TMI Facts About Robert Downey Jr's Sex Life

Not unlike a cat, Robert Downey Jr. has led multiple lives. From an orbital member of the brat pack, to a destitute, crack addicted ex-star, the Iron Man actor has - for better or for worse - done it all. Separating Robert Downey Jr. sex life truths from fictions is almost impossible thanks the tabloid magnetism that he had in the '90s. And now that he's the world's highest paid actor and a bonafide hot dad, there's still no shortage of stories about his sex life. Which is why it may be surprising that someone like Robert Downey Jr. married a stable human being and has managed to live a relatively normal life (after that whole drug addiction, of course).

When it comes to the life of Robert Downey Jr., NSFW doesn’t even begin to describe the crazy antics that he got up to in his teens, twenties, and thirties. But despite all of that drug-fueled craziness, he actually managed to find some stability and real love. On this list of stories about The Avengers star’s sex life, you’ll find out what it takes to be Robert Downey Jr. girlfriend material, and get some Robert Downey Jr. dating advice to help you find your own Iron Man.

These TMI secrets about Robert Downey Jr.’s sex life are definitely going to change the way you watch Marvel movies for the rest of your life.

  • 1

    He's a Compulsive Masturbater

    Because RDJ knows that you have to love yourself before you can love someone else, he told Now Magazine that he was at once a serial masturbator. “I was a compulsive, serial masturbator. I utilized that organ and rode it for everything it was worth.”
  • 2

    He Has a Lot of Sex with His Wife

    In a 2010 interview with Howard Stern, Downey said that one of the ways he keeps his marriage together is by maintaining a healthy sex life with "therapeutic tools." The important information pops up around 5:47. 


  • 3

    He's Proud of His Penis

    When the Hollywood Reporter asked how big his penis is, RDJ confidently shouted, "They don't call me throbbing knob for nothing." Um... great?
  • 4

    Gwyneth Paltrow Thinks He's a Bad Kisser

    While speaking with People Magazine about his Iron Man costar Gwyneth Paltrow, RDJ mentioned that Gwyneth chastised him over his sub-par make out skills. "She said… I didn't know what I was doing, like, 'It didn't feel good.'" Uh oh.
  • 5

    But Val Kilmer Says He's a Great Kisser

    Apparently Kilmer and Paltrow need to trade notes, because in an interview with The Guardian, Kilmer said that of the two men he's kissed (Colin Farrell and RDJ), Downey was much better with the lip action
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    He Admits to Sleeping With His Costars

    A quiet moment in public with #marvel's First Lady ... #avengers #ageofultron #presstour

    A photo posted by Robert Downey Jr. (@robertdowneyjr) on

    Downey has managed to have a long and successful career in the fickle movie biz, and he's been open about the fact that he's slept with some of co-stars along the way. He told a Scottish newspaper“Every second star goes to bed with his co-star because they spend so much time together. But I’m not going to start reeling off the names.”