Joaquin Phoenix blew us away with his portrayal of Arthur Fleck in Joker, but you might be surprised to know that the DC Universe flick isn’t the actor’s highest-paying film.
Keep reading for everything we know about Joaquin Phoenix’s net worth.
1. What is Joaquin Phoenix's net worth?
Joaquin Phoenix is an actor, director and producer, AKA he has various sources of income. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he’s worth an estimated $35 million, which is total retirement goals.
2. How did he acquire such a nice chunk of change?
The majority of Phoenix’s income stems from his successful acting career. His official IMDB page reports that his highest-earning films are The Village ($5 million), Joker ($4.5 million), Walk the Line ($3.5 million) and Signs ($1 million). He even received a whopping $375,000 for a supporting role in the Marquis de Sade biopic Quills.
3. Does he do charity work?
In addition to acting, Joaquin is a dedicated philanthropist. Not only does he regularly support organizations like Amnesty International and the Peace Alliance, but he’s also on the board of directors for a non-profit called The Lunchbox Fund, which feeds young students in South Africa.
4. How much did Joaquin Phoenix get paid for 'Joker'?
As we mentioned above, Phoenix raked in a cool $4.5 million for his titular role in Joker. The Todd Phillips-directed film brought in nearly $850 million worldwide after only three weeks in theaters, so yeah, it’s a pretty big deal.