About Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Rafael Phoenix, also known as Joaquin Phoenix or Leaf Phoenix, is a talented American actor, producer, musician and music producer. He stated acting as a child and gained prominence in 2000, appearing in a historical blockbuster movie Gladiator. Joaquin’s performance in this film earned him a widespread critical acclaim: the artist was nominated for an Oscar as the Best Supporting actor. He also received nominations for Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA and Satellite awards. Phoenix’s next prominent role was in the biographical movie Walk the Line in which he portrayed a famous musician, Johnny Cash. Among the most prestigious nominations he received for this part was an Academy Award for the Best Actor. As for 2013, Joaquin Phoenix net worth is estimated at $25 million.
Joaquin, initially named Joaquin Rafael Bottom, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in a family of John Lynn and Arlyn Bottom.