Summer Phoenix debuted her acting career in a television series, Airwolf, as a little girl in 1984. In the same year, she made a guest appearance in a crime drama series, Murder She Wrote, as Cindy Donovan. Which was produced by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson and William Link. The other cast members of this series are Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Tom Bosley, and Ron Masak.
Similarly, she has appeared in an American sitcom, Growing Pains, as Jody in 1987. Neal Marlens produced the sitcom. Next year, she has featured in a weekly 30-minute anthology TV series, ABC Weekend Special, as a Lana.
Phoenix has appeared in numerous movies and television series including The New Leave It to Beaver, Swamp Thing, I Woke Up Early The Day I Died, Can't Hardly Wait, SLC Punk, Dinner Rush, The Laramie Project, Across My Land, and The First.
Apart from her acting career, she was a member of popular rock band, The Causey Way, together with her sister. Later she made a guest appearance on an album, The Papercranes.
Phoenix is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. The vegetarian actress is a supporter of environmental and animal rights and she has involvements in charities like PETA.
Joy Phoenix engaged with her boyfriend Casey Affleck on December 25, 2003. The couple blessed with their first son, Indiana August, on May 31, 2004, at Amsterdam. Later, she married her fiance Casey on June 3, 2006, in Savannah, Georgia. After their marriage, she again became mother to her second child, Atticus.
In 2016, Phonix announced that she is divorcing her husband. However, they were already separated in November 2015. Phoenix officially filed an application for divorce with the Superior Court, Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2017, citing "irreconcilable differences."
The television star, Phoenix collects a huge amount of money through her acting profession. She has appeared in numerous television series including The New Leave It to Beaver, Swamp Thing; I Woke Up Early The Day I Died, SLC Punk, Dinner Rush, The Laramie Project, Across My Land, and The First. Through these movies, she must have earned a tremendous amount of money. Currently, her net worth is estimated at $850,000.
Besides this, when she divorced husband Casy, she must have received a huge amount of money as a divorce settlement. As her ex-husband is also popular actor and director and has a net worth of $10 million.