Joaquin Rafael Phoenix, born on October 28, 1974, formerly known as Leaf Phoenix is an American actor, producer, musician, social activist and music video director.
He is a multi-talented and very hard working person. He has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards winning one and three Academy Awards.
He has been in the Hollywood industry since he was eight years old and has served very successfully throughout his career. He is best known for his characters in the movie Gladiator as Commodus. He has a total net worth of $25 million.
Joaquin was born and raised in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to John Lee Bottom and his wife, Arlyn. He is the third child of the family with four other brothers and sister namely River, Rain, Liberty, and Summer.
He also has a half-sister named Jodean which was from the earlier relationship of his father. His father was originally from Fontana, California and his mother was from New York who left her parents to move to California and married his father in 1969.
Phoenix name was their symbolization of new beginning. In an interview, Joaquin said he had originally called himself Any leaf as a child and later changed it back to Joaquin at the age of 15.
They used to perform in their young age on the streets and several contests, singing and playing instruments to help provide food and financial support for the family.
Joaquin made his acting debut with guest appearances on two TV shows with his brother River in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Backward: The Riddle of Dyslexia in the year 1982 and 1984 respectively.
After a year he appeared in the television movie called Kids Don’t Tell. He made his film debut in the movie SpaceCamp in the year 1985 as Max and later in the movie called Russkies in 1987.
He has credited the title Leaf Phoenix for his role in Parenthood in 1989. His other movies and TV shows works include To Die For, U-Turn, Clay Pigeons, 8mm, The Yards, Walk the Line and much more.
He has also directed some music videos including Ringside, Arckid; She Wants Revenge, etc. He has also worked as one of the producers of the TV show called 4Real, We Own the Night and many other music videos.
Joaquin is a tall guy with a height of 5 feet 8 inches and maintained the body weight of 70 kg. He has a gorgeous body with 44 inches chest, 16 inches biceps, and 32 inches waist.
He has stunning green eyes which are also a great asset to his handsomeness. Even at the age of 42, he still appears naturally fit and healthy which is all a result of his full dedication to a healthy lifestyle.
He always focuses on building his abs during his workout and is known to be practicing a vegetarian diet for quite some time now. He looks stunning in his shirtless pictures all thanks to his abs workout every day.
Joaquin is not gay and has the most impressive dating career and has dated over 12 women. His current girlfriend is Allie Teilz whom he started dating from 2013. He also has a scar on his lip which he has since his birth.
For more details on her biography, we can always check any wiki sites as well as on IMDb. He also has his own official Facebook and Twitter accounts where he posts his daily activities.
His photos are also available on Instagram and his fan sites over the internet. He also has his website where he posts his documentary and also details on his private life.