John Lee Bottom

Inside Biography

John Lee Bottom is a late American missionary known for being the father of Joaquin Phoenix, an American actor, producer, and animal rights activist. Further, the celebrity father died in 2015 due to cancer as he had been suffering from the disease for many years.

John Lee Bottom Early Life

John Lee Bottom was born on 5 April 1947 in Fontana, California, the United States of America. The late American personality never disclosed his parents, siblings, ethnicity, and educational qualifications. Bottom used to live a private life away from the media cameras, as per the reports.

Furthermore, the celebrity father was a good-looking guy during his young age. His look was precisely similar to his son's in the current time. He had brown eyes and brown hair with moderate height and weight.

John Lee Bottom's Personal Life (Wife and Children)

The actor's father was in a marital relationship with Arlyn Phoenix, an American social activist. The duo exchanged marriage vows in 1969. Similarly, the pair welcomed River Phoenix (actor), Jodean Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix (actress), Joaquin Phoenix (actor), and Summer Phoenix (actress).

CAPTION: John Lee Bottom with his family SOURCE: Instagram @ johnleebottom

 However, the marriage couldn't last long, and the duo divorced in 1997. As per the reports, John lived a secretive life alone after separation from his wife. He may fight alone during his cancer phase. Sadly, John left the world in 2015.

On the other hand, John's son, Joaquin Phoenix, has been romantically involved with partner Rooney Mara since 2016. Rooney is an American actress best known for her acting skills in movies like Carol, Nightmare Alley, Her, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Pan, Lion, and A Ghost Story. In addition, Joaquin is rumored to have dated Anna Paquin, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Anna Friel in the past.

Net Worth Details

John Lee was a missionary by profession. For your information, Missionary is the person sent on a religious mission, especially to promote Christianity in a foreign country. John might have earned good money from his profession. However, his net worth at death is missing. Meanwhile, his son, River, has $5 Million and his daughter, Summer Phoenix, has $4 Million. No doubt, all of John's children are talented artists.

Talking about his superstar son, Joaquin Phoenix, has $50 Million. The actor earned a major fortune from his successful acting career, starting in 1982. The versatile actor has collected good money as an actor and producer. As per his IMDb profile, he has 56 acting credits, 12 production credits, 2 directorial credits, 1 writing credit, and 38 archive footage credits.

CAPTION: John Lee Bottom's son, Joaquin Phoenix is a millionaire celebrity SOURCE: Instagram @ johnleebottom

 Joaquin is best recognized for his acting in movies like Joker, Gladiator, Her, Walk the Line, Joker 2, C'mon C'mon, The Master, Signs, Brother Bear, Inherent Vice, The Village, Parenthood, We Own the Night, Two Lovers, To Die For, Irrational Man, The Yards, Hotel Rwanda, 8MM and more.

Further, the Joker alum and his sister, Summer, bought a mansion in Los Angeles in 2018. Besides, Joaquin has houses in San Juan, Florida, California, and Caracas. No doubt, the Oscar-winning actor lives a lavish lifestyle. Also, he is an animal rights activist and is engaged in social works and charities.

by ashma, 03 Mar, 2022

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