Robert Downey Jr.’s son Exton Elias Downey isn’t an actor or an upcoming celebrity and fans are already interested in him. Exton is 8-year-old and is Robert’s second child. Robert is infamous worldwide for his role as Iron Man. The infamous actor is very private about his life, you can notice that as not many people are fully informed of his personal life. Behind the screen, Robert is an amazing father of three kids including Exton Elias. When you are a star kid, fame is something that you’re born with. Some of these star kids choose to be private about their lives and away from the spotlight while some will walk on the path of their famous parents. If you want to find more about Exton don’t stop reading.
Everything to know about Exton Elias Downey and his Parents
Exton Elias Downey was born on 7th February 2012, in Los Angeles, California. He is the first kid between Robert Downey and his second wife, Susan Nicole Downey. Exton was born at 7:24 in the morning. At the time of the birth, he weighed 7 pounds, 5 oz. A representative for Downey’s broke the news to various media outlets. The spokesperson also said, “Everyone’s happy and healthy.” Exton’s paternal grandparents are Robert Downey Sr. and Elsie Ann and his maternal grandparents are Rosie and Elliott Levin. Moreover, he has similar eye color as his dad, though he has blond hair, unlike his father’s dark hair. Exton has one biological and one half-sibling. Exton isn’t the only child in the Downey household.
He has one biological sister called Avri Roel Downey, who was born on November 4th, 2014. She is the only girl in the household and is her parents’ dearest. Besides his baby sister, Exton Elias Downey has one elder brother, Indio Falconer Downey who was born on September 7th, 1993. Robert shares Indio with his previous wife, Deborah Falconer. The former pair got married in 1992 and separated in 1996. The air was divorced in 2004. There is a tight bond between all three kids. Indio being the eldest often hangs out with his little brothers and sisters. He is an incredible role model for his half-siblings.
The relationship between the pair
Exton’s Mom didn’t like Robert at first. Not many Hollywood marriages continue for long. However, Robert and his second wife, Susan, have worked it out. After years of practice, they know how to keep their relationship sailing smoothly. Exton Elias’s parents first came across each other back in 2003, when both of them were acting in the movie, Gothika. The film featuring Rober and Halle Berry was Susan’s initial movie as a producer. Before commencing the movie, Susan had determined that she won’t involve herself with any of the cast. This is why she did not give any attention to Robert’s amorous advances while shooting. Moreover, she didn’t even like him in the first place. During an interview in 2009, with Harper’s Bazar, she recollected how she wasn’t the tiniest bit attracted to him. Additionally, Susan’s initial opinion of Robert was that he is a strange guy.
Eventually, she started getting mesmerized by her future husband, and without anyone knowing, they had already started going out. After dating for a while, Robert surprised Susan on her 30th birthday by proposing to her. Thereafter, a year later on August 27, 2005, they exchanged vows and got married in a Jewish ceremony at Amagansett, New York. Robert also possesses a tattoo of his wife on his biceps as it reads, ‘Suzie Q.’ Robert formerly tied the knot to singer and actress Deborah Falconer in 1992.
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We all understand how moms were when we were kids. They are the ones who maintain everyone and everything in the house in check. Numerous great celebrities have talked about how their moms were always there to keep them in check. Likewise, Exton Elias Downey, despite being born with a silver spoon, isn’t going to have an easygoing life. His mom, Susan, is there to always keep him on the correct path. She is like every mother, as she too wants her kids to succeed in life but still be humble and grounded. In an interview, she explained how she is a slight pushover with Exton. It is all because she knows guys better. After all, she was brought up with two brothers. She also mentioned that Robert and his son Exton take the best bath.
A child whose father is Iron Man is a big reward in itself. Moreover, Exton and his baby sister have lucked out in one more facet as well, bathing. Yes, that’s right, Robert has a unique superpower that gives him the ability to create the best baths. In 2016, during Susan and Robert’s arrival at the premiere of the Captain America movie, Susan told the reporters about his unknown talent. She told the reporters, “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.’ Besides that, their son, Exton, also took ski lessons. Additionally, the father-son was seen in the October issue of Vanity magazine.
In June 2014, Indio was charged by the local authorities due to the holding of illegal narcotics. As per the reports, Indio was smoking a pipe and had cocaine in his possession. After he was arrested, Sgt. Dave Valentine from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s station asserted, “Downey was found to have 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 episode, a representative for Robert Jr. referred how appreciative he was to the Sheriff’s station for the intervention.
Additionally, the representative also stated, “Unfortunately there’s a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it,” quickly indicating Robert’s addiction problem in the late 90s and early 2000s. Indio pleaded guilty to cocaine possession when he was taken to court. Soon afterward, Indio decided to go through a rehabilitation program for 18 months. During the whole path, his dad helped him all the way through. After that incident, the 26-year-old is staying clean.
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