Who Is Joya Tillem? Some Untold Facts About Jon Favreau’s Wife

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Who Is Joya Tillem? Some Untold Facts About Jon Favreau’s Wife
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Joya Tillem is an American Physician and professor who is famous as the wife of Hollywood movie director, producer, and actor, Jon Favreau. Though she has a strong presence in her profession as a doctor, she gained major exposure and eventually fame after her marriage to actor Jon Favreau.

With over 20 years into marriage, the couple still seems pretty strong in their relationship. Moreover, the couple also has three children from his marital relationship.

Well, in this article, let’s find out in detail about her career, relationship, and net worth in 2022.

Joya Tillem Bio: Early Life, Education, Parents

Jon Favreau’s wife Joya Tillem was born on May 14, 1970. She grew up in an American household along with her mother Susan Tillem, and father John Tillem. While she has not revealed much about her family, Joya’s parents reportedly belong to the ‘Congregation Shir Shalom’ in Cotati.

Talking about her education, she has very strong academics. An excellent student from an early age, Joya decided to follow a profession as a doctor and joined Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC.  She eventually did her medical residency at Cedars Sinai Medical center in Los Angeles, California.

Joya Tillem Is Married to Husband Jon Favreau

As we mentioned above, Joya is a married woman. She is married to popular actor, screenwriter, director, and producer Jon Tillem. They tied the knot on November 24, 2000, and have been together ever since.

Joya and Jon reportedly met for the first time back in 1995, back when Jon had just made an entry into the Hollywood film industry. They even dated for a while before they actually walked down the aisle.

Joya Tillem and Jon Favreau at the premiere of Iron Man in London
Joya Tillem and Jon Favreau at the premiere of Iron Man in London

Like any couple, the duo has been constantly supportive of one another, and share great chemistry as well. In fact, Joya Tillem has even attended several Hollywood events along with her popular husband Jon. They were even seen together posing at the premiere of Iron Man, at Hassler Hotel, in Rome, Italy.

She Is The Mother of Children

With her spouse, Joya Tillem has welcomed three children, two daughters, and a son. Her first child Max Favreau was born on July 25, 2001. And the most interesting part is that Max has already made his debut with an appearance in Iron Man 2, and The Jungle Book.

Similarly, her second child, a daughter, Madeleine Favreau was born in April 2003, and the youngest one, Brighton Rose Favreau was born on August 30, 2006.

Well, the family of five lives a beautiful luxurious life.

Tillem’s Husband Jon Is a Successful Actor

The beautiful Joya’s husband is one of the successful Hollywood personalities. He is an actor, screenwriter, writer, and director as well. Starting out as an actor in the 1992 film Folks!, in a minor role as a Taxi driver, he has appeared in numerous films so far.

Some of his most successful roles include in Rudy (1993), Swingers (1996), Very Bad Things (1998), The Replacements (2000), Daredevil (2003), The Break-Up (2006), Couples Retreat (2009), and Chef (2014).

Joya And Jon Married in November 2000
Joya And Jon Married in November 2000

Similarly, Jon has also directed some successful movies. He made his directorial debut with Made in 2001. In 2005, he directed Zathura: A Space Adventure. However, his major success as a director came with Iron Man in 2008 and Iron Man 2 in 2010.

Some of his other works as a director include Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Chef (2014), The Jungle Book (2016), The Lion King (2019).

Joya Tillem Is Not On Social Media

Unlike most of the celebrities out there, Joya is not active on any social media platforms. It looks like, she is rather busy with her profession and career as a doctor.

However, on the other hand, her husband Jon, an actor and director, is pretty popular on social. As of 2022, he has around 2.5 million followers on his official Instagram account. Similarly, he has over 2.3 million followers on his official Twitter account as well.

Net Worth

No doubt as a successful physician, Joya earns a decent salary and has a pretty good net worth. But unfortunately, she has not revealed the exact sum yet.

However, Jon is pretty open about his wealth. He reportedly has a total of around $100 million in net worth, as per Celebrity Net Worth.