Joaquin Phoenix is an American actor, producer, and activist. Started his career as an actor in television series along with his brother and sister, he is known for his role as Johnny Cash in the biopic Walk the Line, Theodore Twombly for being in love with Artificial Intelligence Samantha in the movie Her, Commodus in the epic film Gladiator for which he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His upcoming movie as DC comic's super-villain character Joker in the movie Joker is set to be released in October 2019. For his works, Phoenix has won a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations.
Joaquin Rafael Bottom was born on 28th October 1974 in 175, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity with an American nationality and his birth sign is Scorpio.
Talking about his family, he is the third son of five children of John Lee Bottom and Arlyn. Joaquin's mom and dad had joined a religious cult and began to travel South American and later, left the religious cult and returned to the US in 1978 and changed their last name to Phoenix.
He had an elder brother River who died in 1993 because of a drug overdose. He has elder sister Rain and two younger sister siblings Liberty and Summer.
Joaquin made his acting debut alongside his elder brother river at the age of eight in the television series Seven Bridges of Seven Brothers and as a child artist, his major role was in ABC Afterschool Special Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia.
He appeared in various television series as a child actor and decided to leave and traveled to Mexico and South America with his father.
Joaquin is unmarried and doesn't have any kids, he is not like a character he portrayed in his movie Her, in which he doesn't have any girlfriend and falls in love with A.I whose voice is given by actress Scarlett Johansson.
Currently, he is engaged to Her movie co-actress Rooney Mara. The couple started dating in 2016 and recently in 2019, they got engaged. Joaquin and his girlfriend are living together at their home in Hollywood Hills, California.
Before dating Rooney Mara, he dated Liv Tyler from 1995 to 1998, Topaz Page-Green 2001 to 2005 and DJ Allie Teilz 2013-2015. He was also rumored to be dating with Lindsay Lohan, Ginnifer Goodwin, Amelia Warner and many more.
As of July 2019, Joaquin Phoenix has an estimated net worth of $30 million. His net worth is similar to celebrity Devon Aoki, Tom Hardy, and Lamar Odom. Well, the veteran actor has earned a huge amount worth over millions of millions from his career.
He has earned his wealth from his career as an actor in the Hollywood movie industry. Here are some movies with his salary included.
|The Village||2004||$5 million|
|Walk the Line||2005||$3.5 million|
With such impressive earnings in his successful career, he owns luxurious mansions as well as other valuable properties.
The Gladiator star, purchased a 2,511-square-foot house near his existing one for $1.3 million in 2013, while he bought his main 3,753-square-foot house in 2006 for $4.8 million.
Well, Phoenix and his sister have reportedly bought a home together in Los Angeles in 2018, however, the price of the property is yet to be revealed.
Joaquin Phoenix made his comeback as an actor from the movie To Die For alongside Nicole Kidman. 2 years later he appeared in Oliver Stone U Turn. His career raised from 2000 to 2005 with Gladiator which was a massive financial and critically successful movie in which he was nominated for various awards including Oscar Award and Golden Globe Award for best-supporting actor.
The same year his movie Quills made him won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor. His movie Signs also gross $408 million on its budget of $72 million in the box office.
In 2005 he was nominated for the best actor for his movie Walk the Line in Academy Awards as well as in Golden Globe Award. He won the Golden Globe Award.
He debuted as a producer in 2007 from the movie We Own the Night and acted too alongside Mark Wahlberg and Eva Mendes. His role as Theodore Twombly who fall in love with Artificial Intelligence in the 2013 movie Her was praiseworthy.
Phoenix will be appearing as DC's super-villain Joker in the movie Joker that is set to be released in 2019. He officially signed for the film in July 2018, and on July 18, 2018, Warner Bros. announced the name of the film is Joker and the release date is October 4, 2019.
Joaquin Phoenix is an American actor, producer, and activist.
His name's actual pronunciation is Wah-keen Fee-nicks.
He stands 5 feet 9 inches or 175 in cm.
He has an estimated net worth of $30 million, as of July 2019.
Joaquin parents are Arlyn Phoenix a social activist and John Lee Phoenix.
He is unmarried but is engaged to actress Rooney Mara.