Exton has one elder brother, Indio Falconer Downey, born on September 7th, 1993. Robert shares Indio with his former wife, Deborah Falconer. The former pair married in 1992 and separated in 1996. Their divorce was finalized in 2004.
All three of Robert’s kid has a tight bond. Indio being the eldest often hang out with his little brothers and sisters. He is a great role model for his half-siblings.
Exton’s Mom didn’t like his dad at first
Not many Hollywood marriage stays on for long. But Robert and his second wife, Susan have figured it out. They know how to keep their relationship sailing smoothly without any problem.
Exton Elias’s parents first met back in 2003, when both of them were working on the movie, Gothika. The movie starring Rober and Halle Berry was Susan’s first film as a producer. Before starting the project, Susan had determined that she won’t involve herself with any of the cast members. This is why she paid no heed to Robert’s amorous advances while shooting.
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What’s more, she didn’t even like him in the first place. In 2009, during an interview with Harper’s Bazar, she recalled how she wasn’t the least bit attracted to him. In addition, Susan’s first impression of Robert was that he is a strange fellow.
Slowly but steadily she started getting attracted to her future husband and without anyone knowing, they had already started seeing each other. After going out for some time, Robert surprised Susan on her 30th birthday by proposing to her.
Subsequently, a year later on August 27, 2005, they exchanged vows in a Jewish ceremony at Amagansett, New York. Robert also has a tattoo of his wife on his biceps and it reads, ‘Suzie Q.’
Robert was previously married to singer and actress Deborah Falconer from 1992 to 2004.
Exton Elias Downey’s Mother is a little pushover
We all know how moms are. They are the ones who keep everyone and everything in the house in check. Many big celebrities have opened up about how their mom’s always kept them in check.
Similarly, Exton, despite being born with a silver spoon, isn’t gonna have it easy. His mom, Susan, is there to keep a lease on him. Like every mother, she too wants her kids to succeed in life but also be humble.
In an interview with ET, she said how she is a little pushover with Exton. It is all because she understands guys better due to the fact that she was raised with two brothers.
Robert and his son Exton take the best bath
A kid whose father is the only & only Iron Man is a big reward in itself. Even so, Exton and his baby sister have lucked out in one another aspect as well, bathing. Yes, that’s right, Robert has a rare superpower that gives him the power to make the best baths.
Back in 2016, during Susan and Robert’s appearance at the premiere of the Captain America movie, Susan told the world about his hidden talent. She told ET, “He has an incredible skill of making the best, this is gonna sound crazy, baths possible.”
She also talked about how Exton and Robert take, ‘one of the most adventuresome and weirdo baths.’ Apart from that, their son, Exton also took ski lessons.
Moreover, the father-son duo also appeared in the October issue of Vanity magazine.
Exton’s older brother Indio was once arrested
In June 2014, Indio was arrested by the local authorities due to the possession of illegal narcotics. According to reports, Indio was apparently smoking a pipe and also had cocaine in his possession.
Later, Sgt. Dave Valentine from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s station stated, “Downey was found to be in possession of what officers believed to be cocaine as well as a smoking pipe. Downey was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and posted bail around 9 p.m. that same evening.”
Soon after the incident, a rep for Robert Jr. mentioned how grateful to the Sheriff’s station for the intervention. In addition, the rep also added, “Unfortunately there’s a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it,” directly pointing toward Robert’s own addiction problem in the late 90s and early 2000s.
Indio was taken to court where he pleaded guilty to cocaine possession. Shortly afterward, Indio agreed to undergo a rehabilitation program for 18 months. During the whole journey, his dad supported him all the way through. Since then, the 28-year-old is staying clean.
Exton Elias Downey Net Worth and Lifestyle
Being a star kid really has a lot of perks including an incredible lifestyle. Similarly, Exton and his sister enjoy a lavish lifestyle at their house in the Hamptons. They purchased the huge house at a staggering price of $11.9 million.
Exton’s father has an incredible net worth of $300 million. He earned the majority of his income after featuring as the iconic Iron Man.
Is Exton Active on Social Media?
Robert Downey Jr.’s 10-year-old son Exton isn’t active on any social media handles. But, the star kid has an Instagram fan page with over 1.3k followers.