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Together they struggled through the hardship of life and career until they could taste fame and money a decade later.
They discovered that they shared mutual interest so they got married and traveled across the US."I changed my name because no one in the States could pronounce 'Joaquin' and I used to get really embarrassed about it as a kid.All kids in my family had gorgeous names & I got 'Joaquin'. Even I can't say it." Thus, for the next eleven years he was credited as Leaf.Joaquin Rafael Phoenix, born on October 28, 1974, formerly known as Leaf Phoenix is an American actor, producer, musician, social activist and music video director. He has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards winning one and three Academy Awards.In 1970, they had their first child River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon before having the second son, Joaquin Raphael Bottom in San Juan, Puerto Rico.The other three children, Rain, Liberty and Summer were also each born in different cities.
After Summer's birth in 1978, they changed their surname to Phoenix.
Joaquin too, decided to change his first name to Leaf because he was irritated on how people kept mispronouncing his name.
In early 1980s, two small boys were singing and dancing on the streets of North Hollywood for the sake of a little money on the hand.
Wearing Kmart shirts, they would happily sing The Beatles' songs with no slightest shame.
People passed by and none of them knew then what they would become someday: the next big thing in Hollywood.
Those kids were none other than the Phoenix brothers, River and Joaquin.