His mother, Arlyn Phoenix (née Dunetz), is of Russian and Hungarian Jewish descent. His father, John Lee Bottom, had English, German, and French ancestry.
Joaquin Phoenix has been in a long-term relationship with actress Rooney Mara. They started dating in 2016 after working together on the film "Mary Magdalene" and got engaged in 2019.
Joaquin Phoenix is known for his active involvement in various charitable causes and social activism. He has been a prominent advocate for animal rights, environmental issues, and humanitarian efforts.
He received a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award and three Oscar nominations, for his work as an actor.
Joaquin Phoenix is a well-known advocate for animal rights and has been actively involved in promoting the cause for many years. He has collaborated with the organization on multiple campaigns, including narrating their documentary "Farm to Fridge" and participating in their "Why Love One But Eat the Other?" campaign.