Summer Phoenix – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Summer Phoenix

Summer Phoenix is an actress, model, and fashion designer from the United States. She was born on December 10, 1978, in the Florida town of Winter Park. Her mother, Arlyn Sharon, was born in New York to Hungarian and Russian Jewish parents. Her father, John Lee Bottom, was born in California and is of English, German, and French heritage. He was a carpenter by profession.

In 1968, Phoenix’s mother travelled to California and met Phoenix’s father, John Lee, on her way. They dated for a while and got married in 1969. They later joined missionaries in South America for the Children of God religious sect. Phoenix has two brothers, actors Joaquin (Leaf) and River, and two sisters, Rain and Liberty.

Summer Phoenix – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Summer Phoenix Childhood Accomplishments

Phoenix started acting at the age of two. She worked as a child actor with agent Iris Burton and her siblings. She also guest-starred in shows like Murder, She Wrote, and Growing Pains. She later started working full-time in movies.

In the TV movie Kate’s Secret, she played the daughter of the main character, Kate Stark (played by Meredith Baxter Birney), as well as her elder sister, Liberty. In the TV movie Taking It Home, she played the character of Frannie.

Summer Phoenix Awards and Achievements

  1. Phoenix has a great career as a Hollywood actress. She has been nominated for the following awards:
  2. Nominated in 2002 for Best Supporting Female in Film Independent Spirit Awards for the movie The Believer
  3. Nominated in 2003 for Performance in TV Movie or Miniseries in Prism Awards for the movie Wasted
    Phoenix was announced as a breakout actress by Interview magazine in the spring of 2002
  4. She has also featured in several print advertisements around Europe

Best Known for

  • Phoenix is best known for the various roles in TV shows and movies. Some of her well-remembered roles are:
  • Esther Kahn in the film Esther Kahn in 2000
  • Marti in the movie Dinner Rush in 2000
  • Carla Moebius in the film The Believer in 2001
  • In The Laramie Project in 2001
  • Suzie Gold in the film Suzie Gold in 2004
  • Appearances in TV movie Kate’s Secret and Russkies
  • Appearances in Wasted, SLC Punk, The Believer, and The Faculty
  • Theatre appearance in ‘This is Our Youth.’
  • Work in the rock band The Causey Way, and The Paper cranes

Summer Phoenix Body Measurements

Height5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
Weight110 lb / 50 kg
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
Eyes ColorHazel
Hair ColorDark Brown
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Interesting Facts about Summer Phoenix

  • Summer Phoenix posing after fulfilling her voting responsibility
  • Summer Phoenix with the cast of All American Girls
  • Summer Phoenix during a makeup session
  • Summer Phoenix ready for Saga Awards 2020
  • Summer Phoenix with siblings
  • Summer Phoenix in a still from her movie
  • Summer Phoenix with stars from The Tank and the Bangas
  • Summer Phoenix with her friend, George William Basil

Summer Phoenix Favorite Things

Summer Phoenix’s Pre-relationships

Phoenix dated Clea DuVall in 2002. She broke soon with him and started dating Casey Affleck in 2002.

Family and Personal Life of Summer Phoenix

Phoenix got engaged to Casey Affleck on December 25, 2003. In Amsterdam, their son, Indiana August, was born on May 31, 2004. Soon after, Phoenix and Casey announced they were getting married. On June 3, 2006, Phoenix and Affleck married in Savannah, Georgia. On January 12, 2008, they had their second son, Atticus.

Though it has been in the news that Affleck and Phoenix split in November 2015, they formally announced their separation in March 2016. On August 1, 2017, Phoenix filed for divorce in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles, alleging “conflicting differences,”. The divorce concluded later that year. Though separated, the two are on good terms with each other.

Phoenix is known for her great taste in selecting movie roles. She refused to play conventional adolescent roles in teen sex comedies or slasher films. She has always preferred complex, demanding, and multilayered roles that required her to work hard and prove her heightened intelligence.

Phoenix follows a vegan diet to remain healthy. She also raises her children with a vegan diet. She is a supporter of many charitable trusts and activist organisations, particularly those concerned with the environment, animal rights, and vegetarianism like PETA.

Summer Phoenix Personal Info

Full NameSummer Joy Bottom
NicknameSum Sum Causey
OccupationActress, Model, Designer
Date of Birth10 December 1978 (age 43 years)
BirthplaceWinter Park, Florida, United States
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Father NameJohn Lee Bottom
Mother NameArlyn Bottom (nee Dunetz)
Sibling NamesRiver Phoenix (Older Brother), Rain Bottom (Older Brother), Liberty Bottom (Older Brother), Joaquin Phoenix (Older Brother)
SpouseCasey Affleck (m. 2006–2017)
ChildrenIndiana Affleck, Atticus Affleck

Net Worth

What is Summer Phoenix’s net worth?

Summer Phoenix has a net worth of $4 million.

What are Summer Phoenix’s sources of income?

Phoenix has worked very hard to earn the fortune she owns. She has earned the money from her acting, modelling, musician and designing career.

Is Summer Phoenix married? Who is her husband?

Phoenix was earlier married to Casey Affleck. She is currently divorced and single.

How much is Summer Phoenix educated?

Phoenix had been home schooled during her childhood. She later went to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University but dropped out before graduating to pursue a profession.

Controversies of Summer Phoenix

Phoenix alleged conflicting differences with Casey Affleck and filed for divorce in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles. This matter was in the news for a long time.

Assets of Summer Phoenix

Phoenix owns a $1.35 Million Apartment in Los Angeles, California.

Does Summer Phoenix own any brand?

Yes, Phoenix is a multi-talented woman. In 2003 Phoenix started her clothing boutique of vintage clothing ‘Some Odd Rubies’ on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Her partners were her friends, Odessa Whitmire and Ruby Canner. The boutique closed down in 2012.

Summer Phoenix Movies List

  • 1987 – Russkies
  • 1997 – Arresting Gena
  • 1998 – I Woke Up Early The Day I Died, Girl, Can’t Hardly Wait, SLC Punk!,The Faculty
  • 2000 – Committed, Esther Kahn, Dinner Rush
  • 2001 – The Believer
  • 2002 – The Laramie Project
  • 2004 – Suzie Gold
  • 2016 – Two for One
  • 2017 – Across My Land, The Mad Whale, The First
  • 2018 – Tiny Little Life
  • 2019 – Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto, Skin

Summer Phoenix TV Shows

  • 1984 – Airwolf, Murder, She Wrote
  • 1986 – Taking It Home, Kate’s Secret
  • 1987 – Growing Pains
  • 1988 – ABC Weekend Special
  • 1989 – The New Leave It to Beaver
  • 1990 – Swamp Thing
  • 1997 – ER
  • 2002 – Wasted