10 Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Robert Downey Jr.

Early Start in Acting Debuted at age five in his father's film "Pound" (1970).

Diverse Childhood Lived in various places including Greenwich Village, Paris, and London. Studied classical ballet in Chelsea, London.

Musical Talents Released a music album titled "The Futurist" in 2004.

Rehabilitation and Comeback Overcame addiction through extensive rehabilitation before his career resurgence with "Iron Man" (2008).

Martial Arts Enthusiast Practices Wing Chun Kung Fu for sobriety and mental focus.

Animal Lover Owns a variety of pets, including cats, goats, and pigs, on his Malibu estate.

Philanthropy Co-founded Random Act Funding foundation to support various charitable causes.

Love for Fast Cars Owns an impressive collection of vehicles, including a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette and an Audi R8.

Languages Fluent in French, thanks to his time living in Paris during his youth.

Entrepreneurial Ventures Co-founded the production company Team Downey and invests in technology and clean energy startups.