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John Lee Bottom - Father Of The Oscar-winning Actor Joaquin Phoenix

John Lee Bottom, also known as John Phoenix, is best known for being the father of Joaquin Phoenix, an actor who won an Academy Award for his work, and River Phoenix, an actor and singer who passed away.

Candice Burns
Jan 03, 202389 Shares1562 Views
John Lee Bottom, also known as John Phoenix, is best known for being the father of Joaquin Phoenix, an actor who won an Academy Award for his work, and River Phoenix, an actor and singer who passed away.
Both he and his wife were active participants in the Christian humanitarian movement known as "The Children of God" for a significant portion of their married life.

Quick Facts

Full Name John Lee Bottom
Profession Celebrity Father
Nationality American
Date of Birth 1947
Age75

Biography

John Lee Bottom's parents, Robert Merrill Bottom and Beulah Ingram, gave birth to him in the year 1947 in the country that he now calls home, the United States of America.
John Lee Bottom with his family
John Lee Bottom with his family
He spent his childhood in a city in the United States and rose to fame as a result of the success of his sons, River Phoenix and Joaquin Phoenix. Even though there is still a lot that is unknown about him, it has become abundantly clear that he was a very intelligent man in order to have successfully raised his famous son. Nevertheless, it is believed that he completed his high school education.
John Lee was a family man who was married and had children. His union with Arlyn Phoenix, who later became his wife, resulted in the birth of lovely and well-known children. The first time the two people met was in California, and shortly after that they started dating. They exchanged wedding vows on September 13th, 1969.
They began their work as missionaries immediately following their wedding, traveling throughout Mexico, South America, and other states in the United States to share the teachings of "The Children of God."
During their first few months of marriage, the couple went by the biblical names Jochebeb (Arlyn) and Amram (John). Their marriage had been going swimmingly for a while at that point. 1997 was the year that marked the beginning of the couple's separation process. Before filing for divorce, they had been married for a total of 27 years.
It is not clear why the couple decided to divorce. After that, in the year 2001, his ex-wife tied the knot with another man whose name was Jeffrey Weisberg. He ultimately received a diagnosis of cancer and fought the illness for a considerable amount of time.

Net Worth

He was a carpenter for many years. His net worth and earnings were not revealed. His children are all accomplished in their respective fields. His son, Joaquin Phoenix, has a sizable net worth. As of October 2022, John Lee Bottom's net worth is $50 million. He earns that much money from his acting career. His wealth is increasing significantly as a result of his hard work and dedication to his job.

People Also Ask

Who Is John Lee Bottom?

John Lee Bottom is best known as the father of Oscar-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix and late actor and singer River Phoenix.

Where Is John Lee Bottom From?

A city in the United States was his home throughout his formative years.

How Old Is John Lee Bottom?

He died at the age of 68.

Final Words

After his divorce from his wife, he was living in the shadows. He was diagnosed with cancer later in life and battled it for several years. He passed away in 2015, at the age of 68. His death was caused by cancer.
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