Who is John Lee Bottom | Tragic truth about the phoenix family

Who is John Lee Bottom | Tragic truth about the phoenix family

John Lee Bottom, the founder of a landscape gardening company, and Arlyn "Heart" Bottom (née Dunetz), who was an executive secretary at NBC and whose connection to an agent provided her children with acting work.

He is best known as the father of Joaquin Phoenix who began his career by appearing in television series in the early 1980s with his brother River. His first major film roles were in SpaceCamp (1986) and Parenthood (1989).

John Lee Bottom parents

John Lee Bottom is married with Arlyn Phoenix. The couple first met in California. The couple made the decision to be hitched thereafter, and they wed on September 13, 1969. Following their nuptials, they traveled as missionaries, sharing the gospel of "The Children of God," throughout Mexico, South America, and other parts of the United States.


The couple briefly adopted the names Jochebeb (Arlyn) and Amram (John) from the Bible. They settled in Florida's Winterpark. They then adopted the surname Phoenix in writing.

John Lee Bottom makes a huge net worth in 2023

For many years, he worked as a carpenter. He has a sizable net worth of $50 million, as of Aug 2023. He makes that much money via his acting profession.


His wealth is growing substantially due to his hard work and commitment to his job. He won the Oscar for best actor in the category of Joker in 2020. The box office collection was 1.073 billion dollars. He had previously been nominated twice for the award in the same category.

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John Lee Bottom's wife

John Lee Bottom's wife, Arlyn Phoenix is on the Board of Directors of Peace Alliance, an organization which supports the creation of a United States Department of Peace.

Rhoda and Merle, her two sisters, helped raise her. Her father's family was Russian, while her mother's family originated in Hungary. Despite being Jewish and celebrating Jewish customs and festivals, Arlyn's family did not go to synagogue.

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