Joya Tillem Is Jon Favreau’s Wife, Meet Her

Profile summary of Joya Tillem
  • Name: Joya Tillem
  • Date of birth: May 14, 1970
  • Age: 54
  • Place of birth: California, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Parents: Susan Tillem and John Tillem
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Jon Favreau
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Occupation: Doctor
  • Years active: NA
  • Net worth: $1.2 million

How old is Joya Tillem?

Joya Tillem was born on the 14th of May 1970 in California, United States of America to her mother Susan Tillem and her father John Tillem. Her date of birth means she is currently 54 years old. Her father belonged to the Congregation Shir Shalom in Cotati. She is of white ethnicity with her Zodiac sign being Taurus.

The celebrity wife is a well-recognized American doctor and philanthropist whose claim to fame is a result of her being the wife of popular Hollywood movie director, producer and actor Jon Favreau.

Other than the identity of her parents, their profession and other details about them remains unknown as the doctor has not shared information about her family background and childhood days which also makes it challenging for us to say if she is the only child born to her parents or has siblings with whom she shares the same parents.

Talking about her educational background, Joya Tillem is well educated as she finished her elementary and high school education and went further by enrolling in Georgetown University School of Medicine located in Washington DC where she graduated with Honors in Internal Medicine after which she did her residency at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center located in Los Angeles, California.

She is a practicing medical professional

While many may know her based on her relationship with Jon Favreau, Joya is also a doctor by profession. Presently, she works with Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre which is a non-profit hospital, and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles.

Joya, although not an actress by profession, has also shown that besides being a doctor she has also got some acting skills which she uncovered when she made a brief appearance in the movie My Name is Earl.

Joya Tillem’s net worth

Joya Tillem’s net worth from the information gathered is estimated to be around $1.2 million. Seemingly, her major source of income is her profession as a doctor, even though she has tried some other ventures.

Joya Tillem’s husband is a popular American actor, producer, and director

Joya Tillem’s husband Jon Favreau is a well-recognized American actor, screenwriter, director, voiceover artist, and producer. The actor is mostly popular for his directing expertise on Iron Man (2008 2010, 2013), The Lion King (2019) and so many others.

Jon was born Jonathan Kolia Favreau on October 19, 1966, in Flushing, Queens, New York, to his mother Madeleine, and father Charles. Jon is one actor who has achieved all he has with hard work, diligence, and determination, and his wife Joya has always been very supportive right from his little beginnings until now that he is famous in his profession.

One of the movies that were a major boost in the career of Jon Favreau was the movie titled Elf produced in 2003 which he featured in and also directed. His performance and directing skills were top notch and this drew the attention of the public to him. It was from then henceforth that he began gaining fame.

Joya’s husband has worked with industry greats like Marvel and Disney where he directed movies like Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). These movies made it to the box office blockbusters and from there Jon Favreau became one of the best producers and directors in Hollywood.

Some of his other notable movies are The Jungle Book (2016), Cowboys & Aliens, Swingers, and many others.

Joya Tillem met her husband Jon Favreau on the set of the TV series “Friends”

The doctor has been in the spotlight ever since her relationship with Jon Favreau started as the paparazzi has been following them about during their dates, going to red carpet events, and others.

Joya Tillem and her husband Jon Favreau met each other on the set of the popular TV series titled Friends when Jon was still struggling to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry. At the time, he had only featured in minor roles in movies like Rudy (1993), and Batman Forever (1995). The actor was also featured in an episode of Seinfeld where he played the role of Eric the clown which happened to be one of his recognized roles at the time.

They became acquainted with each other and from there, their friendship developed into a romantic relationship. Their bond grew stronger as time went by with Joya encouraging and supporting her partner through his career struggles.

While Joya and Jon were dating, much attention was not paid to Joya Tillem as her partner Jon had not attained fame at the time. As soon as he became famous shortly after he began directing and producing movies, Joya was propelled to media attention as she would always accompany him to red carpet events.

After dating for some time the pair decided to take their relationship to the next level by getting hitched on November 24, 2000. Their union is blessed with three children, a son, and two daughters.

Their first child Max Favreau was born on July 25, 2001. Max seems to have taken after his father’s footsteps as he is also into acting and has featured in the superhero movie titled Iron Man 2 and The Jungle Book. Their second child Madeleine Favreau was born in April 2003 while the third child and last born Rose Favreau was born on August 30, 2006.

After 20 years of marriage, Jon and Joya are still living together happily and there have been no rumors or controversies surrounding their union so far.

The celebrity wife and doctor is not available on social media

Social media has become a powerful tool for everyone but building up a social media presence doesn’t seem to be at the top of Joya Tillem’s list as she is not available on any social media platform such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. The doctor lives a very private life away from the media and prefers to keep her personal life private over anything else.

Joya Tillem’s height and body measurements

Dr. Joya Tillem stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches which is standard for the average American woman. She weighs 55 kg and has brown eyes and blonde hair. Joya’s other body measurements include 36-24-36 inches.

Fast facts

What kind of doctor is Joya Tilem?

Joya Tillem graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. with honors in Internal Medicine. She proceeded to do her residency at the Cedars –Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, California where she presently works.

Is Dr Joya an actress?

Dr Joya is not an actress but a doctor by profession, although she has made a cameo appearance in the movie titled “My Name is Earl”.

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