Iron Man.. info you might not know!

  • his creation was inspired by billionaire adventurer & inventor Howard Hughes!
  • has been a member of the Hellfire Club, the Illuminati, S.H.I.E.L.D., and the Guardians of the Galaxy as well as various Avengers teams!
  • owns the former secret US military base Area 51!
  • was listed by Forbes.com as the fourth wealthiest fictional character with a net worth of US$8.8 billion!
  • was once director of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
  • inspired the character of Nathan Stark on Eureka!
  • was almost played on screen by Tom Cruise instead of Robert Downey, Jr.!