Joaquin Phoenix’s birth name was Joaquin Rafael Bottom but throughout his life he has always been called by some interesting nicknames inculuding Kitten, Joaq, and Leaf.
Joaquin’s older brothers are named River Phoenix and Rain Phoenix. As a child Joaquin decided that he wanted his family to call him “Leaf”. He came up with the idea while raking leaves and said that he wanted a nature-related name same as his older siblings.
Joaquin Phoenix is a staunch vegan. His beliefs run so far that he refuses to wear costumes in his films that are made of animal skins.
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