Avri Roel Downey is the daughter of Iron Man star, Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan Downey.
Early Life of Avri Roel Downey
Avri Roel Downey was born as the second child to Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey on November 4, 2014, in Los Angeles, California, USA. The news of her birth was officiated by her father through his Facebook.
He also tweeted about his baby girl’s birth!
She is the granddaughter of Robert Downey Sr. (filmmaker and former actor) and Rosemary Rogers.
Meaning of Her Name
Her first name has no special meaning, but there is a history behind her middle name, Roel. Downey’s two initials “Ro” are from his grandfather, Robert Downey Sr., and his wife Rosemary.
Susan’s mother is also named Rosie, so the name honors her as well. As for the last two letters, “el,” they honored Downey’s mother, Elsie Ford, and Susan’s father, Eliot Levin.
Has Two Brothers: One Biological and One Step
Avri Roel Downey is the youngest child of Robert Downey Jr. He has two older brothers: Indio Falconer Downey, and Exton Elias Downey.
Her elder brother, Indio Falconer was born on September 7, 1993, to Robert Downey Jr. and his ex-wife, Deborah Falconer. He has already entered the entertainment industry and has appeared in the dad’s movie, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang as Harry Lockhart.
Her biological brother, Exton Elias Downey was born on February 7, 2012.
Avri Roel Downey’s parents met for the first time in 2003 on the set of the film, Gothika. Initially, it was love at first sight for Robert. He proposed Susan; however, she denied at first. But, she accepted his proposal later on.
On Susan’s thirtieth birthday, the pair got engaged and exchanged vows on August 27, 2005, in a traditional Jewish ceremony.
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