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The Joaquin Phoenix Lowdown

Find out everything that you could ever want to know about the actor Joaquin Phoenix: His support for his family from a young age, Joker role, net worth & more

Actor Joaquin Phoenix attends the "Joker" premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 09, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Geoff Robins / AFP)

Joaquin Phoenix Overview

Joaquin Phoenix is an American actor and producer. He is a critically acclaimed actor who has won numerous trophies from the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and the Grammy Awards.

Born in Puerto Rico, Joaquin is the third of five children. His siblings were also actors. He competed in various talent shows and singing contests as a child to provide financial support for his family.

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While his mother was working as an executive secretary for NBC, he and his siblings were discovered by a Hollywood agent. They made TV appearances as children, mainly doing commercials.

By the age of 8, Joaquin Phoenix made his acting debut in an ABC Afterschool Special. In 1995, he had his first major commercial success in acting when he was hired for a part in the film To Die For with Nicole Kidman.

The critics took notice of his acting. Since then, he has appeared in several films including Clay Pigeons, Gladiator, Buffalo Soldiers, The Village, Ladder 49, Walk the Line, and Joker.

How much Did Joaquin Phoenix get paid for Joker?

Joaquin Phoenix reportedly earned $4.5 million for his role in the film Joker. This is arguably the most popular character he has played to date.

How to pronounce Joaquin Phoenix?

His first name is pronounced as ‘wa-keen’.

What nationality is Joaquin Phoenix?

Joaquin Phoenix is of American nationality.

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How old is Joaquin Phoenix?

Joaquin Phoenix is 45 years old. He was born on October 28, 1974, making him a Scorpio.

How much does Joaquin Phoenix weigh?

Joaquin Phoenix weighs 72 kg or 158 lbs. He reportedly had to lose 52 lbs or 23 kg for his role in Joker.

What is Joaquin Phoenix’s net worth?

As of 2020, Joaquin Phoenix has an estimated net worth of $35-40 Million.

What is Joaquin Phoenix most famous for?

Joaquin Phoenix is famous for his role as Joker in the 2019 film of the same title. He garnered critical praise for his performance in the film.

Is Joaquin Phoenix married or single?

Joaquin Phoenix is unmarried. However, he has been in a relationship with actress Rooney Mara since 2016.

Does Joaquin Phoenix have children?

No. Joaquin Phoenix does not have any children.

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