River Phoenix

United States

River Phoenix Bio

Who is River Phoenix

River Phoenix was a talented artist from America. He was also a great musician. Stand By Me, Running on Empty and so on were one of the famous movies he had played.

Early Life (Childhood)

River Phoenix was an American native and he was born in Madras, Oregon, USA. He had five more siblings. He was of diverse descent.

Interesting Facts

Before he died, his net worth was around $5 million. He never attended school. He was a dedicated activist of animal rights and environment. He was awarded with Humanitarian Award of PETA in 1992.

Personal Life

He died in short time but date few girls in his life. He dated Martha Plimpton from 1986 to 1989, Suzanne Solgot from 1990 to 1993 and Samantha Mathis from 1992 to 1993. There is also a rumor that he dated Marlee Matlin in 1988.


From his singing career, he won several awards in his life. He was also once listed in Promising New Actors in 1986.


It is rumored that his death was due to the heavy use of drugs.