The Biggest 80s Stars Then and Now

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. career began at a slow pace when in 1985; he joined Saturday Night Live and was considered among the worst members of the cast in the history of the show. Things began to look up for Downey when appeared in films such as Less than ZeroWeird Science and The Pick Up Artist. These Rat Pack classics catapulted his career further.


Despite some upheavals in the 1990s mainly due to drug abuse, Downy managed to get back on track when he landed the lead role for Iron Man in 2008. Currently, he is one of the highest paid actors with an astounding $80 million salary