Who is Jimmy Rich? Biography, Net Worth, Movies & Death of Personal Assistant to Robert Downey

Jimmy Rich was a longtime personal assistant to Hollywood actor, Robert Downey Jr. Rich, right-hand man to Downey Jr. died at the age of 52 in a tragic car crash in May 2021. Rich was known as a personal assistant to veteran actor Downey Jr. Rich has worked behind the camera on several Marvel superhero movies. Robert Downey Jr. confirmed Rich’s death via social media, where he paid tribute to Jimmy Rich.

Jimmy Rich Robert Downery Jr.

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He wrote,

“This is not news.

This is a terrible and shocking tragedy.

Jimmy Rich was in a fatal car accident at approx. 8pm yesterday. He was a brother, my right hand man, an uncle to our kids and beloved by all who experienced his singular character and wit.. our thoughts go to his relatives, friends, co-workers, and all the fans who knew him as the man who supported every step of my recovery, life and career..

Again, my condolences to his beautiful family, and the legacy of hope and redemption his life will continue to represent.

Peace Be Unto You.”

Several other Hollywood actors also paid tribute to Rich.

Mark Ruffalo a.k.a. Marvel superhero Hulk commented on Downey Jr.’s post, “Such a tragedy. Such a good man. I have known him almost as long as I have known you, Robert. Breaks my heart to have Jimmy go over to the other world. You will be missed Jimmy. Thanks for always being real, always being there to lend a hand and showing the way of light forward to so many people. Another sad day.”

Chris Evans wrote on his own Instagram post,

“I don’t have the words. Jimmy Rich was unlike anyone else. He left an indelible impression on everyone he met. No one more so than my brother @robertdowneyjr They were inseparable. I’m sending all my love to Jimmy’s friends and family. Be sure to hug your loved ones tightly and please take the time today to show Downey how many people love him and are here for him during this incredibly dark time.”

Jimmy Rich Chris Evans

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Jimmy Rich Biography

Jimmy Rich was born somewhere around 1960 or 1970. His exact date of birth is not available at present. He was a married man and was married to a woman named Susan Levin. Not much detail about his early life is available at present as he got recognition after becoming associated with veteran actor, Robert Downey Jr. 

Jimmy Rich worked as a personal assistant for Robet Downey Jr. for a long time. He was aside by in Downey Jr.’s ups and downs in life and career. He started working with Downey Jr. on the set of 2003’s The Singing Detective. He worked with Downey Jr. for over 23 films, including all of Downey’s Marvel films. 

Jimmy Rich Net Worth

Jimmy Rich was never seen in the movies, but he has always been part of Hollywood behind the camera. He made a good income out of his career. There is no detailed information about how much Rich used to make from his career. Thus, it is hard to determine his net worth. Any details about his wealth, salary, and income will be updated here.

Jimmy Rich Chris Hemsworth

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Jimmy Rich has been in the movie industry for a long time. He has been a personal assistant to Robert Downey Jr. who is known for his role as Marvel hero, Ironman in Marvel movies. His first movie with Downey Jr. is The Singing Detective in 2003. Since then, he worked on numerous Marvel movies as a personal assistant to Downey Jr. Some of them are Iron Man, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Avengers: Endgame among others.


Downey Jr.’s right-hand man, Jimmy Rich tragically died at the age of 52 on 5 May 2021. His cause of death is car accident. More details about the incident have yet to be released.  

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