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
How many children does Joaquin Phoenix have ? (name):One (River Phoenix)
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 to date. In July 2019, they announced that they are engaged with each other.

Recently, in late Sep 2020, this couple was blessed with a child. They named him after Joaquin’s late brother name River Phoenix.

 Who is Joaquín Phoenix?

Joker actor Joaquín Phoenix is also a 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.

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.

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 his 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

Joaquin 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.

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.

In 2006, he was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The following year, he played in We Own the Night, which he also produced. He was awarded the 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 the 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 $35 million.

Joaquín Phoenix‘s Rumors and Controversy

There are no 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.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Joaquin Phoenix has a height of 5 feet 8 inches with a bodyweight 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 but he is not active on Twitter and Instagram. He has more than 66.9k followers on Facebook.

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