Joaquin Phoenix is versatile Hollywood asset who has his active participation in various niches like acting, producing, Music video directing etc. His parents are from U.S. mainland but he was born in the Rio Piedras district of San Juan. He has a member of 4 brothers and a half sister from his previous relationship with his father.
John Lee Bottom, the father of Joaquin Phoenix, was a catholic by profession and his mother Arlyn was an immigrant from Russia and Hungary. Soon after their marriage, the parents of Joaquin joined a religious group ‘Children of God’ and preached about Lord Jesus in whole South America but later they got disenchanted with the same and returned to the US. By this time they changed their surname to even “Phoenix” symbolising a new beginning.
Education: The whole family of Joaquin was under the attack of poverty which is why the actor and his all brothers, as well as sisters, are quite low on education. Since the early childhood, he along with his other family members was compelled to work to earn some food for the living.
Joaquin Phoenix Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $33 Million US Dollars
This 42-year-old actor has ranked in the list of top 10 highest paid actors. If anyone will take a look at Joaquin’s 2014 career, it was hard to predict that this ‘Gladiator’ actor will be on the top again.
His current net worth is estimated to be $33 Million US dollars as of 2017 and the same is estimated to grow by 20% by this year end. Most of his income comes from the sources like the huge amount of stock holding, endorsement for CoverGirl cosmetics, lucrative property holdings etc.
Joaquin Phoenix Assets
Joaquin has a lavish house at legendary Hollywood hills in the California city of Los Angeles. This measures 3200 square feet and the living area has four bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a modern kitchen as its main attraction point. Also, one can get an exciting view of the city Los Angeles from its balcony.
The outer area has a big swimming pool and the provision of a spa in its well maintained cascading garden. The lavishing bungalow also hosts a bar that has lavishing costly alcohols and the bedroom contains a stone fireplace.
The 42 years old American actor also owns a metallic black Lexus RX350. The car worth $95,000 and is believed to be gifted from an unnamed female companion. There is a perfect fusion of all modern hi-tech features in this car and is integrated with extra features like Mark Levison 15 speaker surround sound system, virtual camera navigation, voice command functions and heads up display.
Joaquin loves to ride on the empty road and to fulfil such desires he also has a Ducati yellow coloured Desmosedici bike. This 4 cylinder bike gets its power from liquid cooled Desmodromic and runs at 13,500 rpm. The output is 200 HP and engine configuration is 989 cc.
Joaquin Phoenix Business Model
His business domain also contains the manufacturing and selling of a popular perfume (With Love from Joaquin). He owns a football team “Porto Rico Angels” and do have his own brand of vodka “Pure WonderPhoenix-US”. Not only this, in fashion industry he is making his brand image through “Joaquin Phoenix Seduction” fashion line.
Apart from the above, the actor is also an active member of PETA and Red Cross for whom he works as a social activist.
The on-screen chemistry of Joaquin Phoenix with Rooney Mara in ‘Madly in Love’ is known to all but interestingly; this is going on off-screen too. If sources are to be believed, these two actors are in showing some perfect emotional chemistry on the set of their new upcoming movie ‘Mary Magdalene’.
Recently news came to limelight those said an Ad company had declined to run a billboard where Joaquin Phoenix featured with a flock of rescued ship messaging against animal cruelty. The ground was, the ad is indirectly offending the residents of northern NSW town of Armidale.