Actor Robert Downey Jr. is going to be a daddy again. His wife, Susan Downey, is pregnant with the couple’s first child and she is going to give birth in February 2012, according to Us Weekly.
Unlike other actors who, at the age of 46 have already parented a football team, actor Robert Downey Jr. was not very concentrated on this aspect of his life. This is pretty clear taking into consideration that he waited for six years to have a baby with his present wife, Susan. He already has one son with his former and first wife, Deborah Falconer. The boy is a teenager – 17 years old – and his name is Indio.
Taking into consideration Robert Downey Jr. past, which included a battle with drug and alcohol abuse, it is no wonder that family life came second…or third. However, it has been over six years since the talented actor has made a brilliant comeback. And it was about time he gave us some good news, not only regarding his career, but also his family life. His lovely wife, Susan is over three months pregnant.
In Playboy interview, the Oscar-nominated actor confessed that his experiences in the past have made him more cautious. “Looking back, I think, ‘Oh my God, I could have been done. I could have been so fried and so bad off and, oh my God, such a cautionary tale”, he said. “And I still could be.”
When talking about his recent experiences, he says that they “left me feeling I’m in the zone. “This is just the sweet spot of my career and my life so far, and strangely, they’ve come at the same time.”
Robert, 46, met Susan (then Levin) Downey, 37, in 2003, on the set of Gothika. After turning his romantic advances down two times, Susan started dating him secretly and in on August 2005 they wedded in New York. Robert credits his wife for his ability to fight his addictions. In her honor, he got a tattoo on his biceps saying “Suzie Q”.