Robert Downey Jr.'s Team Downey welcomes baby girl Avri Roel
Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Girl is here! The actor has welcomed his second child with wife Susan Downey.
The “Iron Man 3" star and his Team Downey producing partner announced their daughter’s Tuesday arrival on social media.
“Girl Joy!! Avri Roel Downey, 7lbs, 20 in., 3:22 a.m. 11-4-14... Pretty like mama, and dimples like my uncle Jim!” the actor tweeted on Wednesday morning.
Susan, 40, who produced “The Judge” and “Sherlock Holmes,” gave birth in Los Angeles, People reported.
The Oscar-nominated actor elaborated on Avri’s arrival in a cheeky Facebook post.
“After 9 months of intensive development, Team Downey is pleased to announce our 2014 fall/winter project,” he wrote. “Principal photography commenced 11-14 and will continue until she says, ‘Dad! You are embarrassing me...I’m 30, this has gotta stop.’ Yep...Avri Roel Downey joined the party @ 3:22 a.m. on November 4th...she’s 7lbs even, spans 20 inches, and is accompanied by a variety of Susan’s traits that have seemingly overwritten my ‘junk DNA.’ I’ll post pics here + there when I’m not too busy staring...”
It’s the third child for Forbes’ reigning highest-paid film actor: “The Avengers” star has 2-year-old son Exton Elias Downey with Susan, as well as a 21-year-old son, Indio Falconer Downey, from a 14-year marriage to Deborah Falconer that ended in 2004.
Last week, the 49-year-old was honored at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards, where he was the recipient of the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for excellence in film. The actor gave a special shout-out to his wife of nine years who he said was “literally about to pop.”
“How is she still so darn pretty and functional and mood-stable?” he asked.
When announcing the pregnancy back in July, Downey Jr. gave a deep nod to women.
“Um. I don’t know if it’s a ‘man’s world’, but I’m certain women run it,” he wrote on Facebook. “Susan and I are therefore delighted to announce we are expecting a baby. Girl. November. rdj”
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