Susan Downey Biography

Updated On Dec 25, 2018 Published On Jun 09, 2016
Facts of Susan Downey
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Susan Downey
Birth Name Susan Nicole Downey
Father Elliott A. Levin
Mother Rosanne T. Levin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Schaumburg, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Film producer
Working For Movies
Net Worth $ 8 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 52 kg
Married Yes
Married to Robert Downey Jr. (m. 2005)
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Education University of Southern California
Movies The Judge
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Known as Robert Downey Jr.' wife, Susan Downey is one of the famous American film producers. She has worked as a producer for numerous movies like Ghost Ship, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The Book of Eli, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Invasion, and many others.

Susan Downey was born as Susan Nicole Downey on November 6, 1973, and is currently 45 years old. She was born in Schaumberg, Illinois to Parent- Teacher Association organization member Rosanne T. Levin and businessman Elliott Levin. She is of American nationality and belongs to the Jewish ethnicity.

She was interested in the film industry as young as 12 years of age and has grown as a producer in numerous blockbuster movies. In 1991, she graduated from graduated from Schaumburg High School as a class valedictorian. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

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Susan started her professional career back in 1995 and began her career at Threshold Entertainment. She then has worked as a producer for dozens of movies. She has worked as a producer for The Reaping, The Brave One, Sherlock Holmes, The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Judge, and Orphan.

Susan worked as an executive producer for The Book of Eli, Iron Man 2, Due Date, Unknown, and The InvasionShe and husband Robert own production house known as Team Downey.

Hardworking and dedicated Susan has produced movies and is currently the Co-President of film production label Dark Castle Entertainment as well as an Executive Vice President of Production at Silver Pictures.

Susan stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 52 Kg. Her birth sign is Scorpio. She has light brown eye color and has dark brown hair color.

While talking about Susan Downey' personal life and current relationship status, she is a married woman. During the time when Susan met her husband, he was on the verge of divorcing his ex-wife Deborah Falconer.

After dating for a couple of years, Susan Downey married Robert Downey Jr. in a private wedding ceremony in 2005. She welcomed her first baby boy, Exton Elias Downey on 7th Feb 2012 and her second baby girl, Avri Roel Downey was born on 4th November 2014.

The couple is now living a blissful married life of thirteen years and is still enjoying a healthy relationship with no rumors of divorce and separation issues. They have neither been involved in any extra-marital affairs nor any controversies.

Being active in the field for such a long time, people now suspect that she had collected a huge amount of money. As of 2018, Susan Downey' net worth is reported to be around $12 Million. She might have collected a huge amount of money from her professional producing career.

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Born in Schaumberg, Illinois, USA

November 3 , 1973

Known as wife of Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey is a film producer. She was born in Schaumberg, Illinois to Parent- Teacher Association organization member Rosie and businessman Elliott Levin. Although her parents were quite away from the film industry, she was interested in film at a fairly young age.

Produced Ghost Ship

2002

Susan made her producer debut through horror film Ghost Ship in 2002 through her production company Dark Horse Entertainment. She is credited as Susan Levin as she wasn't married during that time.

It is about an Italian ship Antonio Graza and fate of its passengers as well as events after a crew discovers it after 40 years.

The movie grossed $68.3 Million at the box office.

 

Produced Cradle 2 The Grave

2003

In 2002, Susan co- produced action film Cradle 2 The Grave starring Jet Li and DMX.

She is credited as Susan Levin as she was not married at the time of the release.

The movie grossed $56,489,558 at the box office

Produced The Reaping

2007

In 2007, Susan produced horror film The Reaping starring Hillary Swank, David Morrissey and Idris Elba. 

The movie was directed by Stephen Hopkins and scored by John Frizzell 

The movie grossed $62,771,059 at the box office.

 

Married Robert Downey Jr

2005

In 2005, Susan married actor Robert Downey Jr, son of actor and director Robert Downey Sr. She and husband Robert own production house known as Team Downey and have been closely together to produce movies. Susan and Robert have two children together.

Produced Whiteout

2009

In 2009, Susan produced thriller titled Whiteout based on the comic book series Whiteout. The movie stars Kate Beckinsale, Tom Skerrit and Colombus Short.

It follows Carrie Stetko, a Deputy U.S. Marshall that investigates a murder in Antarctica. 

 

Produced Sherlock Holmes

2009

In 2009, Susan produced acclaimed and critically well received Sherlock Holmes, a fictional detective character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is portrayed by her husband Robert Downey Jr, and his accomplice Dr, John Watson is portrayed by Jude Law. 

The movie grossed $524 million at the box office.

Executive Producer on The Book of Eli

2010

Susan was executive producer on the post apocalyptic action film titled The Book of Eli starring Denzel Washington as Eli, a rover who wants to transport his mysterious 

The movie grossed $157,107,755 at the box office.

 

Executive Producer on Iron Man 2

2010

Although Susan hadn't previously worked on the first installment of Iron Man film series, she was the executive producer on Marvel superhero movie Iron Man based on fictional Marvel comics of the same name

It stars her husband Robert Downey Jr. reprising the role of Tony Stark, a billionaire, engineer and playboy who creates a powerful suit of armor and save his life and escape captivity and is later known as Iron Man.

The movie grossed $629.9 million at the box office.

 

Produced Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

2011

In 2011, Susan returned to work on the sequel of Sherlock Holmes. She produced the movie through the production company Silver Pictures.

Her husband Robert Downey Jr. reprised the role of Sherlock Holmes, a famous detective.

The movie grossed $545.4 million at the box office.

 

Net Worth

2018

As of 2018, Susan Downey' net worth is reported to be around $12 Million. She might have collected a huge amount of money from her professional producing career.