Joaquin Phoenix age, religion, wife, children, movies, worth.

Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix whose full name is Joaquin Rafael Phoenix is an American actor, social activist, director, musician and a producer.

How old is Joaquin Phoenix?

She was born on 28 October 1974 at Rio Piedas. Therefore, she is 49 years old.

Parents and siblings

The exceptional musician was born to Aryln phoenix and John lee Bottom. He had three brothers namely River, Rain and summer. However, his brothers passed away few years after he gained fame in the film industry.

Joaquin Phoenix childhood and religion

He grew up in extreme poverty. His parents were missioners in the cult children of God at his birth. They were so deeply rooted in the cult in a way that they believed children were not supposed to be taken to school. Also, the cult encouraged children to’ play sexually’. Good enough for them, they left the cult and relocated to US. They also changed the family name from bottom to Phoenix. Joaquin did not attend college due to his parents economic condition. Additionally, in 1999, he openly said in the (UK) Sunday times that he is an Atheist and do not believe in any organized religion.

Wife and children

So, he is married to the love of his life Rooney Mara. They tied the knot in the year 2016. The pair have a son called River. The son was named after his late brother.

The career of Joaquin Phoenix

Although he did not complete school, he did not give up on her career. He started acting in 1980 in a tv series together with his brother. The movie ‘gladiator’ led him to fame and stardom. His first stage name was Leaf phoenix. He was also featured in horror movies like sign, The village and hotel Lwanda. The drama earned him an academy award for best actor. He has filmed various categories of dramas like romantic and physiological dramas. In total, he has won one British film academy award, one academy award, two golden globes award and one Grammy award. He has also been named as one of the best actors by New York times. Apart from Being a social activist, he is also an animal rights activist. He is also a vegan and educates people on the impact of meat consumption in the world.


Some of his best movies include Joker, gladiator, her, walk on the lines, signs, brother bear, the master, The village, and the most recent, Napoleon.


He has sang several songs including it ain’t me babe, Jackson, Get rhythm, The moon, cry cry cry, Ring of fire and his latest song is called fate.

Net worth

However, he has an estimated net worth of $60 million from his career as an actor, producer and director.

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