Joya Tillem

Joya Tillem

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Joya Tillem is a popular American celebrity wife. Joya Tillem is the wife of a famous American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter – Jon Favreau. Besides this, she is also a medical practitioner.

Early Life and Childhood

Joya Tillem was born on 14 May 1970 and she is currently 52 years old. She hails from California, USA, and she grew up in Sonoma. Further, her star sign is Taurus. She holds an American nationality and has Britain-Irish ethnic background. Talking about her family, her mother’s name is Susan Tillem. Likewise, her parents belong to the Congregation Shir Shalom in Cotati. She also grew up in a Jewish family in California, USA.

Regarding her educational journey, she joined Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington after completing school. Later, she graduated from the University with Honors in Internal Medicine.

Career and Professional Life

Joya Tillem is popular as the celebrity wife of the famous American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter – Jon Favreau. Besides this, she is also an accomplished physician. After completing her study, she worked as a physician in a non-profit hospital namely Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Likewise, she is also associated with the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles as a doctor.

Furthermore, she has always been ambitious and driven since a very young age. She excelled in academics in school and then chose to become a doctor. The celebrity wife did her graduation from the prestigious, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. The celebrity wife then went on to have an immensely successful career as a physician who specialized in internal medicine.

Joya Tillem

Caption: Joya Tillem attending an event with her husband Jon Favreau. Source: Legit. ng

Joya Tillem’s Husband – Jon Favreau’s Professional Life

Talking about her husband – Jon Favreau’s professional life, he is a famous actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He has appeared in several films including Rudy, Swingers, Very Bad Things, The Replacements, Daredevil, The Break-Up, Couples Retreat, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Chef among numerous others.

As a filmmaker, her husband has been a presence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). His presence is mainly with his collaboration with Robert Downey Jr. her husband directed, produced, and appeared as Happy Hogan in the films Iron Man in 2008 and Iron Man 2 in 2010.

Moreover, her husband also served as an executive producer for, and/or appeared as the character in, films including The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Similarly, as a director, her husband worked on the films Elf, Zathura: A Space Adventure, Cowboys & Aliens, Chef, The Jungle Book, and The Lion King. Jon Favreau is also the creator and one of the executive producers and directors of the Star Wars Disney+ original series The Mandalorian. Her husband also produces films under his production company banner, Fairview Entertainment. Additionally, her husband presents the TV cooking series The Chef Show.

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Caption: Joya Tillem’s husband – Jon Favreau – directing a Marvel movie. Source: Entertainment Weekly

More Details

Her husband – Jon Favreau – then worked as a director and executive producer for Marvel in Iron Man and Iron Man 2. These films were box-office blockbusters and helped Jon establish himself as the top producer-director. She could no longer stay away from the media spotlight after this success and fame in her husband’s life. By then, she had become Jon’s wife.

In recent times, she appears time and again in the news. That is largely due to the success of Jon Favreau’s movies. Her husband directed and produced The Jungle Book in the year 2016. It is one of Disney’s highest-grossing movies.

Further, Jon made billions again for Marvel with Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. Jon was also the executive producer of these movies. Despite appearing on the news and gaining fame, she continues to lead a private life and continues working as a doctor.

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Caption: Joya Tillem’s husband – Jon Favreau – was captured while directing ‘The Jungle Book’. Source: Hollywood Reporter

Relationship Status

Joya Tillem is a married woman and her husband is Jon Favreau. The lovers started dating when Jon was still struggling with his career. She met her husband back in the year 1995. Joya’s husband had yet to make his mark in Hollywood. When they met, her now-famous actor had only appeared in small roles in movies like Rudy, Batman Forever, etc. Her husband’s most notable role until then was in an episode of Seinfeld as Eric the Clown.

During her husband’s career growth, she remained a constant and unwavering source of support to her struggling partner. Her husband’s popularity started to grow only after he started directing and producing movies alongside acting.

The couple tied the knot on 24 November 2000. Together, she and Jon have three children. The lovers welcomed their first child – son Max – on 25 July 2001 and then welcomed their daughter Madeleine Favreau in April 2003, and finally their youngest child, daughter Brighton Rose Favreau on August 30, 2006.

Body Measurements

She stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches and her weight is around 55 kgs. Similarly, she has a chest-waist-hip body measurement of 36-24-36 inches respectively. She has blonde hair and her eyes are a mesmerizing blue color.

Social Media and Net Worth

It looks like Joya Tillem is not available on any social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, etc. But her husband is available on Instagram under the username @jonfavreau. Moving on, she has a net worth of around 1 million dollars. Likewise, her husband – Jon Favreau – has a net worth of approximately 100 million dollars.

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