Joaquin Phoenix Bio

(Actor, Producer, Music Video Director, Musician, Activist)

Relationship Statistics of Joaquin Phoenix

What is Joaquin Phoenix marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is Joaquin Phoenix having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Joaquin Phoenix gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Joaquín Phoenix dated his Inventing the Abbotts, co-star Liv Tyler from 1995 to 1998. After the pair broke off, Phoenix went on into a relationship with the South African model Topaz Page-Green in 2001.

They broke off after a relationship of about four years in 2005. Then, he had a year-long relationship with model Heather Christie in 2012. Phoenix was also in a relationship with DJ Allie Teilz from late 2013 to early 2015. Since late 2016, he has been in a dating relationship with actress Rooney Mara. His relationship with Rooney is going very well till date.

 Who is Joaquín Phoenix?

Joaquín Phoenix is an American actor, producer, music video director, musician & activist. For his work as an artist, Phoenix has received a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award & 3 Academy Award nominations.

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He received international attention for portraying Commodus in the 2000 movie Gladiator, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has subsequently earned Best Actor nominations for portraying musician Johnny Cash in the biopic Walk the Line & for his role as Freddie Quell in The Master, the latter winning him the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. For You Were Never Really Here (2017), he won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor.

Aside from his acting career, he has also ventured into directing music videos, as well as producing films & TV shows. Phoenix is a social activist, & animal rights advocate.

Joaquín Phoenix’ Early life, Childhood and Education

Phoenix was born as Joaquín Rafael Bottom on October 28, 1974, in Río Piedras district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was born to parents from the U.S. mainland. His mother’s name is Arlyn Phoenix and father’s name is John Lee Bottom. He is the third of 5 children, including River, Rain, Liberty & Summer. He also has a half-sister named Jodean from a previous relationship of his father’s.

Phoenix’s father is originally from Fontana, California, is of English, & some German & French, ancestry. His mother was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jewish parents whose families emigrated from Russia & Hungary.

In order to provide food & financial support for the family, the children performed on the streets & at various talent contests, singing & playing instruments. Phoenix & his siblings were eventually discovered by 1 of Hollywood’s leading children’s agents, Iris Burton, who got them acting work.

Joaquín Phoenix’ Career, Salary and Net worth

Phoenix’s first acting jobs were guest appearances on 2 TV shows with his brother River in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982), & Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia (1984). In 1985, he appeared in the TV movie Kids Don’t Tell. He made his film debut in SpaceCamp in 1986. His first starring role was in Russkies (1987) & later co-starred in Parenthood (1989). For his performance in the latter, Phoenix was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film.

During the comeback portion of his career, he was often cast in supporting roles as conflicted, insecure characters with a dark side. In 1995, he co-starred in To Die For. 2 years later, Phoenix played in U Turn, & Inventing the Abbotts. The following year, he starred in Clay Pigeons. His next film was 8mm in 1999.

In 2000, Phoenix co-starred in 3 films. The Yards was the first one. In his next film, Phoenix played Emperor Commodus in the historical epic film Gladiator. The film was a massive financial & critical success and also won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

For his performance, Phoenix was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, & received his first nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He & his late brother River Phoenix became the first brothers to get nominated for acting Academy Awards. To this date, they are alone in holding this distinction. Later, he portrayed the conflicted priest Abbé de Coulmier in Quills. For his combined roles, Phoenix won Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor & National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor.

The following year, Phoenix starred in the satire film Buffalo Soldiers as a U.S. Army soldier. He was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor. Phoenix starred in 2002 in Signs. In 2003, he played in It’s All About Love & voiced Kenai in the Disney animated film, Brother Bear. The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

In 2004, Phoenix played in ‘The Village’. In his second film that year, he starred in Ladder 49. For his performance in the movie, he was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture along with the cast.

In 2005, Phoenix starred in the movie Walk the Line, a Johnny Cash biopic, after Cash himself approved of Phoenix. He played & sang the entire accompanying soundtrack & Cash’s vocal tracks in the movie. For his portrayal of Johnny Cash, Phoenix was nominated for his second Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor & Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.

He won Golden Globe Award for Best Actor–Motion Picture Musical or Comedy & Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media for film’s soundtrack. Earlier that year, he narrated the documentary Earthlings. He was awarded Humanitarian Award at San Diego Film Festival in 2005, for his work & contribution to Earthlings.

In 2006, he was invited to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The following year, he played in We Own the Night, which he also produced. He was awarded People’s Choice Award for Favorite Leading Man for his performance. That same year, he played in Reservation Road. In 2008, Phoenix appeared in the film, Two Lovers.

Phoenix’s mockumentary film I’m Still Here premiered at the 67th Venice International Film Festival on September 6, 2010. The film was directed by his brother-in-law Casey Affleck & was also written by Affleck & Phoenix himself. After releasing the film, he took a self-imposed break from acting.

In 2011, Phoenix returned to acting in The Master. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival where he won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. Phoenix received his third Academy Award nomination, his second for Best Actor, & nominations for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama & BAFTA Award for Best Actor.

In 2013, he starred in Her. Phoenix received his fourth nomination for the Golden Globe Award. The movie was nominated for 5 Academy Awards. Also in 2013, he played in The Immigrant.

In 2014, Phoenix starred in Inherent Vice, the first adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon book. He was nominated for his fifth Golden Globe Award for his performance. Phoenix next starred in the 2015 mystery comedy-drama Irrational Man. He narrated his 2nd documentary for Nation Earth called Unity in 2015.

Phoenix starred as a war veteran in the thriller You Were Never Really Here in 2017. For his performance, he won Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor.

Apart from acting, he has directed music videos for Ringside, She Wants Revenge, People in Planes, Arckid, Albert Hammond Jr. & Silversun Pickups. He also served as 1 of the executive producers of TV show 4Real. Phoenix is also listed as a producer on the movie We Own the Night.

While his salary is not known, Phoenix has a net worth of $30 million.

Joaquín Phoenix‘s Rumors and Controversy

There are no any much significant rumors and controversies regarding Joaquín Phoenix in the mainstream media to date. He has thus far, managed to keep his image clean in the eyes of the general public.

Joaquín Phoenix: Body Measurements

He has a height of 5 feet 8 inches with body weight 81.5 kg. He has dark brown hair color and his eye color is green. His shoe size is 11 (US).

Social Media Profile

He is active in social media like Facebook and Instagram. He has more than 22k followers on Facebook and has around 8.2k followers on Instagram.

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