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Full NameJodean Bottom
First NameJodean
Last NameBottom
ProfessionCelebrity Sister
Birth CountryAmerica
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
SibilingsLiberty Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, River Phoenix, Summer Phoenix and Rain Phoenix
Date of Birth1964

Jodean Bottom is famous as being the half-sister of celebrity’s siblings such as late River Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, Summer Phoenix, and Rain Phoenix.

Revealing About Her Presence

One of close family friends of the Phoenix family revealed Jodean after so many years. She is six years older than River.

 She is the daughter of John Lee Bottom and then-girlfriend. River wanted to find her from the very beginning and later found her.

Her Married Life

She had one daughter when River found her. There is no detail about her husband. So it’s hard to say whether she is married or not.

According to the wiki, River always helped her and her daughter and loved them a lot whenever he was alive.

With Her Daughter
With Her Daughter Source: Tumblr

In the above photo, she is at the top right holding her daughter.

Family, Accepted Her Always

Her family always accepted her and her child. Here is a vintage picture of her family. The picture is very old and it is in black and white. 

Relish the moments from the past, this is a picture to be kept on the wall.

Her Family Vintage Picture
Her Family Vintage Picture Source: Twitter

Here is another vintage photo of her family. Her siblings and her father is in the picture and this is from 1985. The moments of their lives photographed in a colorful picture. Enjoy!

Her Family Back in 1985
Her Family Back in 1985 Source: Twitter

The Untold Truth About Family And Joaquin Phoenix

The family story and the story of Joaquin is enough to make a movie. Whether their family struggles to settle in or the fight of Joaquin against alcohol. 

Their parents were part of a group called Children Of God, and they were classified as cult. The main reason behind it was their involvement in that organization.

 The group was indulged in sexual abuse and also inc***. Her family managed to come out of the group and settled in Los Angeles.

They also changed their surname from Bottom To Phoenix. 

His interview was making people believe that he is not normal and is taking something more than drugs. 

Every time he has been hit with controversy, he has come stronger with his roles. His emotional touch in acting and the deepness is second to one, and this is what makes him a great. 

Family Picture From The Past
Family Picture From The Past Source: YouTube

Shocking Fact about Her Family

Her half-siblings River and Joaquin are very popular. Joaquin received an Oscar, and his speech was trending on the internet. 

Her family's surname was not Phoenix. River's name was not Phoenix at first. His surname was Bottom and he later changed it to Phoenix. 

After her half-siblings Summer was born, the parents also decided to change their family's last name and did so to Phoenix. 

The surname was chosen for its mythical connotations of rising from the ashes. 

The family was facing a tough time during then and that name gave them a rebirth. That name also did a favor to the children as it sounds much cooler. 

This video also reveals a lot about her family and her brother ups and downs in life. Enjoy!

Joaquin Speech at The Oscar

Joaquin's speech at the Oscar was a masterpiece as he describes that actors have the power to be the voice of voiceless. 

He talks about injustice in the world and wants the world to fight against it.

He also explains that getting an Oscar does not make him elevated or superior to other nominees as he understands that they share the same love which is the love of movies. 

At last, he shares a lyric his from his late Brother becoming emotional, "Run to the Rescue With Love And Peace Will Follow."

He had tears in his eyes when he shared this.

Her Brother River Phoenix And His Death

River Phoenix was an American actor and musician. He was best known as the status of the teen idol. 

He became famous for his role in a movie named ‘Stand by me.’  He began acting at the age of 10. 

He was born on 23 August 1970 in Madras, Oregon, United States. He was raised along with his four siblings.  His childhood was spent in extreme poverty. 

He even couldn’t get formal education due to the financial crisis. 

He and his siblings used to sing in the street for money. Later, he got a chance to appear in commercial ads and afterward, his journey began.

He died on 31 October 1993 due to an overdose of drugs. He died at the age of 23. He died outside of ‘The Viper Room.’

Her brother River Phoenix and his death
Her brother River Phoenix and his death Source: Fox News

It was the most devastating day for Jodean Bottom when she lost loving and caring brother. 

He was one who searched her and helped to meet her biological father. She was so attached to him. 

Her other siblings

Rain Phoenix is an actress and singer. She was born on 21 November 1972. She has appeared in several movies, including ‘Amazing Stories,’ ‘Low Down,’ ‘Forever’ and many more.

Joaquin Phoenix is a popular actor and producer. He is known for his role in the film ‘Gladiator.’

He also rose to fame for his role in the super hit film ‘Joker”.  He was born on 28 October 1974. He began acting at the age of eight. His fiancée is actress Rooney Mara

Liberty Phoenix real name Mariposa Phoenix is a former actress. She was born on 5 July 1976.

 She has appeared in movies like ‘Kate’s Secret,’ ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ and many more.

Later she stopped acting. Currently, she is the manager at River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding. She has five children with her ex-husband Ernesto Asch

The youngest one is Summer Phoenix, who is an actress, model and designer. She was born on 10 December 1978. 

She acted as a child actor at the age of 2. She has appeared in several movies so far such as Dinner Rush, The Believer, Suzie Gold and many more.

She has two children with her former husband, actor Casey Affleck

Jodean Bottom’s half brother, Joaquin Phoenix, and sisters, Rain, Liberty and Summer with their mother, Arlyn Phoenix
Jodean Bottom’s half brother, Joaquin Phoenix, and sisters, Rain, Liberty and Summer with their mother, Arlyn Phoenix Source: Gossip Rocks

The picture is of Jodean Bottom’s half brother, Joaquin Phoenix, and sisters, Rain, Liberty and Summer with their mother, Arlyn Phoenix.

Net worth

Her net worth is not known till date. 

Her half brother Joaquin Phoenix has a net worth of 35 million dollars. He manages to earn that sum of money from his long acting career.

He was nominated for his role in ‘Gladiator.’ His film ‘Joker’ generated more than 1 billion in revenue. His fans praised his role in that movie.

Some of his hit movies with budget and box office collection are shown below.

He played the role of Joker in the film ‘Joker.’ That film's total budget was 55-70 million dollars and the box office collection of that movie was 1.072 billion dollars. 

He appeared in the movie ‘The Master’ in the role of Freddie Quell. It has a total budget of 32 million dollars and box office collection 28.3 million dollars.

He played in the role of Theodore Twombly in the romantic drama movie ‘Her.’ The total budget of that movie was 23 million dollars and box office collection was 48.3 million.

Name of the movieBudget (Dollars)Box Office
Joker55-70 million1.072 billion
The Master32 million28.3 million
Her23 million48.3 million


  1. She was born in 1964.
  2. She is an American by nationality.
  3. Her stepmother's name is Arlyn Phoenix.

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