Robert Downey Jr. Net Worth: Production Of 'Iron Man 4' In Jeopardy Due To Actor's Fee?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Sep 13, 2016 03:05 AM EDT
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Robert Downey Jr. net worth skyrocketed when the beloved actor landed the role of genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man. Although Robert Downey Jr. had always been a great actor, the demands of his appearance grew by the minute, including Robert Downey Jr. net worth, after playing his iconic role. So when the idea of "Iron Man 4" was initially confirmed by Robert Downey Jr. himself, many Marvel fans were understandably excited and had been anticipating for the film. But a new report claims that "Iron Man 4" may not happen due to Robert Downey Jr.'s fee. Is Robert Downey Jr. net worth not enough for the actor?

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Robert Downey Jr. net worth has been on the rise thanks to his outstanding portrayal of Iron Man. But according to Vine Report, the 51-year-old actor and Marvel Studios have not come to an agreement regarding Robert Downey Jr. 's pay for "Iron Man 4." It is still uncertain if Robert Downey Jr. only used the pay dispute to officially be off the movie, or he just really wants to have a bigger pay check. If you'll base it to Robert Downey Jr. net worth, the actor is definitely financially stable that he doesn't even need to work for the rest of his life.

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Robert Downey Jr. net worth already started to grow when he started his acting career in 1970. Now the actor can be Tony Stark in real life as Robert Downey Jr. can definitely be a billionaire if he wants to. Earn The Necklace reports that Robert Downey Jr. earned $24 million in "Iron Man 3," $20 million in "Avengers," and a whopping $44 million in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." And these are just his recent movies, his other films and endorsements are in the million brackets as well. This is why Robert Downey Jr. is born to be Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man because he can probably relate to the character's successful life.

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Robert Downey Jr. had a colorful career. Even though he was a great actor, his problem with drugs and alcohol held him back tremendously. Robert Downey Jr. eventually cleaned up his act, he has been drug-free since 2003 and there was no turning back in his career. Currently, Robert Downey Jr. net worth is $240 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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